Author: Toni Trinh

Leading the Way: TedxYouth Salem

ShareTED, an acronym for Technology, Entertainment, and Design is a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing ideas typically in a short, powerful talk that lasts less than 18 minutes. TEDx is a local, self-organized group dedicated to spreading ideas among the community in...

59 Dead and Over 500 Injured: Las Vegas Shooting

ShareOn Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, Stephen Paddock, 64, opened fire at 10:08 p.m. into a crowd of people going to a country music concert in Las Vegas. Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo reported to CNN that the shooting was at a “progressive,...

South Salem’s “Chopped” Competition

ShareOn September 30, 2017 South’s culinary program hosted a “Chopped” cooking competition at the Saturday Market in downtown Salem. A “Chopped” competition is where cooks are given a set of mysterious ingredients that will become the star of the dish and they...

DACA Revoked Under the Trump Administration

DACA Revoked Under the Trump Administration

ShareOn Sept. 5, President Donald J. Trump announced that he will end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals [DACA], a program that was an executive order under the previous president Barack Obama in 2012. DACA is a program to protect young undocumented children...

Millennials Wanted: Dead or Alive

Millennials Wanted: Dead or Alive

ShareGeneration Y, most commonly known as Millennials, consists of people who were born between the years 1980-1995, however, many people consider Gen Z to be part of the Millennials, but actually it consists of people who were born in the years 1996-2010....

Music Districts

Music Districts

ShareOn April 7, 2017, both the band and the orchestra performed at the Western Oregon University Invitational festival. South’s Chamber Orchestra received a score of 79 and South’s Wind Ensemble received a score of. Both orchestra and band qualified to perform at...

Women’s March in Salem, OR

Women’s March in Salem, OR

ShareCo-written by Toni Trinh and Lizzy Palmquist On Jan. 21, protesters around Oregon and around the world took to the streets to advocate for the health care rights of women, their dislike of the new president, LGBT rights, and the rights of...

Snoball: Winter Garden

Snoball: Winter Garden

ShareStudents from all over the Mid-Valley came for the 63rd annual teen dance located at the Oregon State Fairgrounds Pavilion. The dance was coordinated by Susan and Blythe Adkins, event coordinators of Class Act Events Coordinators Inc., with the help from members...

RiverCity Rock Star Academy

RiverCity Rock Star Academy

ShareThe RiverCity Rock Star Academy is a program where people of all ages are able to come together and learn from music professionals as well as being able to play music. The program has summer camps for people between the ages of...

Music Department Performs Next Week

ShareThis year South’s music department will have concerts on the week of Oct. 17 to 20. Chamber Orchestra will be playing on the 18, Wind Ensemble on the 19, and Choir on the 20. “we’ve [the orchestra] improved a lot more than...

iPhone 7 Debut

iPhone 7 Debut

ShareOn Sept. 7, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus were released with new improvements such as a longer lasting battery and stereo speakers. Apple claims that the battery life is increased by roughly an extra hour. Similar to the Samsung Galaxy 7,...