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South students look back on childhood television shows

Grace Brunzell, staff writer

February 18, 2013

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Michelle Tanner returned to her cozy San Franciscan home with a new friend: a fish named Martin. She won him at a carnival and now had the responsibility of taking care of him. Joey Gladstone mentioned to Michelle that she needs...

Human trafficking convention spurs awareness, involvement

Shea Anthony & Elisa Kim, asst. features editor

February 1, 2013

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On Nov. 29, 2012, Alex Campbell was sentenced to a life in prison for human trafficking. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, he was charged for harboring four illegal immigrant women and forcing them to act as sex slaves on his b...

Blank books fill South hallways with legacy of love, hope, happiness

Morgan O'Connor, Grace Abiera, staff writer

February 1, 2013

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Each human being experiences different emotions. South students and faculty have further explored the meanings of these attributes and discovered that they can be seen in several different ways. For Issues and Answers class...

Students learn value of giving back through hair donations

Dani Tuchman, staff writer

February 1, 2013

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“Every little girl wants long hair like Rapunzel,” freshman Grace Moran said. According to Moran, beautiful hair is a dream of many girls, especially those who are denied it by a life-threatening illness. The non-profit...

Singles discuss merit, meaning of Valentine’s Day

Olivia Day & Hailey Hauldren, staff reporters

February 1, 2013

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Valentine’s Day is often associated with flowers, love and overly-affectionate couples. Despite the couple-oriented aura, singles have a lot to say about the holiday and find ways to celebrate it in their own way. Valentine’s...

Students experience benefits, drawbacks of long-term relationships

Calli Haramaras, Maggie Engels, staff writer

February 1, 2013

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Nowadays, teenagers may consider a relationship to consist of texting or having a “thing.” But what happens when a thing turns into a relationship? With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, many couples involved in...

South reflects on safety procedures after Sandy Hook shooting

Addie Lyon, Grace Abiera, staff writer

February 1, 2013

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After the devastating loss at Sandy Hook Elementary School, curiosity and concern rise in the hearts of families of the Glenview community. However, many of the safety procedures in place at South go unnoticed to the student body....

South presidents share leadership experience

Lauren Frias, staff writer

February 1, 2013

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The Oracle highlights four club presidents whose talents and contributions are as diverse as the clubs at South. Cure Club Brittany Balzano Senior Brittany Balzano, president of Cure Club, a club that supports cancer awar...

Calliope allows students to share writing, art with peers

Marlye Jerva, staff writer

February 1, 2013

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“The ‘earth’ without ‘art’ is just ‘eh.’” This is one slogan Calliope uses to attract South writers and readers. “Calliope is a literary magazine, and yet it’s more an art magazine because we do not...

Students display musical talent on the street to earn money for charity

Hailey Hauldren, staff writer

January 25, 2013

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South students who attend the Salvation Army church contribute to the community in a unique way during the holiday season: kettling. According to freshman Jimmy Jang, kettling is where people stand outside a local storefront,...

Students experiment with various study habits

Olivia Day, staff writer

January 25, 2013

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As soon as you walk in the door, you know you have to do it. Homework. It’s that dark cloud hanging over your head. It lingers. It haunts your every move, staying in the back of your head all night. Finally, you get the courage...

Horticulture thrives with senior Haddad

Grace Brunzell, Staff Writer

January 23, 2013

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The Horticulture team is one of South’s most successful and accomplished teams, as can be demonstrated by the numerous championship banners decorating the walls of the New Pit. The team competes annually at State, and if it...

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