Social Media user data is stolen, collected, and used

Caitlin Deerwester, Page Design Editor

May 14, 2018

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Facebook's data scandal has opened a conversation about privacy and the role data mining has in collecting the public’s information. Aleksandr Kogan is the data scientist who created a personality quiz on Facebook to harvest...

South gives scholarship to commemorate department chair

Bella Cesario, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

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South honored former math department chair and teacher Rosemary Finn this year by awarding a single $500 scholarship to a senior who loves math just as much as Finn. “This [scholarship] is in memory of Rosemary Finn who was...

Q&A with campus monitor Steve

Jordan McClendon, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

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Q: What do you plan to do when you are done working here at Plainfield south high school? A: hopefully that’s not going to be for a long time, but when it is as soon as my wife is ready to retire we have a place down in Florida....

District 202 rolls out bus tracking app

James Dralle, Associate Editor

May 14, 2018

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On Apr. 23, District 202 released an app for parents to track their children’s school buses in real time. The app follows a year of work involving the district’s transportation and technology departments and District 202’s...

Career week offers interesting careers, choices at South

Bella Parades, Editor in Chief

April 13, 2018

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Experts in their respective fields visited Plainfield South on the week of March 19 for ‘Career Week,’ which encourages students to consider a variety of career paths. Professionals in every field, ranging from journalism...

Spring play brings comedy to life

Emily Sherrill, Business Manager

April 13, 2018

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Each year, the drama club spends countless hours preparing for the spring musical. Sets are built and designed, dances are choreographed, and songs are perfected. This year, the school’s production was of the Broadway comedy...

2017: A year rooted in social change

Isabella Paredes, Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2018

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Throughout 2017, young adults found themselves participating in rallies, wearing statement clothing and using memes as a response to nearly everything negative in the world. Regardless of whether a young adult paid attention to...

Vine 2 creators hint at upcoming app

James Dralle, Associate Editor

January 29, 2018

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The original Vine was released towards the beginning of 2013 to serve a purpose of creating entertaining six second videos, was founded and developed by Dom Hofmann, Rus Yusupov and Colin Koll in June 2012, a year later it was...

Slave trade in Libya sparks international protest to end slavery in developing countries

Isabella Paredes, Editor in Chief

January 29, 2018

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The world was shocked after a video appeared online showing men selling others for $400 in Libya.  The video, which surfaced in Nov. of 2017, depicted smugglers selling a dozen men outside the Libyan capital Tripoli. "The Secu...

Trivia Club begins season

Isabella Paredes, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2017

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Famous sports players, classic novels, and 90s pop culture are just some questions Scholastic Bowl students may find themselves questioned about. Participators of after-school activity play in IHSA regulated academic-based...

Girls forced into suicide bombing

River Finnegan, News and Feature Editor, Online Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2017

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Boko Haram has a long history of kidnapping young girls and imprisoning them to carry out suicide missions. A study at Yale University revealed that out of the other 338 suicide bombings carried about by Boko Haram, 244 were carried...

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