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The Best Songs of 2018: Reviews by 8th grade guest-writers on their favorite songs of the year

January 30, 2019

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“Familiar” from Steven Universe review by Drew Whitford “Familiar” from the Cartoon Network show Steven Universe is potentially the greatest song from the show’s 5-year run.  The song follows the main character...

Oracle After Hours: Henry Schleizer on the Bears and their rebuild

Henry Schleizer, co-opinions editor

December 21, 2018

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‘Tis the season. The holidays are right around the corner, people are happy, Christmas has been ushered in with flurries of decorative lights, pine trees and (very) ugly sweaters. To go along with the good times, the Chicag...

Students who make podcasts express their opinions just through talking

Gigi Cepeda, co-editor in chief

December 3, 2018

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Sitting in South’s radio room, seniors Seth Davenport and Peter Kamajian paint a picture of the udu, a rare Nigerian percussion instrument used mainly for ceremonies of the Igbo people. The instrument is just one of many examples of...

Football documentary brings positive feedback from coaches

Sofia Snyder, Sports Editor

December 1, 2018

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Many football fans throughout the U.S. spent their summer watching football documentaries, such as HBO’s Hardknocks and Netflix’s Last Chance U, preparing for football season to start. The documentaries inspired Senior Kevin...

Metal Arts provides a unique, project-based classroom experience

Kimberly Contreras Sanchez and Eric Peters

November 27, 2018

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Sitting in big groups at tables, the sounds of students talking while creating fills the room of Metal Arts, a new class offered at South this year. Students that love to work with their hands will use a variety of mediums, such ...

T.V shows bring people together, relieve everyday stress

Dea Sulejmani, asst. news editor

November 12, 2018

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I never binge-watched T.V. shows. I would go through an episode here and there, until one day when my 13 year-old self browsed Netflix and ended up on The Office. I had overheard bits of the show’s bizarre humor through my old...

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