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Hybrid Hype

Hybrid Hype

Mike Feldmann, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

Many of High School South´s seniors drive their own car to school, and pay for their own gas. As the cost of owning and maintaining a car has increased, some have started looking towards other options. One alternative mode of transport that has increased in popularity significantly over the past dec...

File Denied: The Ongoing Ransomware Crisis

File Denied: The Ongoing Ransomware Crisis

Jackson Healey, Staff Writer

April 5, 2016

        The contemporary premise by which we lead our lives is that of a tech-based society. Nowadays, it is common practice that we are accompanied by both small and large screens at almost all times. We do this in order to fulfill both professional and personal needs that would have seemed like so...

Cutting It Close

Cutting It Close

Kylie Mandeville, Opinion Editor

March 11, 2016

  It must have been as early as the summer after fifth grade that I started shaving my legs. My “hairiness” had become apparent to me, mostly due to the fact that other girls had already started shaving. When comparing my fuzzy legs with their smooth ones, I was very self-conscious and f...

Debate Over Unlocking Data

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Chase Moran, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

What’s on your iPhone? Bank account information, passwords to websites containing thing such as your home address, and much more personal information can be found on the average cell phone. In a society where all this personal information is held in our pocket, it’s crucial to protect that data fr...

Quantifying Education a Fail

Phoebe Gartside, Managing Editor

December 8, 2015

Einstein is inarguably an incredible, brilliant man, and to be able to think as he did should be an aspiration for the masses, right? Yet our current school system is hurtling in the opposite direction from the building blocks- imagination and creativity- of Einstein’s great brilliance. New innovativ...

Kanye

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Matt McGrath, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015

Throughout the twenty-first century, society has been blessed with a plethora of artists that have innovated music and propelled the industry to a completely different level. Many hipsters and oldies stuck in 1969 will argue otherwise, but that does not change the fact that artists have indeed advanc...

Give to thine artist: The plight of the Musician and their Fans

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Chris Stephenson, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015

Joel Tenenbaum, a Boston University graduate student, was arrested and brought to federal court for illegally downloading and sharing 30 songs online. He is now forced to parcel out a total 675,000 dollars to the respective record labels. … Imagine a young kid going for his/her masters in business...

Bad News for Shell is Really Great News for Everyone

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Kara Gillmann, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015

  When Shell announced on Monday that it was giving up on a nine-year project to explore for oil in the Alaskan Arctic, some celebrated, and some cried. The difference in reactions has a lot to with geographic location. In Alaska, many were let down by Shell’s announcement as it meant a loss...

The ticket to success – what does it take to get accepted?

Sydney Sapir, Staff Writer

June 16, 2015

Growing up, nearly every child dreams of making it big - attending one of the nation’s top universities, making millions, and settling down in a mansion along a riverside. What does it take to be among the most successful people in America? Education opens doors, and if your goal is to make it int...

From Then to Now: A Retrospective of the American Economy

From Then to Now: A Retrospective of the American Economy

Jake Lane, Editor

February 6, 2015

President Obama’s State of the Union received right wing criticism instantaneously. Both Joni Ernst and Ted Cruz came out and spoke against the President plan to give tax cuts to the middle class and tax increases on the wealthiest Americans. Ted Cruz claims that Obama’s policies have failed the...

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