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Climate Change and the 2020 Elections

Climate Change and the 2020 Elections

Sofia Mutis and Elaine Yoo

February 13, 2020

Only 18 months.  In July 2019, Dr. Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, climatologist and director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Change stated that there would be 18 months until climate change damage is irreversible, 18 months until the Earth changes forever. Now there are only 11. These are t...

Why does Clayton Still Support College Board?

Why does Clayton Still Support College Board?

Richard Cheng, Chief Digital Editor

February 5, 2020

In light of recent cheating scandals with celebrities like Laurie Loughlin, the world was shocked to see the college admissions process contorted to serve the agendas of America’s most elite families. But why was everyone so surprised? The College Board has a pedigree of administering tests that cater...

A Reaction to the NY Times’ Endorsement of Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren

A Reaction to the NY Times’ Endorsement of Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren

Dheera Rathikindi, Reporter

January 23, 2020

Since the founding of the New York Times in 1851, it has traditionally endorsed a single candidate for presidency. Breaking convention, the New York Times editorial committee has decided to endorse two separate candidates for the Democratic nomination. This year, Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren have both been endorsed...

Classic vs Modern Literature

Classic vs Modern Literature

Chloe Creighton and Daphne Kraushaar

January 14, 2020

If any teenager were to ask their parents what books they read in high school, the answers would be alarmingly consistent. They might reminisce over a foggy memory of Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers or fume about Holden Caulfield. Some may recall the valiant Odysseus or the virtuous Piggy. And decades...

love, the Globe

love, the Globe

Tiancheng Fan, Reporter

January 8, 2020

“May we live long and share the beauty of the moon together, even if we are hundreds of miles apart.” On a Mid-autumn festival thousands of years ago, the Chinese poet Su Shi wrote this verse that is still popular among people today.  Mid-autumn festival is a day for eating sweet mooncakes filled w...

Sketchy

Sketchy

Ivy Reed, Reporter

December 5, 2019

I really hate the word “sketchy.” I hate it every time people in Clayton use it to describe the metro, or the city, or basically anything that’s not Clayton. But I never really say anything, because I know they won’t get it. When you tell me about all the people who sell drugs and get shot on...

Intruder Drills- Are They Really a Solution?

Intruder Drills- Are They Really a Solution?

Sophie Yoshino

December 4, 2019

Every year, thousands of students across the nation hide in closets, barricade doors, and prepare to throw their water bottles, but this is no child’s play. These students are participating in intruder drills. A few weeks ago, the Clayton School District held theirs. “An intruder has entered the...

A New Library Soon Too Come

A New Library Soon Too Come

Sam Smith, Reporter

December 3, 2019

On any given day, the library is packed full of visitors. Either paying chess soliciting or studying for an upcoming exam. Currently when you sit down the hard wooden desks. Your back screams in pain searching for relief. And you try to do work but cramped desks restrict you from doing so. As you push ...

Star Wars a Divide Between Fans

Sam Smith, Reporter

December 3, 2019

As the Star Wars saga comes to an end with the last movie, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”, many fans have come to the sudden realization that their beloved movies will truly end. It has been a long and fruitful journey through the mysteries and mystics that is the world of Star Wars. For many...

Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei

Junyi Su and Thomas Gustafson

December 2, 2019

A couple of weeks ago, I was able to meet one of the most famous living artists in the world as he was leaving his Bare Life exhibition at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum in Washington University. Ai Weiwei is an internationally known dissident artist and activist from China. With over 350,000 T...

Honors, History, and Equity in Education

Honors, History, and Equity in Education

Elaine Yoo, Reporter

November 21, 2019

What separates Clayton from other school districts in the area? While many aspects of CHS are different than other districts, one of the most unique traits is the set-up of the social studies curriculum: there are no tracked classes, and the mandatory sequence of history classes ends after the sophomore year (although studen...

idling by

idling by

October 21, 2019

Recently, I heard a story about climate change on NPR.  The story told of the large number of forest fires ravaging Brazil. It said how “International concern is growing,” and how “French President Emanuel Macron… urged those attending the G-7 Summit… to put the fires at the top of the agen...

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