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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...

Everybody needs to handle things in their own ways
Everybody needs to handle things in their own ways
Ellie Barnett-Cashman, Sports Editor • May 19, 2020

Although being quarantined in our houses is not something most of us are used to, it’s important that we all find ways to keep ourselves mentally stable in these...

Allow yourself to grieve and practice self care
Allow yourself to grieve and practice self care
Kinsley Wilcox-McBride, Features Editor • May 19, 2020

When I first sat down to write this letter weeks ago, all of my thoughts and emotions sounded dumb to me. It sounded so insignificant to complain about missing a...

George Floyd was a 46 year old African American man who lived in St. Louis Park, MN. Monday, May 25th, Floyd was murdered by 4 Minneapolis police.
South community reacts to the murder of George Floyd
Kinsley Wilcox-McBride, Editor-in-Chief • May 28, 2020

Monday night, around 8pm, police arrived at the 3700 block of Chicago Avenue in South Minneapolis. They had been called in because a local business...

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...

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...

The character arc of Joe Maldonado-Passage (better known as Joe Exotic) takes you for a wild ride in Netflix’s new documentary miniseries “Tiger King.” We see many sides of the Tiger King, both the side of him that has a deep love for animals, and his other half that is vengeful and angry, ultimately leading to his downfall.
"Tiger King" proves to be a must-watch series
Yasemin Isaacs, Staff Writer • May 27, 2020

Spoiler Warning: The following review contains spoilers for the Netflix documentary "Tiger King." Trigger Warning: The following review and...

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...

Staff Profile
Eamonn Briem
Eamonn Briem
Multimedia Editor

Eamonn Briem is a senior at South and this is his second...

Tannen Holt
Tannen Holt
Staff Writer

Tannen Holt is a senior and is back for his third year...

Staff Profile
Norah Austin
Norah Austin
Photography Editor

If you’re fond of the extensive Twin Cities park system, you could probably find Norah Austin walking...

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