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  • Dieters beware: burgers sizzle at downtown stand

    A health craze is sweeping the nation. Obsessed dieters are consuming gallons of juice, piling avocado on everything and waging wars against gluten. Considering the overall health of the United States this is definitely a good thing, but sometimes I really covet a big, greasy burger. The best place in Atlanta I’ve found to satisfy this craving is Googie Burger, […]

  • Festivals spring up around Atlanta

    With the arrival of spring comes festival season. Every weekend in April has a different Atlanta festival. The Southerner has your guide to Atlanta’s spring festivals. The Festival on Ponce kicked off the season the weekend of April 5 and 6 in the historic Olmsted Linear Park. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 […]

    Festivals spring up around Atlanta
  • Sexual violence on the rise across college campuses

    By Anna Braxton and Margo Stockdale A rape was reported at Emory University at 11:15 p.m. on Feb. 11. Two hours later, a campus-wide email was sent out informing the Emory community about the incident. According to police reports, the alleged rapist may be connected to several other instances of sexual assault in the Atlanta and Decatur area. This incident […]

    Sexual violence on the rise across college campuses
  • For convicted APS educators, it’s hard (yet essential) to say, ‘I’m sorry’

    It is hard to say “I’m sorry,” yet it happens every day.   Sometimes you apologize for small things like bumping into someone on a crowded stairway when going to class, but there can be bigger things to apologize for. The bigger the transgression the easier it becomes to make an excuse instead of saying you’re sorry. I have been following […]

  • Investigation finds 14 guilty of address fraud

    APS Superintendent Erroll Davis announced that an internal APS investigation had concluded that 14 players on Grady’s football team and their families used false addresses in order to attend Grady. Thirteen other football players remain under investigation. Davis announced the findings at a community meeting in the Grady theater on March 5 and later released personnel changes among Grady employees […]

    Investigation finds 14 guilty of address fraud
  • Exclusive interview with likely APS Superintendent Meria Carstarphen

    Southerner editor Quinn Mulholland spoke with Dr. Meria Carstarphen, the sole finalist to be the district’s next superintendent, after a community open house at Grady in which she met members of the community. Here is what Carstarphen said: On her biggest priorities: “There are a few, depending on where we are by the time everything gets resolved. Principal leadership is really […]

    Exclusive interview with likely APS Superintendent Meria Carstarphen
  • Grady Thespians prepare for upcoming performance of Rent

    This Thursday, Friday and Saturday night, Grady High School Thespians will be performing their spring musical, Rent in the Grady theater. Don’t miss your chance to see the show that will take you from laughing to crying and back again. Doors open at 6:30 and the show begins at 7.

    Grady Thespians prepare for upcoming performance of Rent
  • JROTC instills members with skills, college opportunities

    When current senior Titus Zeigler entered Grady his freshman year, he did not envision himself in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) uniform. After grudgingly joining at the will of his father, Zeigler now appreciates the skills and opportunities he has acquired from the program. “It gave me a lot of opportunities,” Zeigler said. “I’ve gotten an offer from […]

    JROTC instills members with skills, college opportunities
  • MODA exhibit transforms simple objects into art

    As I approached the strikingly modern glass and cement facade of the Museum of Design Atlanta building located in the heart of Midtown across from the High Museum, I read a sign that asked, “What makes an everyday object a Hidden Hero?” Wanting to find out more, I opened the glass doors and entered the museum. After purchasing a ticket […]

    The gallery is filled with large display cases that hold the Hidden Hero displays.
  • New student group strives to improve school

    Inspired by an absence of textbooks, broken clocks, foul bathroom conditions, and a lack of school spirit, sophomore Isabel Olson spearheaded the Education Enhancement Club, which held its first interest meeting on March 5. This club, which is Grady’s newest, aims to improve the academics, resources, and facilities at Grady through student-faculty cooperation. Olson started the Education Enhancement Club with […]

    Education Enhancement Club members at a metting on Mar. 17. Photo by Emily Dean.

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Housing market upturn promising for APS revenue

Housing market upturn promising for APS revenue

April 22, 2014 at 12:35 pm

Since the U.S. economy crashed in 2008, many people and businesses across the country have been tightening their belts and cutting items from their budgets. APS is no exception. Except...

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Atlanta Braves 2014 Season Preview

Atlanta Braves 2014 Season Preview

April 22, 2014 at 6:17 pm

Braves starter Aaron Harang throws a pitch in a game against the Washington Nationals. He leads the Braves starters with a 0.70 ERA. (Photo by Scott Cunningham) Last year...

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Address fraud sets hazardous precedent, reflects societal athlete worship

April 16, 2014 at 8:30 pm

There are two primary schools of thought when considering professional athletes in the United States. It’s a polarizing topic with (as always) the loudest opinions being...

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Festivals spring up around Atlanta

Festivals spring up around Atlanta

April 14, 2014 at 12:48 pm

The sidewalks of Piedmont Park packed with artist booths. With the arrival of spring comes festival season. Every weekend in April has a different Atlanta festival. The Southerner...

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JROTC instills members with skills, college opportunities

JROTC instills members with skills, college opportunities

March 26, 2014 at 12:34 pm

When current senior Titus Zeigler entered Grady his freshman year, he did not envision himself in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) uniform. After grudgingly...