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  • Pedaling against odds, Berrington seeks change

    By: Mei Nathan and Allie Schneider Laying flat on his back at the intersection of Ludlow St. and S. 34th St in Philadelphia, PA. with a pulsing concussion and severe injuries, Craig Berrington came to the realization he had to escape his current life. It was Feb. 9, 2012, and Berrington had just been hit by a car while biking. […]

    Pedaling against odds, Berrington seeks change
  • Students take leap, produce ‘Half Step’

    Beginning June 3, Grady will premiere its first student written musical. Half Step, created by Reilly Blum, Uzuki Kakinuma, and Isabel Olson, tells the story of Eliza (played by senior Emma Mathews), a classical composer with mental illness struggling to break through the musical world in New York City. The musical chronicles the character’s  dysfunctional relationship with love interest Kyle […]

    Students take leap, produce ‘Half Step’
  • Atlanta Ballet redefines boundaries in “20|20 Visionary” performance

    Atlanta Ballet’s “20|20 Visionary” performance, showcasing three premier contemporary works by guest choreographers, marks the third show in artistic director John McFall’s final season with the company. Staged at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre March 18-20, “20|20” perfectly captures the impressive athleticism and effortless beauty of dance and reflects the rich diversity of Atlanta’s culture. The opening piece, “Boiling […]

    (All photos courtesy of Atlanta Ballet)
  • Midtown restaurant serves up really good tacos

    There is an absolute oyster wedged at the corner of Peachtree and Fifth street. Rreal Tacos proved itself a pearl serving me the best meal I’ve had this year. Thankfully, the prices are kind to a light wallet. I could easily have satisfied my stomach for less than $10, but in the name of journalism, I decided to spend a […]

    Midtown restaurant serves up really good tacos
  • Orchestra wins Kishi Bashi’s national competition

    It isn’t every day that the orchestra performs in the paint-ridden scene shop, but when the prospect of a performance with indie violinist Kishi Bashi lay within reach, passersby might have heard orchestral music instead of the usual hum of power tools emanating from the unconventional space. Last fall, senior violist Uzuki Kakinuma published an interview with Kishi Bashi in […]

    Orchestra wins Kishi Bashi’s national competition
  • Misdiagnosis affects path, cost of park renovations

    In December 2015, a five by five foot sinkhole was dis- covered in the meadow of Piedmont Park. Since then, 10th St. commuters have seen the mountains of dirt, chain link fences and massive pipes covering the area. For weeks equipment piled up in the park. An original misdiagnosis of the sinkhole’s cause lengthened the work and dramatized the appearance […]

    CAUTION: A construction crew digs up the meadow of Piedmont Park in March to fix a sinkhole that appeared in December.
  • Superintendent pushes plan despite opposition

    On Mar. 7, the Atlanta school board met to discuss its turnaround strategy, which hopes to address chronic under performance in schools, with the local community. Superintendent Dr. Meria Carstarphen’s plan aims to partner with several local charter school corporations to reform under performing schools. While many community members were not pleased with Dr. Carstarphen’s plan, the board unanimously passed […]

    SHAKING IT UP: Price Middle School Principal Duane Hale greets his new students on the way to class. Next school year, Purpose Built Schools of Atlanta, a local charter school corporation, will control Price Middle. Hale said the plan was “perhaps the best alternative for all children in the Carver Cluster to be successful.”
  • To sneakerheads, collecting is Yeezy from heel to toe

      On a shelf above sophomore Luke Pengelly’s bed sits a shrine to his most beloved possessions: Yeezy 350 Boosts, Air Max 90s, Ultraboosts, Air Jordan OVOs and Roshe Run IDs. These are not action figures, beanie babies or rare earth minerals; they are exclusive sneakers, some worth upwards of $1,000. Pengelly is part of a growing movement of sneakerheads […]

    To sneakerheads, collecting is Yeezy from heel to toe
  • The perfect prom formula

    (April Fools Satire) Prom is fast approaching. Renowned for its ability to bring students and teachers together in a fun, out of school setting, prom is the defining social event of American high schools everywhere. Amid the awkward promposals and party planning, many students face daunting questions. Junior Ben Bizot is one of these students. He does not have a […]

    The perfect prom formula
  • Southerner alumnus creates own journalistic legacy

    It was Feb. 3, 2013, and Pierce Huff was living his dream. Seeing flashes of cameras as Super Bowl XLVII began, Huff felt the adrenaline of the cheering fans and the nervous players. While he had covered the 1997 and 2002 Super Bowls, this one felt different. Minutes after the second-half kickoff, the lights went out in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome […]

    In 2016, Huff works in the newsroom of The Provo Daily Herald as the publication's Night/Weekend Editor.

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Students take leap, produce ‘Half Step’

Students take leap, produce ‘Half Step’

June 1, 2016 at 8:47 pm

Beginning June 3, Grady will premiere its first student written musical. Half Step, created by Reilly Blum, Uzuki Kakinuma, and Isabel Olson, tells the story of Eliza (played...

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James delivers on promise to make Cleveland a winner

June 21, 2016 at 4:24 pm

  It’s been a long journey for the LeBron James and the city of Cleveland. After being drafted first overall by his hometown Cavaliers in 2003, it’s always been a...

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Orlando shooting incites arguments, not change

Orlando shooting incites arguments, not change

June 20, 2016 at 10:36 am

A week after the gunman Omar Mateen open fired in the Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., vigils are still taking place. The families still suffer, friends still mourn,...

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Advisement offers chance for improv opportunties

June 9, 2016 at 10:03 am

This school year, many students have used their self-selected advisements to pursue interests they would not normally be able to in class. Drama teacher Jake Dreiling’s...

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Pedaling against odds, Berrington seeks change

Pedaling against odds, Berrington seeks change

June 13, 2016 at 12:51 pm

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