The Optimist

South lunch goes green

South lunch goes green

October 30, 2019

Inktober among student body

Hanh Tam Bui, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Opinion: Phones Phones Phones

Thomas Like, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

As phones have become a larger part of our day to day lives, they have become increasingly common to find throughout schools. Over the past few years, students have begun to use phones everyday both in and out of school. Many...

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...

From lids and caps to colorful benches

Andy Chang, Guest Columnist

October 29, 2019

Every day, people use hundreds of plastic bottles and cans for food, storage, and even electronics. And what happens to them at the end? Although some considerate people put them in the recycling bin, the majority goes into one of th...

Could South go solar?

Lena Lin, Guest Columnist

October 28, 2019

South, as is typical of most buildings in Indiana, is far too dependent on coal powered energy.  Chris Ciolli, the Director of MCCSC Building Operations, said there are multiple coal plants from which we source our energy, n...

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.  ...

Gillard, DeMier, earn OSports athletes of the fall

John Kelly, Editor

October 25, 2019

As fall sports come to a close, the Optimist Sports Department would like to recognize two athletes who went above and beyond this season. These two showed excellence in both leadership and performance in their respective spor...

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