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Josh Cui: An InCUIsitive Mind

Josh Cui: An InCUIsitive Mind

Maddy Bale, Senior Managing Editor

January 15, 2018


Filed under Features

“I did it for myself, not for other people,” CHS junior Josh Cui said.  “I feel like people would have been supportive of my art, but I just never really talked about it.  It was just a personal thing.” Since elementary school, Cui has spent countless hours hunched over spools of wire, man...

Pipeline to Prison

Pipeline to Prison

Noah Brown, Charlie Brennan, Grace Snelling, and Jacob LaGesse

January 10, 2018


Filed under Cover Stories, Latest, Social Justice Reporting

According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), America, the “land of the free,” is home to only 5 percent of the world population, but incarcerates 20 percent of the world’s prisoners. 34 percent of these inmates are African American, most of them having not graduated high school. In...

Equity

Equity

December 10, 2017


Filed under Cover Stories, Latest, Social Justice Reporting

We chose to make this issue “The Equity Issue.” In other words, we decided to pay particularly close attention to “equity” –- historically, and its present manifestations in the school setting. Our conversation started with a collective acknowledgement that before we could begin to address...

Escaping the Bubble

Escaping the Bubble

Sara Stemmler, Feature Section Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under People

LORIS HALAMA Berlin, Germany   Q: How did you end up in Clayton? A: “So my host family and me have a very special relationship because my host father went to Germany in 1984, whereas my father has been to the U.S, so we have kept the contact. So I met [Angela Pompian’s parents] i...

Feminism Club

Feminism Club

Katie He and Sarah Baker

December 7, 2017


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“Feminism to me is where everyone has equal opportunities and we are not restricted because of our gender or because of the way we look. It works for everyone, men, and women,” CHS sophomore and founder of Feminist Club Sam Osborne said. Osborne started the club at the beginning of the 2017-2018 schoo...

Faculty Fashion

Faculty Fashion

Catherine Walsh, Page Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under People

"Whatever it is that’s essentially you, that’s the most important part.”

Hollis Johnson’s Baking

Hollis Johnson’s Baking

Lise Derksen and Josephine Cross

December 2, 2017


Filed under People

“I think of baking as a science and an art because it is so precise. If you make a mistake it could potentially ruin everything. Yet, you can be so creative and artistic and express yourself in your work”, said CHS sophomore Hollis Johnson.  Hollis has been attending school in the Clayton district since...

Making History

Making History

Lauren Praiss and Gracie Morris

November 29, 2017


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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...

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