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Most popular stories of 2016

Most popular stories of 2016

Emily Dickson, Conceptual Editor in Chief

December 31, 2016


Filed under features, showcase

The Pathfinder Staff reflects on the most viewed stories in 2016, from political editorials, to student talking points.

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Students Remember John Glenn

Students Remember John Glenn

Mary Claire Moriarity, Staff Writer

December 22, 2016


Filed under news, showcase

Marine Aviator. Senator. Professor. Astronaut. In John Glenn's 95 years, he served his country through his numerous accomplishments.

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saintmotelevision album review

saintmotelevision album review

Justin Cupps, News Editor

December 22, 2016


Filed under A & E, music, showcase

There are very, very few albums or artists or songs that I listen to for more than eight months at a time. One of the exceptions to this is indie rock band Saint Motel, so when their new album saintmotelevision was released this past October, I got really excited. However, I was soon met with disappointment. But first, a littl...

What is it like to be me?

What is it like to be me?

Katie Spillman, Convergent Media Writer

December 22, 2016


Filed under features

The hardest part of coming out is all the time before coming out because you're nervous, and you have no idea what's going to happen.

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Junior Kayla Bell joins the wrestling team

Junior Kayla Bell joins the wrestling team

Ellie Widowski, News Writer

December 21, 2016


Filed under features

Traditionally in high school sports, co-ed teams are not common. Wrestling is usually known as a boy’s sport, but it is also open for girls to join. Although it is open to girls, it is rare for girls to be a part of a high school wrestling team. Junior Kayla Bell joined the wrestling team as the team...

2016 guide to the holidays in St. Louis

2016 guide to the holidays in St. Louis

Kristin Priest, Staff Writer

December 20, 2016


Filed under a mess of curls, columns

As we enter the final weeks of 2016, the holidays return in full swing. Opportunities for the family get-togethers, outings, gift exchanges and recipe swaps exemplify December. The holiday season brings joy, but it is very easy to get overwhelmed with all the possibilities during the month. But fear...

Junior Sydney Veltman spreads holiday cheer to animals in need

Junior Sydney Veltman spreads holiday cheer to animals in need

Dani Fischer, Section Editor

December 20, 2016


Filed under breaking news, news, showcase

This December, holiday wishes aren’t just for humans. Junior Sydney Veltman is looking to spread holiday cheer to abandoned animals in the St. Louis area through a contest sponsored by Petco. “Our dog has made a huge impact in our lives. She’s one of the sweetest dogs we’ve had,” Veltman said. “I was excited about winning ...

Leigh Ann Barnett and Kristin Priest

December 16, 2016


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Pathfinder: It can take a lot of time and effort to find your persona on social media. How did you discover your own aesthetic in your photos, and where did that inspiration come from? Caroline Judd: “I enjoy photography and so do my sisters, so it’s nice that we can all do it together. I lov...

Cancer diagnosis optimistically alters student’s perspective

Cancer diagnosis optimistically alters student’s perspective

Sarah Lashly, Convergent Media Writer

December 16, 2016


Filed under features, showcase

Ewing’s Sarcoma Cancer changed freshman Brynn Haun’s life when she was diagnosed on Sept. 27, 2014.

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