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A student doing virtual learning from home. The student is taking notes during Zoom.

Zoom: A crazy mess and lots of stress

Both teachers and students at CHS are trying to make things work throughout this new online learning experience
Abby Rosenfeld and Stella Bishop October 1, 2020

Zoom has caused lots of anxiety for everyone, especially teachers and students. We have all faced one problem of a sort regarding Zoom. Whether that be technical difficulties or Zoom bombs. Around 90%...

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

Alternative Viewpoints of a Global Pandemic

Several citizens across the nation disagree with lockdown and mask laws currently in place
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...

Musicians from the SLSO before Powell Hall closed.

Music Will Go On

During this difficult time, the St Louis Symphony Orchestra is doing its best to continue to provide music
Yiyun Xu, Senior Managing Editor 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.
Jill Schupp surrounded by a group of her supporters

Campaigning While Socially Distancing

As coronavirus makes it increasingly difficult to meet constituents in person, politicians must find another way to earn votes
Kaitlyn Tran, Senior Managing 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...

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Race’s Role in COVID-19

Coronavirus disproportionately affects African Americans, yet systems to prevent this do not support them
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....

Public Health Law During a Pandemic

Public Health Law During a Pandemic

As states continue to open up, states across the nation must monitor and develop their public health law
Kaitlyn Tran, Senior Managing 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...

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

Democracy During a Pandemic: St Louis Elections and Coronavirus

Missouri and the rest of the nation grapple with poll worker protection, absentee voting, and partisan divides over elections
Ivy Reed, Opinion Section Editor 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...

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

The Science Behind Coronavirus

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...

A New Approach to Clayton Education

A New Approach to Clayton Education

As the presence of coronavirus increases in St Louis, several schools, including Clayton, are forced to make changes to their educational plans
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....

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...

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

Roz McCoy

CHS receptionist Roz McCoy is retiring after 22 years.
Sofia Erlin, Editor-in-Chief 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’...

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.

Project Face Shield

Bill Moore helps his community with his engineering skills
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…...

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