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Meet the Parkway school board election candidates

Meet the Parkway school board election candidates

Carly Anderson and Sabrina Bohn

April 3, 2017


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Three seats on Parkway’s school board of education are up for election on April 4, where two incumbents will be facing nine other candidates. The candidates include Debbie Hopper and Chris Jacob, who previously served three year terms, in addition to Robert Gore, AnnMarie Puhan, Peter Meisinger, Matthew Ec...

Freshman Reema Alhachami faces repercussions of Muslim Ban

Freshman Reema Alhachami faces repercussions of Muslim Ban

Carly Anderson, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


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What was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime is now quickly becoming an issue as freshman Reema Alhachami struggles with her international spring break plans. Alhachami was going to visit both Dubai and Iraq this March to sightsee and visit family, but due to political differences between the U.S. an...

A personal letter to Betsy DeVos

A personal letter to Betsy DeVos

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions Editor

February 13, 2017


Filed under editorials

Dear Betsy DeVos, I spent my childhood in 10 different public schools spread across three states, and that made life interesting, to say the least. I spent two weeks in one elementary school, long enough to take the required standardized tests and get moved to another school. I’ve taken standardized tests...

Take action in politics now

Take action in politics now

Sabrina Bohn, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


Filed under editorials, showcase

If there were three words that described my feelings when discussing politics, they would be anger, frustration and sadness. In the last couple of years, I have become more aware of injustices, and I realized how much the world was suffering. Of course there is always good, but looking at the ...

Senior Meamuna Paracha’s video goes viral

Senior Meamuna Paracha’s video goes viral

Sydney Kinzy, Productions Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2017


Filed under news, showcase

“My name is Meamuna Paracha and we are going live from Daar-Ul-Islam Masjid in St. Louis, MO,” Paracha said in a live video she posted to IlmFeed, which has then since gathered over half a million views. Paracha, a senior at West, was at the library at the Islamic Center when her imam told her a...

Student opinions on President Donald Trump taking office

Student opinions on President Donald Trump taking office

Bennett Davis, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017


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The inauguration of President Donald Trump went smoothly amidst event security concerns.  Trump’s plan for his first 100 days in office placed a strong emphasis in cleaning up Washington, restoring American jobs and restoring security and the rule of law. “I am most worried about if we will be goi...

Music that saved 2016

Music that saved 2016

Sabrina Bohn, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017


Filed under A & E, music

To see 2016 positively, all you have to do is look on the musical side.

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Students take a seat for injustice

Students take a seat for injustice

Sydney Kinzy, Productions Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2016


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Every day, over a quarter of students to sit during the Pledge of Allegiance to protest injustices.

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The Green Party’s rose-colored glasses

The Green Party’s rose-colored glasses

Nell Jaskowiak

August 31, 2016


Filed under editorials

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 onto the national stage as voters search for other options. As a physician in the 1990’s, St...

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