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Ads harm integrity

The Southerner

November 13, 2013

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Despite what the random passerby may believe, Grady is not a break in between television programs. Grady is not a billboard, a pop-up on your computer or the beginning of a YouTube video. But the new additions to our stadium can’t beg to differ. Our first warning was the Metro PCS ads. They appeared unexpectedly, invoking pointed fingers and the shaking of heads. But...

Music Mud-town

The Southerner

September 4, 2013

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For the third year since it took a six-year hiatus, Music Midtown resounded through Piedmont Park, bringing famous artists from across the world to play across the street from Grady. And, just like each of the two previous years, as the dust settles and the giant stages are dismantled and wheeled away, we are rewarded with a field of trampled grass that looks near death. In...

Flip side of success

The Southerner

September 4, 2013

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This year 85 high school students from APS have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP exams this past year. Amazingly enough, 80 of these students were from Grady. The other five recipients came from Carver School of the Arts and South Atlanta School of Law and Social Justice. In addition, of all APS schools, Grady’s average composite...

Hazing gets facelift

The Southerner

September 4, 2013

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On the first day of school, most freshmen are extremely nervous about a variety of things: navigating a new school, making new friends or just stressing about their high school career in general. The seniors, however, attempted to lighten their stress load by initiating them into Grady’s illustrious society in a unique way. And so, on the first Wednesday and Friday...

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