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Dayton Smith

Dayton Smith, Staff Writer

I'm Dayton Smith, I'm a sophomore and this is my first year on the newspaper staff. I hope to write about local news in the Seymour area, as well as news from larger metropolitan areas such as Indianapolis and Louisville.

"Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible."

-Frank Zappa

 

 

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Taylor Swift fans change modern culture as a collective force

Taylor Swift fans change modern culture as a collective force

Dayton Smith, Staff Writer
February 7, 2024

Taylor Swift has been one of the most popular stars in the music industry for over a decade, but her popularity is currently at its peak, with her Eras Tour selling 2.5 million tickets on its first presale...

Legendary rock band Kiss is using groundbreaking technology to continue touring

Legendary rock band Kiss is using groundbreaking technology to continue touring

Dayton Smith, Staff Writer
December 7, 2023

Kiss is one of the most famous rock bands of all time. Beginning in 1973, the band quickly became famous for their iconic face paint and their over-the-top live shows which featured pyrotechnics and elaborate...

SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes officially end

SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes officially end

Dayton Smith, Staff Writer
November 16, 2023

On November 9, 2023, the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) finally reached a tentative deal with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers...

Matthew Perry passes away at age 54

Matthew Perry passes away at age 54

Dayton Smith, Staff Writer
November 8, 2023

Friends is one of the most famous television shows of all time. A very important part of what brought the show such fame is the excellent cast, which featured actors who would become some of the biggest...

Palestinians gather around the remains of a mosque destroyed in Israeli strikes, as the conflict between Israel and Palestinian Islamist group Hamas continues, in the northern Gaza Strip October 22, 2023. REUTERS/Anas al-Shareef

Israel-Hamas war wages in the Middle East

Dayton Smith, Staff Writer
October 25, 2023

On Saturday, October 7, 2023, Palestinian military groups led by Hamas, which is an Islamic political and military organization, launched an armed invasion of southern Israel from the Gaza Strip. The attack...

Festival Foods: The Top Foods at The Oktoberfest

Festival Foods: The Top Foods at The Oktoberfest

Lucas Jablonski: Sweet Tea and Jesus- 5.25/5 stars  The sweet tea from Sweet Tea and Jesus was heavenly.  The largest draw for the drinks were the wide variety of flavors ranging from marshmallow...

Louder Than Life rocks Louisville

Louder Than Life rocks Louisville

Dayton Smith, Staff Writer
September 27, 2023

Louder Than Life is an annual music festival held in the heart of Louisville, Kentucky. The festival celebrates the best of rock and metal music, while also highlighting the culture of Louisville. Since...

COVID-19 Cases Rise Again

COVID-19 Cases Rise Again

Dayton Smith, Staff Writer
September 14, 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most important moments in recent human history. It greatly affected global economies, changed the way we attended school, and permanently altered society as a whole....

Changes at SHS

Changes at SHS

Dayton Smith, Staff Writer
August 30, 2023

For over a year, Seymour High School has been the site of vast construction. This year, one of the biggest additions has been finished, as a whole new cafeteria is open to serve staff and students. Included...

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