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Fake Out

Fake Out

Peter Baugh and Rebecca Polinsky

September 10, 2014


Filed under Cover Stories, Features

I.  Introduction She approached the clerk of the corner liquor store, a fifth of raspberry vodka in hand. She placed her ID on the counter, and waited for the clerk to accept her purchase. “This is fake.” There was a long pause until the clerk simply returned Jane’s* 22 year-old Illinois fake ...

Off the Beaten Path

Off the Beaten Path

Jeffrey Friedman

March 6, 2014


Filed under Cover Stories, Latest

by JEFFREY FRIEDMAN with reporting by PETER BAUGH and ABRAHAM BLUESTONE Ah, the endorphins. The feeling that comes with exercise is an amazing one. No matter where or when the workout takes place, the sensation of both mental and physical release is always a welcome respite for the sweaty individual...

The Collaborative School: An Alternative Approach

The Collaborative School: An Alternative Approach

Peter Schmidt

January 24, 2014


Filed under Cover Stories, Features, Latest

"I think that people see [the Collaborative School] as a very different place than what it is. I think people think that it's a place where bad kids go, and obviously I'm not a bad kid.  I think that people know it exists, but I don't think they realize who actually goes there. I think CHS kids thi...

Diane Monahan: One of the 10 Most Influential People in Clayton

Emma Ehll-Welply

January 8, 2014


Filed under Cover Stories

Diane Monahan defends the children of the St. Louis area. She is the family court commissioner for St. Louis County and deals with cases ranging from juvenile delinquency to abuse and neglect. After attending St. Louis University, Monahan started practicing law as a criminal defense attorn...

Harold Sanger Profile: One of the 10 Most Influential People

Emma Ehll-Welply

January 8, 2014


Filed under Cover Stories

Harold Sanger works a 24/7 job. As the mayor of Clayton he has the duty of representing the city, and he leads the effort to make Clayton the best version of itself. “It is very busy, we have a lot of issues,” Sanger said. “I get involved with them at a certain point, it depends on the issue....

Craig Owens Profile: One of the 10 Most Influential People

Emma Ehll-Welply

January 8, 2014


Filed under Cover Stories

City Manager Craig Owens often works behind the scenes of Clayton City government. “I have responsibility for day to day operations in the city: police, fire, public works, parks and recreation, planning and administrative servic- es,” Owens said. “All departments report to me a...

Dr. Richard Nissen: One of Clayton’s 10 Most Influential People

January 5, 2014


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Dr. Richard Nissen understands smiling. Smiles are scattered across his office, plastered on the walls, luminesce from his computer screens and are ingrained in his impact on the city of Clayton. Most importantly, Nissen knows what a smile can give to an individual and what it can give to a community. “Improving...

Gerard Craft Profile: One of 10 Most Influential People in Clayton

Gwyneth Henke, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2013


Filed under Cover Stories, Latest

Gerard Craft emerged into the Clayton restaurant world when he moved his premier restaurant, Niche, to Clayton in November 2012.  Since then, his vision has expanded into four restaurants.  Two of these (Brasserie and Taste) lie in the Central West End, while the fourth--Pastaria--sits next to Niche in Clayton. In addition to providing ...

Sexting: The Fine Line

October 30, 2013


Filed under Cover Stories

I. "One day [at Clayton] I was walking down the hall and someone was like, Oh, look at that, that's that whore in the picture." This is just one facet of the tirade of responses that assaulted Rachel*, a CHS student whose name has been changed to protect her anonymity, after a sexual picture of her w...

The Impact of Law Section 167.131

October 7, 2013


Filed under Cover Stories, Social Justice Reporting

By Katherine Ren Additional Reporting by Peter Baugh and Parker Schultz It is ten minutes into the information session welcoming new Clayton students transferring from the Riverview Gardens and Normandy school districts. As I sit talking with a mom new to the District, I notice her little boy...

Influenced

Arya Yadama

October 3, 2013


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Saturday night: the party is at a house off Wydown Blvd. The music is blasting. The stale-grain smell of beer hangs in the air. A Clayton freshman enters the scene, and her friends are there. Seniors are pouring drinks; everyone is drinking. As early as middle school, students make a choice: to dr...

Cover Story: Shaping Identity

April 3, 2013


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In elementary school, I was told to say the pledge of allegiance every morning. So with my hand over my heart, I recited the verses as I gazed up at the American flag. While I could memorize those verses and play the national anthem on the piano, I still shied away from saying that I was an American. To...

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