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Downtown: students share ideas for a day in the city

Katie Vanderveen, staff reporter

February 24, 2013

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Overfilled shopping bags hang on peoples’ arms as they walk down Chicago streets, such as Michigan Avenue and State Street.  People filter in and out of various restaurants.  However, there are many unique activities to d...

Students share phobias, tell effect on life

Julianne Arnold, staff writer

February 19, 2013

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The feeling kicks in. First, it’s the sense of dread. The idea of helplessness fills the mind, and a sensation of fear surfaces. What follows is a realization. The spider is crawling quickly, and it’s coming closer. Many...

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...

Smart Phones become part of routine

Claire Fisher, staff writer

February 14, 2013

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Looking down the halls of South, it's often hard to find a time when there isn't someone with an iPhone out, listening to tunes or getting in their hourly Twitter fix. In the cafeteria, it’s more common to interact with friends...

Health Potion DJ’s for community events

Emily Mitchell, staff reporter

February 14, 2013

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It started with two people listening to music in their basement.  Four straight days of experimenting with a borrowed sound mixer eventually helped them realize their true passion: music.  The two boys are now performing at...

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...

When I found out the TRUTH about Santa I…

Madison O'Brien, asst. features editor

January 22, 2013

Filed under Features, Web Exclusives

“...cried and refused to open my Christmas gifts until my sister promised me she was joking.” (Age 9) -Lauren Marchetto, Senior “...was in denial for a long time. I thought that maybe my parents were lying. Unfortun...

Glenview Giving Foundation Youth Board makes an impact on community

Lauren Frias, staff writer

January 16, 2013

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There are people in this world whose qualities are limited because of their disabilities. There are others who are suffering emotionally because of bullying, divorce, depression or stress. Some go to bed without eating enough food ...

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