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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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This photo illustration is inspired by the copious political attack ads plastered over all news and local stations in the St. Louis Metro area. These commercials exploit current event issues by using the biggest concerns to attract attention. Marijuana is one [concern] in Missouri because they’re having a ballot issue. Illegal immigration and cutting taxes are the ones that Republicans use. The whole ‘[Republicans] being very right-wing and autocratic’ is [an issue ad] that you would see the Democrats doing. They’re all over the place depending on what the hot-button issue is, social studies department chair Jeffrey Chazen said.

They can’t be trusted

Elizabeth Franklin, Opinions Editor November 9, 2022

On televisions across St. Louis, the faces of Democratic Senate candidate Trudy Busch Valentine and Republican Senate candidate Eric Schmitt were familiar ones from August to November. One moment, Valentine...

Distorted images of teen TV shows “Pretty Little Liars,” “Riverdale” and “Euphoria,” all of which feature adult actors and mature themes. Both “Euphoria” and “Pretty Little Liars” made it onto Teen Vogue’s “10 Best Teen TV Shows of the 2010s” list. Meanwhile, according to Mediaweek and Deadline, “Riverdale” was one of Netflix’s most popular shows across a global scale.

The distorted reflection of teens in television

Elizabeth Franklin, Opinions Editor October 17, 2022

I will be the first to admit that I love trashy shows. Reality TV, vulgar comedies, stupid Hallmark movies — I will watch all of it. But in my latest binge of TV series, my focus has been on media that...

The Pathfinder has posted hundreds of stories throughout the 2021-2022 school year for the community to read. These stories are this year’s fan favorites, from bachelorette shows to wacky traditions.

Pathfinder “fan favorites” of the 2021-2022 school year

Addie Gleason, Managing Editor in Chief June 2, 2022

The school year is coming to an end. Lockers are cleared out, friends are saying goodbye and everyone’s cramming to get their missing assignments turned in. Amid yet another atypical school year, students...

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