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Project Earth seeks to increase education about environment, global warming

Katie Wiberg, staff reporter

June 1, 2015

The environment is an important aspect of life, and South students have started to show an increasing concern for the world they live in. Whether it be through clubs or on their own, students are making an effort to fix the small...

Students explore career paths through South electives

Maddy Ruos & Olivia Sotirchos, staff reporters

June 1, 2015

As a five or six-year old that is enticed by the vast possibilities that could define their profession, when most young children are asked what they want to be when they grow up, their answers range from astronaut to a rock st...

STAND brings awareness to Armenian Genocide

Sasha Vassilyeva, staff reporter

May 23, 2015

The Armenian Genocide is one of many massacres caused by cultural violence and mass murder. STAND had its annual Peace Advocacy Week on April 13-17 to raise awareness about human rights, refugees and genocides. Accord...

Laura Duffy inducted into diving hall of fame

John Casey & Jonah Goodman, staff reporters

May 19, 2015

Laura Duffy, the GBS men’s diving coach, was inducted into the Illinois Diving Hall of Fame on March 11, 2015 at the Diplomat West Banquet Hall. In her 19 years at South, Duffy has coached nine All Americans, 12 State...

Gym exemptions necessary for balancing student schedules

Dana Sim, columnist

May 12, 2015

Physical education waivers have always been a topic of discussion. To a junior varsity athlete or a travel soccer player, they seem unfair. Though they might perform as well as varsity players or exercise two or three times a...

Animated movies deserving of artistic recognition

Dana Sim, columnist

April 17, 2015

The theater was over-crowded. The line was full of excited people carrying posters of their favorite stars and dressed up as the famed character. Was it another Lord of the Rings? It must be a Harry Potter release or the new H...

Kanye West’s attitude teaches lesson of self-empowerment

Danny Fookson, columnist

April 12, 2015

“Every move a person makes is not going to be correct. Everything a person says is not going to be well timed, but sometimes those mistimed moves can inspire the next generation.” Who said it? Steve Jobs? No. Walt Disney? ...

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