The Southerner

Apple should help the FBI unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino terrorist

Oscar Cozza, Visual Media Editor

April 19, 2016

The threat of terrorism in the 21st century is unique from it’s presence in any other time period. Even 20 years ago, terrorism was a very different phenomena from what it is today, and that is because of a powerful change - the ...

Point: Freshmen are held back without advanced options

Ellen Gantenbein, Staff Writer

March 12, 2014

Many underclassmen sit in their standard classes chewing the end of their pencils, trying to keep their eyes open while the teachers before them relay information they’ve heard a hundred times and their peers are interested i...

Point: Taylor Swift sets a bad example, puts other girls down

Anna Schwartz, Graphics and Layout Editor

December 19, 2013

Taylor Swift represents the ultimate girl-next-door: she’s tall, blonde, sweet, pure, and full of talent. Since her debut album in 2006, she’s been writing and performing music for an ever-growing number of fans, releasing...

Point: Easy As are a product of a flawed system

Laura Turner, Staff Writer

May 28, 2013

Everyone wants that easy A. Including, if not especially, me. It’s gotten to the point that while juggling sports, clubs, volunteering, work, family, and school, students tend to let school drop. But as my motivation and my...