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PODCAST: The Globe 10/12/20

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.
Senior Managing Editor Ella Cuneo talks to different people about interesting happenings in the Clayton community and beyond
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...

The Wildfires of Glenwood Canyon Raging Over The Amazing Scenery

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

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

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 chaos and vitriol of the first 2020 presidential debate shocked the American public
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...

Alternative Viewpoints of a Global Pandemic

Info Wars founder Alex Jones and nearly 150 un-masked protesters gathered on 11th street and Congress to protest against wearing masks in Texas.
Several citizens across the nation disagree with lockdown and mask laws currently in place
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...

Amazon Under Fire

The prominent Amazon company logo is displayed on the entrance to a fulfillment center in Grapevine, Texas.
Amazon's booming business may not be a good thing for its workers.
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,...

The “Chinese Virus”- How the Coronavirus Pandemic is affecting Asian Americans across the United States

An Asian mother and a kid wearing masks in the picture.
Racism towards Asian Americans has become increasingly prevalent as COVID-19 takes center stage
May 2, 2020

A cold glare, being spat on, or even being violently attacked. This is the reality that thousands of people of Asian descent are experiencing amid the Coronavirus pandemic. While not many people were concerned...

A Creative Quarantine

A Creative Quarantine
Staying at home may prevent us from doing some of our favorite things, but the isolation provides a perfect opportunity to create art.
April 30, 2020

Seeing the barren shelves in the toilet paper aisle and shoppers wearing face masks at grocery stores can make it seem like we are living in a dystopia. And though our situation may not look quite like...

Masks or Not: the Cultural Differences Between the West and East

People all other the world are wearing masks amid COVID-19.
Reporter Victoria Fan writes about the cultural differences between the East and the West in relation to mask wearing
April 12, 2020

COVID-19 put a mask on everyone in China soon after the outbreak in Wuhan. A focus for many people is whether they should wear masks amid the spread of COVID, and if so, what kind. People could get...

When Incompetence Becomes Deadly: The Trump Administration’s Coronavirus Response

Trump addresses the White House press briefing room on April 7.
How President Trump's response to the COVID-19 pandemic failed the American people
April 8, 2020

We all need some fun right now, so here’s a little game: match each statement to the person who said it -- President Trump or Dr. Fredrick Echols, Director of the City of St. Louis Department of Health. “I...

Becoming A Vegetarian

This image, drawn by Tiancheng Fan, represents the eating of vegetables are the protection for cute animals.
April 1, 2020

Protein deficient or pallid weaklings might come to mind when talking about vegetarians. The new United Nations report predicted that by 2050, well in our lifetimes, in fact, 30 from now, there will be...

Coronavirus Controversy

A controversial new virus is affecting people around the world. Courtesy of Science Photo Library.
March 9, 2020
“[People] try to come up with reasons to psychologically protect themselves. In this case, I think they’re trying to blame the virus on China for Chinese people.” -- Lauren Sucher-O'Grady

Staying Safe in Clayton

Larry Wolff's car after being crashed by the group of thieves
How can people stay safe in the Clayton and St. Louis Community?
March 3, 2020

On July 29, 2019 at 1:03 a.m., Clayton resident Larry Wolff was asleep in his home. He had two vehicles in his driveway. Security video from that night shows multiple people peering inside Mr. Wolff’s...

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