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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...

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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...

Wonton King's empty dining room amidst COVID-19.

Customer mask-wearing during a pandemic

Some restaurants and businesses have implemented new rules and mandates for customers to ensure safety in the community.
Sasha Keller, Page 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...

A young man safely deposits a portion of subdivision takeout on a doorstep.

The Safest Way to Save your Local Restaurants

Subdivisions and restaurants across the area have come together to save small business dining
Alex Cohen, Reporter November 6, 2020

A growing group of local restaurateurs are trying to save the St. Louis food scene. Last year, Food & Wine Magazine lauded St. Louis as the fifth best city for food in the U.S. in 2019. Yet according...

An Uyghur woman walks along an area of reconstruction in Kashgar, China. Many homes in the old urban district of Kashgar are being reconstructed, and many have been raised to build a new park. (Los Angeles Times/MCT)

The Muslim Genocide Happening in China

Millions of Muslims are Being Killed and Tortured in China's “Re-education Camps” Yet the World Continues to Stay Silent About it
Isra Kayani November 3, 2020

“How can you just hear about a million people being tortured and killed and then just brush that off?” said Sadaf Kayani, a Muslim living in Clayton. “This has been happening for years, you’ll...

Apple trees at Eckert's Belleville Country Store and Farms.

Apple Picking During COVID-19

Ana Mitreva, Page Editor October 30, 2020

With the holiday seasons approaching COVID-19 seems just about ready to spoil any seasonal fun. But across America, pick your own apple orchards and farms are still providing this fall-themed outdoors...

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

Is Returning to School Safe?

Many school districts, including Clayton, are starting to go back to school, but COVID-19 cases are still on the rise.
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...

PODCAST: The Globe 10/19/2020

PODCAST: The Globe 10/19/2020

Climate change, Amy Coney Barrett and covid-safe Halloween plans are covered in this week's podcast
Ella Cuneo, Senior Managing Editor October 20, 2020

 This episode was written and recorded by Senior Managing Editor, Ella Cuneo. In this week’s episode, we will be discussing climate change including an interview about the student lead organization...

Members of a learning pod sit down to eat lunch together.

Pedagogy Pods

Parents of the district's youngest learners look for alternatives to traditional school.
Angela Xiao, Chief Managing Editor October 20, 2020

Sitting still for thirty minutes is grueling. It’s difficult for me, an almost seventeen year old to do. But, for elementary schoolers it’s nearly impossible. A five year old has plenty of things...

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

Music and COVID-19

Local musicians adapt to performing in the age of COVID-19.
Thomas Gustafson, Reporter 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...

Four new teachers spanning across different departments join Clayton High School

Fresh Faces to CHS

Sofia Erlin, Yiyun Xu, Kaitlyn Tran, and Noor Jerath October 14, 2020

While we have been in school for a while now, there are some new teachers at Clayton High School. Because of online learning, you may have not gotten the chance to meet them. Meet the new teachers at Clayton!

The vice presidential campaign debate between Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Vice President Mike Pence in Salt Lake City, Utah, is seen on TV in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020.

PODCAST: The Globe 10/12/20

Senior Managing Editor Ella Cuneo talks to different people about interesting happenings in the Clayton community and beyond
Ella Cuneo, Shane LaGesse, Max Keller, and Max Hagemeister October 12, 2020

 This week’s episode we will have a recap with opinions surrounding the vice presidential debate with co-EIC Shane LaGesse, a heartwarming story about the pawpaw fruit, and discussing the pros and...

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