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Slice of Life: Asian Culture Club

By Jared Leong This week Slice of Life showcases Great Neck South’s Asian Culture Club, which consists of multiple acts that perform in Cultural Heritage Night. This episode features groups like Modern Fan, Korean Techno, Lion Dance, Chinese Yo-yo, and Taekwondo as they prepare for the show on Dec. 4. However, Asian Culture Club is[…]

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Slice of Life: Girls’ Swimming and Diving

Video by Jared Leong Today on Slice of Life, we follow the girls’ swimming and diving team on their 2015-2016 season. “We have a lot of swimmers and divers improving a lot. We have a lot of girls who are going to [counties] this year, and we have one girl that made states so far—[sophomore][…]

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Slice of Life Trailer

Video by Jared Leong The Southerner is excited to announce the new web series Slice of Life, created in collaboration with Jared Leong, otherwise known as “Pubstarr” on YouTube. Focusing on clubs, sports teams, and other aspects of student life, Slice of Life is intended to show the regular lives of regular students at Great[…]

Historic Performance from History Bowl Club

By Skyler K. On March 17, South’s History Bowl club competed at the Regional Qualifiers at Half Hollow Hills West High School. Led by adviser Mr. Adam Turek-Herman, the club’s 14 members were split into two varsity teams and one junior varsity team. According to club members, all three of the teams performed tremendously well[…]

African American Culture Club Celebrates Black History Month

By Lauren Shum Do you know who Odetta Holmes was? Marvin Gaye? The Staple Singers? If you’ve seen the bulletin board by the social studies hallway, the answer should be a snap. For the entire month of February, in celebration of Black History Month, the bulletin board sported pictures of and information on influential black[…]

DECA’s ‘Group Effort’ Translates Into Historic Success

By Christine Wong Following DECA’s State Career Conference (SCC), a student from North messaged DECA Internationals’ qualifier and senior Kevin Miranda on Facebook the following: “Yo, man; tell me the secrets of your [DECA chapter]. Seriously, why are you guys so good at DECA?” The student was alluding to the fact that 28 South students[…]

Gay-Straight Alliance Stands Up Against Homophobia

By Elizabeth Li On Wednesday Feb. 15, South’s Gay-Straight Alliance hosted its first “Wear Purple Day” to stand up against homophobia. Students and faculty members wore purple to promote awareness towards the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. “This day was extremely important for me because it really opened opportunities not only for me but[…]