The Green Party’s rose-colored glasses

The Green Party's rose-colored glasses
August 31, 2016

Physician-turned-politician Jill Stein has been a name among the Green Party for years, and as frustrations grow with mainstream presidential candidates like Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, she is breaking...

The power of superdelegates

Office of the Maryland Governer
August 19, 2016

California resident Matt Johnson’s vote matters more than yours, as does Jimmy Carter’s. These men are just two of the Democratic Party’s 713 superdelegates, and they are the Democratic Party’s...

Students push to raise awareness for lack of teacher diversity

Out of 166 certified teachers at West, only six are of color, making student diversity greater than teacher diversity.
May 12, 2016
The school has been making an effort to promote religion, gender and racial inclusiveness in Common Ground, but many students feel this is rendered ineffective with an undiversified teaching staff.

Adverse issues of dog fighting

Adverse issues of dog fighting
April 29, 2016
According to a 2015 survey by The American Pet Products Association (APPA), of the 79.7 million homes that have a pet, 54.4 million of those homes own one dog.

Dinky data tables

Kumar presents his research to the board during the judging panel. The young computer programmer had to face two rounds of rigorous judging before being awarded second place.
Parkway’s vision of science
March 28, 2016
Evidently, Parkway doesn’t see its students like scientists in their science fair. The narrow judging rubric treats science like a one-size-fits-all equation, when in reality, the most successful and ground breaking projects often develop not as rigid experiments, but as ideas, inventions and cumulative research.

The optimal human diet

The optimal human diet
March 28, 2016
A lifestyle that feeds the hungry, saves the planet, prevents cancer and saves the lives of 56 billion animals—annually.

Your ultimate alternative spring break calendar

Students look for fun plans to take advantage of  in St. Louis for the rapidly approaching spring break.
March 16, 2016
Instead of bingeing on Netflix in bed or trying to break your record for the most days you can go without showering, try these activities to make the most out of your staycation.

Voter turnout sees extreme highs and lows

Voter turnout sees extreme highs and lows
March 15, 2016
Compared to other countries, we are terrible in that that we do not have everyone participating, and voting is truly the center of democracy.

Mattel misses the mark with plus-sized Barbies

Mattel misses the mark with plus-sized Barbies
March 10, 2016
The “new and improved” Barbie dolls have made their way into the spotlight. The dolls are no longer all tall and skinny, they have three different body types: tall, curvy and petite.
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