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Law club provides new opportunities for involvement

Law club provides new opportunities for involvement

Justine Liu
March 17, 2023

As the sun blazed and a breeze wafted through the summer air, sophomore Sarina Harjani had an idea: Law Club at South. This past summer, Harjani gathered a group of friends and together they became the...

Illustration courtesy of Southern New Hampshire University

Seniors, don’t let college stress overshadow your senior year

Justine Liu, staff writer
September 9, 2022

If there was one piece of advice my college friends kept telling me, it was “When it comes to your college essays, do not procrastinate.” Despite many of my friends and I agreeing to write our personal...

Photo courtesy of Claire Drews

Shakespeare in Love, South’s Fall Play, debuts tomorrow

Justine Liu, Staff Writer
October 20, 2021

The experience of seeing a story unfold in front of your eyes, and knowing that the exact moment cannot be perfectly captured or recreated, is what makes live theater special.  This feeling is what...

Creative writing club begins new chapter for student novelists

Creative writing club begins new chapter for student novelists

Max Beitzel and Justine Liu
October 1, 2021

Imagine a city encapsulated in a dome being the only place you know exists. A life filled with redemption, drama, and demi-humans. This is the world junior John Choi is creating in his novel, The End of...

South students fuel passion for cars

South students fuel passion for cars

Justine Liu, Staff Writer
May 17, 2021

Having a car means having the independence of going wherever you want, whenever you want. However, for some South students, their love of cars goes beyond just the independence that comes with them. For...

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...

Fashionable Fits: Adhering to current fashion trends, senior Grace Nourbash (left and middle) flaunts some of her favorite outfits that include inspiration from past decades, including the 2000’s. Senior Rachel Zlotowicz (right) poses for an at-home photo shoot, incorporating some current trends into her outfit.

Fashion industry nostalgic for old trends

Justine Liu, staff writer
February 12, 2021

New year, old fashion trends return! As the cold wind and gray sky continue to tease us with the possibility of more snow, fashion trends from past decades are making their comeback across social media....

GSO shines with Silver Light Festival

GSO shines with Silver Light Festival

Justine Liu and Molly Thissen
December 18, 2020

It’s 7:00 p.m. on a Wednesday evening when Orchestra Director Kristin Meyer asks senior Stephen Jang, Glenbrook Symphony Orchestra (GSO) co-president, to unmute his microphone on Zoom. With the sound...

Altruistic Artists:  Socially distanced, Interact members participate in their yearly Paint-A-Thon. Both Interact and Key Club have found safe ways to help out in their community during the pandemic. Photo courtesy of Grace Cullum.

South charity clubs inspire positivity, selflessness in members during pandemic

Sarah Al-Jawhar and Justine Liu
December 7, 2020

Bright and early before school starts, South service members eagerly hop out of bed to join Zoom calls for their 7:30 a.m. club meetings. Like all clubs at South, Key Club and Interact, two of South’s...

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