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STAFF ED: Transgender Athletes

STAFF ED: Transgender Athletes

May 15, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Staff Ed

Over the contrasting boos and cheers of the crowd, the referee for the Texas girls’ state wrestling championship raised Mack Beggs’ arm, proclaiming him the state champion. Although hoping to compete on a boy’s team, Beggs had to wrestle for the girls at Trinity High School in Euless, Texas due to the state...

Truth Triumphed Today

Truth Triumphed Today

Eilot Blackmore

May 9, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Latest, Local News, Opinion

In the years since 1876, a date hailed in Saint Louis history as the great divorce, Missouri lawmakers have tried five times to rejoin Saint Louis City and County in one massive city. Each attempt was a failure. Everyone understands that the status quo is broken. In an editorial, founder of the Riverfr...

Clayton’s College Culture

Clayton’s College Culture

Zach Fisher

April 4, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Sometimes, it seems that Clayton has an obsession with college. Juniors, sophomores, and even freshman are thinking about where they want to go to college and rarely do students see other options besides attending elite four-year universities. This “college culture” has its upsides in that Clayton...

The Bezos Dilemma

The Bezos Dilemma

Siddhi Narayan, Reporter

March 27, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Opinion

On the 25th of August in 1797, Alexander Hamilton wrote a 95-page pamphlet known as the Observations on Certain Documents, or the Reynolds Pamphlet. The lengthy essay confirmed a rumor in question: that Hamilton had an affair with a married woman, Maria Reynolds. Hamilton published the paper to take control of his...

Brown’s Disappearance

Brown’s Disappearance

Sofia Puerto, Reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion

The choir collectively looked on in sadness as they were told the terrible news. Mr. Brown would not be returning to CHS. For the last few years, the choir programs in the middle school and the high school haven’t exactly been thriving. There have been lots of teacher swaps, fewer kids signing up...

STAFF ED: City-County Merger

STAFF ED: City-County Merger

Globe Staff

March 15, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Staff Ed

St. Louis was first established as a city in 1764. By 1876, St. Louis County split off from the city in an event named “The Great Divorce”. Kirkwood was a train station, Ferguson a lone train platform and Clayton was just a farm. The 1870 population was upwards of 300,000, while only 30,000 lived...

Pro/Con: The Metric System

Pro/Con: The Metric System

March 14, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Pro/Con

The US is currently using the imperial system as the official unit of measurement, measuring distances in miles and volumes in gallons, but almost every other country uses the metric system. American scientists have even transitioned to the metric system, but there could be significant costs to switching...

Homework Hassle

Homework Hassle

Sonia Palamand, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Commentary

Homework is an agonizing task for most high school students. According to a September 2018 survey sent to all students at CHS, the 301 respondents self-reported that more than 60 percent of students take between three and four hours to complete their homework, with “more than four hours” being...

Clayton’s Closed Minds

Clayton’s Closed Minds

Sean Kim, Chief Video Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Opinion

If you asked me about my political beliefs in eighth grade, I would’ve responded with a sweeping left-leaning response, no questions asked. I stuck to the assumption that conservatives were only looking to prevent the country from moving forward, and that liberals or more appropriately, “progressives,”...

The Death of Silence

The Death of Silence

Eliot Blackmoore

March 4, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Today is a time of talking like no other. With 2.4 million emails sent every second, six billion calls made each day, and seven trillion text messages shared yearly, the modern breadth of worldwide communication is unparalleled in human history. Our languages gush from every crevice of society: forming ...

Callous Chromebooks

Callous Chromebooks

February 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion

When Chromebooks were first integrated into CHS they didn’t come without controversy. It took time for students and teachers alike to adjust to the new addition, but eventually most classes found a place for them in their curriculum and most teachers had an easy transition to the Chromebooks, with the ex...

Pro/Con: Optional Finals

Pro/Con: Optional Finals

February 1, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Pro/Con

Twice a year, students file into classrooms for the last time of the semester--finals week. The period leading up to such significant tests, which can cover eight months' worth of material and be worth a fifth of the whole class grade, is known for causing serious stress among students in every class....

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