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Counterpoint: People over profit

Counterpoint: People over profit

Soline Van De Moortele, Staff Writer

April 18, 2016


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This is part of a point-counterpoint article. You can read the point here. The Capitalist-Socialist debate has become increasingly prominent in American politics lately. With two presidential candidates whose views align closely with opposite sides, it’s time to start a conversation about what ...

Point: Competition is vital

Point: Competition is vital

Emilio Del Carmen, Staff Writer

April 18, 2016


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This article is part of a point-counterpoint. The link to the counterpoint on socialism is here. In modern day society, Capitalism will always trump Socialism. Capitalism is based on private production and personal economic freedom. The driving forces are free competition and supply and demand. In ...

Don’t I-Shame!

Don’t I-Shame!

Emilio Del Carmen, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016


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As you walk through the halls of South, you’ll see everybody on their phones. I myself am guilty of walking to my class with my eyes buried in my cell phone, and definitely have bumped into a person or two while doing it.  When I have get togethers with my friends, either one on one or in groups,...

South’s best of 2015

South’s best of 2015

Sera Mugeta, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015


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As the whirlwind of 2015 comes to a close, many South students are reflecting on everything that occurred to them this year ranging from the latest music dropping by their favorite artists to what events happened to them personally. These best things we experience during the year set the mood of how ou...

Students are cooking under pressure

Students are cooking under pressure

Lisa Williams, Staff Writer

December 8, 2015


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Thinking of school, what comes to mind? Is it friends, annoying teachers, homework? Don’t we all feel stressed and pressed to do things at school as well? Pressure at school can come from so many things and sometimes it’s tough to know if you’re even under pressure. Everyone feels some type but ...

Substitutes cause more harm than good

Substitutes cause more harm than good

Noura Abukhadra, Staff Writer

November 24, 2015


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As students who have been attending school for a long time, we have all had substitutes by now. We all cross our fingers that we will just watch a movie, fill out a worksheet, anything that will minimize interaction with the sub. But could the reason that we do not want to interact with the subs be si...

What if I don’t want to go to college?

Ella Kressel, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015


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Do you ever wonder what diversity in South High is really about? Is it about having students from all over the Twin Cities? Students of all different colors? Kids with low and high incomes? South is lucky to endure all those things. They are what makes our school the unique, diverse place that it is. Altho...

My sexuality did not define me

My sexuality did not define me

Nara Coldwater, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015


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The end of my 8th grade year came like a punch in the stomach to me, and I was scared. Everyone painted up this extravagant picture of high school in my mind that was not only false, but also had me staying up at night dreading. Growing up in a queer household, with lots of queer friends, I had heard s...

Vegetarians frustrated with lack of options

Vegetarians frustrated with lack of options

Drew Hemer, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015


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Vegetarian students at South are continually frustrated about the lack of options when it come to school lunch; students like Erik Patton, a South High senior. Patton is a proud vegetarian, and has been for 7 years. He says that people think vegetarians will always be okay with just salad, which can...

Self-segregation runs deep in social cliques

Self-segregation runs deep in social cliques

Sera Mugeta, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015


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Gazing down from the balcony during third lunch at South, watching students get lunch and talk with their friends, it’s easy to notice the diversity that South High School has. Whether you go to groups like student council or to the arts/ theatre department, racial diversity is represented. Student groups ...

Where are all the teachers of color?

Where are all the teachers of color?

Fanta Diallo, Staff Writer

November 19, 2015


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Considering we’re the 14th most diverse school in all of Minneapolis, you would think the student’s level of diversity would match the teachers. Looking at South high from a distance it’s clear to see that the majority of the teachers are white women. Approximately eighty five percent of our...

Polls

If you were able to vote (regardless of age) out of the following declared or likely to declare candidates, which would you choose to be the 46th President of the United States?

  • Former Vice President Joe Biden (43%, 72 Votes)
  • California Senator Kamala Harris (20%, 33 Votes)
  • Current President Donald Trump (17%, 29 Votes)
  • Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders (7%, 11 Votes)
  • South Bend Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg (7%, 11 Votes)
  • Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren (4%, 6 Votes)
  • Entrepreneur Andrew Yang (2%, 3 Votes)
  • Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard (2%, 3 Votes)
  • Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Former Federal Housing Secretary and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Washington Governor Jay Inslee (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Maryland Representative John Delaney (0%, 0 Votes)
  • New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (0%, 0 Votes)
  • New Jersey Senator Cory Booker (0%, 0 Votes)
  • None of the above (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 13,849

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