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Two pawpaw hang from a pawpaw tree.

Pawpaw

Pawpaws are the largest edible fruit native to North America! So why haven't many people heard of it?
Sofia Erlin, Editor-in-Chief October 26, 2020

“Do you see it? It’s supposed to be in the front of the garden.” My mom and I continued walking through the trees, searching for something we’d never seen before. “Is that it?” I pointed...

Spreading News Through Social Media: Good or Bad?

Spreading News Through Social Media: Good or Bad?

With the widespead use of social media, many new problems arise among people.
Sophia Lu October 23, 2020

Starving children in Yemen. The Black Lives Matter movement. Fires in California, which as of September 12th, have burned over 10,000 acres. With many major happenings in the world right now, teens have...

Washington DC at Night

The United States Senate Explained

Alex Slen October 23, 2020

The United States Senate calls itself the “world’s greatest deliberative body,” but is that still the case? The United States Senate is one of the two legislative bodies that make up the United States...

“Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe” and Why You Should Watch

Jenna Bush October 22, 2020

Disney Television Animation recently produced Phineas and Ferb the Movie: Candace Against the Universe. The film was released on Disney+ on August 28, 2020 and has been a big hit. The plot revolves around...

Presidential candidate Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris at Alexis Dupont High School in Delaware.

Kamala Harris

Despite her painted progressive image, Kamala Harris is not someone who should be representing the left
Vivian Chen, Copy Editor October 20, 2020

At the beginning of the year in my Honors American Literature class, we analyzed a quote from a novel by George McKenna, called “The Puritan Origins of American Patriotism”. It read, “Of all peoples...

Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) participates in the vice presidential debate at the University of Utah on October 7, 2020, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Dear Senator Harris

Feature Section Editor Emma Baum writes a letter to Democratic Vice Presidential Nominee, Kamala Harris
Emma Baum, Reporter October 12, 2020

Dear Senator Harris, Three years ago I had a teacher who believed that my choice to sit for the Pledge of Allegiance gave him permission to shame and humiliate me. For 45 minutes, I was interrogated about...

The vice presidential campaign debate between Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Vice President Mike Pence in Salt Lake City, Utah, is seen on TV in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020.

PODCAST: The Globe 10/12/20

Senior Managing Editor Ella Cuneo talks to different people about interesting happenings in the Clayton community and beyond
Ella Cuneo, Shane LaGesse, Max Keller, and Max Hagemeister October 12, 2020

 This week’s episode we will have a recap with opinions surrounding the vice presidential debate with co-EIC Shane LaGesse, a heartwarming story about the pawpaw fruit, and discussing the pros and...

Picture of Chief Digital Editor Siddhi Narayan, who writes about our responsibilities facing racism

From the Editor

In a world where black people are targeted victims of police brutality, what can we do to counter it?
Siddhi Narayan, Chief Digital Editor October 10, 2020

On Thursday, September 24th, six months after 24-year-old Breonna Taylor was shot while sleeping in her own bed by police officers, a grand jury announced a long-awaited decision: there were to be no indictments...

A portion of one of the wildfires was burning in the median between Interstate 70 in both directions.

The Wildfires of Glenwood Canyon Raging Over The Amazing Scenery

Charlie Miller, Reporter October 8, 2020

Glenwood Canyon in Colorado is one of my favorite places in the United States, and even in the whole world.  I went there this summer for the very first time, and I was just so grateful to get to see...

President Donald Trump, left, and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, right, participate in the first presidential debate, moderated by Fox News anchor Chris Wallace at the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University, on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in Cleveland.

The First Debate: Truth, Lies and the State of Democracy

The chaos and vitriol of the first 2020 presidential debate shocked the American public
Ivy Reed, Opinion Section Editor September 30, 2020

The first presidential debate, hosted on 29th September 2020, started out calmly enough. Moderator Chris Wallace introduced the first topic, the Supreme Court. Trump spoke for two minutes. Biden spoke...

Info Wars founder Alex Jones and nearly 150 un-masked protesters gathered on 11th street and Congress to protest against wearing masks in Texas.

Alternative Viewpoints of a Global Pandemic

Several citizens across the nation disagree with lockdown and mask laws currently in place
Grace Snelling, Editor-in-Chief August 13, 2020

With “My Body, My Choice!” and “Models are Wrong, Open MO!” signs in hand, around 60 individuals protesting Missouri’s stay-at-home order converged on downtown Clayton on April 21. Some gathered...

The prominent Amazon company logo is displayed on the entrance to a fulfillment center in Grapevine, Texas.

Amazon Under Fire

Amazon's booming business may not be a good thing for its workers.
Angela Xiao, Chief Managing Editor May 8, 2020

It’s the day before Christmas, and suddenly, you realize you forgot to buy your mom a gift! Frantically, you pick up your phone, open the Amazon app, and scroll through hundreds of products: shampoos,...

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