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Second semester creates false hope of care-free lifestyle

Jonathan Lee, Co-Opinions Editor
March 17, 2017

Ah, the phrase, “second semester senior” seems quite amazing. We’ve all heard from past seniors how great life is during the semester and how it feels almost as amazing as getting a text back from...

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Chronic procrastination intensifies numerous responsibilities, proves detrimental

Jonathan Lee, co opinions editor
December 16, 2016

BRRRNNNNGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!!! Eh, I really don’t want to wake up. I slept for four hours, and I have to finish the rest of my homework. Alright, time to get… BRRRNNNNGGG!!!!!!!!!!!! Really!? 5:30, OK,...

#thisis2016 illuminates casual racist joke culture

#thisis2016 illuminates casual racist joke culture

Jonathan Lee, co-opinions editor
November 4, 2016

“So how do you Asians put on your contacts?” a classmate asked. “I just cut them in half before I put them in,” I responded. This is just one example of many experiences I have gone through dealing...

Harambe doesn’t get honor he deserves

Jonathan Lee, co-opinions editor
September 30, 2016

Hey South, I’m back. How was your summer? Nice! Mine was terrible. Yep, I have sad news, so get those tissues out. But don’t act like you’re surprised, you can’t spell opinion without “onion.” So...

Final senior days give opportunities to form new friendships

Final senior days give opportunities to form new friendships

Jonathan Lee, co-opinions editor
May 27, 2016

When we first encountered them on our first day of high school, we immediately understood that they are the top dogs. No one is as cool as them. They run the school, they start the trends and they don’t...

A&Eats; McDonalds

A&Eats; McDonalds

Jonathan Lee, Co opinions editor
May 27, 2016

    On Oct. 6, the day that McDonald’s officially began it’s All Day Breakfast, I knew that I had to try it out. After a few months, I finally had the chance.   I finally...

A day in the life of a paranoier

Jonathan Lee, assistant opinions editor
April 22, 2016

“BRRRNNGG! BRRRNNGG!” I wake up to the terrible noise that my phone makes. I quickly turn the alarm off my phone and ask myself why I’m up so freakin’ early. Then to the right of my phone, I see...

Selfish desires prove Powerball losers are real winners

Selfish desires prove Powerball losers are real winners

Jonathan Lee, asst. opinions editor
February 5, 2016

In the past month, America experienced something great. It was a time of hope for everyone. No one had ever dreamed of something so amazing. Achieving the American dream was missing just one thing—the...

Nine things to do before 2015 comes to a close

Nine things to do before 2015 comes to a close

Jonathan Lee, asst. opinions editor
December 18, 2015

As 2015 comes to an end, there are still many things that you haven’t done. I have listed nine things that I believe are essential to do before 2016. If you follow these nine, I think your year will...

Pursuing dreams allows for realistic career path

Jonathan Lee, asst. opinions editor
November 6, 2015

At a young age, I wanted to be many things. I had career dreams ranging from a professional soccer player to an ice-cream truck driver. As I’ve grown older, those ideas now are merely dreams. Although...

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Netflix n’ Chill’s inappropriate nature calls for reflection

Jonathan Lee, asst. opinions editor
October 20, 2015

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, Netflix is a great phenomenon that is probably known by everyone in the United States. Netflix provides you “Friends” when you don’t have any on a Saturday night...

Mens Water polo ends season with a loss to New Trier

Men’s Water polo ends season with a loss to New Trier

Jonathan Lee, staff writer
June 11, 2015

Finishing the regular season with a strong second place finish in conference, the men’s water polo team looked to succeed in sectionals and state. However, their post season came to an end after a 12-8...

Gymnastics named conference, regional champions

Gymnastics named conference, regional champions

JONATHAN LEE, staff reporter
February 6, 2015

After losing four seniors from last year’s women’s gymnastics team, the Titans are currently ninth in state and are hoping to be successful at conference and regionals, according to head coach Steve...

Women’s Basketball remains undefeated

Jonathan Lee, Staff Writer
December 19, 2014

After going 13-15 last season, including an 0-5 showing in their Thanksgiving tournament, South’s Women’s Varsity basketball team has shown much more determination for success this year, according...

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