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Love, the Globe

Love, the Globe

Yiyun Xu, Reporter

November 3, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Love, the Globe

What is music? Music, as defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is vocal, instrumental, or mechanical sounds having rhythm, melody or harmony. When people come across the term “music”, most of them think of singers like Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber, and songs like Lucid Dreams and Better Now....

Affirmative Action

Affirmative Action

Vivian Chen and Emma Raine

November 1, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Digital Display, Opinion

“Most Americans don’t want race to be part of your application to college. They don’t want the police to use race as a profiling tool to prevent crime. They don’t want prosecutors to use race in the makeup of a jury. Your race and your ethnicity should not be used to help or harm you in your...

Big Changes to AP World History

Big Changes to AP World History

Zachary Fisher, Page Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Digital Display, Opinion

Almost every high schooler in recent years has had their fair share of interactions with the College Board. With the Board controlling almost every major standardized test, including everything from the PSAT to AP Tests, it’s hard to not have at least taken one test that they’ve created. Many students...

Society Standards leads to Stress in Students

Society Standards leads to Stress in Students

Ella Cuneo, Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Opinion

At some point in a student’s life, he or she will feel judged. Whether it’s encouraged by parents, siblings, peers or teachers, stress is inevitable. We rely on a sense of external validation, we rely on someone else’s opinion or standard, to feel a sense of accomplishment. This social pressure drives stu...

STAFF ED: Pursuing Pursuit Day’s Potential

STAFF ED: Pursuing Pursuit Day’s Potential

Globe Staff

October 17, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Staff Ed

The Clayton School District’s purpose in educating students, as described in its vision statement, is to “develop leaders who shape the world through independence, creativity and critical thinking.” Yet for most students, primary and secondary schooling consist of prescribed, rigorous academic...

Pro / Con: AP Cap

Pro / Con: AP Cap

October 8, 2018


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  In a competitive high school environment like that of Clayton High School, advanced students are urged to take as many AP classes as they can. Some, however, find that this situation creates unnecessary stress for the students and suggest that the district impose a limit to the number o...

The Problem with “To All the Boys I Loved Before”

The Problem with “To All the Boys I Loved Before”

Sean Kim, Chief Video Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Digital Display, Movies, Opinion

It's a pretty good time to be an Asian-American. With hit movies such as Crazy Rich Asians along with a slew of smaller movies and TV shows such as Searching, Columbus and Fresh Off the Boat, Asians are getting the well-deserved Hollywood representation the community has been yearning. Of course...

Love, the Globe

Love, the Globe

Ashley Chung, Opinion Section Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Love, the Globe

For some, “what is the meaning of life?” may be the hardest question to answer, but for me, for as long as I can remember, it has been, “what’s your favorite food?” When I was younger, my immediate response would be, “Korean food.” The following question would ensue: “What kind of Korean...

Hollywood’s “Acceptable” POC

Hollywood’s “Acceptable” POC

Danny Choo-Kang, Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Digital Display, Movies, Opinion

Hollywood succeeds enormously at making money and garnering society’s attention. One thing Hollywood frequently fails at, however, is including diversity in its films. While audiences have recently been able to see more diversity on screen, the film industry clearly has a long ways to go. In addition...

A Day in the Life of the Cast Aside

A Day in the Life of the Cast Aside

Sofia Puerto, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Why do we do this to ourselves? We live in a generation where all of the world’s knowledge is at the click of a button for us, and we continuously make mistakes in etiquette when calling someone the right name or their prefered pronouns. Are we too afraid to ask? Do we not want to get caught looki...

Bad Policing or Racist Policing?

Bad Policing or Racist Policing?

David Higuchi

August 22, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Opinion

Most in Clayton have probably heard by now the story of the ten incoming black Washington University students stopped by Clayton police responding to a dine and dash at the IHOP on Clayton road. The students turned out to be innocent. The story received widespread national attention with accusations...

Pro / Con: La Croix

Pro / Con: La Croix

May 17, 2018


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With cans of La Croix sparkling water found all across the CHS campus--especially in the Globe's fridge--the staff decided to debate whether or not it is worth buying the beverage.

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