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Image of Editor-in-Chief Alex Slen. Slen examines what it means to be educated.

Editor’s Letter: Alex Slen

Alex Slen, Editor-in-Chief May 8, 2023

In my first editor's letter of the year, I wrote about what it means to be educated. I concluded that being educated is about being able to look through the metaphorical noise to find the truth. As a journalist,...

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Reflections After 12 Years in the American Education System

Alex Slen, Editor-in-Chief May 8, 2023

"Reflection upon the experience is as important as the experience itself," Ralph Emerson. I'm slightly surprised I made it 12 years ago. Twelve years is a long time to be doing anything, much less toiling...

The new Greyhound Scholar initiative devalues student interests which lie outside of academics

I am not a Greyhound Scholar

JiaLi Deck, Editor in Chief March 16, 2023
I implore the Clayton community to reassess how we value students. Do we value them as test takers? “A+” receivers? Scholars? Or as people. Humans. Kids who want to learn, have fun, and live a life which makes them happy.
Photo of Clayton high School student and Globe reporter, Aylah Hooper posed in the studio.

Being Black Where Black Feels Unwanted

Aylah Hopper, Reporter March 9, 2023

The School District of Clayton prides itself on being a,“Place for Everyone in Head and Heart.” However, in my 12 years as a Black student in the District, I have found that it has been hard...

The Turtle Shell Effect

The Turtle Shell Effect

Sidra Major, Chief Digital Editor March 9, 2023

I was best friends with every single student in my preschool class, we all were. Seventeen toddlers gathered on an eight-by-ten rug Monday through Friday cultivated a sense of community I have yet to feel...

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Oleato: Starbucks’ Olive Oil Coffee

Victoria Fan March 9, 2023

Launched first in Italy this February, Starbucks’ Oleato products will introduce a new ingredient to personalize your coffee: Olive oil. The three new products of caffe latte, the Golden Foam cold brew,...

Pinching Pennies: Staff Ed

Pinching Pennies: Staff Ed

Isabella Bamnolker and Charlie Meyers February 3, 2023

Stanford University- $90. Columbia University- $85. Do you want to apply to go to the engineering program at Boston College? Well…that’s a whopping $80 out of your piggy bank. While not even being...

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Review on Matilda the Musical the Movie

Riley Zimmerman, Reporter January 29, 2023

I give Matilda the musical the movie a 5 out of 5. You may think that this movie would be a normal happy kids movie, but there were actually lots of deep ideas and sad emotions throughout the movie....

What AI Can Teach Us About Being Human

What AI Can Teach Us About Being Human

Lavanya Mani, Reporter January 24, 2023

How much of the world should be guided by algorithms? That’s a question more and more people are asking themselves as awareness increases about the scope of AI. Students can input prompts into ChatGPT...

Marijuana Legalization in Missouri

Marijuana Legalization in Missouri

Ezri Perrin, Reporter January 4, 2023
“I support legalizing marijuana. The only issue with this bill is that the process you have to go through only benefits white rich powerful men and the average African American on the street is still screwed,”
A collection of items all deemed basic

That’s so Basic

JiaLi Deck, Editor in Chief December 15, 2022
It’s time for us to stop prosecuting each other for liking things considered mainstream. People should be free to enjoy what makes them happy, whether or not those things align with society’s view of what is good. 
The Complex of Overnight Activities

The Complex of Overnight Activities

December 13, 2022

“I loved going on overnight activities for high school clubs like Speech and Debate or Robotics. I felt like the best team bonding always happened on these trips… They left me with great memories and...

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