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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...

It’s all about the money

It’s all about the money

Carolyn Lane, Web Content Editor
February 14, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Junior Fe Novoa has spent hours looking at the Berklee College of Music’s official website over the past two months. She has researched their performance opportunities, admired their student life and examined every major they offer. Novoa loves everything about Berklee except the price. Tuition at Be...

The politics of Black identity

The politics of Black identity

Regine Miller, Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Wash, rinse, repeat. Condition, but make sure your choice of conditioner doesn’t contain any silicones because that’s a recipe for unhealthy buildup. Dry your hair with a cotton t-shirt (because, duh, everyone knows that towels are too rough for your coils). Then, spend at least 40 minutes detan...

With great power comes great responsibility

With great power comes great responsibility

Emma Bennett, Reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

“Having friends” “Being recognized” “How well-known you are” “Having a high social status” “Being kind and funny” “Having lots of people like you” “A social construct” “Non-existent” “Insecurity” “Unfortunate” “A worthless title...

Agreeing to disagree

Agreeing to disagree

Laura McDowell, Communications Editor
November 28, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

In junior Emily O’Connell’s household, an addendum might be made to the common phrase “Don’t bring politics to the dinner table” — or out in public. During what started as a pleasant dinner out, the O’Connells’ night ended after some uninvited guests made themselves known. The topic...

So it’s not just Trump and Hillary on the ballot?

Merryn Ruthling, News Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under Features, Local

When you go to vote on Nov. 8, you might be surprised to find that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are not the only ones on the ballot. There are 18 people running for mayor, alderman and the school boards in Germantown and Collierville. These are the people who create and modify laws, pass the budge...