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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,...

Structure of a Globe outside Clayton High School. Students began returning to Clayton High School on November 9

Back to School

Ruthie Pierson, News Section Editor December 16, 2020

Despite COVID-19 cases continuing to rise in Missouri, CHS, as well as Wydown Middle School, returned to in-person learning on Monday, Nov. 9. Students were given two options. The school’s in-person...

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...

Nathan Dinwiddie, a material handler at the Columbia Material Recovery Facility at
5700 Peabody Road, removes plastic material that doesn’t belong in #1 through #7
plastic recyclables. [Don Shrubshell/Tribune file photo]spell their names correctly

The Exacerbation of Waste During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Seraphina Corbo and Iris Park November 16, 2020

Amid the devastating wildfires in the West, the surging cases of COVID-19, and the boisterous quarreling of politicians, another issue has arisen in recent months. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a collapse...

Scientist Shima Nikkhah works on a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus.

How Close Are We?

Shane LaGesse, Editor-in-Chief November 16, 2020

Masks, herd immunity, social distancing. None of these potential virus killers or preventers are as popular in the eyes of the American people and political leaders as an end-all be-all COVID-19 vaccine. Since...

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Applying to College During a Pandemic

Sophie Yoshino, Opinion Section Editor November 10, 2020

October is a relatively mellow time of the year for most students, but for seniors, it is certainly the most stressful. College essays, the ACT, the SAT, interviews, tours, teacher recommendations… seniors...

Wonton Kings empty dining room amidst COVID-19.

Customer mask-wearing during a pandemic

Sasha Keller, Pro/Con Section Editor November 9, 2020

You walk into your local grocery store and notice a sign that informs customers they must wear a mask inside, you put your mask on and push through the door. You hear someone yelling a few aisles down...

Art by Ella Cuneo. Clayton High School plans to open back up on November 9th, and students are given the option to either stay home or return.

Dear Clayton Board of Education, there is still time to make the right decision.

The Editorial Leadership Team October 27, 2020

Some of the main symptoms of COVID-19 - cough, fatigue, headaches, and sore throats - can be easily mistaken for allergies or a cold, making it difficult for someone to tell whether or not they are experiencing...

Clayton High School is set to open back up for students on November 9th, 2020

Is Returning to School Safe?

Ruthie Pierson, News Section Editor October 26, 2020

As time has passed, schools and businesses are beginning to open up across the country, including in Missouri. However, with Missouri covid-19 cases continuing to be on the rise, the question of whether...

Love Is Blind: Is is Becoming Too Real?

Love Is Blind: Is is Becoming Too Real?

Sara Stemmler, Senior Managing Editor October 26, 2020

I’ll admit it. I am a sucker for reality TV. Not “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” or HGTV per say, but relationship shows such as “The Bachelor,” and, more recently, the Netflix series “Love...

SLSO principal trombonist Timothy Myers in his studio. Over the summer, Myers became a Licensed Body Mapping Educator.

Music and COVID-19

Thomas Gustafson, Puzzle Section Editor October 20, 2020

Jazz bassist Bob Deboo was performing on an international tour, playing with a world renowned saxophonist who he had admired since high school. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, he had traveled halfway across...

The CHS football team lines up prior to a game against Parkway North on October 18, 2019.

Fall Sports During COVID-19

and Angela Xiao October 14, 2020

Clayton High School sports are underway again. But, this year, they look starkly different. Masks, temperature screenings, and health checks have all become the norm for Clayton athletes. At the start...

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