Fall sports close with banquet

Daniel Williamson, Staff Writer

December 18, 2014

Even though the cafeteria was the setting, the occasion was not lunch. Instead, parents, teachers, coaches and students alike arrived for a dinner... READ MORE »»


“Unplugged” campus sends students back in time

Alice Mutrux, Co-Editor

December 17, 2014

In 1913, Thomas Edison boldly predicted the future of education, saying, “Books will soon be obsolete in public schools. Scholars will be instructed... READ MORE »»

Caption: Seniors Karen McKinney, Cleo Pleasant and Perri Griffith use Chromebooks to work on an assignment for Mr. Stuart’s World Lit class. “I think [the Chromebooks] are good because it’s very convenient for us,” said Griffith. “We can get more work done here rather than taking it home. While you’re doing it in class, you can ask more questions.”


Students skeptical of new national nutritional guidelines

Francene Bethune, Staff Writer

December 17, 2014

Between classes, at lunch or even after school, there is barely time to think about eating healthy, especially when the lines in the cafeteria are... READ MORE »»

Caption: At lunch, junior Imani Cooley and senior Jordan Jennings react to the changes in the food guidelines. They were served whole grain pasta with tomato sauce, Parmesan chicken and a bread stick.


Students across Saint Louis walk out for justice

Brooklyn Bass, Staff Writer

December 17, 2014

Throughout the week of Dec. 1, students from several high schools of the St. Louis metropolitan region have been protesting the grand jury’s decision... READ MORE »»


Students organize brief Ferguson demonstration

Brooklyn Bass

December 2, 2014

Instead of heading immediately to class after the ringing of the bell, students eating during A lunch decided to perform a sit-in. The protest was... READ MORE »»


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Holiday traditions differ across the globe

Barbara Mulser, Staff Writer

Not everybody celebrates Christmas. In our diverse world, many religions do not view the birth of Jesus Christ as a holiday. Christmas is for Christians who celebrate... read story

December 18, 2014 • 0 comments

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Staff editorial: Mike Brown case highlights deep-rooted racism

Staff editorial: Mike Brown case highlights deep-rooted racism

On Nov. 24, the decision regarding the indictment of Officer Darren Wilson was released. Many gathered at the steps of the Clayton Courthouse and in the heart of Ferguson... read story

December 17, 2014 • 0 comments

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Students attend race summit

Students attend race summit

Eight U. City students participated in the first annual Student Summit on Race in Brentwood Jan. 15. Sophomore Hannah Fuller, freshman Payton Bass, sophomore Raven Bullard,... read story

January 20, 2015 • 0 comments

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Fall play overcomes obstacles

Hannah Fuller, Staff Writer

As set crew began placing extra chairs in the back of the auditorium to accommodate the 140 people attending, the excitement and nervousness started to build. After a... read story

December 18, 2014 • 0 comments

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Aspiring college wrestler works to meet goals

Aspiring college wrestler works to meet goals

Francene Bethune, Staff Writer

Junior Toriano Johnson has many goals academically, but he has one goal in life that’s going to take more to accomplish than just a simple match. As winter sports begin,... read story

December 19, 2014 • 1 comment

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