The Clypian Blog

IKE Box Coffee House

Salem’s local coffee shop,  IKE Box, currently an all ages music venue and refuge for troubled teens, has served as a facet of Salem’s community since 1891. IKE Box was not always the current coffee house that we know it as today....

EpiPen and Inhaler Recall

On Mar. 31, Mylan, a worldwide pharmaceutical company, recalled 13 lots of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr due to a possible defect. The pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline [GSK] has also recalled close to 600,000 Ventolin asthma inhalers. EpiPen and EpiPen Jr are epinephrine injections...

Music Districts

On 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...

Track and Field

The South Track and Field team is now officially in the middle of their season. The season has had a slow start as they have not won a meet yet, but they are improving day after day. “I think that we have...

Midterm Elections

The Midterm Elections on Nov. 6 of  2018 are crucial for both Democrats and Republicans, each fighting to secure the number of seats necessary to reach the majority holding in their respective seats to control the House of Representatives and Senate. 33...

Impact of Memes on Today’s Culture

In the last couple of years “memes” have evolved into a major way of communication. A meme is a image, video, or piece of text that satirically exposes a situation. Society uses memes to expose real world problems such as racism, corrupt...

The History of Prom: Is It Still Relevant?

The promenade, now referred to as “the prom,” has been a tradition carried out through many high schools since the mid to late eighteen hundreds, as a formal gathering involving dance and socialization. By the 1930s, the prom had become a sine...

Athlete Spotlight: Abby Fedor

Abby Fedor ‘20 has been an invaluable new addition for South’s Tennis team. Fedor is playing her first year of tennis as a freshman at South, and she is already on the varsity roster as the leading ‘singles’ player, playing in the...

The Dangers of Chubby Bunny

Following recent tragic events at the beloved business Voodoo Doughnuts’ location in Colorado, people are finding themselves questioning the true level of security they possess in recreational eating practices. Travis Malouff of Denver died on April 2 after choking amidst the 80-second...

Boys Lacrosse Update

The Saxon boys lacrosse team have 1 win and 6 losses this season. Though the team has struggled against some of their tougher competition, such as a 0-15 loss to the West Salem Titans, they continue to practice hard and keep working...

Athlete Spotlight: Ellie Slama

Ellie Slama ‘17 signed to play golf at Oregon State University on Nov. 9. Slama plans to study kinesiology at OSU and hopes to pursue a career in physical therapy.    Slama is a key member of both the swim and golf...