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A Cloud Over Tomorrow

A Cloud Over Tomorrow

Evan Dorian and Laura Beard

May 22, 2019


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Showcase

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

Acting and Activism

Snowden Farnsworth, Dean Campell, and Owen Hewitt

May 20, 2019


Filed under Features, Local, Showcase

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 ...

Exam Stress: Do’s and Dont’s

Cary Robbins and Dean Campbell

May 19, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Stick to a routine Hey, is your life going off the rails? Try a routine. According to Northwestern Medicine, people who do not follow a routine often run out of time, while having a routine helps people can stay on track. “People who set routines tend to stick to them better,” Dr. Stewart Burgess,...

It’s a New Chapter for Softball

It’s a New Chapter for Softball

Emma Bennett, Co Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It’s the opening game of the season, and it’s a beautiful day for softball. Dr. Kyle Capstick stands on the same field she played on during her time at St. George’s, but instead of a teammate, she is now the head coach. St. George’s is facing off against St. Agnes and hoping to begin their season...

Hot-Take Horoscopes!

Hot-Take Horoscopes!

Will Brown, Spencer Cotham, Snowden Farnsworth, and Claire Rooney

May 16, 2019


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Aries (March 21 - April 19)  Aries, you are as hot as the blazing Memphis sun. You’re killing it, when you walk into a room all eyes are on you, but be careful not to burn others.       Taurus (April 20 - May 20) Baby steps, Taurus. Let’s go one hoof at a time to get to your goals. Always remember that fortune favors the bull-d (Nice one right! I t...

Starstruck

Starstruck

Snowden Farnsworth, Editor

May 16, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

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...

Shoes Making a Splash

Shoes Making a Splash

Spencer Cotham, Reporter

May 10, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Showcase

Do you worry about having water to drink or having shoes to wear? Most of the time, we take these things for granted, but not everyone is that lucky. The Ozark Water Project is designed to bring fresh water to those who do not have access to it and to start a movement to make clean water accessible ...

#MeToo

#MeToo

Emma Bennett, Co Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

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

The Space In Between

Laura Beard, Editor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

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...

Juniors on the Rise

Juniors on the Rise

Cary Robbins, Editor

April 30, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

“I definitely think I’ve grown mentally and emotionally because I felt not only stressed, but I was stressed about what people thought of me and everything and social media,” senior Sidney Marr said. “And so [my SIS project] definitely made me realize that none of this is important. I just wa...