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SM South News

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SM South News

Album Review: Saviors

Album Review: Saviors

Samara Rowe, Reporter January 30, 2024

Wake up! Green Day is back! After 3 years without an album, they finally delivered. The release of Green Day’s new album, Saviors, has saved the punk music genre.  Since the 1990s, Green Day has...

Album Review: Hozier’s ‘Unreal Unearth’

Noa Vacek, Reporter September 11, 2023

Irish singer-songwriter Hozier was on track to release his third studio album more than three years ago, but when the pandemic hit and he experienced a flood of emotions—love, loss, and loneliness—he...

Cover of Every Last Word designed by Whitney Manger and published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Every Last Word

Samara Rowe, Reporter/Photographer August 28, 2023

This book tugs on your heartstrings in the best way possible. “Every Last Word” by Tamara Ireland Stone is the most relatable and jaw-dropping book I have ever read. It tells the story of a 17 year-old...

House-made hummus

Around KC: Jerusalem Cafe

Fletcher Knowles, Head Copyeditor March 8, 2023

When you are on a student’s budget you may be scared to get burned. Many people fear that someplace may not be worth the money and they tend to stick to what you know. But there are so many restaurants...

The Calorie Condundrum

Ren Park, Culture Editor December 19, 2022

It was my mom’s birthday. The big “Five-Eight.”   I put on my brand new dark red pleather dress and my favorite charcoal denim jacket and accompanied her to the finest dining location...

Why you have to Read “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe”

Ren Park, Culture Editor September 16, 2022
When I picked up “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe,” I didn’t put it back down until I finished it four hours later. 
A portrait of the reporter, Noel Mohamed

Who am I?

Noel Mohammed, Reporter December 4, 2020

Our world has changed in a short period of time. One day we are going to school, hugging our teammates after a good play and playing Uno in French class. The next day we are at home in a national lockdown....

Subpar Streaming Services

Subpar Streaming Services

Nathan Judd, Sports Editor November 4, 2020

This year, the Shawnee Mission School District partnered with the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) to bring high school sports fans a reliable way to watch while following Covid-19 guidelines....

The Ups And Downs Of Hybrid

The Ups And Downs Of Hybrid

Annalie Polen & Nathan Judd, News and Opinions Editor & Sports Editor October 26, 2020

PRO: As coronavirus has been present throughout the last few months, many controversial decisions have been made to accommodate the virus. Many logical decisions have been made such as ending the in person...

Reservation for one...Car

Reservation for one…Car

Nichole Thomas, Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2019

At the northwest side of the front lot, there are five reserved parking spots. Many students don’t mind these 24/7 reserved spots and wouldn’t park over there anyway. The issue I have with these spots...

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