Author: Toni Trinh

TEDxSalem V: Through the Looking Glass

ShareOn Sat. Jan. 6, TEDxSalem will have their fifth annual event in which local speakers give a presentation on their experiences and research, or share a new idea. This year’s theme is “Through the Looking Glass” and the event is located at...

S.T.E.P. Program Making Their Mark on Salem-Keizer Youth

ShareWhat is Homelessness? One of the crucial questions to ask when discussing homelessness is what defines homelessness. There are many different aspects to consider when generalizing the term “homeless”. Homelessness can mean a variety of different things when considering the living circumstances...

FCC Repeals Net Neutrality

ShareAjit Pai, president Donald Trump’s Federal Communication Commission [FCC] chairman, has proposed to destroy Net Neutrality [NN].The previous president of the United States, Barack Obama, was an avid supporter of NN when he was in office. On Dec. 14 the FCC voted...

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...