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“The Hate U Give” displays the current racial issues in America today

“The Hate U Give” displays the current racial issues in America today

Elizabeth Flower '20, Copy Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, Opinion

“The Hate U Give” is a poignant novel, important within today’s society and a story which everyone, no matter how old, should read. Personally, I read the book in a span of two days, unable to put down this raw, emotional story that was so close to the actual realities of racial injustice in present-...

Controversy Arises with Kanye West’s Political Views

Controversy Arises with Kanye West’s Political Views

Brooklyn Northcross '20, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, Happening Now, Opinion

Ultralight Beam was once one of my favorite songs; Kanye’s musical brilliance within the lyrics, the rhythm and the vocals made it a timeless song that I could always play. However, due to his recent comments, it will never be one of my favorites again. The frenzy began when Kanye tweeted a pictur...

Scrumptious holiday cookies recipes

Scrumptious holiday cookies recipes

Elizabeth Flower '20 and Victoria Gardey '20

December 21, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, Features

Learn how to make easy and delicious holiday inspired cookies.    

Suburbicon is a deconstruction of film

Suburbicon is a deconstruction of film

Ian Dewey '18, Copy Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

An old story comes alive yet again in Suburbicon. Sure, the premise is quite cliche: a bored husband has his wife killed so that he can collect the life insurance money and run off with his lover to Aruba.  But in Suburbicon, this concept is done extremely well; every scene is interesting and hilario...

The “new” Taylor Swift releases her new album

The “new” Taylor Swift releases her new album

Jacqui Mercier '19, Feature Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Initially I couldn’t help but miss the old Taylor who was riding shotgun with her hair undone, who I knew like the back of my hand and loved. But she’s dead now, and after accepting that I was able to enjoy Taylor Swift’s newest album Reputation immensely. On Friday, November 10, 2017 Taylor Swift dr...

Fall play preview

Fall play preview

Griffin Jones, Graphics Manager

October 19, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content

South’s eyes for the spotlight have opened once more with this year’s Fall play, “You Can’t Take It With You” by Frank Capra. Rehearsals are running along with Meaghan Dunham, the Pointe Player Director, directing each and every voice and movement to be seen on stage. There’s quite a fe...

Rupi Kaur’s New Poetry Anthology “Leaves” Readers Wanting More

Rupi Kaur’s New Poetry Anthology “Leaves” Readers Wanting More

Eva McCord '21, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

As fall fully emerges, we are pleasantly familiar with the season’s iconic features.  Warm, gingerly dusted pumpkin spice lattes.  The crunch of freshly fallen leaves beneath one’s favorite pair of boots.  And the near invisible sun, just barely peeking out from behind the grey clouds.  Yet s...

Post Malone concert didn’t disappoint

Post Malone concert didn’t disappoint

Margot Baer '18, staff writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, Music

On Thursday the 21st, Post Malone came to the Royal Oak Music Theatre. The venue for the concert was the only negative part of the night. The general admission floor was so intensely packed you could barely move your arms. The opening act, a DJ,  came and went ,but was really there to just warm up th...

Chance the Rapper gives an impressive performance at the Palace

Chance the Rapper gives an impressive performance at the Palace

Katherine Bird, Page Editor

May 25, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Featured Content, Music, Opinion

Chicago born artist, Chance the Rapper, performed live at the Palace of Auburn Hills. Chance began his “Be Encouraged Tour” in September and will perform his last show of the tour at the end of October. This tour is dedicated to his release of his third mixtape, “Magnificent Coloring Book.” I attended...

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