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Stories from Henry. W. Grady High School
Teachers reflect on interesting past careers
Features

Royce Mann | December 12, 2018

Nicolai Curtis’s dream of working with animals began at a young age when he visited the Frankfurt Zoo in Germany, where his father was stationed in the military.
“I literally told my dad, ‘I want…

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Ross uses talents outside of teaching
Arts & Entertainment

Lucy Bertsch | November 20, 2018

Jermaine Ross has taught high school math for the past 15 years. Football memorabilia lines his walls and photos around the room show memories with his family. But there’s one thing that his walls do…

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Walker makes moves in Big Apple
Sports

Kaitlin Palaian | November 16, 2018

Tyrius Walker is on the brink of making his dreams come true with the New York Knicks. The 6-foot-1-inch guard who played Division II at Morehouse College is the second player in Morehouse history to play…

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Georgia Governor’s race undecided as Democrats gain in the U.S. House
Midterm Elections

Joe Earles | November 9, 2018

The Nation

Follow the Southerner’s election coverage in the attached interactive map as we take a look at the headlining races across the nation as both parties looked to secure various U.S….

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Life as a twin: Palaian’s inside perspective
Opinions

Kaitlin Palaian | November 8, 2018

I wake up and he is there. I go to school and he is there, I get home he is there. 24/7 has never had a more literal meaning than when it comes to being a twin.

Don’t get me wrong; I love my brother…

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SGA’s role not fully communicated to students
News

Helen Moore | November 7, 2018

Although most Grady students are too young to vote in the midterm elections, they still have voting opportunities through the Student Government Association.

Knowledge about who the candidates are,…

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Q&A with Stacey Abrams, gubernatorial candidate
Midterm Elections

Charlotte Spears | October 26, 2018

The Southerner posed several questions to Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on her plans as Georgia governor to address issues relevant to Grady students. The candidate addressed the…

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FDA demands corporate crackdown on teen Juuling
News

Katie Dwyer | October 17, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration last month issued an ultimatum for five major e-cigarette companies mandating they come up with a solution to rampant teenage vaping.

If they fail to meet these expectations…

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Musical students bonded through jazz
Arts & Entertainment

Catherine Opsahl | October 16, 2018

Music is used in many ways, from entertaining audiences to providing enjoyment for the musician, but music serves a purpose beyond just pleasant sound: it holds the ability to captivate emotion and express…

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Dreiling, drama students produce original film
Arts & Entertainment

Abby Peters | October 16, 2018

Moon was struggling with her sexuality. This is a narrative many adolescents face. However, Moon is not real. Moonglow Tanner, played by junior Haley Henderson, is a character in the film “Partners.”…

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Rogan sisters tackle Grady together
Features

Molly Haynes | October 11, 2018

Teaching has always been in the cards for Carolyn Rogan, the newest addition to the English teaching department.

“I’ve always loved working with kids,” Rogan said. “I have been working and…

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Young People ‘Thrive’ Working on the Abrams Campaign
News

Ellie Werthman | October 5, 2018

November 6, Georgians will set out to vote in the midterm elections, which include Georgia’s gubernatorial election.

Ahead of the elections, Democrats and Republicans are trying to secure the votes…

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Painted pianos bring peace to Atlanta
Arts & Entertainment

Tyler Jones | October 2, 2018

Composer and activist Malek Jandali performs a peaceful demonstration near the front of the White House in Lafayette Park in Washington D.C. in July of 2011. Playing “Watani Ana” or “I Am My Homeland,”…

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Retiring Chief Justice Hines reflects on career and Grady
Features

Elise Isakov | September 27, 2018

Nineteen sixty-one was a big year for Grady. The boys basketball team finished 3rd in the state tournament. Harris Hines was a guard on the team, and a football and baseball player for the Knights.

Hines…

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