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Artistic escape to full-time career

Artistic escape to full-time career

Sofia Cole and Maya Scahill
April 25, 2024

When senior Nicholas DeRosa was seven years old, he stumbled upon a drawer with unfamiliar objects at his grandparents house. As he looked at the needles, thread, and buttons in the drawer, his curiosity...

More than just a movie

Ariel Bukhalo, Guest Columnist
February 16, 2024

My favorite part of  movies is  each person has unique interpretations of a film. The takeaways, inspiration, ideas, and tone movies create can all be understood differently by each person. But, the...

Illustration by Cez Kruzhkova

Pick your pressure

Meredith Bill, Opinions Co-Editor
November 17, 2023

Clean girl. Tomato girl. Cinnamon girl. Goth girl. Coquette girl.  These tags are everywhere online, invading your Pinterest feed or your TikTok. Teenage girls around the country are expressing themselves...

Trusting the Process: Nicky envisions a dress design for one of his fashion class projects.

Nicky DeRosa: Designer in the making

Sarah Al-Jawhar, asst. features editor
December 16, 2022

At eight years old, junior Nicky DeRosa picked up a needle and thread for the first time. Sorting through newly thrifted clothes with his mom, they realized that many of the clothes were not the correct...

Fashion taken back in time

Sara Rahman, asst. a&e editor
September 30, 2022

Some fashion trends just never go out of style, and this is true about 70’s and 80’s trends, Fashion Teacher Melissa Pfister said. Vintage graphic tees, leather jackets, bright neon colors, and voluminous...

Fashion focused students define styles on social media

Sofia Cole, staff writer
February 11, 2022

Social media gives students the ability to see a variety of styles, whether that is formal, basic, or street wear.  Any style imaginable, there is content for it- all accessible at a few clicks of a button. Senior...

Met Gala looks leave lasting impression

Met Gala looks leave lasting impression

Betsy Jarosick, Columnist
October 7, 2021

At the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute’s Met Gala, the worst thing isn’t for an outfit to be ugly, or strange, or campy, but instead for an outfit to be lackluster. The ball, held each...

Illustration by Hyun Park

Rediscovering the gold in old fashion trends

Madeline Hussey, Assistant features editor
October 1, 2021

A glance inside the windows of a thrift store, a quick browse through the Macy’ssales rack, or a walk through the racks’ of reds, oranges, browns, and yellows, all prove that autumn is here. And with...

Back in time with homecoming style

Anna Marquardt and Jessie Norwood
October 1, 2021

As a teenager in the ‘80’s, Lisa Neu, English teacher and South alum, was always infatuated with homecoming week. Although she found more pleasure in the events leading up to the dance, she recognized...

Advanced Fashion projects express creativity digitally

Justine Liu and Sarah Al-Jawhar
April 23, 2021

As South’s Fashion Teacher Melissa Pfister hangs up her students’ design sketches in her classroom, she takes a step back and admires their hard work. Every semester, Advanced Fashion students express...

Electives enable students to pursue their passions

Ella Vick, staff writer
April 21, 2021

South’s wide variety of electives offers every student a place to flourish. From Broadcasting to Foods, scholars receive opportunities to enter into new worlds and meet new people. With so many options,...

Fashion: from trendiness to sustainability

Fashion: from trendiness to sustainability

Maia Schwallie, Co-opinions editor
February 12, 2021

Sweater vests! Leather blazers! Juicy Couture tracksuits! These funky fashion trends took 2020 by storm. As we kick off 2021, fashion-lovers across the nation await the new trends that will soon replace...

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