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Q&A: Behind the screen with @GBSbystander

Kishigdelger Ganbold, co-opinions editor

February 3, 2012

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@GBSbystander is an anonymous Twitter account that has quickly gained popularity tweeting about daily occurrences at South. Co-Opinions Editor Khishigee Ganbold contacted the anonymous tweeter to find out more about the perso...

Hipsters: more to the subculture than big lenses

Zach Van Epps, columnist

February 3, 2012

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As students of South, we are allowed, compared to a lot of other schools, a very lenient dress code. We have no uniform, and basically as long as garments aren’t obscene or offensive, most articles of clothing are fair game. ...

Relationships get complex with technology, age

Chris Altonji, columnist

February 3, 2012

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Remember middle school? For juniors and seniors, that place might be long-forgotten by now, but I want you to try to think back. Maybe what comes to mind first are a couple of those inept teachers, or maybe it’s the school poli...

PE leaders program needs athletic standard

Emma Sailer, asst. opinions editor

February 3, 2012

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GBS stresses many values that students are expected to display on a daily basis, and towards the top of the list is leadership. Several programs at GBS are dedicated to these ideas of guidance and direction. In my opinion, no ...

Dyslexia functions as both struggle and creative gift

Jeff Collins, columnist

February 3, 2012

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So Tom Cruise and I have a couple things in common: we’re both unbelievably good looking and incredibly smooth with the ladies. But that’s a little too obvious. What you may not know is that we both suffer from dyslexia. ...

Visiting artist’s intent: aesthetic, not religious

Editorial Board

December 16, 2011

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Looking up at the Old Pit wall, one sees five murals hanging, each portraying a different message: two images of men, a heart with a fingerprint, a fist and finally, in the center, the largest piece bearing strong resemblance...

Sparknotes to be used as aid, not ultimate source

Chris Altonji, columnist

December 16, 2011

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It’s 12 a.m. and Sally’s spent the last three hours trying to decipher Romeo and Juliet. Counting on the fact that she was missing some secret code, Sally gives up and calls her friend hoping for some empathy, but her frie...

It was the best of times: the top concerts and live performances of 2011

Brad Lanphere, music critic

December 16, 2011

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Oracle Music Critic Brad Lanphere has seen approximately 135 bands in the last two years, including 22 individual concerts and six major music festivals just in the past year. Here are his picks for the most outstanding music...

Anniversary of singer’s death calls for recognition

John Adkisson & Brad Lanphere, co-sports editor & staff reporter

December 16, 2011

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Sublime was a ska-punk band that formed out of Long Beach, Calif. in 1988. Laced with rock, reggae and hip hop influences, Sublime fronted the revolution from classic rock to alternative forms of rock and hip hop. Composed...

Six important lessons learned from class holiday films

Jeff Collins, staff reporter

December 16, 2011

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The holidays are right around the corner, which means traditions that I hold near and dear are coming around, too. These traditions include: replacing all of my drinks for the next month with hot cocoa, wearing a Santa cap...

Holiday music scene in need of originality

Zach Van Epps, columnist

December 16, 2011

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Every year for Christmas, the family and I take a five-hour car ride to Columbus, Indiana. And every year, I pack headphones and an iPod. Why? Because failure to do so means spending five whole hours listening to Hanson’s...

A year in music: the top albums of 2011

Brad Lanphere, music critic

December 16, 2011

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Zonoscope by Cut Copy  Australia brought us AC/DC and didgeridoos, but mostpeople glance past the electronic-pop band Cut Copy from Melbourne. The band’sthird album, Zonoscope, came out in February and took me by surprise...

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