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STAFF ED: Detained

STAFF ED: Detained

Ashley Chung, Opinion Section Editor

May 13, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Staff Ed

Detention. The epitome of a high school punishment. When portrayed in media, it is lacking energy, boring, and silent. But during lunch periods on March 19 and 20, the mass detention in the auditorium was humming with energy. About 300 students had received detentions for walking out in protest of gun...

Trade War: What it could mean for America?

Trade War: What it could mean for America?

Neema Naemi, Page Editor

May 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Trump says winning a Trade War will be easy but history might tell us otherwise. Greater tariffs on imported goods and greater tensions with China could be results of the Trade War. While the idea of a Trade War may seem crazy it has happened before. In 1927, George and Ira Gershwin create a musical c...

Love, The Globe: A Foreign Affair

Love, The Globe: A Foreign Affair

Samantha Zeid, Page Editor

May 8, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Latest, Love, the Globe

Love is often pictured as an infatuation, an attraction, a connection to a tangible being. But for me, love is an intangible passion for an intangible extence. Love is the deep clutch we hold on that which makes us glad to be alive. This love, my love, is not for a person, a place or even one thing. My love burns for the world that has opened up for me through my passion for languages.

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...

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