The School Newspaper of Southwest Career and Technical Academy.

Southwest Shadow

Southwest Shadow

Southwest Shadow

All content by Vincent Dagan
Getting a summer body for free

Getting a summer body for free

May 7, 2019
Teens aren't taking advantage of a great opportunity.
The blindside

The blindside

April 5, 2019
Our phones distract us, which can have a negative impact in the future.
The college admission ATM

The college admission ATM

March 19, 2019
Deposit your money and receive the advantage of your choice.
Youre cordially invited...

You’re cordially invited…

March 8, 2019
Happy birthday to me.
They call me Mr. Independent

They call me Mr. Independent

February 28, 2019
I can help you with Chemistry.
Flying to Cloud 9

Flying to Cloud 9

February 18, 2019
My love life is getting better.
Nothing says champions like burgers

Nothing says ‘champions’ like burgers

January 24, 2019

To celebrate the Clemson Tigers's win over Alabama in the National Championships, President Donald Trump served fast food to the team. Some of the fast food chains included McDonald's, Wendy's, Burger...

Take a look at Ol Faithful

Take a look at Ol’ Faithful

January 18, 2019
The government shutdown is impacting more than just the White House.
Just like it’s 2004 again

Just like it’s 2004 again

December 12, 2018
My brother and I need to settle our arguments differently from now on.
The dangers of Black Friday

The dangers of Black Friday

December 5, 2018
The internet is considered a lot safer than real life when it comes to sales and good deals.
After all these years ...

After all these years …

October 24, 2018

After years of being told "no" from my parents about anything that seems too distracting from my school work, they have finally allowed me to dye my hair blue.  

Scary clowns for hire

Scary clowns for hire

October 16, 2018
Fright Dome isn't running this season, which has raised demands from participants to bring it back.
A message from Aunt Sami

A message from Aunt Sami

October 4, 2018
Introducing Aunt Sami - fighting for Breast Cancer Survival.
The road to a license

The road to a license

October 1, 2018
Studying for a permit test is harder than expected.
Its that time of the year

It’s that time of the year

September 19, 2018
Have you gotten used to presenting?
Nike is on fire

Nike is on fire

September 17, 2018
Colin Kaepernick is supported by Nike, but some people aren't liking it. To protest, they are burning their Nike products.
Leave it at home

Leave it at home

September 10, 2018
Although school has just started, students from five different schools have been packing loaded guns in they backpacks and bringing them to class.
Keep calm, summer is gone

Keep calm, summer is gone

August 28, 2018

Jumping back into school is challenging, especially after spending my summer playing Fortnite every day. Lately, stressing over homework has been more common than rage quitting a game.

Out with the old, in with the new

Out with the old, in with the new

August 20, 2018

Starbucks is reducing their plastic straw use with their new recyclable lids due to the waste of materials and how they harm ocean life. The lids are already in more than 8,000 Starbucks stores in the...