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Trump supporters flooded the capitol last Wednesday to riot and take over the capitol building.  The mob left many Americans, including the South High community, with much to say.
Frustrating, but not surprising: South’s reaction to the January 6th capital riot
Caleb Stipkovits, Managing Editor • January 15, 2021

Less than a week ago it was Wednesday, January 6th.  On this day, citizens from many countries all over the world watched a rather peculiar...

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...

2020 has seen a significant rise in voter turnout among the population compared to the 2016 election vote totals. With 66.7% of the eligible voting population participating in 2020, it increased 5.3% compared to 2016. There was also an increase from 140 million votes in 2016 to a whopping 160 million votes in 2020.
The increased voter turnout in the 2020 election is important for promoting political engagement in the future
Sugaal Sheikh-Noor, Staff Writer • January 4, 2021

This year’s controversial presidential election between Vice President Joe Biden and incumbent President Donald Trump led to the highest voter...

During these times art is giving people some hope and bonding them. This is just one of many art trends that have sprung up all over the country. People can draw support from the art in their neighborhood. South Minneapolis resident Sara Hardwig participated in it and said, “It may be individually hard, the feeling of doing it [art] together makes it easier for me."
Local art strengthens community ties amidst pandemic
Khayaal Desai-Hunt, Arts and Entertainment Editor • January 12, 2021

Quarantining for weeks on end can be difficult. As a result of stress and social distancing, students are finding ways to cope by watching Netflix,...

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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Kinsley Wilcox-McBride
Kinsley Wilcox-McBride
Editor in chief

Kinsley Wilcox McBride is a senior at South now in...

Talula Cedar-James
Talula Cedar-James
Visuals Editor

Talula Cedar-James has a knack for tinkering with problems...

Staff Profile
Kinsley Wilcox-McBride
Kinsley Wilcox-McBride
Editor in chief

Kinsley Wilcox McBride is a senior at South now in her fourth year of newspaper. She served as Features...

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