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Ronald Mendiola walks barefoot through the mud after checking on his house on Horizon Road on Aug. 22, 2023, in Cathedral City, California. More frequent climate-driven disasters have changed the math for insurers in the state. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

The Heat is on

Charlie Meyers, Senior Managing Editor October 3, 2023

This July has been the hottest recorded month on Earth in 174 years. With July 6 coming in at a record-high global temperature of 64.04 degrees Fahrenheit, many communities faced the detrimental effects...

This chalk drawing was created and photographed months before either of these laws went into effect, but its message endures.

Missouri’s New Anti-Trans Laws

Ezri Perrin, Reporter October 3, 2023

The Missouri Senate recently passed two new laws, despite opposition from the American Civil Liberties Union, that affect transgender children. Laws like these are, unfortunately, no longer surprising....

A padlock on a chain restricts access to a bookshelf full of books.

Proposed Rule 15 And Public Libraries: Censorship in Missouri

Ezri Perrin, Reporter March 9, 2023
“Books are meant to expand your worldview and expose you to different cultures and walks of life, but by restricting what children and teenagers are able to read, so many diverse authors and voices are lost.”
Photo by Andy Mabbett

The Shift of Chinas Zero Covid Policy

Kennedy Anderson, Page Editor January 24, 2023

 November, the laws and rules of China's ‘Zero Covid’ policy were still aggressive and strong. Just a month later, in December, there was a total change in law and policy regarding Covid in China....

How does the election affect High School Students?

Kennedy Anderson, Page Editor December 6, 2022

 The midterm election that took place in November of 2022 caused some major changes in Missouri and the country. This change takes place in many ways, both through new laws and social means. Most students...

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Pro/Con: Student Debt Assistance (Pro)

Ezri Perrin, Reporter September 27, 2022
It is better to relieve student debt in order to improve the mental health of borrowers, to reduce the risk of poverty, homelessness, and addiction for borrowers, to bolster the economy, to assist debtors of color, and to practice philosophies of kindness and harm reduction.
A drone is silhouetted against a sunset.

End War Everywhere: The USA’s Bombing of Somalia

Ezri Perrin, Reporter April 17, 2022

On February 22nd, 2022, the USA launched a drone strike against al-Shabaab militants in Somalia, the respite between bombings having lasted only six months. Al-Shabaab, a terrorist organization with ties...

Diverse Options: Clayton High School Pilots New AP African American Studies Course

Seraphina Corbo, Senior Managing Editor April 7, 2022

In the United States, African Americans make up 15% of the total student population, and yet their representation in AP and dual enrollment classes still remains low. Nationwide, 6% of all high school...

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.
Water pouring from a faucet, an unappetizing brownish color.

The US Navy Contaminates Hawai’i Water With Jet Fuel

Ezri Perrin, Reporter February 16, 2022
Five days prior, on Monday November 23, the Hawai’i Department of Health had ordered the Navy to cease all operations at Red Hill, due to symptoms residents of Pearl Harbor were experiencing. More than 700 residents of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam have been forced from their homes after experiencing skin irritation, vomiting, excessive sweating, headache, dizziness, diarrhea, and sore throat.
A scene of rioters still shouting in the Capitol building since being directed.

January 6th 2021: The Day America Faced Political Fear

Kirby Miller and Charlie Miller January 17, 2022

Last year began with a glass of American politics as 46th president, Joe R. Biden, was preparing to move into the White House as former vice president, Mike Pence, was confirming his victory just two weeks...

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