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Alumnus wins moot court competition

Chris Callahan, staff reporter

June 6, 2012

Filed under News, Web Exclusives

Danny Lewin, class of 2006 GBS alumnus, won the moot court competition at the University of Michigan (UM) Law School April 2. According to Lewin, moot court is a “simulated oral argument” in which attorneys argue in front...

FELA! the musical brings a taste of Lagos to Chicago

Julia Jacobs, asst. web editor

May 9, 2012

Filed under A&E, Web Exclusives

‘FELA!’ does not begin with the curtains whooshing apart or a spotlight appearing with traditional musical bravado.  It is an unorthodox production, daring to capture the life of Fela Anikulapo Kuti: political renegade, musical...

Introvert Speaking Out

Sarah Jaleel, co-news editor

May 8, 2012

Filed under Opinions, Web Exclusives

That Saturday night party, the history test and the concert everyone went to on Friday consume my thoughts as I walk through South. Not because I was there, but because that loud small talk fills the hallways. The classroom cha...

Video gaming now at South through Starcraft Club

Christina Van Zelst, staff reporter

April 4, 2012

Filed under Web Exclusives

Back in the day, the way people would have fun was without phones, television, and video games, but now, our society has begun using these types of technologies as a way of social interaction. According to A Media Studies Blog-Video...

Celebrity obsession: fan or fanatic?

Rosie Nash, columnist

March 29, 2012

Filed under Opinions, Web Exclusives

Whenever the light shines on my once pure white bedroom walls, I think about how tacky they look with old sticky tape marks blotched all over them. Those tape marks once held mega-sized posters of top-chart celebrities anywher...

Galperin and Brown candidates for Presidential Scholars Program

Richard Pearl, staff reporter

March 29, 2012

Filed under News, Web Exclusives

Seniors Michael Galperin and Thomas Brown have been chosen as candidates for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program, taking place in Washington D.C. this summer. The U.S Presidential Scholars Program is a program that was created...

Creative creating in Architecture course

Sally You, staff reporter

March 28, 2012

Filed under A&E, Web Exclusives

While Photography, Child Development, Foods and Nutrition and Autos are among the highly populated electives South students take, Architecture is one applied art class not many students seem to know about. The class is run...

Eddy Otgonmunkh: facing challenge beyond his years

Maggie Kramer, asst. web editor

February 29, 2012

Filed under Features, Profile, Web Exclusives

Junior year is generally a time for ACT tests, college worries, school activities and being with friends. It is a hectic year and for most students, parents are nearby for support, but not for junior Eddy Otgonmunkh. Eddy lives...

Self Defense now at South

Jerin Saji, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2012

Filed under News, Web Exclusives

Escaping choke holds, practice on hitting pads, learning to combat like real life. These are the skills learnes in the new Self-Defense unit added into the freshmen/sophomore curriculum, according to Dawn Fendt, physical educ...

South students recommend Trolls Ski and Snowboard program

Morgan O’Connor, staff reporter

January 18, 2012

Filed under Web Exclusives

Let’s face it: on most Saturdays, teenagers sleep half the day away and spend the rest of the day watching television. However, the Scandinavian Ski Shop provides Glenview teens, including South students, with the opportun...

Celtic club captures attention

John Betsoleiman, staff reporter

January 18, 2012

Filed under Web Exclusives

Choosing what clubs to be in at South is like being a little kid in a candy store; there are so many choices. A recent addition to the numerous clubs at South is Celtic club. This particular club focuses on the culture and backgr...

Onward progression of helping city kids

Sally You, Staff Writer

January 17, 2012

Filed under Features, Web Exclusives

Onward House is a non-profit organization that strives to provide education, childcare and family support services to those in need of it. South students mainly participate as tutors for the School Age Program, a service within Onwar...

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