The Southerner

Chicago strike over, but issues remain in school systems

Sophie Downey and Elise Sommers, A&E and News Editors

September 21, 2012

On Tuesday, September 18, the teachers of Chicago voted to end a week-long strike, in an agreement that mayor Rahm Emanuel called “an honest compromise.” “I’m happy for [the teachers],” said Laura Lanik, social studies...

South students take a stand against ethnic studies ban

Sophie Downey, Staff Writer

March 9, 2012

 In mid February, classrooms at South were invaded by people dressed all in black, taking books that students were reading out of their hands, and covering up posters that needed to be removed. When the confused students wondered...

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Rob Panning-Miller