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Alternative Viewpoints of a Global Pandemic

Info Wars founder Alex Jones and nearly 150 un-masked protesters gathered on 11th street and Congress to protest against wearing masks in Texas.

Grace Snelling, Editor-in-Chief

August 13, 2020

With “My Body, My Choice!” and “Models are Wrong, Open MO!” signs in hand, around 60 individuals protesting Missouri’s stay-at-home order converged on downtown Clayton on April 21. Some gathered openly in groups, failing to remain six feet apart, while others drove in loops through deserted...

Music Will Go On

Musicians from the SLSO before Powell Hall closed.

Yiyun Xu, Reporter

August 13, 2020

We just had to shift some of the things that we’re doing and keep our eyes on what’s critical for our organization. And that is creating thrilling musical experiences and enriching lives.

Campaigning While Socially Distancing

Jill Schupp surrounded by a group of her supporters

Kaitlyn Tran, News Section Editor

August 12, 2020

The year of 2020 will be permanently memorialized for the COVID-19 pandemic, and in the shadows, the critical political response that determined the future of the pandemic’s path. Politics have been inextricably tied to the COVID-19 pandemic and proven a rigorous test to the strength of the current...

Race’s Role in COVID-19

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Margy Mooney

August 11, 2020

There has been a prevailing narrative throughout this pandemic that COVID-19 doesn't discriminate. That everybody, from world leaders and celebrities to grocery store and factory workers, is affected. However, because of existing disparities, the effects on different communities vary greatly. Suffering...

Public Health Law During a Pandemic

Public Health Law During a Pandemic

Kaitlyn Tran, News Section Editor

August 11, 2020

With the state of the COVID-19 pandemic, a strong collaboration between health and policy-making has been crucial in most effectively improving the health of the public. Public health law bridges the gap between these two fields and examines the government’s authority to improve the health of the public,...

Democracy During a Pandemic: St Louis Elections and Coronavirus

Vote-by-mail ballots at the San Francisco Department of Elections in 2008. COVID-19 has made absentee voting a pressing issue this year.

Ivy Reed, Reporter

August 10, 2020

Just like every aspect of society, upcoming elections in the St. Louis area will look very different this year. June 2 is the municipal election, pushed back from the originally-scheduled date of April 7, followed by the presidential primary in August and the General Election in November. Eric Fey, St....

The Science Behind Coronavirus

Mobile supervisor and phlebotomist Greg Calvert draws blood from Matt Burnside of Dallas to start the process of apheresis.

Vivian Chen, Copy Editor

August 6, 2020

For the United States, pandemics are nothing new. With four influenza outbreaks tucked under our belts from the last 102 years, the COVID-19 situation isn’t an unfamiliar one. “[Although] nobody could have reasonably predicted that a particular coronavirus that looks just like this would be t...

A New Approach to Clayton Education

A New Approach to Clayton Education

Tiancheng Fan, Siddhi Narayan, and Lana Xu

August 6, 2020

On the first day of each school year, hundreds of students rush into Clayton High School. Freshmen approach the front entrance timidly, desperately trying to remember the path to their first period class. More seasoned students park at Stuber or in the CTE parking lot and walk through the familiar halls...

Covid-19 In St Louis

Covid-19 In St Louis

May 22, 2020

COVID-19 is a wide spread disease dominating much of the U.S. right now. While some nations across the world are seeing a decrease in COVID-19, cases are steadily on the rise in the U.S. Missouri is following the general U.S. trend, seeing increasing number of cases each year. St Louis County is Missouri's...

Roz McCoy

Photo of Roz McCoy, CHS receptionist for 22 years, who is retiring this year.

Sofia Erlin, Feature Section Editor

May 13, 2020

For 22 years, CHS receptionist Roz McCoy has protected the school from students trying to enter without their IDs. Her presence at the front desk has been an iconic feature of thousands of students’ high school experiences. In many ways, McCoy has become the face of CHS. Although she worked at CHS...

Project Face Shield

Completed face shields wait to be packaged and taken to the Office of Emergency Management. From there, they will be distributed throughout Columbia and St. Louis.

Emma Baum, Reporter

May 11, 2020

For Bill Moore, the COVID-19 outbreak is a crisis. But it’s also an opportunity to use his experience to help his community. “I went to school to become an engineer because I wanted to help people… It’s something I have been working on my whole life, how can I help people and where can...


A professor at Peking University in China uses an online educational system to teach physical chemistry classes

Kaitlyn Tran and Vivian Chen

May 9, 2020

COLLEGE/TESTING: As COVID-19 sweeps the nation, college students have been forced to experience the severe measures of abruptly evacuating campus and transitioning their university environment and curriculum to online school. Kimberley Tran, an undergraduate freshman at Princeton University, details h...

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