SM South News

Favorite Study Spot

Sarah Ohlde, Reporter
December 19, 2019

For lots of students, going home to work on homework just isn’t appealing or doesn't work. Many coffee shops, bakeries or places to eat offer free wifi, and a quiet place to study or get homework done. “I like Mclain’s market because its cozy, has a good atmosphere and good food,” junior Carina Swanson said. Mclain’s is located at 107th and Roe, close to South. Mclain’s offers bakery...

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Elias’ Grammy Picks

December 19, 2019

The 62nd GRAMMY Awards are Jan. 26 on CBS, but the nominations in 84 categories have recently been released. This year has seen an excellent class of new artists and a whole host of new albums to review. These new artists are also record setters as Billie Eilish and Lizzo are the first two artists to  have been nominated in all four General Field categories (Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year,...

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Influencial Rapper Juice Wrld Died

Ben Curtis, Reporter
December 10, 2019

Born Jarad Anthony Higgins, the rapper Juice Wrld grew up in the suburbs of South Chicago. He started making music in high school and began to grow in popularity with support from fellow Chicago rappers such as Waka Flocka Flame. Juice Wrld first caught the attention of mainstream listeners in 2018, with the release of the single, "Lucid Dreams". A widely known artist, he is loved by many teenagers...

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Ansley Chambers, Copy Editor
March 25, 2019

Top three rooms at South: Tucker Love- This is where all the magic happens. Maybe I have some bias, being a Patriot editor afterall, but that doesn’t change the lighting situation. The journalism room has outstanding room, especially for being on the bottom floor. Most basement rooms feel dark and dingy, but Room 168 and 169 will never fail to disappoint, despite being an internal room below the rest of the school with no windows for sunlight. However, there is one large window and a door...

Review: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Packs a Thanos Sized Punch

Sophia Belshe, Editor-in-Chief, Opinion Editor
May 3, 2018

*MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD* The 10-year wait came to an end one week earlier than originally scheduled when Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War hit theaters April 27. Audiences across the world flooded cinemas to see a film that showcases the best, and worst, that the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has to offer. From the opening scene,"Infinity War" sets a somber tone. Ten years of Marvel films have...

“Love, Simon” is the Movie We All Need Right Now

Megan Smith, Reporter
March 28, 2018

Even though I couldn't see half the movie through my tears, I'm confident in my belief that "Love, Simon" is one of the best movies ever made and should be considered the "Breakfast Club" of our generation. A break from the traditional indie film, "Love, Simon" is long overdue and gives gay teens the movie they may not have even known they needed. "Love, Simon" tells the story of 17-year-old Simon...

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