The Optimist

Raya Haghverdi
Raya is really excited to be spending her senior year on the Optimist. When she's not writing stories or accidentally killing her potted plants, you can find her rewatching The Office or binging on Italian food.

Raya Haghverdi, Staff Writer

May 04, 2020
Deadline to register to vote is May 4 (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
College and coronavirus: what students are doing now (Story)
Apr 15, 2020
National Honor Society to waive all membership requirements (Story)
Mar 26, 2020
How to stay motivated while working from home (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
MCPL to add new branch near Batchelor Middle School (Story)
Feb 28, 2020
South’s Model U.N. team mends the political divide (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Election 2020: what to know (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
Monroe County Public Library to eliminate fines, effective Mar. 1 (Story)
Jan 17, 2020
The next epidemic: myopia (Story)
Jan 16, 2020
I saw a corpse; here’s how it went (Story)
Dec 04, 2019
Thursday Panther Plus fuses art and ecology (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
Project Green Challenge inspires teens all over the world to be more sustainable (Story)
Oct 25, 2019
Anderson Cooper visits IU campus Oct. 27 (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
Strange Sites at South: Trimester 1 (Gallery) (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
Fall Travel Spots (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
Mill Week 2019: events to help you succeed in business (Story)
Sep 19, 2019
Learning to drive: how to get rid of driving jitters (Story)
Sep 05, 2019
South Speaks: shopping for free (Story)
Sep 03, 2019
The purpose of art: a review of the 4th Street Arts Festival (Story/Media)
Aug 22, 2019
A new kind of therapy: Friday SRT (Story)
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