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Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

Brian Gatter, Reporter

May 12, 2016


Filed under Cover Stories, Features, Latest

INTRODUCTION According to the Clayton Alumni Association, a Hall of Fame candidate has each of the following qualities: “Excellence in service to a recognized profession such as law, education, medicine, science, journalism, etc., outstanding success in trade, business or industry, demonstration of hi...

An Uncertain Future

An Uncertain Future

Bea McGuire and Camille Respess

May 11, 2016


Filed under Latest, Local News

Erected in 1930, the Maryland School served as a place for learning as part of the School District of Clayton for 50 years. In 1980, the elementary school was closed due to a lack of student enrollment. After its closing, the school was used for an array of purposes. The school was rented out and used...

Bursting the Bubble: Old North St. Louis

Bursting the Bubble: Old North St. Louis

Olivia Joseph, Lisi Levy, Camille Respess, and Ellie Tomasson

April 3, 2016


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Nestled above downtown St.Louis and just west of the Mississippi lies a 30 acre neighborhood:Old North St. Louis. Within this small locality exists a duplicitous community of decrepit, backless houses, peppered with newer revitalized homes, centered around the clean-swept, newly paved, sleek façaded...

Staff Ed: Open Campus

Globe Staff

March 29, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Latest, Opinion

Students cherish open campus. It provides a sense of freedom, allowing students easy access to leave the restricting boundaries of school for things such as a quick stroll to lunch. This tradition is Clayton’s trademark, a way to help tie the community together with its students. Businesses in dow...

Trigger Warnings

Lemuel Lan, Webmaster

March 29, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Latest, Opinion

Content Warning: This may contain offensive material. Recently, there has been a shift towards a debate over labeling content with trigger warnings, especially in social media, cautiously warning any potential reader of disturbing topics that might spark memories of traumatic experiences. These trigger...

Soaring High

Soaring High

Alex Bernard, Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2016


Filed under Features, Latest

“[On the trail], the day pretty much consists of waking up, hiking, getting there, setting up camp, cooking and going to sleep,” junior Daniel Soares, who recently returned from a semester at the High Mountain Institute (HMI) in Colorado, said. On Aug. 18, 2015, Soares and his parents arrived in Lead...

From Prison to College

From Prison to College

Alex Bernard and Camille Respess

February 23, 2016


Filed under Features, Latest, Social Justice Reporting

“You get in, go through security and walk through the yard. It really does feel like a prison,” Robert Henke, Professor of Drama and Comparative Literature at Washington University in St. Louis, said. “But once everybody gets into the classroom and gets settled in, it feels like a seminar room. You a...

Social Studies

Social Studies

Camille Respess, Olivia Reuter, and Samantha Zeid

February 22, 2016


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Introduction Human beings are wired to compare themselves to others. They can fall into the trap of valuing themselves based upon their perception of others’ strengths and weaknesses. In this technological world, not only can the lives of others be seen through social media, but people often compa...

Staff Editorial: Disconnecting

Staff Editorial: Disconnecting

February 22, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Latest, Opinion

Patience. It’s something that millennials, as a generation, lack, and most people wish they had more of. Being able to access a plethora of facts at our fingertips has made waiting for information, or even looking deeply for it, an activity of the past. Now, all anyone has to do is type any quest...

Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken Review

Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken Review

Harry Rubin, Copy Editor

January 19, 2016


Filed under Latest, Reviews

By Harry Rubin, World Famous Copy Editor The first thing that a first-time Gus’s customer should expect is waiting. Lots of waiting. Anyone who has driven down Manchester between Big Bend and McCausland in the past month can tell you that in front of Gus’s there exists a constant, snaking ...

Paris: Under Attack

Paris: Under Attack

Samantha Zeid, Page Editor

January 18, 2016


Filed under Latest, Local News

   “[The French] were not [prepared]... But they knew that something was going to happen,” CHS sophomore Antoine Perin said on the recent outbreak in terrorism in France. Perin has spent the majority of his life living in France and was affected by the incidents that took place on Nov. 13. ...

Homelessness

Homelessness

Noah Brown, Editor-in-Chief

January 7, 2016


Filed under Cover Stories, Features, Latest, Social Justice Reporting

I. Clayton Connections Giacomo Brao, a former CHS student, housed two homeless people, one in his shed, and one in his house. At age 16, Brao met the first of two homeless people he would eventually house, 17-year-old Sean. They met in the Central West End, close to where Brao lives. Sean lived in St...

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