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South students seek internships to prepare for careers

Sam Weinberg, staff reporter

January 20, 2018

Filed under News, Web Exclusives

With academic pressure mounting and workplace competition on the rise, South students are pursuing a wide variety of internships in the Glenview area from which they hope to not only gain valuable work experience, but also an ea...

Tu creates 88 Keys to Cure, combines passion with service

Aidan Graham & Katherine Schurer, staff reporters

May 3, 2017

Filed under Web Exclusives

Not many people can play the piano quite like South senior Grace Tu can. At 10 years old, according to Tu, she played at Carnegie Hall in New York, and as of last year, Tu says was awarded 2nd place at the Illinois State Mus...

South students consider post-high school ROTC enrollment

Sharon Kim, Staff reporter

February 16, 2017

Filed under Features, Web Exclusives

The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), founded in 1916, is one of the most vigorous and successful leadership programs in the country, according to Today’s Military. In exchange for military service after graduation, students rec...

South students express themselves through internet trends

Emily Zimbler, staff reporter

February 8, 2017

Filed under Web Exclusives

Junior George Wood’s phone buzzes. He picks up the device, glances it over and laughs at a meme sent by his co-workers from camp. The meme that Woof received was about an event that happened at camp.  Wood replies with laugh...

South’s Key Club and SWE combat lack of recycling through student initiative

Imra Taduddin and Eliza Schloss, asst. features editor

December 16, 2016

Filed under Features

“Can you recycle that?” reads a sign posted above the trash cans in the west cafeteria. Below the bolded question lies a list of recyclable materials. Yet, peering into the garbage directly below, one may find plastic water...

South student, cyclist bikes towards Olympics

Joris Powathil & Mia Crespo, Staff Reporters

December 10, 2012

Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports, Top Stories, Web Exclusives

Despite the ability to ride a bike without training wheels at two years old, Kaleb Koch, a senior at South, hadn’t found his passion for cycling until freshman year when he was signed up by his father, Richard, for a biking...

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