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How to Contact Your Representatives

Lilly Thomas, Staff Writer/Photographer

October 17, 2017

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We live in a politically divisive age and everyone most likely has opinions on how our elected officials should vote. You’ve no doubt heard about the importance of contacting your representatives, but how to actually do it is n...

The psychology behind Psychology

Jen Crystal, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017

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The dual-credit Psychology course at South has truly been a mystery to students. Many people are unaware of the strange set up of the class. Psychology is unlike most dual-credit courses at South. It is taught by Ivy Tech ...

Fashion Club is “clothes” minded

Calvin Prenkert, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017

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South’s Fashion Club has had a long history of doing philanthropic work, but it has generally flown under the radar when it comes to club notability. Current President and senior Madison McMullen hopes that this year, that will...

Much ado about lockers

Much ado about lockers

October 12, 2017

ACP Registration Guide

William Gibbons, Staff Writer/Photographer

October 12, 2017

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A step by step guide to the ACP registration Go to your school email and find an email entitled “ACP Registration Deadline” Click on the link labeled “Create IU IT Account Fill in the required information: yo...

Students Respond to Tragedy in Las Vegas

Taylor Harmon and Seth Thomas

October 2, 2017

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Yesterday evening in Las Vegas, Nevada, the United States suffered its most deadly mass shooting to date. Five hundred concert-goers were wounded, and over 58 were confirmed dead. Naturally, the country has taken to social med...

Flight Squad Basketball comes to South

Amanda Lewandowski, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

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The Kiwanis Club will be hosting a comedy basketball team, Flight Squad Basketball, on Wednesday October 4th in the Purple Gym at 7 p.m. The price of admission is $10. Activities for the night will include: A three-point...

Health classes test texting and driving skills

John Law, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

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 Ever since smartphones became the norm in the early 2010s, the habit of texting and driving has grown substantially across the United States. Even though Americans all acknowledge the danger it puts them, they still contin...

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