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Luke Soule

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor

Multimedia editor Luke Soule is a senior at McIntosh High School and has returned for his second year on the McIntosh Trail. Soule received an all-georgia and superior award during his first year on the staff as a writer and specializes in writing about film, music and environmental issues. He is also an editor for the Mischief Literary Magazine.

Soule enjoys writing poetry and stories and has written multiple screenplays. Music and film are big parts of Soule’s life. He taught himself to play guitar and currently takes music theory and piano lessons. His favorite artists are Death Grips, Gregory Alan Isakov and Hugh Masekela. He also began writing screenplays at the age of 13. His favorite movies are The Master, Swiss Army Man and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. He frequently volunteers at the Fayette Humane Society and Clothes Less Traveled.

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Graphic from the USA Facts website, showing the scope of COVIDs impact on Georgia since the start of the pandemic to July 2023.
 https://usafacts.org/visualizations/coronavirus-covid-19-spread-map/state/georgia/

COVID: Four years after shutdown

Rebekah Bushmire, Editor-in-Chief Mar 12, 2024
"The two months of school closure had a huge impact on my socialization capacity. The only socializing I had was with my mother, and two younger brothers. I became increasingly anti-social. I felt like I had zero friends."
Wormhole eclipse of Arrakis graphic made by Luke Soule in Canva

The spice of life: “Dune: Part Two” movie review

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Mar 11, 2024

Denis Villeneuve’s follow-up to the critically acclaimed “Dune: Part One,” “Dune: Part 2” released on Mar. 1, 2024 to immediate critical acclaim.  The movie follows up on the territorial...

Chiefs Signing Day 2/7/24

Luke Soule and Asa Boddie Mar 6, 2024

Multimedia Editor Luke Soule and Staff Writer Asa Boddie document the events of the McIntosh Chiefs Signing Day. Click on the image above to watch the full video.

Signing to Auburn University for baseball, Chase Fralick officially signs to his university.

Sign me up

Rebekah Bushmire, Asa Boddie, Luke Soule, Antwon Ware, and Connor Lafontant Feb 8, 2024

On National Signing Day, Feb. 7, 2024, McIntosh hosted senior athletes who are signing to a college for their future athletic and academic careers. A total of 13 student athletes signed letters of commitment...

Image screenshotted off of Rockstars YouTube page of the Grand Theft Auto VI trailer.

The decade long wait

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Dec 11, 2023

The best-selling video game franchise “Grand Theft Auto received” its fifth mainstream release on Sept. 17, 2013, and since then has sold over 190 million copies and has lengthened its stay through...

McIntosh’s Got Talent

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Oct 27, 2023

Graphic made in Canva by Luke Soule

Weekly news roundup

Oct 24, 2023

Graphic made in Canva by Luke Soule

The front cover of the MisChief literary magazine from 2021.

Making “MisChief”

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Oct 19, 2023

Since its founding in 1981, McIntosh High School has had a creative outlet within its goal of providing a medium for students to express their artistic visions.  The outlet, first known as “Voices”...

A graphic illustration of the multitude of posts on social media platform X concerning the PSAT. Created in Canva by Luke Soule

OPINION: PSAT = Paperless, Sitting And Technical difficulties

Rebekah Bushmire, Editor-in-Chief Oct 12, 2023

A graphic illustration of the multitude of posts on social media platform X concerning the PSAT. Created in Canva by Luke Soule

Graphic used with permission courtesy of Newspaper Association Managers, sponsors of National Newspaper Week.

National Newspapers Week: how the Trail delivers day after day, “in print, online, for you”

Rebekah Bushmire, Lulu Vitulo, Savannah Hayes, Grace Lovejoy, and Luke Soule Oct 3, 2023

Rebekah Bushmire, Editor-in-Chief "The Trail is crucial to holding our school accountable, students informed and the community aware of what goes on in our schools. It doesn’t matter what form we...

McIntosh students dressed up for the first themed day: Holi-day

Homecoming Spirit Week

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Oct 3, 2023

Holi-Day The bell rings and students walk in wearing plaid pants, Christmas hats and even costumes. For the first dress-up day of homecoming week, McIntosh students and staff kicked off with Holi-Day...

Graphic of the new capital improvements created by Luke Soule in Canva

Capital improvements planned for McIntosh High School

Mikayla Carrino, Staff Writer Sep 25, 2023

Graphic of the new capital improvements created by Luke Soule in Canva

Georgia Gov. Bryan Kemp suspended gas and diesel taxes through Oct. 12. The Associated Press reports this saves Georgians 31.2 cents on one gallon of gasoline.

