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Getting to know teacher assistant Erin Fitzsimmons

Getting to know teacher assistant Erin Fitzsimmons

Gabby Leon, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

Pathfinder: What is your job? Fitzsimmons: “I am a study hall teacher and interventionist, though my official title is teaching assistant.” Is this your first time doing this? “Not exactly, I have been in the education field for two years. I previously worked in the social studies dep...

The fight for the right

The first amendment is inscribed in front if Independence Hall in Philadelphia, PA.

Maddie Cooke, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

Over 5,000 views per day flood the Pathfinder site, stirring up conversation in our school halls and in the homes of families. We have the ability to access and using an online public forum to express our opinions and exercise the First Amendment. Although this is great, there is no lie that we’ve...

Journalism students visit St. Louis University to see Brandon Stanton

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Samantha Gaddis

October 6, 2016

Brandon Stanton, creator of Humans Of New York, spoke at St. Louis University (SLU) at the Busch Student Center, Wednesday, Oct. 5.  Admission was free, but the line to enter swept around outside the building until 6:40 p.m. when SLU students received first admission, before outside spectators. “We...

Heart of Los Angeles

Heart of Los Angeles

Sydney Kinzy, Features Editor

April 21, 2016

Last week, miles away from home and surrounded by strangers, eight student journalists interviewed ordinary people on the streets of Los Angeles. Every individual had a story; but it was not that simple to reveal. We struggled many hardships, from our tendencies to be shy to language barriers, but...

POW: Ritoma Ganguly, 10

POW: Ritoma Ganguly, 10

Bayleigh Williams, Staff Writer

December 2, 2014

"Can you describe the contest you were in?"

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