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Five things to know about the end of school

It is recommended by the CDC that people should wear masks in public settings where social distancing orders may be hard to maintain.

Maddy Truka, Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

Remember all those things you left in your locker before spring break? And all those textbooks you still have out? As the 2019-2020 school year unconventionally comes to a close, here are a few things to know about the end of school and locker clean out.  What needs to be returned Student mate...

The life of a teenage pandemic worker

Preparing to go to her job as a bagger at Schnucks, Davis puts on her face mask and gloves. While most students are staying home, Davis goes out each day as an essential worker.

Bri Davis, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

I step outside of my house with my mask on, ready to go. Ready to go to the same place I’ve been going since quarantine started: Schnucks. It was a job that I applied for before this all started. I had been working at the St. Louis Zoo since freshman year, and wanted to switch it up my last two years of...

The coronavirus outbreak and the challenges that lie ahead

Illustration created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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 ...

The Quaran-teen’s guide to social distancing

Missouri is asking state residents to practice social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. During these times, look to simple and helpful ways to make a change for others and yourself.

Kathryn McAuliffe, Conceptual Editor in Chief Intern

March 22, 2020

As week one of our three week breaks winds down (yay?) cabin fever is heating up. Binge-watching an entire season of Parks and Rec just isn’t as satisfying as it was on day one. To combat the boredom everyone is bound to feel, check out this list of simple and engaging activities you can do now. ...

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