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Ms. Cooper teaching one of her two College-Prep English classes for sophomores in room 004. She comes to school everyday and entertains her students when doing her part.

Katie Cooper had ‘Mixed Feelings’ about COVID-19 via Close Exposure

Kirby Miller, Page Editor March 15, 2021

Mental health is something that gets worse when you end up being compelled to miss out on regular opportunities due to spread of negativity, or danger, until it gets closer to the time when you know you...

A 2019 Chicago Teachers  Union rally

Unionization and Education

Ivy Reed and Alex Cohen March 5, 2021

Teachers unions have the same goals as any other union: to protect and advocate for the rights of their members. These rights include fair work hours, proper compensation, benefits such as insurance, safe...

An American flag waves outside of Clayton High School. The Centene Centennial Plaza, which houses this flag, has often served as the site of school protests and walkouts.

Is American Exceptionalism Dangerous?

Annie Xiao, Reporter February 9, 2021

Americans have long held the notion that America is unique, even exceptional. In 1630, John Winthrop touted the Massachusetts Bay colony “the city upon a hill”; this idea soon translated to the nation...

The app TikTok is playing a large role in the spread of antisemitism online.

The Spread of Antisemitism Through TikTok

Isabel Erdmann, Managing Editor January 12, 2021

TikTok has been all over the news recently, but an important issue that is hiding within the app is being ignored. Many people use TikTok to share their cultures and religions openly, but for me, as a...

Pro-Trump protesters gather in front of the U.S. Capitol Building on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. A pro-Trump mob stormed the Capitol, breaking windows and clashing with police officers. Trump supporters gathered in the nations capital today to protest the ratification of President-elect Joe Bidens Electoral College victory over President Trump in the 2020 election.

The Capitol Protests

Sophia Lu, Page Editor January 11, 2021

On Wednesday, January 6th, 2020, Congress gathered to count the votes for Joe Biden’s electoral victory. In the meantime, supporters for Trump decided to storm the Capitol. The “March to Save America,”...

U.S. President Donald Trump takes his mask off before speaking at a rally from the South Portico of the White House in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 10, 2020.

The Pandemic Era of Journalism

Owen Auston-Babcock, Senior Managing Editor December 18, 2020

Within the COVID-19 pandemic, journalists face another form of pandemic: one of disinformation and misinformation. Misinformation is defined as “false information that is spread, regardless of intent,...

Students return back to school after lockdown, like many are doing across the United States

PRO/CON: In-Person Learning

December 9, 2020

Is going back to learning in person during a global pandemic worth it? The Globe explores the pros and cons of going back to school.

A face covering sign outside a building. Because of the COVD-19 pandemic, face coverings are required at many places.

Top Issues of 2020

Chloe Lin December 4, 2020

2020 has been a hectic year to say the least. Not only with the spread of Covid-19. There have been a lot of issues being brought to light, like racial injustice, and the unemployment rates skyrocketing. One...

The George Floyd memorial outside Cup Foods in Minneapolis, in June 2020.

Police Brutality – A Kid’s Perspective

Manu McDowell December 2, 2020

This is a piece written by Manu McDowell, an 11-year-old student who wrote this piece for a school assignment. Why is there a curfew? Questions started coming in through my mind. What happened? My parents...

ExxonMobil operation near Chicago, IL, summer of 2014. ExxonMobil is an American multinational oil and gas corporation

The CEO vs the Climate

Isabella Bamnolker, Page Editor November 30, 2020

Imagine you were told to go inside your local supermarket and pick out one of two different dishwashing soaps, one which was the regular soap you used and one which was labeled as “environmentally friendly”...

The Youth Of Today: How Are They Doing?

The Youth Of Today: How Are They Doing?

Katie Perrin, Reporter November 18, 2020

The state of the world today is taking a toll on adults worldwide, from the pandemic to increasing political divides to civil unrest over racial injustices. Adults, however, have the help of maturity and...

A crisp red fall leaf hangs from a tree full of bold leaves.

Get Into Fall

Abby Rosenfeld November 12, 2020

Even though it feels like Covid is cancelling all of our favorite fall traditions, there are still many ways to get into the fall spirit. First up, halloween, the spooky season. Normally, teens go to...

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