Georgia, flush with cash, lowers cost of gas

Lulu Vitulo, Managing Editor Sep 13, 2023

Georgia Gov. Bryan Kemp suspended gas and diesel taxes through Oct. 12. The Associated Press reports this saves Georgians 31.2 cents on one gallon of gasoline.

Graphic made on Canva by Luke Soule depicting a mesh of Barbie and Oppenheimer

“Barbenheimer” explodes over summer

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Sep 1, 2023

“Barbie” and “Oppenheimer” Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” was released on July 21 alongside Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer,” sparking an internet phenomenon called “Barbenheimer”...

Graphic illustrated in Canva made by Luke Soule featuring a simplified figure of Wes Anderson and a multitude of scenery from his many films

OPINION: “Asteroid City” and a history of Wes Anderson’s unique style

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor May 2, 2023

As opposed to realism, which is characterized by framing “everyday life” in a naturalistic manner, a style known as formalism allows for the natural flow of the story to take a backseat in favor of...

The McIntosh High School class of 2022 at graduation in May. Photo by Rebekah Bushmire

You HOPE’d, they delivered

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Apr 12, 2023

Previously only covering about 80-90% of tuition in Georgia, the HOPE Scholarship will be able to pay for 100% of tuition for students attending public universities due to a Georgia budget change that...

Don’t beat around the box: CollegeBoard introduces new AP course

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Mar 31, 2023

An increasingly broad spectrum of courses are being introduced every year. Classes such as Advanced Placement Comparative Government and Politics and AP Pre-Calculus have been introduced for the upcoming...

Canva graphic of a glacier in Alaska featuring the Willow Project. Graphic created by Luke Soule using Canva.

Biden approves the Willow Project

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Mar 15, 2023

Man-made long-term shifts in temperature and weather, more commonly known as climate change, have taken an increasingly alarming presence among environmentalists in recent years. Oil and natural gas...

Screenshot of the Jan. 24 statement that appeared on the official Rick and Morty Twitter account.

“Rick and Morty” season 7 complications

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Mar 2, 2023

Season seven of Adult Swim’s “Rick and Morty” has not been confirmed for a 2023 release date, however, the show has been assigned at least 100 episodes according to a deal with Cartoon Network. Although...

The Last of Us airs live on HBO Sunday nights at 9 p.m. EST becomes available to stream on HBO Max at the same time.

“The Last of Us” HBO adaptation clicks with audiences

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Feb 3, 2023

“The Last of Us” is a 2013 zombie-infested adventure video game released exclusively to the Playstation 4, receiving a remake in Sept. 2022 for the Playstation 5. The game series eventually received...

Photo of McIntosh home basketball game, courtesy of the Legend Yearbook.

Don’t drop the ball on McIntosh basketball spirit

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Jan 20, 2023

The basketball games at McIntosh are a prominent demonstration of school spirit and support of the teams and the players themselves. Similarly to the football games that have taken place at McIntosh, themes...

Update: Georgia Senate runoff election results

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Dec 14, 2022

Dec. 6 was Election Day for the Georgia Senate runoff election. Republican candidate Herschel Walker and incumbent Democratic candidate Raphael Warnock were each vying to become a U.S. Senator representing...

Graphic designed on Canva by Luke Soule on the Georgia midterm elections

Georgia’s battle for the Senate

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Nov 29, 2022

The Georgia midterm elections took place on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, and since neither of the candidates for the Senate reached at least 50% of the votes in Georgia, the battle for control of the Senate...

TrailMIX

TrailMIX

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Oct 28, 2022

The McIntosh Trail playlist, TrailMix, is a new addition to the Trail’s social media. The playlist focuses on the feeling of Autumn, and future playlists are planned to contain seasonal content...

Dont throw the night away

Don’t throw the night away

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Oct 14, 2022

The McIntosh High School homecoming dance is on Saturday, Oct. 15 in the MHS gym from 7-10 p.m. While "glowing the night away," students should keep in mind the proper behavior and attire. Dress...

Graphic designed on Canva by Luke Soule

Hold the phone, there’s a new Apple update

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Oct 4, 2022

The iOS 16 update - "the biggest update ever," according to the announcement - arrived on Sept. 12, bringing many different customizations to the table. The new update allows users to fully customize their...

Student Advocacy Specialist Sharlene Patterson

Student Advocacy Specialist Sharlene Patterson

Luke Soule, Multimedia Editor Sep 23, 2022

The Student Advocacy Specialist is an important role at McIntosh High School. Specialist Sharlene Patterson’s office in the media center is a safe space for students who are struggling with overbearing...

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