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Should virtual learning be continued through the pandemic?

Should virtual learning be continued through the pandemic?
What are the pros of virtual learning?
November 18, 2020

Considering that Clayton High School plans to return to a form of in-person learning on Monday, November 9, there can be many events happening around us that could prevent this plan. In Mid-October, our...

The Youth Of Today: How Are They Doing?

The Youth Of Today: How Are They Doing?
November 18, 2020

The state of the world today is taking a toll on adults worldwide, from the pandemic to increasing political divides to civil unrest over racial injustices. Adults, however, have the help of maturity and...

The Social Dilemma

The Social Dilemma
November 13, 2020

Social media has monopolized people's attention at an unprecedented rate. It has dominated so fast that the sites being used are younger than most of the billions of daily users. Consequently, the effects...

Pumpkin Spice Latte Review

Kaldi's Pumpkin Spice Latte on a cool fall day.
Which STL Coffee Shop has the Best PSL?
November 13, 2020

Starbucks 2/5 Waking up on a fall morning and having to get up and go to school can be one of the hardest things. Luckily, we can find solace in the pumpkin spice lattes that many stores sell. The classic...

Relationship Reality TV

Relationship Reality TV
November 13, 2020

How better to escape from the reality of a global pandemic and political turmoil than through reality TV? During months of being more or less stuck at home, my family has relied heavily on television....

Get Into Fall

A crisp red fall leaf hangs from a tree full of bold leaves.
How and where to go to have a great fall in covid season
November 12, 2020

Even though it feels like Covid is cancelling all of our favorite fall traditions, there are still many ways to get into the fall spirit. First up, halloween, the spooky season. Normally, teens go to...

Staff Ed: Campaign Money

Campaign finances have a lot of influence on how a campaign runs. Art by Ella Cuneo
The Globe discusses campaign finances and the influence of money in a race for political office.
November 11, 2020

$66,000,000. The cost of about 570 average St. Louis homes. The cost of about 835 Teslas. The cost of about five million meals. That is how much President Donald Trump spent out of his pocket in the 2016...

The Politicization of Science

With the election at the forefront of many activities and the news cycle, topics such as coronavirus and climate change are being debated more than ever.
Science is viewed as a dividing subject between political parties
November 5, 2020

As the 2020 election draws near, there has been heated discussion between the two candidates about some of the biggest issues facing our country: namely, coronavirus and the climate crisis, and it seems...

Teenage Bounty Hunters Review

Maddie Phillips and Anjelica Bette Fellini in Teenage Bounty Hunters.”
New netflix show uses a satirical approach to discussing taboo topics.
November 3, 2020

Teenage Bounty Hunters, a series released by Netflix on August 14th, is incredibly entertaining as it surprises its audience with topics rarely discussed in TV shows marketed for teens. The show takes...

Review of Hamilton the film

Lin Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton and Phillipa Soo as Eliza Hamilton in the Disney+ film of
Disney+ released a filmed recording of the famous musical "Hamilton"
November 3, 2020

Hamilton, the Tony award-winning musical, went from stage to screen on July 3, 2020, with a filmed recording of the live show released onto the popular streaming platform, Disney+. The musical took Broadway...

Should 16 year olds be given the chance to vote?

A voting line sign. Voting has been restricted to those over 18.
November 3, 2020

Anyone 18 and older has the right to vote. A question some may be wondering is whether 16-year-olds should be allowed to vote. At 16 years old, teens are allowed to get their driver’s license. Young...

“Work It”

Lizy Koshy as Jasmine Hale, Tyler Hutchings as Robby G., Bianca Asilo as Raven, Nathaniel Scarlette as DJ Tapes, Neil Robles as Chris Royo, Sabrina Carpenter as Quinn Ackerman and Indiana Mehta as Priya
'Work It' Film - 2020
When Quinn Ackerman's admission to the college of her dreams depends on her performance at a dance competition, she forms a ragtag group of dancers to take on the best squad in she just needs to learn how to dance.
November 2, 2020

“Work It” is a new modern twist on your average dance movie starring Sabrina Carpenter, Jordan Fisher, Liza Koshy and Keiynan Lonsdale. Marketed towards teens, “Work It” displays dance in a...

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