Trivia Club begins season

Isabella Paredes, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2017

Filed under Features, News

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...

South juniors attend field trip to DePaul University

Kinsey Vandenbark, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

Filed under News

On Friday Oct. 27, a group of juniors took a trip up to Chicago to explore their choices for future options. Shelley Naheedy, high school counselor, was one of the few supervisors on this trip. According to Naheedy, trips like...

Plainfield hosts helpful how-to-fair

James Dralle, Associate Editor

December 6, 2017

Filed under News

District 202 held its annual How-To fair on Nov. 4 in the Village Hall, located in Downtown Plainfield on Lockport Street. The event helped expand people’s knowledge on learning new material. The fair was held from 9 a.m. to...

LGBT current events

Dani Gonzalez, Editorial and Opinion Editor

October 30, 2017

Filed under News

The LGBT movement did not end with the legalization of same-sex marriage in America back in 2015.  Homophobia and transphobia are still rampant across America and the world.  With the Orlando Pulse shooting, mass imprisonment...

LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month

October 30, 2017

Terror unfolds at Las Vegas country festival

James Dralle, Associate Editor

October 5, 2017

Filed under News

Around 10:00 p.m. on Oct. 1, shots were fired into a crowded audience at the Route 91 Harvest festival.  The act of terror carried out is considered to be one of the worst mass shootings in modern US history, killing 59 people...

Senior named Semi Finalist for National Merit Scholarship

James Dralle, Associate Editor

October 5, 2017

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One student at South has been chosen as a National Merit Scholarship semi-finalist. Around 1.6 million high school juniors in over 22,000 high schools have entered into the 2017-18 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying...

Police Discrimination: The new racism

River Finnegan, News and Feature Editor

October 5, 2017

Filed under News

Racism is an ongoing war between people of color and institutions who discriminate based on the color of one’s skin. Systematic oppression reaches back almost 200 years and continues to evolve into new, more subtle forms. Until...

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