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Paint Memphis

Paint Memphis

Laura Beard, Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Stepping into Altown skatepark, the world descends into beautifully controlled mayhem. To the left, someone outlines what looks like a psychedelic marshmallow onto the cement floor. Across a small slope, a mural of the night sky begins to take shape. In just a few hours, the artists will complete th...

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...

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...

A ‘rajun’ cajun celebration

A ‘rajun’ cajun celebration

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor

April 27, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Crawfish lovers filled the streets of Downtown Memphis on Sunday afternoon to chow down on over 16,000 pounds of crawfish for the 25th annual Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival. The Rajun Cajun Festival is the largest crawfish festival in the Mid-South and benefits the Porter-Leath foundation, which help...

Collaborating in the community

Collaborating in the community

Lauren Purdy, Copy Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under Local, Multimedia, News, Showcase

In the past, St. George’s juniors swung from giant swings and rode on zip lines across the woods at Victory Ranch in Bolivar, Tenn., but this year, students remained in town and visited different attractions in the greater Memphis area from Feb. 22-24. The junior class retreat was held at the St...

Painting a difference

Painting a difference

Emma Bennett, Reporter

January 22, 2017


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., St. George’s stresses the importance of honoring MLK’s memory on MLK Day through service to the community or, what many call, a “day-on.” Because of this, members of the St. George’s community are encouraged to volunteer for one of the suggested servic...

A race to remember

A race to remember

Annie Murff, Opinion Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under Local, Showcase

Over 20,000 runners and supporters came out to promote St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at the 15th annual St. Jude Marathon this past weekend. Festivities started on Thursday, Dec. 1 with the opening of the St. Jude Weekend Expo, the "spirit" shop stocked with race gear, and continued through ...

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...

Blown Away

Blown Away

Annie Murff, Opinion Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Local, Showcase

Country singer Carrie Underwood performed at the FedEx Forum on Sunday, Nov. 14. The grammy award winning artist is currently on tour for her album Storyteller. During the concert, Underwood sang classic songs like “Before He Cheats” and “Cowboy Casanova” from her Some Hearts and Play On albums respec...

Just up the river

Just up the river

Elle Vaughn, Illustrator

October 27, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Local, Showcase

The River Arts Festival was unveiled this past weekend on South Main Street. Like the past 10 festivals, artists from all around the nation brought their art to be displayed - and hopefully bought - on Main Street. Since its conception, the festival’s mission has been to “cultivate, promote,...

Cake pops for dummies!

Cake pops for dummies!

Kaitlyn Bowman, Layout Editor

October 17, 2016


Filed under Local, Multimedia, Showcase

Hundreds of colleges, one choice

Hundreds of colleges, one choice

Laura McDowell, Communications Editor

September 27, 2016


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

If you drove by Agricenter International last Monday, you would have noticed more cars than usual filling its parking lots. St. George's students and other students from the Memphis area had the opportunity to attend the annual Greater Memphis National College Fair. St. George's has been an active...