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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...


Arya Yadama October 3, 2013

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...

Cover Story: Shaping Identity

April 3, 2013

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...

Cover Story: Depression

March 28, 2013

Mood disorder. Dysthymia. Low Affect. Whatever you call it, depression is a disease that plagues 20 percent of teens before they reach adulthood. This percent drops to nine when teens reach adulthood....

Crunching the Numbers

February 24, 2013

Introduction: Beyond all else, Meg Flach says she will miss the children. On Jan. 30th, Flach learned that her position as the Clayton High School District Substitute Coordinator would be eliminated....

Dangerous City?

December 12, 2012

Introduction: Megan Boken had little reason to believe her visit to St. Louis this August would turn deadly. While she was parked in the Central West End, a gunman assaulted her. The gunman opened Boken’s...

The State of Clayton

October 30, 2012

It is hard to escape from the election this time of year. Turn on the television? Political ads clutter everything you watch. Go for a walk? Yard signs stare at you from every angle. Curl up on the couch...

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