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Social Studies

Camille Respess, Olivia Reuter, and Samantha Zeid

February 22, 2016


Filed under Cover Stories, Latest

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...

Making a Change

Nicholas Lee and Max Steinbaum

December 12, 2015


Filed under Features, Latest

INTRODUCTION Lila Perry, a senior at Hillsboro High School in Hillsboro, MO., was living a lie - that was, until her decision to come out as transgender at the beginning of this school year. Naturally, Perry wanted to be treated as any other female student within the building and alerted the school ...

High “Five”

Samantha Zeid and Mitali Sharma

December 6, 2015


Filed under Features, Latest

The CHS world languages department has always been proud to receive numerous fours and fives, the top two scores, on the A.P. Spanish and French exams each year. Yet, the impact of these tough classes digs much deeper than the score and extends far beyond the walls of CHS. For some students, the...

Calendar Committee Leads to a Cultural Crisis

Samantha Zeid, Page Editor

December 6, 2015


Filed under Commentary, Latest, Opinion

Every year, students are forced to face morally ambiguous situations when deciding whether or not to miss school for religious reasons. The choice between missing school for personal beliefs and coming to school on a holiday is no different. in that both options cause the student to suffer. Various ...

State of Mind

State of Mind

Ellie Tomasson and Camille Respess

December 3, 2015


Filed under Cover Stories, Features, Latest

Introduction We are afraid of what we don’t understand. Mental illness is an issue that is so cryptic and nuanced in nature that it scares us. Anxiety and depression, as Clayton High School juniors Kayley*and Charlotte* illustrate, are but two of the myriad of psychological issues facing millions of ...

As the Crowe Flies

As the Crowe Flies

Harry Rubin, Copy Editor

December 3, 2015


Filed under Features, Latest, Sports

James “Jim” Crowe, Clayton’s new cross country and track coach, has already made a huge impact on his runners after just one year. Crowe has been much more than a cross country coach to Clayton’s runners. He’s been a companion, a life coach, and in some cases, just a plain nuisance. Here’s...

Pro Learning: Do it for the Knowledge

Pro Learning: Do it for the Knowledge

Ellie Tomasson, Chief Managing Editor

November 29, 2015


Filed under Commentary, Latest, Opinion, Pro/Con

Every year, students across America participate in the national frenzy to obtain the proverbial holy grail of our education system: the 4.0 GPA, 36 ACT, and 2400 SAT, but at what cost? As students scramble to get the best grades, the emphasis on actual learning takes a fatal blow. Students engage...

It’s All Greek To Me

It’s All Greek To Me

Ellie Tomasson, Chief Managing Editor

November 29, 2015


Filed under Features, Latest, Local News

Each Labor Day weekend for the past 98 years, tucked away in the Central West End, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church throws St. Louis’ largest ethnic festival. The event takes place in and outside of St. Nicholas church and lasts for 3 days. As I walked under the main tent of the festival, I wa...

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