The Optimist

Get their look!

Elizabeth Rickert, Layla Moore, and Mallorey Daunhauer

November 4, 2016

Filed under Culture

There are many "fashionistas" at South who deserve to be recognized. In case you're looking for fashion inspiration, check out these style mavens for ideas. Carter Makice: "To me, fashion means not looking like a total mess." ...

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated at South

Lucia Davila, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016

Filed under Culture, News

Spanish teacher Shirin Ansari is in her fourteenth year of teaching at South. She’s the staff sponsor for Amigos, South’s Spanish club, and is enthusiastic to share Spanish culture with students and teachers in the community....

Lotus Festival photos

Lotus Festival photos

September 19, 2016

Lotus Festival Preview

Chris Forrester, Staff Writer

September 16, 2016

Filed under Culture, News

It’s just about that time of year again-- the annual Lotus festival, a longtime staple of Bloomingtonian culture and a chance to experience choice aspects of numerous cultures from around the world, begins this Thursday, Septembe...

What team? Panthers!

Mari Walter-Bailey, Staff writer/ photographer

September 16, 2016

Filed under Culture, Features, News

    In 2006, the lives of millions of children were transformed drastically. The obvious reason being that this was the year the first High School Musical movie was released. HSM grasped onto the clichés of high school dra...

Annual 4th Street Festival

Annual 4th Street Festival

September 6, 2016

Dance marathon pool party fundraiser

Dance marathon pool party fundraiser

Lucia Davila, Photographer

September 2, 2016

Filed under Culture, Showcase, Visuals

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