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STAFF ED: A Better Way to Do Homework

STAFF ED: A Better Way to Do Homework

Globe Staff

November 13, 2018

"Oh, you´re taking Honors Physics? You´re going to cry every night.” "If you take four AP classes, you can say goodbye to your mental health." These are just a few of the things Clayton students hear as they start the school year, talking about the amount of homework they will get each night. Homework...

Pro/Con: Cut Policy

Pro/Con: Cut Policy

November 9, 2018

Clayton has strong athletic participation in its student body, due to its unique no-cut policy where everyone gets a chance to play. Recent changes to the athletic policy initiated by the Captains' Council, though, has brought the nature of the no-cut policy into question. Read as the Globe covers ...

Love, the Globe

Love, the Globe

Yiyun Xu, Reporter

November 3, 2018

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

“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

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, Photo Editor

October 21, 2018

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

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

  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

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, Senior Managing Editor

October 2, 2018

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, Opinion Section Editor

September 25, 2018

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

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...

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