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Black Friday 2017

J.T. Kelly, Staff Writer

November 23, 2017

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Thanksgiving break is in its prime, and Black Friday is tomorrow. For the stores that participate, Black Friday is the most successful day of the year. Around America, shopaholics rush from their Thanksgiving tables to pile out...

Democratic congressional candidate Dan Canon visits South

Calvin Prenkert, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

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On November 9th, Congressional candidate Dan Canon met with South students in the auditorium to discuss his campaign for the 9th congressional district seat and his hope for students interested in law and political science. This eve...

Film producer visits South

Film producer visits South

November 10, 2017

Feeling SAD?

Lilly Thomas, Staff Writer/Photographer

November 10, 2017

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As we move into winter and the days get shorter and colder, many students will develop some form of seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. Symptoms of SAD include feeling depressed, losing interest in activities you enjoy, and ex...

5k Turkey Trot for mental health

Jen Crystal, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017

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On November 11th, the Turkey Trot, a 5k walk and run for mental health, will be held at the Warehouse. This event is being organized by South students who are a part of HOSA, an organization for students interested in health s...

Students’ opinions of “Frankenstein”

Jen Crystal, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017

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Freshmen students, along with theatre students, recently saw the Cardinal Stage’s performance of “Frankenstein” Afterwards, English teacher Joshua Quimby’s class discussed the play at length, making observations about how i...

#MeToo, a social shift

Taylor Harmon, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Filed under Culture, News, Opinion

“In the US, 99 percent of sexual perpetrators walk free. Just let that sink in.” About 3 weeks ago, #MeToo broke the internet.  The hashtag was meant to spark awareness of the scale of sexual harassment and assault to...

Hoagland’s costume party

Hoagland’s costume party

Katie Apple, Staff writer

October 31, 2017

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Mix It Up at Lunch Day

Ethan Baer, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

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Mix It Up at Lunch Day is right around the corner. On October 31st, the event will be held during all lunches. There will be a DJ as well as prizes for students who participate. The goal for Mix It Up at Lunch Day is to mi...

Cardinal Theater presents ‘Frankenstein’

Jen Crystal, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

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The THEMESTER program has been a beloved part of our community for nine years now. THEMESTER is a themed series of events that occur over the course of a semester in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences at IU. It ...

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