The Lodge

An Introduction to Introductions

An Introduction to Introductions

Miles Masters, Editor

April 2, 2020

"Hello, my name is Miles Masters, and my pronouns are ‘he/him.’” Just a few years ago, no one would have introduced themselves this way. An introduction contained a few parts: a greeting, name and perhaps a personal connection or detail. But now, at least for some, pronouns have become a regular...

A Tour De Force

A Tour De Force

Isabel Dlabach and Jacob Gettig

March 23, 2020

It seems like “Star Wars” has been a force, binding modern culture together since the premier of “Episode IV – A New Hope.” Whether they’ve seen the movies or not, many people in western society (and beyond) have heard about “Star Wars,” including 95% of Collierville campus student survey...

What You Say

Junior Dariya Jones has a hand over her mouth, trying to cover up her words. In the article, Jones describes what she has the right to say.

Cary Robbins, Editor of Feature Stories

March 20, 2020

This past November, junior Dariya Jones performed a poem at Coffee House, St. George’s annual performing arts showcase. The poem, which she wrote as a monologue for her sophomore English class, sought to describe her life as a black person in America. In it, she referenced losing an uncle to gun violence...

Stop and Listen

Eighth grader Jennifer Lopez poses looking through her locker. In the whirl of 
everyday school life, students can feel overlooked.

Cary Robbins, Editor of Feature Stories

January 7, 2020

Memphis is a majority-minority city. According to the United States Census Bureau, 63.9% identify as Black or African American. However, just because there is such a large minority group, that doesn’t mean all people feel included or treated equally. People who identify as Hispanic and Latinx make u...

Living Life Online

Sophomore Madeline Sisk poses for a photograph while scrolling through Snapchat on her phone.
Forty-five percent of teens say they use social media “almost constantly.”

Cary Robbins and Aiden Curran

November 20, 2019

"I was kind of slacking off in my classwork,” senior Silas Rhodes said. “I mean obviously Snapchat was something like two hours a day, but Instagram, when I got that, I spent like three hours or so. It was just ridiculous.” Rhodes is not the only teenager who felt that the introduction to social...

The Breaking Point

Mrs. Tina Cole, the head athletic trainer at St. George’s, works with junior Khalil Moore while junior Zion Boggan provides moral support. Many athletes at St. George’s have
found that the athletic resources available can provide much needed support during lengthy
recoveries.

Owen Hewitt and Erin O'Connell

November 7, 2019

Two years ago, Carsten Haddad took the field on a Thursday night in autumn for Mid South Futbol Club. Haddad had been playing for the club since it was created, when he was eight years old. It had been a fairly normal Thursday for Haddad, a freshman at the time. He had gone through the typical St. George’s...

How Do We Heal?

In this illustration, students gather in the library to watch Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TEDtalk on
the danger of the single story. The Lodge was asked to refain from photography during the Day on Pause in order to make students feel more comfortable participating.

Snowden Farnsworth and Isabel Dlabach

October 29, 2019

In the dawn of the school year, St. George’s has faced challenges that have prompted difficult discussions. Racial tensions have thrust the school into the public eye and pushed its community to face them head on. How exactly does a school deal with this kind of conversation? We’re finding out. On T...

A Cloud Over Tomorrow

Vaping was originated as a means of quitting smoking, but now millions of teens are experimenting with nicotine products.

Evan Dorian and Laura Beard

May 22, 2019

Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. And these days, where there’s a cloud, there’s a vape pen. In its earliest stages over a decade ago, vaping was marketed as a means to ease the process of quitting smoking cigarettes but now threatens to make a new generation addicted to nicotine. Vape pe...

Acting and Activism

Participants in the Mid-South Pride Parade celebrate on Beale Street. The hour-long event is part of the largest pride fests in the mid-south.

Snowden Farnsworth, Dean Campell, and Owen Hewitt

May 20, 2019

"When I moved to Memphis and began working at Playhouse, I approached the Playhouse On the Square staff with the idea of adding a Queer Youth Theater to our education department, and everyone was on board,” Ms. Carley Crawford said. “Thus, Q&A was born.” Ms. Crawford founded the group in 2015 with ...

Starstruck

A star shoots across the sky as Snowden Farnsworth breaks down astrological signs and the history behind them.

Snowden Farnsworth, Editor

May 16, 2019

Does the fault lie with the stars, as Shakespeare wondered, or does it lie with ourselves, that we trust them? Though we have known for millennia that the orientation of constellations in the night sky has no influence on individual human lives, horoscopes remain enduringly popular A survey complete...

#MeToo

Senior Surabhi Singh poses to look like someone is trying to touch her. Many students of St. George's also feel as though people leave their handprints after they have been sexually harassed.

Emma Bennett, Co Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2019

I first became interested in the #MeToo movement walking to a football game last year with my friends and fellow seniors Hannah Grace Howell and Rachel Crane. What should have been a normal Friday night of a few friends going to a football game together quickly turned into something darker. “I...

The Space In Between

Two hands reach towards each other, leaving a space in between.

Laura Beard, Editor

May 7, 2019

On Feb. 26, the United Methodist Church voted against a plan that would allow each church to decide on whether to host LGBTQ weddings and would relax restrictions on LGBTQ clergy. To many in the LGBTQ community, this felt like a step backwards. The space between religious an...