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Swing dancing steps up in popularity

Swing dancing steps up in popularity

Kyle Reamer, Business Manager

February 12, 2016


Filed under A&L, Issue 5, Print Issues

Deciding on a nontraditional night out, local teens are begining to veer away from typical weekend pastimes. A local ballroom, Casa Loma, on Cherokee Street in downtown St. Louis provides a swing dancing program for all ages. Hannah Pierson, senior, was excited about starting swing dancing. ...

Students join trend in coloring therapy as a relieving pastime

Students join trend in coloring therapy as a relieving pastime

Rachel Schibler, News Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under A&L, Issue 5, Print Issues

With AP classes and frequent ACT prep, Kaylee Johnson’s junior year was dominated by overwhelming responsibilities. During this time, she discovered the remedy for her stress: coloring. After spontaneously buying her first adult coloring book her junior year, her colored pencils and floral desi...

Review: David Bowie “Blackstar”

Review: David Bowie “Blackstar”

Austin Woods, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2016


Filed under A&L, Columns, Music, Opinions, Top Stories

I woke up at 7:45a.m. on Monday, January 11, to the electronic sound of “Rella,” by Odd Future, my alarm tone for the past year. Turning off the alarm, I noticed that I had a text that I recieved at 4 a.m., while I was asleep. My eyesight was still fuzzy, so I didn’t see what it said. I set my ...

Winter activities for break in STL

Winter activities for break in STL

Lauryn Richardson, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2015


Filed under A&L, Top Stories

Michel competes in national beauty pageant

Michel competes in national beauty pageant

Keertana Jain, Editor in Chief

December 14, 2015


Filed under A&L, Issue 4, Print Issues

“Hayley Michel,” boomed over the speakers. “Ms. Great Lakes Region.” Stunned, Hayley Michel, junior, froze in her spot on the stage. She felt a nudge from the girl next to her, and suddenly she started moving forward. “I walked up and was crowned and received a banner and flowers,”...

Kirkpatrick skates her way to success is SoCal

Kirkpatrick skates her way to success is SoCal

Austin Woods, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2015


Filed under A&L, Issue 4, Print Issues, Sports

Ashlyn Kirkpatrick’s, senior, passion for skating started at a young age. “I started skating when I was three,” Kirkpatrick said. “A coach approached me and asked if I wanted to try synchronized figure skating.” She responded with “absolutely,” and has since competed in numerous in...

Photo Gallery: Winter Band Concert

Photo Gallery: Winter Band Concert

Kyle Reamer, Business Manager

December 11, 2015


Filed under A&L, Music, Photo Galleries

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Review: Marilyn Manson “The Pale Emperor”

Review: Marilyn Manson “The Pale Emperor”

Asutin Woods, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2015


Filed under A&L, Music, Opinions, Top Stories

For most of my life, I’ve felt a strong hatred towards Marilyn Manson. He seems to embody every pretentious emo kid who has a Myspace and considers himself aware of the evils of capitalism or whatever, because he skimmed through a Wikipedia article about The Communist Manifesto once. Not to ment...

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