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The Cost of Getting Into College

The Cost of Getting Into College

Lauren Praiss, Chief Digital Editor

September 4, 2017


Filed under Commentary

That stressful time of year is rapidly approaching us: pressing the buttons to submit your final college applications.  Pressing those buttons are life-changing decisions in terms of education, social life, and economic circumstances.   Today, college tuition is on the rise, creating a significant is...

An Enigmatic Ban

An Enigmatic Ban

Noah Brown, Editor-in-Chief

August 18, 2017


Filed under Commentary

Somehow in modern America, “It’s politics” has become a common excuse or “explanation” for cruel policy decisions. President Donald Trump’s recent decision to ban transgender Americans from serving in the military illuminates the utter wrongness of this kind of explanation. On July 26,...

Tips for Studying for Finals

Tips for Studying for Finals

Nisha Klein, Page Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Commentary, Opinion

“When I first start studying, working with a group is helpful when looking at the big picture for everything. But when I've narrowed down what I really need to study, it's more effective for me to study alone,” Audrey Goedegebuure, a junior, explains. She also suggests splitting up studying time into...

A Good Samaritan Experience

A Good Samaritan Experience

Mitali Sharma and Samantha Zeid

May 17, 2017


Filed under Commentary, Opinion

In February, we published “The Heroin Epidemic,” a cover story investigating heroin addiction in St. Louis. What exacerbates this issue is Missouri’s lagging behind in the legal realm. Missouri was the last of all 50 states to pass the implementation of a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (...

Constitutional Compliance

Constitutional Compliance

Zachary Sorensen, Opinion Section Editor

May 13, 2017


Filed under Commentary

We’ve had a little time to reflect as a school on the incidents that surrounded the Anti-Defamation League meetings earlier in the year--namely the hateful content made by some of our peers on social media and the desecration of a historic Jewish cemetery in the area. With the junior’s recent ACT...

Pro / Con: Google Chromebooks

Pro / Con: Google Chromebooks

Olivia Joseph and Charlie Brennan

May 13, 2017


Filed under Commentary, Opinion, Pro/Con

Should CHS implement Google Chromebooks in their curriculum for every student?  

STAFF ED: How Can We Make CHS An Accepting Place For All Genders?

STAFF ED: How Can We Make CHS An Accepting Place For All Genders?

May 13, 2017


Filed under Staff Ed

Clayton has always prided itself on its progressive image and its acceptance of students of all races, religions, sexual orientations and backgrounds. This tenet of the Clayton community was tested when President Trump rescinded the Obama Administration’s federal guidelines that protected the rights...

STAFF ED: Road to Acceptance

STAFF ED: Road to Acceptance

April 10, 2017


Filed under Commentary, Opinion, Staff Ed

Over the past months the Clayton community has been in a state of crisis over increasing instances of hate-speech. These incidents are not the result of a new problem, but are merely bringing to light a problem that has ailed the Clayton community since its onset. These instances of hate speech have...

Pro / Con: The Finsta Phenomenon

Pro / Con: The Finsta Phenomenon

April 10, 2017


Filed under Commentary, Pro/Con

With the rise in popularity of fake Instagram account, the Globe debates the pros and cons of this social media movement.

The Silent Minority

The Silent Minority

Zachary Sorenson, Opinion Section Editor

April 10, 2017


Filed under Commentary

Clayton as a school is tolerant of all races, religions and sexual persuasions. We have robust student organizations like the BSU, JSU and GSA that represent the interests of large swaths of the diverse and cosmopolitan community within our school. In addition, we also have a district administration...

Monster Trucks

Monster Trucks

Harry Rubin, Copy Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

There are a few scenarios in which one would enjoy watching “Monster Trucks.” Most of those scenarios involve being a 7-year-old boy. The film is built on the premise of monster trucks being actual monsters, an idea that - no joke - came from the mind of the 4-year-old son of a studio executive....

Why Him?

Why Him?

Max Steinbaum, Managing Editor

March 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

“Why Him?” is a film of total polarity. The movie centers around Ned Fleming (Bryan Cranston), a small-business man from Detroit, and his college-age daughter Stephanie, who has entered a serious romantic relationship with the overwhelmingly vulgar app-making mogul Laird Mayhew (James Franco). When...

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