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Activism in Clayton Schools: How and Why

Activism in Clayton Schools: How and Why

February 24, 2021

The Clayton School District is a stand-out school district for a myriad of reasons. It’s ranked in the top 5 Missouri schools, and has a largely diverse student population. Another thing that sets Clayton...

Subway riders exit the train in New York City while wearing masks due to the coronavirus pandemic.  When not wearing a mask, you could get mild symptoms if you combat the virus through viral spread.

What should Americans do in the winter through COVID-19?

How can we step up to defeat the outraging virus of COVID-19?
Charlie Miller, Reporter February 24, 2021

With the frosty winter chill in the air and the demand for COVID-19 vaccines, many Americans, and others around the world, have hopes of seeing a massive reduction in cases and fatalities from the COVID-19...

Student-Centered Superintendent

Student-Centered Superintendent

Owen Auston-Babcock and Ella Cuneo February 21, 2021

On September 11, 2020, Dr. Sean Doherty, Superintendent of Schools, announced his retirement from the School District of Clayton. On October 14, the Board of Education hired search firm Macpherson...

Customers smell candles at The Candle Fusion Studio in St. Charles

The Fate of STL Businesses

What happens to STL businesses with the added stress of the pandemic?
Annie Xiao, Reporter January 21, 2021

Driving down Forsyth, the right side of the street is dominated by restaurants with bustling outdoor spaces. Parking spots have been transformed into extra seating areas, tables are spaced six feet apart,...

What does stress do to the brain? From Center for Brain health (University Of Texas at Dallas)

What does Stress do to our brain?

What really is stress, and how do we measure it?
Leo Taghert, Reporter January 12, 2021

We’ve all had moments where we were stressed. Stress is a complicated thing and affects everyone differently. With the current events going on many of us are stressed. Have you ever stopped and wondered...

In the west, traditional Asian culture is often fetishized by both society and media

The Fetshization of Asian Cultures in the West

Asian fetishization both in media and in real life is rampant throughout the West
Samantha Anne McDonough, Reporter January 8, 2021

You go on a first date. Your date seems really great! They’re a little weird, but everyone is and they seem nice, so what does it matter? The two of you talk as you eat, and nearing the end of the meal...

Art by Ella Cuneo. Individuals with Sensory Processing disorder struggle to wear a mask because it can cause overstimulation.

Unmasking Sensory Processing Disorder

While most of us can bear wearing a mask on the daily, some individuals struggle with it
Daphne Kraushaar and Maya Goldwasser December 18, 2020

As you head out the door in the morning on your way to start the day, you’re probably reaching for your phone, wallet, keys, and in this day in age, of course, a mask. For months, all of us have been...

Eighth grader Aimee Creighton (13) performs her virtual Bat Mitzvah at home,

Virtual B’nai Mitzvah

Jewish 13-year-olds are experiencing their Bar or Bat Mitzvah in a completely different way
Chloe Creighton, Page Editor December 9, 2020

After years of becoming familiar with the teachings of the Torah, learning how to read Hebrew and memorize the tunes of ancient prayers, Jewish 13-year-olds are finally ready for their Bar or Bat Mitzvah. Many...

Friedman has been staking out his own in L.A as an aspiring actor, recently landing a role as the lead in an Amazon Prime film.

In the Spotlight

A Clayton alum has recently landed the lead role in an Amazon Prime film.
Disha Chatterjee, Feature Section Editor November 25, 2020

Many Clayton alums go on to pursue exceptional exploits in a wide variety of careers. But one in particular, Jeff Friedman, found himself a role in the spotlight-- and most recently, as the lead in an...

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

Failing restaurants and businesses, take-out, and single-use medical supplies like masks and gloves have contributed to drastic waste increase in 2020
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?

Many Americans are hoping for a vaccine by 2021- is that possible?
Shane LaGesse, News Section Editor 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, 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...

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