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Campus appears segregated through eyes of a newcomer

Sean Sweeney, Staff Writer

August 21, 2017

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On my first day at Grady High School, many specific details were apparent. Grady has multiple buildings, there is a strict cell phone policy and students have a large area to dwell in during lunch hour. The difference that s...

Trump’s Korea talk is nothing short of childish, Guam left to take the heat

Alex Durham, Comment Assistant Managing Editor

August 12, 2017

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Recently President Trump has been speaking very openly about North Korea’s threats of using nuclear force. On Tuesday he threatened to unleash “fire and fury” on Korea, then on Thursday, after receiving lots publici...

Pepsi epitomizes flaws in plan for selling to Gen-X

The Southerner

June 1, 2017

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By Micah Bowman In an era of such political divide, one thing seemed to unite both the left and the right: a disastrous, spectacularly patronizing Pepsi commercial. There was outcry from the right of the American political...

Gentrification erases the past, changes the future

The Southerner

June 1, 2017

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By Anya Lomsadze Towering condos, Subarus, groomed dogs. They replaced a place I called home for eight years of my life in less than a year of construction. I used to live in apartments on the outskirts of Buckhead. They...

What opportunities should students take over summer?

The Southerner

June 1, 2017

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Students should get job experience By Katie Earles While every child should have the opportunity to lounge by the pool and frolick in the wilderness at a sleepaway summer camp, many high schoolers often opt for a more fin...

Georgia campus carry bill puts state’s university students at risk

The Southerner

June 1, 2017

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Gov. Nathan Deal recently signed House Bill 280, better known as the “Campus Carry Bill,” into law. This bill makes it legal for licensed gun owners over the age of 21 to carry concealed weapons on public campuses in Georgia. A...

The minimum wage should not rise

The Southerner

May 23, 2017

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California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law in March that raises the state minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next six years.  Other companies, cities and states have either passed similar legislation, raising minimum wa...

Buzzfeed and CNN release allegations against Trump Russian Relations

The Southerner

May 18, 2017

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When two major news publications practiced bias journalism, the legitimacy of our current president was called into question. Publishing unsubstantiated claims and possibly false information has lead to the continued polarization...

NBA eligibility rule should be changed

Jacob Dillard

April 28, 2017

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Before Article X(new NBA draft eligibility rules),  we have seen the best and the worst players come out of college. Lebron James and Kobe Bryant were drafted straight out of high school and were rookie sensations. On the othe...

Does the new advisement curriculum benefit students?

The Southerner

April 21, 2017

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Advisement is better spent sleeping By Harrison Thweatt Advisement has been a constant during my four years at Henry W. Grady High School. Every Wednesday, at 9:43 a.m., the bell rings, signaling the transition to adviseme...

All Star games waste player’s talent

The Southerner

March 24, 2017

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By Jacob Dillard All the players in All-Star games will al- ways tell you, “You have to be there” to get the full experience of it. But really, what is there to experience? This “full experience” includes ...

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