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Our View: Cycle of stressors, cheating

Our View: Cycle of stressors, cheating
May 4, 2020

Academic integrity has remained at the forefront of student’s educational morals since first stepping foot in South. While grades, GPAs and exams will always be held to the highest standard by students,...

Our View: Holding all responsible: recognizing industries’ impact on environmental destruction

Our View: Holding all responsible: recognizing industries' impact on environmental destruction
April 27, 2020

Despite the hardships we are currently facing, we can find solace in the small joys our world has to offer. In particular, the environment has made temporary steps forward in regards to pollution. Carbon...

Our View: Reaction to remote learning

Our View: Reaction to remote learning
April 6, 2020

Right now, our nation is facing a vast amount of uncertainty, whether it be about our health, our jobs, or simply wondering when life is going to return to normal. Schools are an institution walking on...

Our View: Selflessness of social distancing

Our View: Selflessness of social distancing
March 31, 2020

Social distancing is a term everyone has heard thousands of times since the COVID-19 outbreak. Everyone knows what it means and how to do it; yet, we still see people ignoring the advice of our most knowledgeable...

Our View: Weathering the same storm

Our View: Weathering the same storm
March 22, 2020

We are in uncharted territory right now. On Thursday, March 12, rumors began to circulate among students. School would be closed the following day for professional development as teachers began to plan...

Our View: Appreciating artistic ability

Graphic by Caroline Peabody '22
March 11, 2020

Education and the arts have gone hand in hand in preparing students to succeed in the real world. The arts, in particular, have allowed students to better express themselves and become more well-rounded....

Our View: Valuing your vote and voice

Graphic by Caroline Peabody '22
March 10, 2020

The year 2020 does not only bring a new decade and new graduating class, but perhaps most importantly, it brings a presidential election. For most seniors and some juniors, this will be our first time...

Our View: Meeting needs of menstruation

Graphic by Just-Us Welch '20
February 19, 2020

For a planet that is 49.6 percent female, there is an overwhelming level of contention regarding the natural process of menstruation. Many people have periods, yet everyone has access to period products,...

Our View: Importance of diversifying our curriculum

Graphic courtesy of Caroline Peabody '22
February 9, 2020

Multiculturalism exists to support the variety of ethnicities in our increasingly diverse country. According to the Census Bureau, Grosse Pointe has steadily become more racially diverse, with minority...

Our View: How to initiate an intersectional future

Graphic courtesy of Abi Wilson '20
February 9, 2020

After a decade of tumultuous politics surrounding women’s rights to cap the end to a monumental century of feminism, the future of the movement stands at the precipice between maintaining the progress...

Our View: Focused on rehabilitation, in search of a more sympathetic view on addiction for students

Our View: Focused on rehabilitation, in search of a more sympathetic view on addiction for students
January 14, 2020

“Crap belongs in the bowl, not in your lungs.” For the past few years, anti-smoking and anti-vaping ads containing slogans like this have been hung in bathrooms and hallways around the school. We...

Our View: Acting on the past

Graphic courtesy of Abi Wilson '20
December 10, 2019

Acknowledging the past is the key to understanding the present and shaping the future. The traditions we practice, the institutions with we associate and the languages we speak derive from a time in history...

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