Author: Lizzy Palmquist

Is Thanksgiving an Appropriate Holiday?

ShareEver since it was first celebrated in 1621 by both English pilgrims and the Wampanoag, Thanksgiving has been considered a historical American tradition. However, some have questioned the political correctness or racial insensitivity of the holiday, given the harsh treatment of Native...

Forsythe Wins Crystal Apple Awarded

ShareThe 2017 Crystal Apple Awards were held at the Elsinore Theater on Nov. 2, celebrating the hard work of educators from all over the district. Among the nominees were South’s Bess Waxenfelter, Vivian Bartone, and JoyAnna Forsythe. At the end of the...

DIY It This Halloween!

ShareWith Halloween approaching, the pressure to find a good costume is on. The treat of costume parties can often become tricky when  attempting to maintain a budget while finding fun attire for the event. In order to avoid the stress of trying...

Roy Juarez Jr. Comes to South

Share Today, activist Roy Juarez Jr.  spoke during fifth and sixth period in both the Rose Auditorium and the Little Theatre as a part of his ROYit [Rescue Our Youth Impact Tour]. Juarez is reaching out to teens in high schools all...

Vans Warped Tour Comes to Oregon

ShareOn Saturday, June 17, Vans Warped Tour returns to Oregon. This is the concert’s first time being held in Salem since 1996. Hosting around 65 bands per location and traveling to 40 major cities around the U.S., the show attracts a variety...

New Finals Schedule Created for Second Semester

ShareThe week of June 12-16 is finals week for South students, and many have noticed a change in their usual finals week schedules. Unlike past years where finals have been spread out over three days, this year’s finals will take place over...

Post-Finals Recovery

Post-Finals Recovery

ShareWith finals quickly approaching, many students are preparing themselves for the pending exams and looking forward to the end of school. To celebrate the hard work that they have done to prepare for exams, the Clypian researched ways to unwind and relax...

Gardening for Cheapskates

Gardening for Cheapskates

ShareAs planting season is approaching, many at-home gardeners are beginning to plan their gardens for the year. For someone in high school, financing said garden may be challenging. However, there are some techniques that can aid adolescent gardeners in their quest for...

How to Handle an Easter Candy Hangover

How to Handle an Easter Candy Hangover

ShareWhether one celebrates Easter or not, the holiday produces so much candy that it becomes difficult to avoid. With most stores marking Easter-themed candy as half-off after the holiday ends, it can be hard to find a use for all the tempting...

Trump’s First Month: A Review

Trump’s First Month: A Review

ShareFeb. 20 marked the last day of Trump’s first month in the presidential office. Since his official first day last January, Trump has caught the attention of the world with his controversial choices so far, such as his immigration ban against seven...

The Good, Bad, and the Beastly: A Review of “Beauty and the Beast”

The Good, Bad, and the Beastly: A Review of “Beauty and the Beast”

ShareOn Mar. 17, the highly anticipated remake of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast came out in theaters. To see if this remake would live up to the glory of the original (or top it), a field trip was made to the theater...

Sixty Year Anniversary of Concert at South to Occur March 8

Sixty Year Anniversary of Concert at South to Occur March 8

ShareIn the South Salem High School library, there is a concert poster that reads “The Biggest Show of Stars for ‘57” dated Mar. 8. Most would walk by it without a second glance. Others would probably look at it briefly before running...