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During the summer of 2020 and the start of Lake Street Project, the primary focus was workshops on Lake Street. Students walked around the area taking photos and having moments of discussion about how protesting and covid had impacted the community. Photo Courtesy of Lake Street Project.
Lake Street Project responses to social injustice and the pandemic
Kinsley Wilcox-McBride, Editor in Chief • December 22, 2020

In response to the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, the protests that followed, and the covid-19 pandemic and how it...

MPS votes to terminate contract with Minneapolis Police Department
Erika Peterson, Features Editor • June 2, 2020

During the Board of Education meeting at 5pm on Tuesday, June 2nd, the Minneapolis school board voted unanimously to terminate their contract...

Minneapolis Public School Board Director and Clerk Josh Pauly announced that he wrote a resolution to terminate the district’s contract with the Minneapolis Police Department. The contract, signed in August 2017 for $1.15 million per year that employs 14 School Resource Officers, was up for negotiation this year.
MPS Board Member announces resolution to terminate contract with MPD
Erika Peterson, Features Editor • May 29, 2020

On Friday, Minneapolis Public School Board Director and Clerk Josh Pauly announced that he wrote a resolution to terminate the district’s contract...

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Through distance learning, the School-Based Clinic still encourages students to “use us if you need us!”
Kinsley Wilcox-McBride, Features Editor • May 24, 2020

In these difficult times of social distancing, while administration tries to make plans to honor the seniors and teachers try to recreate their...

We shouldn’t have any excuses to not want to be in school when we get back
We shouldn’t have any excuses to not want to be in school when we get back
Shanell Gordon, Staff Writer • May 27, 2020

This Stay at Home Order has been very frustrating because I had to stay in the house for the most part. Plus I had a lot of plans that I had to cancel because of...

Kindness and compassion have never been so valuable
Kindness and compassion have never been so valuable
Eamonn Briem, Multimedia Editor • May 27, 2020

Kindness is key.  The willingness to supersede frustration, impatience and negativity in the pursuit of kindness is something that everyone especially people our...

School closure has helped grant me the freedom that I needed
School closure has helped grant me the freedom that I needed
Quentin Wolf, Staff Writer • May 27, 2020

This "vacation" that we have received from this virus has had pros and cons. While it is very unfortunate that many are dying, and will continue to die, school closure...

Anti-asian racism is on the rise, the Asian Pacific Planning Council (A3PCON) reported over 2,400 cases of anti-Asian discrimination.  While these attacks are disheartening, they aren’t shocking, and they aren’t new.
We are American- being Asian American during the pandemic
Caleb Stipkovits, Managing Editor • August 2, 2020

NOTE: This article was originally written in May.  in the wake of protests about systemic racism, it felt important to say that this article...

Liam Campbell, a junior at South, is making an album. A creator of layered and acoustic music, Campbell is also a fabulous singer. You can find his music on all platforms under the name “Daybreaking”.
Making something valuable: inside junior Liam Campbell’s process of making an album
Caleb Stipkovits, Managing Editor • November 10, 2020

Liam Campbell started to consider making music when he was in 6th grade, and now as a junior at South High School, he is in the process of creating...

Senior, Nick Carter has competed in countless races ranging from European races, World Championships to Nationals, farther than he had expected to go with his cycling career. "There’s no way I would’ve ever thought I would be in this place which also makes me optimistic for the future that I could go places that I’m not thinking about right now," said Carter.
Physical and academic growth: Nick Carter's journey to the Olympics
Ellie Barnett-Cashman, Sports Editor • March 12, 2020

Since last year, Carter has continued onto his journey to the Olympics and the world of professional cycling. He’s been travelling across the...

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Asa Grumdahl
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This is Asa Grumdahl’s first year at South and although...

Grace Bischoff
Grace Bischoff
Staff Writer

It’s sophomore Grace Bischoff’s first year at the...

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Perry Fernands
Perry Fernands
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After their first taste of the Southerner last spring, senior Perry Fernands is back and ready for more....

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