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A laptop, its screen red and displaying the word CENSORED in capital letters.

EARN IT Bill Threatens Free Speech Online

Ezri Perrin, Reporter February 16, 2022
The problem with bills like these is that they do very little to address the underlying problems which create human trafficking and the dissemination of child pornography, and instead encourage censorship and reduced safety/income for sex workers. SESTA-FOSTA was a similar attempt at this, which ended in extremely reduced safety for sex workers and restricted speech for those online.
How is My Sister so Good at Wordle?

How is My Sister so Good at Wordle?

Rachel Chung, Review Section Editor February 3, 2022

It is 2:09 PM as I attempt to write this article, and I am inexorably pulled in to the blight on my life that is powerlanguage.co.uk/wordle/. Like moths to a flame, I pull up Safari on my phone, scroll...

Image of the Supreme Court Building courtesy of Wikipedia Commons

The Supreme Court Must Protect the Future of Public Education

Alex Slen, Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2022

We as a country have long held the belief in religious freedom protected by the first amendment. Carson v. Makin threatens this belief. This case is now at the forefront of the debate over religious freedom....

President Biden Speaking Presidential Gun Sense Forum hosted by Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons

Biden Must Push for Electoral College Loopholes to be Patched to Save Democracy

Alex Slen, Editor-in-Chief January 30, 2022

Following the failure of the latest voting rights bill, Democrats have a problem on their hands. This is the second major legislative failure in the past year under President Biden. In this latest bill,...

Insurrectionists storm the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021

The State of Democracy

Alex Cohen, Managing Editor January 27, 2022

“Violence is social and political breakdown,” said Randall Calvert, professor of political science at Washington University.  This breakdown is coming for American society.  On Jan. 6, 2021,...

Painting by preschool students, provided by the Clayton School district.

A Threat to Clayton’s Educational Equity

Isabel Erdmann, Managing Editor January 27, 2022

When you walk into a Clayton school you will find classroom libraries full of books of every topic and posters covering the walls with key historical events, but imagine if those shelves became limited...

Petland STL located in Lake Saint Louis

Petland has no Home in Saint Louis

Sidra Major, Reporter January 20, 2022

Upon walking through the front doors, the smell of disinfectant and bleach combined with the sound of small paws scratching against the glass draws your attention to the back of the store: a tall lit-up...

A scene of rioters still shouting in the Capitol building since being directed.

January 6th 2021: The Day America Faced Political Fear

Kirby Miller and Charlie Miller January 17, 2022

Last year began with a glass of American politics as 46th president, Joe R. Biden, was preparing to move into the White House as former vice president, Mike Pence, was confirming his victory just two weeks...

Stereotypes in Social Media

Stereotypes in Social Media

Enoch Lai, Opinion Section Editor January 16, 2022

The goal of social media is to connect people. Platforms like Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, and more recently, Tik Tok, have connected millions of people online by allowing them to share and post content....

ABBA Is Back

ABBA Is Back

January 16, 2022

“We will never appear on stage again. There is simply no motivation to re-group. Money is not a factor and we would like people to remember us as we were. Young, exuberant, full of energy and ambition.”...

Some states across the U.S. have passed legislation to control the teaching of critical race theory.

Critical Race Theory: The Calculus of Radical Understanding

Zoe Daniels-Sankey and Poppy Orchard December 3, 2021

Critical Race Theory is permeating America’s current pedagogical landscape, but it is being deeply misinterpreted. Critical Race Theory, or CRT, is a term that, in recent discourse, has been thrown around...

Subtle messaging makes it clear who the right choice it. Campaign poster for Aaradhya Diwan made by Isaac Millians. An alternative slogan used was Diwan is the One!

We Do Want Diwan

Isaac Millians, Page Editor November 28, 2021

"The memes have succeeded! The trolls are here! Homecoming king! We do want Diwan!” These were the historic words shouted by the newly crowned Aaradhya Diwan, as he was surrounded by a throng of cheering...

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