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Rising Sun: Kyokai no Rinne is Ghostly Fun (4)

Rising Sun: Kyokai no Rinne is Ghostly Fun (4)

Noah Meyer, Blogger

May 19, 2015


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Time already for another Rising Sun? Boy, I have a fun new show I want to share today. I’m sure there are readers here who love the works of Rumiko Takahashi. And I’m not surprised, since I’m in that group as well. Takahashi is the best-selling female graphic novel writer of all time, having c...

Rising Sun: Madoka Magica Redefines Superheroes (3)

Rising Sun: Madoka Magica Redefines Superheroes (3)

Noah Meyer, Blogger

May 12, 2015


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Hey y'all! It's time for Rising Sun, and this time we have a heavy hitter of a show for discussion today. When one thinks of anime, Sailor Moon is one of the first things that comes to mind. The show was one of the most popular on Cartoon Network, and was about Usagi Tsukino (AKA Serena), a clumsy...

Rising Sun: Dragon Ball Z Dominates Box Office (2)

Rising Sun: Dragon Ball Z Dominates Box Office (2)

Noah Meyer, Blogger

May 4, 2015


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Welcome back to Rising Sun! Today, we're going to take a look at a film that has been dominating the box office in Japan, and is set to battle against our American blockbusters. It’s unquestionable that fans all over the world adore Dragon Ball Z. Akira Toriyama’s epic saga about the Saiyan warr...

Rising Sun Salutations (1)

Rising Sun Salutations (1)

Noah Meyer, Blogger

May 4, 2015


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Good morning, everyone. I’m Noah Meyer of Apple Core, and I welcome you to the weekly Rising Sun blog. Here, we talk all things anime: what shows are worth watching, the philosophy in anime and even anime news. So let’s begin with Osamu Tezuka. Tezuka is known as a “god of manga and anime”, and cr...

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January 27, 2015


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South Decides to Discard Elevator Keys

South Decides to Discard Elevator Keys

Kendall Barker, Writer

January 27, 2015


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The majority of South's students are not elevator riders, but most have seen peers with crutches or teachers with carts filled with books using keys to unlock the large, cream-colored doors in order to avoid struggling up and down the stairs. This year, South has decided to ditch the ancient keys and...

Mail In Bond Issue Due Today

Mail In Bond Issue Due Today

Sophia Belshe, Writer

January 27, 2015


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Shawnee Mission is conducting its first mail in ballot to decide the fate of a $223 million bond issue that could pay for new schools, renovations, school safety, security and technology. “I usually always do a mail in ballot for the regular election so I already knew how it worked... It didn’t...

South Moments: 1/4 – 1/17

South Moments: 1/4 – 1/17

January 26, 2015


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Capping off a High School Career

Capping off a High School Career

Regina Yan, Writer

January 26, 2015


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The final night. Graduation. Stadium lights illuminate the field as students file into their seats, all donning matching caps and gowns. This sea of hunter green linen is difficult to accomplish, and the process of keeping students accountable is a year-long process. During registration before school...

Pacesetters Dance Their Way Through Competition Season

Pacesetters Dance Their Way Through Competition Season

Amelia Holcomb, Ads Editor

January 26, 2015


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The lobby of Olathe South's gym was a flurry of colors and dancers this Saturday for the 32nd Miss Kansas Drill Team Festival. Dancers from schools all over Kansas rushed about in their brightly colored costumes and dramatic makeup. The competition started Friday night with duet and solo dances, but...

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