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This illustration depicts the huge pandemic that has spread around the world. Coronavirus has effected people in many different ways.

Is the United States Prepared for the Pandemic?

Cary Robbins, Editor of Feature Stories April 5, 2020

The coronavirus, COVID-19, is hitting the United States hard, and on Friday March 27, the U.S. grew in the number of coronavirus cases. It became the number one country in the world with the most reported...

Angel Moms stand at activist Mrs. Stacie Paynes Silence the Violence Stop Gun Violence Rally with a picture of their loved who unfortunately died due to gun violence. These people stood up in a room full of people to tell their loved ones stories.

The Legends Who Go Unheard

Cary Robbins, Editor of Feature Stories March 27, 2020

Cameron William Selmon, Curtis Lloyd Johnson and Christopher Thomas died due to senseless gun violence, but many people do not know their names. Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter accident, a helicopter...

Crossing the Tan Line

Crossing the Tan Line

Erin O'Connell and Keiara Baker March 27, 2020

As prom season approaches, high schoolers start to consider different ways to enhance their appearances. One of the most popular trends is spray tanning, especially among females. In 2010, 70% of people...

An Unlikely Solution

An Unlikely Solution

Aiden Curran, Reporter March 25, 2020
The idealization of our lives on social media has created an epidemic of mental health problems. Instagram’s response was to remove likes from its platform. But was this an effective solution to combat the growing rate of depression among teens? Or just a half-baked attempt to save face?
Money is central to the world of college sports. But where exactly should that money go?

Paid to Play

Sam Kuykendall and Owen Hewitt January 10, 2020

The debate over the long-standing rule that the NCAA doesn’t condone the paying of college athletes has become a hot topic of late. The debate was sparked when the Fair Pay to Play Act was introduced...

Editorial: Seize the Disruption

Editorial Board January 8, 2020

There’s been a lot of change recently, from the administration within our own school to the rapidly changing world, and with this change comes disruption. But sometimes, disruption is necessary. It’s...

Dr. Ernest RIP Patton speaks at the Al Neuharth Free Spirit Conference in the summer 19. He talked about being a freedom rider in the 1960s.

It is Our Turn

Cary Robbins, Editor of Feature Stories November 29, 2019

“[The guards would say,] ‘If you don’t stop that singing, we’re gonna take your mattress away from you.’ So they opened the door, we threw our mattresses out in the hallway,” freedom rider...

St. Georges neglected to provide sex-ed in the 2018/2019 school year.

The Case for Sex Education

Miles Masters, Editor November 25, 2019

Everybody remembers the scene in “Mean Girls” when the lazy Coach Carr delivers his sum total of sex education: “Don’t have sex, because you will get pregnant and die!” While the depiction of...

Disney+ or Disney-

Disney+ or Disney-

Jacob Gettig, Editor November 12, 2019

Am I the only one worrying about Disney+? Sure, I’m excited, too. Who wouldn’t be? While I am most excited for the adult-oriented Star Wars series, “The Mandalorian,” fans can also look forward...

The Lodge Vol. 4 Issue 3 Editorial: OK Boomer, Lets Talk

Editorial: Telling Our Own Stories

Editorial Board November 7, 2019

If you’re in the upper school, you’ve seen the TED talk on “The Danger of a Single Story,” likely multiple times. In her talk, author Chimamande Ngozi Adichie focuses on the pitfalls of presenting...

Disney produced a Lion King remake that hit the screens in 2019. The trend of live action remakes has people conflicted.

Disney Live Action Remakes: More or Less?

Sam Kuykendall and Keiara October 28, 2019

In recent years, production companies have produced remakes of myriad classics films. According to the British online newspaper the Independent, Disney alone has created 10 remakes since 2010, which have...

Twins DJ Tootz are spinning  the playlist created by the student body. They took turns spinning and interacting with the crowd.

Homecoming in the Lobby: Flop or Fly?

Keiara Baker, Reporter October 21, 2019

Ideally, a homecoming dance sets the standard for all school events, similar to fashion week in New York or the red carpet debut for award shows. This year’s homecoming was extraordinarily well put together...

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