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Focus of controversy

Focus of controversy

Lauren Purdy, Opinion Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Local, Showcase

This past August, the “Unite the Right” rally led by white nationalists in Charlottesville,Va. shocked the nation, as protesters violently demonstrated over the removal of a Confederate monument. One person died and several others suffered injuries after one white nationalist’s car plowed th...

CHAPEL

CHAPEL

Carolyn Lane, Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

To some students, the changes to chapel services this year may have seemed small: we do not say the Pledge of Allegiance, we no longer recite the Honor Code, though both remain a part of assemblies, and in place of former chaplain Mr. Brendan Gorham, we have new guest chaplains for each service. Some...

Midtown oasis

Midtown oasis

Merryn Ruthling, Features Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Local, Showcase

The revitalized Crosstown Concourse building is hard to miss – and not just because it’s a 1.5 million square foot building towering over Midtown’s skyline. Abandoned for 17 years, the Sears Crosstown Building reopened its doors Saturday, Aug. 19 to showcase a mixed-use urban vill...

Humans of SG: Mr. Julian Guzman

Humans of SG: Mr. Julian Guzman

Lauren Purdy, Opinion Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

   

Q&A with Upper School English Teacher Ms. Marilee Mallott

Q&A with Upper School English Teacher Ms. Marilee Mallott

Kaitlyn Bowman, Layout Editor

September 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Question: How long have you been a teacher? Answer: This is "my 15th year teaching." Q: Where did you previously teach before coming here? A: "I taught at a private school in California and last year at Houston High School." Q: Is St. George’s environment different from your past schools? A: "Yes and no. ...

Technology upends the music industry

Technology upends the music industry

Carolyn Lane, Jada Page, Linsey Sparks, and David Deloso

August 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The digital revolution has upended many industries but none more than the music industry. “It’s changed a lot and I feel like it’s changing everyday,” Wil Reeves, owner of Centro Cellar Studio in Columbia, said. For a large part of the 20th century, recording studios relied on analog technology,...

Coming out of the darkness

Coming out of the darkness

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor

May 17, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Junior Anna Harbert is a typical girl trying to get through high school. She cheers, loves animals and is active in her youth group. Her laugh is infectious, and she is generally a pretty happy person – except when her depression hits her, but that’s not too often. This was not always the case....

Trouble in paradise

Trouble in paradise

Annie Murff, Merryn Ruthling, and Caroline Zummach

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The half day before spring or fall break, school hallways can seem empty. At St. George’s, this can be explained by the large number of students who have left to enjoy their break at the beach. In fact, it can seem as if overnight many students have traded in school hallways for sandy beaches and...

Making melodies

Making melodies

Annie Vento and Iona Yates

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

After months of anticipation, the day finally arrives: you head into Tom Lee Park, which seems to have transformed overnight into a carnival for music, you pass funnel cake stations and local artist booths and make your way to the stages. From hip hop to reggae, alternative rock to pop, you know...

Culture vultures

Culture vultures

Regine Miller, Reporter

May 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

It is Halloween night. Everyone is armed in their Halloween gear, ready to embark on adventures and parties galore. As boys scour stores for fake blood and masks in an attempt to dress as the newest “Purge” character, girls rip normal-fitting clothes into cat costumes that leave little to the imagin...

Growing pains

Growing pains

Annika Conlee, Reporter

April 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

In the beginning seniors, now alumni, Harrison Schutt and John Kutteh built a hoop house, and it was good. The sun shone. The birds sang. Seeds were planted. That was good, too. Well, except for one thing.  “William McBride did accidentally smash my phone with a sledge hammer,” Schutt said, “which I guess was...

Title IX

Title IX

Miriam Brown, Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

The year is 1972, and Coach Mary Lou Johns is seeing red. She is coaching the women’s basketball team at Memphis State (now the University of Memphis) and the lack of support for the team is obvious. The women ride in a van to away games, instead of flying like the men’s team does. The women practice...