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Voting age should be lowered, politically active teens need voice

Voting age should be lowered, politically active teens need voice

November 28, 2018

The national voting age in the U.S. is currently 18 years old, but the Southerner Editorial board thinks the voting age should be lowered to 16  year...

Midterm elections greatly affect Republican Party

Midterm elections greatly affect Republican Party

November 15, 2018

Voters from rural, urban and suburban counties across the nation eagerly anticipated the midterm elections. Democrats canvassed across states, including Georgi...

Kavanaugh confirmation: “Disappointed but not surprised”

Kavanaugh confirmation: “Disappointed but not surprised”

November 12, 2018

I can sum up my opinion on the Kavanaugh confirmation in four words: “Disappointed but not surprised” As soon as I heard the news that a woman had...

We don’t need what we won’t read

We don’t need what we won’t read

November 6, 2018

Textbooks have been distributed in schools in almost every classroom for years, but, do we really need them? They are a waste of money for the school a...

Under Armour brand sponsors APS athletic teams

Under Armour brand sponsors APS athletic teams

Abby Peters, Comment Section Editor

November 1, 2018

Filed under Comment, Front Slideshow, Satire

Satire The cheerleaders’ cheeks blushed from embarrassment as the opposing team laughed at them. They tried to pull their shirts down, but the bagg...

Another mass shooting: how and when will it end?

Another mass shooting: how and when will it end?

October 29, 2018

At Grady, as far as I know, I am one of six observant Jewish students in the 12th grade. There is often confusion at my school about Judaism. There wil...

Charged rhetoric influences violence

October 24, 2018

Public figures have long learned to brace for grueling treatment. From slander, to ridicule, to threats, prominent individuals are no foreigners to the harshn...

Conservative TV ads ‘round up’ Kemp supporters

Conservative TV ads ‘round up’ Kemp supporters

October 23, 2018

Satire Nothing is more moving than watching your favorite politicians in action on television in the newest form of information distribution: the theat...

A Private School Student’s Perspective On Public School

Kelly Tran, Freshman

October 17, 2018

Filed under Comment, Letters to the Editor

  Dear Editors, As a freshman at Grady, I can already recognize startling differences between the public and private systems of education. However, I never realized how drastic those differences were until I started comparing my private education to my public one. In terms of the demographics of the student population, public school is much larger and certainly more...

Class ranking provides unnecessary stress and competition between students

October 8, 2018

Sitting in advanced placement classes, walking the crowded hallways, playing in the big game or debating in a big tournament, they are among us: the top stu...

Class ranking should be readily available for students to view

October 8, 2018

Class ranking should be readily available for high school students. During my three years at Grady, students have easily requested their transcripts on...

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