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Making History

Making History

Lauren Praiss and Gracie Morris

November 29, 2017


Filed under Features

In the week of October 23-26, while students and teachers routinely attended school, CHS psychology teacher David Aiello became a world champion. To accomplish this feat, Aiello joined 17 of his teammates to compete in the Men’s Senior Baseball League 55+ National Division World Series in Phoenix, Arizon...

Neglected Memories

Neglected Memories

Mitali Sharma, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Social Justice Reporting

One side resembles a traditional cemetery. The other side resembles a forest. Only amidst trees, foliage, and dirt, can burial sites be found. This is Washington Park Cemetery. Not only is it the largest African-American cemetery in St. Louis, built during the Jim Crow era, but it is also the restin...

The Fanatical Fairy Garden Fad

The Fanatical Fairy Garden Fad

Catherine Walsh and Bridget Walsh

October 23, 2017


Filed under Features

“It got our community out and walking through the neighborhood, which is what we need more of in the city. It creates a safer feeling.”

Hilltop Doc

Hilltop Doc

Jacob LaGesse, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2017


Filed under People

“A man was carried into the battalion aid station, his face was all torn up and his body was covered with mud and blood, and the doc and I did our best to treat him but there was no treatment for him. The doc told me to just get him to the helicopter so we could get him to the hospital ship, becau...

Matthew Garvey: From Soldier to Teacher

Matthew Garvey: From Soldier to Teacher

Michael Bernard and Lise Derksen

October 21, 2017


Filed under People

“We had about three weeks left in Iraq, and then we were gonna be packing up and heading back home. We were occupying a building [that] was part of the Iraqi government complex. The insurgents tried to overrun it by force. They started dropping mortars on us. About 150 insurgents tried to overrun our...

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Olivia Joseph, Opinion Section Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Social Justice Reporting

“Two police officers came out and told us to get down on the ground. We got down on the ground, they were angry, they were mean, they zip tied us, and put us in separate cars,” CHS Senior Lizzy Mills said. Officers arrested Lizzy Mills and fellow Senior Josh Hagene on September 17, while parti...

Dr. Powell Walker

Dr. Powell Walker

Samantha Zeid, Page Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under People

[Dr. Powell Walker taught me] that I had a right to speak up for myself, a right to do what is best for my mental health, and a right to be safe, in every sense [of the word],” said Sabrina*, a senior at Clayton High School. Sabrina is one of many students to benefit from the recent addition of soc...

LaTia Diamond

LaTia Diamond

Michael Bernard, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2017


Filed under People

“About a month ago, this lady, she had a pretty dress on, walked clean out the store. The cart [was] full with stuff. No bags. I [said], ‘Ma’am, ma’am, please stop.’ She rolled so fast out of there. She had $500 worth of stuff. They caught her at the QuikTrip and she got locked up for a fel...

Syria to St. Louis

Syria to St. Louis

Mitali Sharma, Samantha Zeid, Charlie Brennan, and Noah Brown

September 25, 2017


Filed under Cover Stories, Latest, Social Justice Reporting

The Globe examines the journey of Syrian refugees seeking asylum in St. Louis and how the community is getting involved to help them.

The Legend of Kordenbrock

The Legend of Kordenbrock

Victor Wei and Hongkai Jiang

September 21, 2017


Filed under People

“Whenever Mr. Kordenbrock comes into the office with a certain smile on his face, everyone in the department just goes, ‘ok, here we go, grab a chair everybody’ and we’ll sit down and he’ll just start. It’s fun to listen to and fun to watch,” CHS social studies department chair Josh Meyers sa...

Protesters Spread Their Message to the Streets of Clayton

Protesters Spread Their Message to the Streets of Clayton

Michael Bernard, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2017


Filed under Latest, Social Justice Reporting

Protesters took to the street Wednesday, Sept. 20, just six days after police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted of first-degree murder charges for killing Anthony Lamar Smith in 2011, to demonstrate against the verdict in downtown Clayton. Hundreds of protesters gathered in Shaw Park in the afternoon, ...

Connecting Cultures

Connecting Cultures

Maddy Bale, Senior Managing Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Social Justice Reporting

"Being a non-citizen and growing up always dealing with a lot of stereotypes about me being very quiet and not being able to speak English well – all of that has always hindered my confidence, and so meeting all these different people who have directly combated issues of racism and sexism and hearing their words really gave me the idea that I don’t have to be some kind of great person to actually make the world better." -Chenny Lee.

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