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Simplifying the State Episode 2

Adam Watson, Reporter January 25, 2024 Hello, and welcome back to Simplifying the State. I'm Adam, and on today's episode, we will be covering...

Caleres Headquarters in Clayton

Clayton to Buy Neighboring Property, Caleres Headquarters

Ivy Slen, Senior Managing Editor January 7, 2024

On Jan. 2, Clayton Superintendent Nisha Patel unveiled a plan to purchase the campus of Caleres, formerly known as Brown Shoe Company, in a letter to the community.  According to the listing document,...

Derek Crisp (left) plays with Jazz mentor and SLUMS bandmate at the Duck Room at Blueberry Hill in the Delmar loop in STL. He played in front of more than 350 people that night, bringing the community together with great jazz, talented musicians and a communal atmosphere.

Underground Talent

Charlie Meyers, Senior Managing Editor December 7, 2023

Junior Derek Crisp would have never guessed that getting his ears pierced at Iron Age Studio in 2020 would have led to him playing his guitar in front of a roaring crowd of 400 people less than two years...

A collection of items all deemed basic

That’s so Basic

JiaLi Deck, Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2022
It’s time for us to stop prosecuting each other for liking things considered mainstream. People should be free to enjoy what makes them happy, whether or not those things align with society’s view of what is good. 
Clayton students cheer on the football team during the homecoming game.

Changing the Policy

Alex Cohen, Isabel Erdmann, and Kaia Mills-Lee April 7, 2022

Participation Policy Of all the public schools in the St. Louis area, Clayton is the only one with a no-cut policy in athletics. Implemented nearly 40 years ago, CHS’s no-cut policy was intended to...

A train departs the Clayton MetroLink station.

Public Transportation in St. Louis

Ivy Reed, Editor-in-Chief March 28, 2022

Every day, Taulby Roach takes the Metro blue line home from work. To other Metro riders, he is any other commuter; few know that he’s coming home from a day of running the public transit system. Roach...

Landscape photo of the St. Louis Arch up against the sky.

Fentanyl in St. Louis

Alex Slen, Editor-in-Chief March 7, 2022

Kenjo Bell decided she did not want to die anymore. “I realized I had no one to blame. Everything I had been through was a reflection of my decision-making. I knew I no longer wanted to be who I was...

A laptop, its screen red and displaying the word CENSORED in capital letters.

EARN IT Bill Threatens Free Speech Online

Ezri Perrin, Reporter February 16, 2022
The problem with bills like these is that they do very little to address the underlying problems which create human trafficking and the dissemination of child pornography, and instead encourage censorship and reduced safety/income for sex workers. SESTA-FOSTA was a similar attempt at this, which ended in extremely reduced safety for sex workers and restricted speech for those online.
The Quad, nearly empty during second lunch. This is a regular sight at CHS.

Too Cold in the Quad

Alison Booth and Caitlin Kuhlmann December 17, 2021

It is a frigid winter day. You take a step out into the quad. The sky is covered in gray, depressing clouds. The skin on your hands feels as if it is breaking to pieces when exposed to the dry wind. Even...

Chs junior Esther Wang works on her computer and talks with a friend during a lunch period in the CHS Commons.

How Do We Socialize?

Alex Cohen, Editor-in-Chief December 14, 2021

March 12, 2020 was the last day of normal school for most Clayton students. It was the last day of face to face conversations, unmarred by face masks. It was the last day of students and staff sitting...

The main course of the menu: macaroni and cheese with a side of steamed carrots. The steamed carrots were obviously from cans.

A Suggestion for School Lunches

Caleb Park and Stella Bishop December 14, 2021

Here at CHS, students could be seen pouring out into the Commons for lunch nearly every day. Three choices beset each student for lunch: to prepare lunch at home before bringing and eating it, to leave...

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