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Iron man is right

Peyton Allen, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016

Team Iron Man vs. team Captain America. After looking at the facts, it is clear that Iron Man and his team are not only in the right, but have the upper hand in strength and skill. Iron Man and his team (consisting of War Machine,...

Superheroes: the evolution from comic books to movies

Ali Szuajkowski, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016

Strap on your utility belts, brightly colored tights, and flying capes. The influx of superhero and villain movies at the box office this summer packs quite a punch. The only crime gone unpunished is the outrageous costs of re...

Teacher spotlight and former alumni: Brian Zettergren

Yesy Picardo, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016

Brian Zettergren, a former student from the first graduating class at South, now teaches Anatomy and Forensics. “Those two science classes are probably the most interesting, fun, and hands-on. I really enjoy teaching both of...

Student spotlight: state runner John Partee

Emily Hernandez, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016

John Partee, a senior at Plainfield South, is a runner on South’s varsity cross country and track and field team who has qualified for state twice. Partee competed at state sophomore year for the 4x800 and last year in the...

Make America Great Again?

Jake Gleason, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

German philosopher Walter Benjamin had an interesting thesis on the phenomenon of fascism: “every rise of Fascism bears witness to a failed revolution.” The most obvious example is the rise of Nazism in Germany (the communist...

2016 Election season brings great discussions to hallways, classrooms

Maddy Wheaton, Co-Editor in Chief

March 22, 2016

From the candidates dropping out like flies, the riots in Chicago and the possible wall between us and Mexico, this election season has been an interesting one. Every four yeras the election occurs, and candidates are able to...

Katy Deenihan feature

Alyssa Pometta, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

Katy Deenihan, a 2014-2015 graduate from South, has participated in mission trips since she was 14 years old and has implemented other random acts of kindness into her daily life. “I found out about New Life for Haiti when...

Poms team features Disney routine

Maddy Wheaton, Editor in Chief

February 8, 2016

With a Disney inspired dance, the varsity Poms team is building momentum from last year with hopes to achieve many goals this season. “I thought the music was very powerful, dynamic and different than other songs I’ve seen...

Standardized Testing is Hurting Student Achievement

Emily Hernandez, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

Nowadays testing is the prominent way to measure student knowledge. It is moving the overall focus away from content and learning. As a result, students have become more aware of the weight they carry, level of preparation needed...

Is College Overpriced?

Marissa Finley, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

Modern day society expects of seniors graduating high school to go to college and leaving them to figure out how to pay off the debt for the rest of their lives. A lot of different spectrums of college are extremely expensive....

Q and A with Herr Harring

Joseph Crump, News Editor & Copy Editor

December 3, 2015

Q: How did watching Star Wars every year become a trend in German club? Well I ask German Club every year what movies they want to watch, and then we vote on which ones I find that are affordable. Star Wars won a few yea...

Synopsis of the new Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens

Matt Hehl, Online Editor in Chief & Business Manager

December 3, 2015

The plot to Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens, has not been fully released yet since the full movie does not come to theaters until Dec. 18. That being said, supposed "spoilers" are plentiful throughout the great wide web (Primaril...

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