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The definitive ranking of Thanksgiving food

Lizzie Allen, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Around this time of year, Thanksgiving food becomes one of the most highly debated topics. Everybody has their own opinions on what is the quintessential Thanksgiving dinner dish, as well as what dish should be thrown out and...

Down the ‘Rabbit Hole’

Down the ‘Rabbit Hole’

November 17, 2019

What you may not know about TikTok

What you may not know about TikTok

Fahad Aloufi, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Inktober among student body

Inktober among student body

Hanh Tam Bui, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Calling all creatives: life and career lecture

Hanh Tam Bui, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Broadway and Beyond, a lecture meant for parents and students interested in the performing arts, is coming to Bloomington. It is intended to provide advice within the field and outside to youth from insiders of the entertainm...

South welcomes French exchange students

Iris Kreilkamp, Staff Writer

October 27, 2019

You may have noticed some new people walking around South, extremely stylish people at that, carrying tasteful tote bags instead of heavy backpacks and wearing fashionable jeans that haven’t quite made it across the pond yet.  ...

Behind the Friday music

Hanh Tam Bui and Melissa Thomas

October 11, 2019

For as long as many students at South have known, one of the defining traits of Fridays at school is the music playing in between each passing period. However, little do they know that there is a method behind the weekly musi...

Artists Of South

Artists Of South

October 9, 2019

Lotus on a budget

Hanh Tam Bui, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

The 26th Annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival is planned to run from  Sept. 26 until Sept. 29, as the downtown Bloomington area will be alive with music and people in the streets. While paying for passes may be a concern for...

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