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Noah Brown and Peter Schmidt January 18, 2015

One year ago, the City of Clayton updated its Downtown Master Plan, a long-term project to sustainably develop downtown Clayton. The new plan included a proposal for the Crossing, a 26-story,...

A Classy Dilemma

A Classy Dilemma

Phoebe Yao, Marina Henke, and Alex Bernard November 6, 2014

Among the 872 students hurrying through the Clayton High School campus is junior Gabby Boeger, on her way to a 24 student honors precalculus class situated in a tight, windowless corner of the school’s...

Fake IDs are allowing more Clayton students to purchase alcohol on their own.

Fake Out

Peter Baugh and Rebecca Polinsky September 10, 2014

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...

Off the Beaten Path

Off the Beaten Path

Jeffrey Friedman March 7, 2014

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 Collaborative School in Brentwood

The Collaborative School: An Alternative Approach

Peter Schmidt January 24, 2014

"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...

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

Emma Ehll-Welply January 8, 2014

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...

Harold Sanger Profile: One of the 10 Most Influential People

Emma Ehll-Welply January 8, 2014

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...

Craig Owens Profile: One of the 10 Most Influential People

Emma Ehll-Welply January 8, 2014

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,...

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

January 6, 2014

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...

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

Gwyneth Henke, Editor-in-Chief December 4, 2013

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...

Sexting: The Fine Line

October 30, 2013

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*,...

The Impact of Law Section 167.131

October 7, 2013

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...

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