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The Killer Blob

The Killer Blob

November 6, 2019

What is it?  Physarum polycephalum better known as “the blob” is a single-celled organism. It has no brain...

Amazon’s Expansion and its Efforts to Fight Against Climate Change

Amazon’s Expansion and its Efforts to Fight Against Climate Change

October 11, 2019

     Amazon is one of the biggest and most well-known companies in modern history. Amazon, origina...

Teacher Shortage

William Leach, Editor

August 30, 2019

     More and more schools across the U.S. are dealing with teacher shortages. The 2018-2019 annual teacher shortage is reaching 110,000 and our school, Southwestern Middle and High School, is feeling the lasting effects. Kaytlin recently conducted an interview with Principal Owens and asked him for his opinion on this who...

A Taste of Europe: Italy

A Taste of Europe: Italy

May 20, 2019

The Italian Republic is a country on the Mediterranean Sea. Italy is around the same size as the US state Arizona. The country has a significant shape that looks like a s...

Preparing for Finals

Avery Wilson, Writer

May 20, 2019

Finals are coming up and that means it’s time to start studying, but for some people studying can be pretty hard. Many people have a hard time focusing or processing the subject they need to study for. I’m going to be sharing with you some helpful studying tips and preparations. Study Guides A lot of teachers give out help...

Rosie Reader Party

Avery Wilson, Writer

May 9, 2019

This year Rosie Read contest had 60 to 65 participants but only 16 students qualify for the Rosie Reader party. The top reader this year is freshman, Elizabeth Gray. Mrs. Northern said that she was a little surprised about how many teachers qualified for the party as well. This year a total of 15 teachers qualify for the...

The Best Promposals

Julia Kaiser, Writer

April 26, 2019

For me as foreigner, prom and prom proposals are something totally new for me. We don’t have a prom at my school and we don’t really have school dances. So I thought I will look up funny and romantic ways people were asked to prom. This Chicago Blackhawks fan used the players’ name to ask his would-be date. Let...

What Will Seniors Miss After Graduation?

Avery Wilson, Writer

April 26, 2019

It’s crazy to think that in a few short weeks the class of 2019 will be taking their last steps here at Southwestern. I know we are all excited to move on to this next chapter in our lives, but I think we can all agree it’s going to be a little hard to do. I thought I would go around and ask members of the senior class wha...

Taste of Europe: Estonia

Taste of Europe: Estonia

April 23, 2019

The Republic of Estonia is a country in Northern Europe. It is bordered to Finland by the Gulf of Finland, to Sweden by the Baltic Sea, a...

Duolingo: The Ins and Outs

April 22, 2019

Nowadays in most high schools across America, they require you to take at least 2 years of a foreign l...

Top Five Most Unusual Jobs in the U.S.

Hugh Smith, Writer

April 22, 2019

Most students have a decent idea of what they are going to do after high-school. However, deciding what career to have can usually be a difficult decision among the many jobs available. Today, we will review some of the most unusual occupations that a person can apply for in the U.S.   Dog surfer instructor- People can bec...

The Revolutionary Picture of the M87 Blackhole

The Revolutionary Picture of the M87 Blackhole

April 10, 2019

On April 10th, 2019, scientist made history with revealing the first ever photo of a black hole. The...

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