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Seeking Refuge

Jacob Kang, Staff Writer

January 31, 2016

With rising violence in the Middle East, many are fleeing their homes, their countries, and their lives in order to live in safety. In particular, civil war has ravaged the Syrian countryside, with Islamic State (ISIS) militants instituting mandatory military service in captured territory and establishing...

The Danger of Safe Spaces

Sophia Wang, Staff Writer

January 31, 2016

Coloring books. Bubbles. Play-Doh. These were only a few of the accommodations made available, during a “possibly-triggering” debate about sexual assault, to students at Brown University. Now, there’s nothing wrong with a good ol' throwback to your kindergarten experiences. But when a clo...

Targeted Terrorism

Madi Meinel, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2016

The recent attack at Bacha Khan University has been claimed by the Taliban. According to BBC, the attack was planned by the Dara Adma Khel branch of the Taliban. It began before 9 a.m., as militants used the morning fog as cover to slip through nearby fields and scale the low wall towards the rear ...

Live or Die by the Three Ball

Taylor Dunn, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2016

Villanova Men’s Basketball has been a guard dominated program since head coach Jay Wright has been in power. Having a guard-heavy team is more than okay, but Villanova’s philosophy of relying on three pointers has stirred up some doubt from fans and sports analysts. When their shot is on, Vill...

True Crime Obsession

Dakota Hurwitz, Staff Writer

January 31, 2016

What is it with criminal activity that keeps Americans wanting to watch more? Why are people binge-watching shows dealing with deaths, rapes, and false accusations? True crime is hot right now: between HBO’s The Jinx, Netflix’s new hot series Making a Murderer, and the Serial podcast, people are becomin...

CB South’s New AP Course

Troy Klauder, Contributing Writer

January 31, 2016

The College Board has designed a new Advanced Placement course for the 2016-17 school year, and it’s coming to CB South. Next fall, South will be offering the brand new AP Computer Science Principles course. According to the College Board, “AP Computer Science Principles is a new computer sci...

An Elite Swimmer: A Student Spotlight on Lauren McCarthy

Lauren McCarthy (left) with her teammates, Shannon Murphy (center) and Sam Mrozinski (right), at a swim meet. Photo from Lauren McCarthy.

Tom Sheehan, Contributing Writer

January 25, 2016

Senior Lauren McCarthy has been swimming for “as long as [she] can remember.” Her love for swimming began when she was just a little kid down at her family’s summer home in Longport, New Jersey. Every day, when Lauren and her family went to the beach, Lauren would spend hours in the ocean. Her...

The New Generation of Star Wars

Finn is a Stormtrooper who turns on the First Order Photo from Eva Rinaldi via Flickr under Creative Commons license

Matthew Sutton, Contributing Writer

January 25, 2016

Last month a new Star Wars movie, directed by J.J. Abrams, was released to theaters. Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released on December 18, 2015 and it has become the highest grossing movie of all time, not adjusted for inflation. Before watching it, most people wonder if Star Wars: The Force Awake...

Channeling Your Inner Glen Coco: Interact Candy Grams

Lauren Fleming, Assistant Writer

January 25, 2016

It's that time of year again, when the snow falls, the Christmas songs are on every station, and Mean Girls appears one too many times on TV. Why? Because it's the holiday season, a time filled with seasonal celebrations and giving back to those who matter most. Interact knows all about giving back. Th...

Metotep Coffeehouse: Come for the Coffee, Stay for the Creativity

Sophia Wang, Staff Writer

January 23, 2016

Students packed into the back of South’s library on December 16th for the zenith of arts and literary celebration, the Metotep Coffeehouse. The award-winning Metotep magazine, created by South students, has been bringing the community back in touch with the roots of humanity since it was first esta...

Annie

January 3, 2016

Annie Wang is a co-editor for the Titan Tribune. In addition to working on the newspaper, she is also part of HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) and mock trial at South. Outside of school, Annie enjoys spending time with her family and on Netflix, both of which she loves very much! She is l...

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