The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High

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The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High

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The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High

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Recent changes to Title XI of the Missouri Revised Statutes bring back questions about corporal punishment in schools. As a toddler, now-sophomore Sadie Burgess attended Eufaula, a school district with an opt-in corporal punishment system allowing parents to determine if teachers could physically discipline their children. “I dont agree with [corporal punishment]. Its a very harsh way to punish kids; some kids have behavioral issues that not everyone understands. Solving those issues with violence isnt the answer,” Burgess said.
Corporal punishment: What defines necessary?
Pathfinder Editorial Board 5 days ago

Years ago, corporal punishment was standard practice in classrooms worldwide. After a period of resentment against corporal punishment, a public...

Physically, Yemen and Ukraine are only four countries apart, yet reporters call wars in Yemen “uncivilized,” not doing the same in Ukraine. Moreover, Russia has committed many war crimes in Ukraine by purposely targeting civilians, behavior not deemed “uncivilized” by news outlets.
A crisis in our news: the media is failing people of color
Audrey Ghosh, Awards Coordinator • June 2, 2022

Uncivilized. The singular word echoes through the heads of countless Middle Easterners, used yet again by the West against people of color. But,...

A picture of the Arch in downtown St. Louis. Officially opened in 1965, the Gateway Arch is St. Louis’s most well-known landmark and described as the “Gateway to the West.”
Beyond the statistics
Elizabeth Franklin, Opinions Editor • May 24, 2022

I grew up in the city of St. Louis until I was 11. I lived in the Old North neighborhood, a neighborhood particularly known for its community...

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