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Exploring a growth mindset under quarantine

Exploring a growth mindset under quarantine

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

10 hours ago

Under the St. Louis City and County stay-at-home order, we all now have plenty of time on our hands. We have all also invariably experienced a little bit of disappointment. Your season might be canceled. You might not go on that college visit. You might not take that vacation. You won’t take the ACT ...

Quaran-time to give back to the community!

Quaran-time to give back to the community!

Leah Schroeder, Staff Writer

4 days ago

In efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, St. Louis has issued a stay-at-home order, effective until April 22. While this order will greatly reduce the impact the virus will have on St. Louis citizens, it has left many in need of help. From those unemployed as a result of the Coronavirus to students with no access to food, there are many individuals that need your help. Below is a list of easy ways you c...

The coronavirus outbreak and the challenges that lie ahead

The coronavirus outbreak and the challenges that lie ahead

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Features Editor

March 25, 2020

When the coronavirus outbreak first made headlines worldwide, the tone around the disease almost felt like a joke. Not many people judged the severity of the situation correctly because the disease originated in Wuhan, China; how could something so far away possibly be a threat to us? However, after 100 days, the ...

An open glance at men’s rights activism in the wake of feminism

An open glance at men’s rights activism in the wake of feminism

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

People today are more eager than ever to join in discussions about gender equality in terms of feminism. When you bring up, though, that men also face issues specific to their gender, and that these issues also need addressing, more often than not you will be met with a slight (or heavy) grimace and...

Speak to Silence: Junior Zoe Deyoung combats comparison

Speak to Silence: Junior Zoe Deyoung combats comparison

Susie Seidel, Convergence Media Editor

March 12, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/pwestpub/speak-to-silence-junior-zoe-deyoung-combats-comparison With a soft smile and slight roll of the eyes, junior Zoe Deyoung recited the commonplace quote, “comparison is the thief of all joy.” As young people today, we hear it all of the time: be confident, don’t...

Club culture becomes an ‘arms race’ for college

Club culture becomes an ‘arms race’ for college

Mira Nalbandian, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

Come spring, several honor societies open their gates to floods of applications. Collecting signatures, students race around the school, trying to prove their participation in clubs, sports and other extracurriculars. Already overworked students are trying to join every club in school to stand out to ...

Missouri’s presidential primary is Tuesday, March 10–here’s everything you need to know

Missouri’s presidential primary is Tuesday, March 10–here’s everything you need to know

Sabrina Bohn, Managing Editor-in-Chief

March 9, 2020

The general election in November is quickly approaching as we make our way through primary season. This Tuesday, March 10, Missouri will have its primary, deciding which candidate will receive the state’s delegates.  More than ever, politicians are focusing on gaining favor with young people...

Understanding the aftermath of Super Tuesday

Understanding the aftermath of Super Tuesday

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Features Editor

March 5, 2020

One of the most important days in the 2020 Democratic nominee election race, Super Tuesday, just ended, and the results may tell us who will win the Democratic nomination for the general election in November. In the past, it has practically defined who will win the nomination because more than a third of de...

Speak to Silence: the causes of eating disorders and my story

Speak to Silence: the causes of eating disorders and my story

Susie Seidel, Convergence Media Editor

February 27, 2020

It’s no secret that society today is seemingly exploding under the pressure of eating kale and riding a Peloton, having a perfect bikini body and idolizing models and influencers who behind the screen, may not be as perfect as you’d think. It is from these small influences ranging to larger traum...

Scarcity of striped shirts: Why there is a lack of referees

Scarcity of striped shirts: Why there is a lack of referees

Drew Boone, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

In recent years, it has become a far too frequent sight that sporting events turn into two teams versus the officials. While these events are meant to be a safe and competitive environment for the student-athletes participating, the emotions in the heat of the game can cause the players, coaches and ...

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