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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...

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. 
Lily Cooper and Noah Biswell hold hands in a scene during Pan Right, Pan Left.

Improv Review

Fletcher Knowles, Reporter April 1, 2022

The Shawnee Mission South Improv Team had two shows on Wednesday and Thursday. I personally attended the Thursday show. The show consisted of four games and lasted about one hour. Freeze In this game...

Photograph of authentic Hawaiian paintings.

Hawaiian Vibing

Annie Caswell, Reporter October 1, 2021

Hawaiian Bros, located at 12120 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66210, is a restaurant that serves authentic Hawaiian food in a plate lunch style. With easy-to-use touch screens ordering stations and open,...

Classroom Review

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...

Review: Avengers: Infinity War Packs a Thanos Sized Punch

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...

Love, Simon is in theatres now.

“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....

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