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Spring has sprung playlist

After spring cleaning your music library, refresh your playlists with new music from Spring Has Sprung.

Emma Caplinger, Entertainment Editor

March 13, 2020

In light of recent events, a lot of us have found that we will have more free time than expected during spring break this year. If you find yourself stuck indoors, staring at a wall with nothing to do, why not take your boredom as an opportunity to get into some new music? I’ll walk you through some...

Seven St. Louis attractions to visit over spring break

Senior Carly Anderson visits downtown St. Louis. Anderson rode the St. Louis Ferris Wheel on a foggy day, so the view was limited, however, Anderson had a positive perspective on the experience.

Elle Rotter, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

As students sit at the edges of their seats, excited to get out of school for spring break, 59.2% of freshmen say that they are staying in St. Louis for the break. However, there are many attractions, both new and classic, in St. Louis that you could visit to enjoy the break. “[I prefer] staying...

Snack Attack: Asian snack foods ranked

For this activity, I ranked seven snacks from four countries

Olivia Bradshaw, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

I’ll admit I’ve spent a good share of my time binge-watching Buzzfeed Taste Test Videos. I thought it would be fun to try out some of these exotic foods that many Americans have never even heard of before. I decided to try Asian snack foods because there seems to be a wide variety of snacks and in...

Going Beyond Bilingual

Going Beyond Bilingual

Quinn Berry, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

 Spanish flashcards and French listening tests are part of a difficult but necessary path to mastering another language in the eyes of high school students, but for some, it's a way of life. The number of students fluent in another language is on the rise, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation t...

Spinning at school: Teachers jam out to hits as they get a workout in

Jamming out to “Don’t Stop” by DJ D-Sol, teachers Jeff Chazen, Jessica Wheeler and Katelyn Arenos get ready to ramp up the endorphins. When teacher Emily Lovercheck is not able to make it to the spin sessions, Arenos takes over leading the class with her playlist. “Music, especially with spinning, dictates how fast we go, if we add resistance [and] if we get a break. When the song speeds up, we speed up. When the song slows down, we slow down,” Arenos said. “I’m just really thankful that the school provides us with this opportunity to have a nice workout center. We are just thankful to have this space.”

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

If you happen by the fitness center after school, you might hear a subdued pulsing of Major Lazer’s “Know No Better.” No, someone didn’t forget to turn off Z107.7. Teachers Emily Lovercheck, Katelyn Arenos, Jeff Chazen and Jessica Wheeler created their own workout class, a spin class, flush with...

3. The Pathfinder: Bachelor Edition

The Pathfinder's most eligible bachelors pose, waiting for their dream date.

Kathryn McAuliffe, Carly Anderson, and Susie Seidel

February 13, 2020

Lonely hearts, have no fear! Celebrate this Valentine's day with one of our hunks! They’re always on the hunt for a story...storybook romance! The Pathfinder’s staff has no shortage of cuties (wink wink), so take a look and pick your Valentine. These are your sensational six, so get ready for a superb ...

“The Drowsy Chaperone” offers a sobering take on escapism

Portraying the character Janet Van De Graaff, junior Arden Dickson rehearses a scene from “The Drowsy Chaperone.”

Tyler Kinzy, Deputy Managing EiC

February 12, 2020

It is only fitting that the most reflective moment of a frenzied 20-character musical came when all but one were frozen in place. The Man in Chair (senior Dennis McMorrow) pauses, and for the first time in well over an hour, theatergoers could have heard a pin drop. “Look, I know it’s not a perfect s...

Parasite wins Best Picture in watershed moment for Hollywood

The cast and crew of

Angie Jia, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

If you’ve scrolled through Instagram, Twitter or virtually any social media platform this week, you’ve probably noticed that a film called “Parasite” won an Oscar for Best Picture. You probably have a few questions. First, who knew the Oscars just passed? I didn’t. More importantly, why is ...

Which member of Netflix’s “Cheer” are you?

“Cheer,” a new documentary series on Netflix changes the way people think about cheerleading.
Which cast member from Netflix’s “Cheer” are you?

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Netflix’s documentary series "Cheer" has been stirring up excitement regarding the sport. Briefly meet some of the cast members from “Cheer” below, then take the quiz to find out which team member you are Monica Aldama   View this post on Instagram ...

Which workout class should you try?

Motivational sayings on the walls of Rowhouse’s studio boost you through your workout.

Brinda Ambal and Susie Seidel

January 31, 2020

Did you somehow manage to get through the first two weeks of 2020 keeping your resolution? Are you starting to tire? These four workout classes around St. Louis will help keep things sweaty. Read on and then take the quiz to find out which one you should try. Rowhouse A clean, white theme greets y...

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