Election results cause ideological gap

Kaya Blount, Staff Writer

January 4, 2017

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Many of us remember exactly what we were doing when we heard the news that Donald Trump secured the presidency-- regardless of which news outlet you were watching, there’s no doubt you remember the banner floating at the bottom...

Social media negativity impacts students

Breona Caldwell, Guest Writer

April 12, 2016

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I constantly stress how social media has changed everyone around me, so reading articles [in Intro to Journalism class] about the influence of social media made my day. Some people have changed for the better due to the few inspirational...

Black students need more black teachers, role models

Payton Bass, Web Editor

February 16, 2016

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There’s a black student out there who’s to some degree resentful that white students have an abundance of white teachers. In other words, there’s a black student out there who’s to some degree irritated that their...

1:1 iniative presents challenges when Wi-Fi goes down

February 16, 2016

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When a school undergoes a technology transition as big as the 1:1 iniative this year, there are bound to be some hiccups. Chromebooks get dropped. Smart Boards stop working. And, occasionally, the Wi-Fi goes down. These...

To stay or not to stay

Brooklyn Bass, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

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Students decide what to do after the last bell Although it is difficult to believe, U. City offers opportunities to pursue passions in athletic training, culinary artistry, interior design, and even public speaking. There ar...

Senioritis negatively affects attendance


February 17, 2015

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As you walk in the doors of the high school, just to the left is a large display featuring the attendance levels of the students of each class. The percentages of students who are at or above 90 percent attendance are: freshmen...

1+1=2, Black=Criminal: Ferguson sheds light on very real discrimination

Payton Bass, Guest Writer

September 12, 2014

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As a female African American in St. Louis, mistrust of the police is embedded into you. Every time, you are stared down walking into a store and the incriminating eyes land on you. Every time, you're told to do unjustified things...

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