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Jamnesty finds its tune

Jamnesty finds its tune

Caroline Peters, staff writer
March 22, 2024

The Students for Human Rights club (SFHR) has begun preparing for this year’s annual Jamnesty, an event featuring student performances and a focus on supporting humanitarian causes, Matt Whipple, SFHR...

Progressive Posters: Senior Mia Burshteyn, STAND for Peace member, helps hang Universal Declaration of Human Rights posters.

Taking a stand for human rights

Meredith Bill and Peyton Knorr
December 16, 2022

When a genocide broke out in Darfur, Sudan, in 2004, South students gathered to discuss and better understand the alarming news, thus forming Students Taking Action Now for Darfur (STAND) for Peace, Matt...

Charitable concert: Seniors, Jeremy Bernstein, Sam Collett, Danny McNeela and Lev Sheinfeld perform at Jamnesty.

Charitable concert: Jamnesty combines activism and music

Music has the ability to unify people across different cultures, ethnic groups and regions. This globally-shared experience is what makes it so powerful, said senior Lev Sheinfeld, a member of the band...

A NIGHT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS: Jamming on the stage, sophomore Yeon Park plays his saxophone at Jamnesty. This event took place on Friday, April 12 in the West Cafeteria and featured different acts as well as information speeches about human rights.

Jamnesty raises awareness for human rights

Chloe Arciero, Hailey Cho, and Amelie Miller
April 22, 2019

The sound of light tapping on a snare drum rings through the West Cafeteria as Perform!, the first of many live bands, begins their performance. Four spotlights shine down on them as the band plays for...

Strumming the guitar and singing into the microphone, sophomores Clare Dunne Murphy and Taylor Rudolph-Woitesek perform at Jamnesty on April 13. Several student bands at South perform at Jamnesty for peace and human rights.

Student bands form connections, fulfill love for music

Esther Lim and Sarah Jones
April 20, 2018

They attend their day-to-day classes, eat lunch, laugh with their friends, and like any common GBS student, face the daily hardships of high school. However, these students know that they will always have...

Mindful music: Playing on stage, junior Megan Heublen, sophomore Jack Sundstrom (left) and junior Jack Quinones (right) perform at Jamnesty, April 13. The students contributed to the show and to peace week, raising awareness and playing music.

Jamnesty showcases student talent, raises awareness

Cassidy Jackson, co-a&e editor
April 21, 2017

On April 13, Amnesty International and STAND for Peace (STAND) hosted their annual Jamnesty event, capping off STAND’s Peace Week. According to STAND sponsor Matthew Whipple, Jamnesty puts live music,...

Jamnesty promotes artistic expression, global change

Jamnesty promotes artistic expression, global change

Lauren Frias and Mollie Cramer
April 22, 2016

Gathered in the open cafeteria with lights dimmed, an anticipating crowd stands before the stage for the first act to come on. As the group assembles and begins to play, the audience dances along in concert-like...

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