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Top 5 unconventional vegan restaurants in St. Louis

Enjoying the sun on the outdoor patio at Lulu’s Local Eatery, senior Quinn Berry enjoys a vegan kale salad.

Carly Anderson, Conceptual Editor-in-Chief

September 3, 2019

Living in the midwest, it’s easy to assume that vegetarian or vegan food is hard to come by, and if you do find any, it’s going to be expensive. Luckily, for all you pessimists out there, that is not the case. Below I have ranked my top “off-the-beaten-path” vegan and vegetarian restaurants for ...

“Lover” will have you falling in love

Taylor Swift poses on the cover of her sixth album,

Kathryn McAuliffe, CEIC Intern

August 30, 2019

From her early days as America’s curly-haired and bright-eyed country princess to the media’s latest “good girl gone wrong” best known for her celebrity feuds, Taylor Swift has done it all, most recently completing her album “Lover” released Aug. 22. After announcing in her previous album ...

Ultimate summer 2019 playlist

Imagine yourself listening to this playlist as you shop, sunbathe, or even fish on the Santa Monica Pier.

Nayeon Ryu, Video Editor

August 2, 2019

Summer feels shorter and shorter each year, but an easy way to distract yourself from the months slipping  away is by finding new music that amplifies summer adventures. It’s easy to get sucked into the hole of familiar music, but if you’re in the mood to branch out, I got you covered with a 29...

Chopping the competition: senior boys compete in high-stakes cook-off

Seniors Stephen Zhao, Andrew Li, Caleb Canatoy, Joaquin Rendon and Noah Wright work in teams to create tasty dishes for a cooking competition, judged by seniors Maria Newton and Harper Stewart. The boys, also including seniors Tony Galanti, Paul Gipkhin and Umer Mallick, raced against the clock and each other to avoid the losers’ punishment of having some hair waxed off. “Having a friendly competition drove me to try my hardest so that my friends could be impressed,” Li said.

Maria Newton, Features Section Editor

May 8, 2019

The stove was hot and the kitchen began filling with smoke. Eight senior boys ran frantically about the small space in search of utensils and ingredients. Two senior girls, Maria Newton and Harper Stewart, hosted a cooking competition based on the television series “Chopped” April 13 to help the senior boy...

The perfect, bittersweet finale: “Avengers: Endgame”

The surviving heroes after the snap pose for a promotional picture. 'Avengers: Endgame

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

“Avengers: Endgame” is nothing like anything that has ever come before it. Never before has there been a longer-running, more popular, blockbuster cinematic universe like the one Marvel has carefully constructed over the last 11 years, and “Endgame” is the perfect send-off for a saga of such proportion. ...

“Captain Marvel” flies high

Brie Larson stars as Carol Danvers in the epic origin story for one of Marvel’s most powerful heroes.

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

A forgotten past, a galactic war and 1995 America. “Captain Marvel” is the 21st film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and stars Brie Larson as Carol Danvers in the epic origin story for one of Marvel’s most powerful heroes. Despite her late entry into the franchise, “Captain Marvel” deliver...

“Us” will leave you unsettled

Lupita Nyong'o as Red in a promotional poster.

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019

“Us” is the long anticipated follow-up to Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, “Get Out”. The 2017 thriller established him as an up and coming force in the the horror genre and his second film does not disappoint. Juggling elements of horror, comedy, thriller and mystery, “Us” is able to de...

“Wasteland, Baby!” won’t waste your time

Hozier's album

Emma Caplinger, Podcast Artist

March 28, 2019

When Hozier’s first single “Take Me to Church” was released September 2013, we were doing the Harlem Shake, listening to Lorde’s “Royals” and watching Vines on the actual app rather than in 15 minute YouTube compilations. That same year, I played Hozier’s “Cherry Wine” at my sixth grad...

Come thrift with us

Come thrifting with us as we sort through St. Louis' best outlets.

Nayeon Ryu and Carly Anderson

March 14, 2019

As high schoolers, a lot of us are in the same boat: we have no money, but we still want to go out with our friends. There was once a time when having your mom drop you off at the mall for a few hours was the most exciting thing you had ever done. Now that you’ve probably got a license and are sick of y...

Patriot Act unleashes weapons of mass comedy

Patriot Act host Hasan Minhaj poses on cover art for the show. After releasing volume two Feb. 10, a new episode is premiering every Sunday.

Kathryn McAuliffe, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Satirical, laugh-inducing and informative: three words that describe Hasan Minhaj’s “Patriot Act,” Netflix’s new late-night news comedy. Minhaj brings a hysterical, somewhat explicit and understandable take on current events and global issues. “Patriot Act” is the first of its kind for Netf...

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