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Influenced

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...

The Future of Voluntary Student Transfer

October 3, 2012

As the date draws nearer to Oct. 10, the day the Board of Education will vote on whether or not they will continue enrolling students in the Voluntary Student Transfer program for the next five years,...

New Faces at Clayton

August 23, 2012

The Places You’ll Go

May 25, 2012

With graduation around the corner, one cannot help but wonder: What comes next?After four years at CHS, the seniors will soon be walking across the stage to accept their diplomas, forever changed as individuals....

The Business of Education

March 12, 2012

Katherine Ren also contributed to the reporting of this story. It’s everywhere you look. It’s the teacher at the podium. It’s the databases that students log into daily. It’s...

The Industry of Education

February 7, 2012

Parker Schultz, Laura Bleeke, Jackie Leong, & Zach Praiss contributed to the reporting for this story.   Education has been compared to a pendulum, swinging between extremes. Teachers bemoan...

Crossing the Line: Student Sexual Harassment & Assault

December 16, 2011

We have been bombarded with stories of sexual harassment and assault in the past months. These stories ranged from the national stage – Joe Paterno at Penn State, Bernie Fine at Syracuse –...

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