The Southerner

Students rock out at the annual music tour in Washington D.C.

Zoë Chinander-McFaul, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018

This year South’s annual music tour is going to Washington D.C. Just in time for the cherry blossom festival and a balmy high of 80 degrees, music students in Wind Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra and Varsity Choir enjoyed a 5-d...

Students should be trusted over software

Grace Palmer, Opinions Editor

February 5, 2014

The number of sites that we, as students, are denied access to at school is, frankly, ridiculous and counterproductive. With criteria that block out “prohibited forum content,” for example, the overzealous filters mean that a ...

Negative stigma hinders feminism

Anna Schwartz, Staff Writer

January 16, 2013

In an informal survey conducted during third lunch, I asked 70 South students what the first characteristic or word that came to mind when I mentioned "feminists." Overwhelmingly, I got answers like "passionate," "angry," and "...

Appropriate conversation is hard to distinguish within the classroom

Abby Fields, Staff Writer

October 26, 2012

Teaching is possibly the most mysterious of any profession. Due to the nature of the job, teachers’ personal lives are often hidden. The sense of this unobtainable knowledge intrigues many students and makes it that much more...

Waiting for “Superman” hides the problems with charters

Louisa Lincoln, Staff writer

October 18, 2010

As public school students, we have all too little control over the quality of our education, and for some, the only way to avoid attending failing schools is to attend charter schools. This is an issue that was recently brought...

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