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STAFF ED: Gun Control

STAFF ED: Gun Control

Anna Sturmoski, Copy Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Digital Display, Staff Ed

There should be no instance in which the last thing a child hears is the sound of gunfire. In America, this has been the case with far too many children as of late. In February, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Parkland, 15 children were killed, as well as two adults. On March 7, 17-year-old...

Today’s Vietnam

Today’s Vietnam

Mitali Sharma, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2018


Filed under Commentary

Trump’s first year in office entailed discriminatory travel bans, environmental crises, Nazi rallies, nuclear threats, lies and dreams dissolving into dust. As the anniversary of Trump’s inauguration came around, my girlfriends and I took to the streets in the 2018 Women’s March to express our...

STAFF ED: Got Homework?

STAFF ED: Got Homework?

April 8, 2018


Filed under Staff Ed

On the weekends following February 19 and March 9, Kirkwood High School students had one less worry due to a newly enacted no-weekend-homework policy. These two weekends functioned as an experiment as part of an initiative to improve both student and teacher mental health. In order to enforce this...

“Kids These Days”

“Kids These Days”

Ashley Chung, Opinion Section Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“Kids these days…” Every generation has heard this phrase or some variation of it. Whether it was said 30 years ago, or two years ago, this phrase underlines the disapproval younger generations get from older generations. Today, Millennials and Generation Zs are at the brunt of this insult. De...

March For Our Lives, Miami

March For Our Lives, Miami

Keilan Morrissey, Reporter

April 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

On March 24th, 2018, the youth of America and other citizens voiced their opinions regarding gun safety in schools. On this date, my family and I were visiting Miami, the sister city of Parkland, which was the site of the most recent school shooting. While Parkland citizens gathered to protest the lack of...

The Dangers of a Liberal Bubble

The Dangers of a Liberal Bubble

Damien Stahl, Reporter

March 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

When you imagine the best learning space for young people, what comes to mind? I think most would agree that an open-minded, inclusive space comes to mind. While Clayton High School prides itself on these characteristics, it is not always true. In many cases, Clayton is an open-minded, inclusive space....

STAFF ED: The True National Treasure

STAFF ED: The True National Treasure

March 5, 2018


Filed under Staff Ed

National parks today are defined as a scenic or historically important areas of countryside protected by the federal government for the enjoyment of the general public or the preservation of wildlife. Although our national parks are considered one our greatest decisions as a nation, we are seeing attempts...

Pro / Con: Net Neutrality

Pro / Con: Net Neutrality

February 5, 2018


Filed under Pro/Con

STAFF ED: Show Me Free Speech

STAFF ED: Show Me Free Speech

January 31, 2018


Filed under Staff Ed

Last March, high schoolers in Pittsburg, Kansas caused an uproar in their town after publishing an article in the school newspaper that accused the newly hired principal of harboring false credentials. Threats of suspension and lawsuits were tossed at them like tomatoes on a bad comedian. The fact...

Love, The Globe

Love, The Globe

Olivia Joseph, Opinion Section Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Love, the Globe

My dad wasn’t always my dad. There was a time when he was just my parent: A stoic figure, a homework helper, but not quite a source of love. He never needed to be. My mom provided all the love I needed. She was more than just a parent - she was a friend, a confidant, and most importantly, she loved...

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