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Blue Brew off to a strong start

Blue Brew off to a strong start

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

October 3, 2018


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After surveying student opinions, executing a week-long soft opening in the spring and working on improvements, Blue Brew officially launched Aug. 20. Located in the main lobby and open from 6:40 to 7:20 a.m. daily, the coffee shop is run by the Blue Brew Crew, made up of seniors Erin Clay, Aliso...

Muslim students unite to form Muslim Student Association

Muslim students unite to form Muslim Student Association

Ridwan Oyebamji, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


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Due to the demand for a Muslim Student Association (MSA) from Muslim members of the student body, seniors Areeba Naseer, Sara Imdad and Farhan Hassan appealed to their needs by creating the club. Naseer hopes to break down the false interpretations of Islam. “The benefits of joining the MSA are to ha...

Juniors Mckenna Bendle and Kristin Wilson dedicate their summer to the Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Juniors Mckenna Bendle and Kristin Wilson dedicate their summer to the Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Carly Anderson, Copy Editor

August 31, 2018


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While some students spent their summer vacation relaxing on a tropical beach somewhere or saving money with a part-time job, juniors McKenna Bendle and Kristin Wilson decided to improve their medical skills inside the walls of the Missouri Baptist Medical Center (MoBap) instead. “I'm planning to ...

Senior Harper Stewart returns to Camp Foley as a first-year counselor

Senior Harper Stewart returns to Camp Foley as a first-year counselor

Carly Anderson, Copy Editor

August 29, 2018


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After attending Camp Foley in Pine River, Minn. for three years as a camper, senior Harper Stewart returned this summer to work as an intern camp counselor. “While being a camper, I had participated in the Leader in Training program, where you applied to help out with organizing camp events and such. I loved being a ...

Junior Kelly Wehrmeister builds an orphanage for children in Bolivia through HEFY

Junior Kelly Wehrmeister builds an orphanage for children in Bolivia through HEFY

Carly Anderson, Copy Editor

August 27, 2018


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After joining the Humanitarian Expedition for Youth (HEFY), junior Kelly Wehrmeister spent two and a half weeks in Bolivia exploring the Amazon, connecting with her faith and building an orphanage for children in the city of Cochabamba. “I was on a waiting list for the trip but luckily someone cancel...

Junior Charlize Chiu explores the impacts of growing social media accounts

Junior Charlize Chiu explores the impacts of growing social media accounts

Carly Anderson, Copy Editor

August 24, 2018


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Growing up, junior Charlize Chiu spent her days watching Youtubers like nigahiga, Smosh and Shane Dawson. Now, she finds herself following in their footsteps with her growing Instagram and Youtube accounts. “I found my inspiration just by watching a lot of other YouTube videos, especially when ...

Sophomore Tony Morse gains positive outlook from struggles with anxiety and depression

Sophomore Tony Morse gains positive outlook from struggles with anxiety and depression

Sabrina Bohn, Managing EiC Intern

May 24, 2018


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After dealing with anxiety all throughout his childhood, sophomore Tony Morse came face to face with both the anxiety and depression he experiences when someone reported to the school that he was self-harming in sixth grade. After that, he started going to therapy and using medication, along with tr...

Sophomore Caroline Judd thrives in new lifestyle after recovering from eating disorder

Sophomore Caroline Judd thrives in new lifestyle after recovering from eating disorder

Sabrina Bohn, Managing EiC Intern

May 18, 2018


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Always a health conscious person, sophomore Caroline Judd enjoys working out and eating healthfully. When she became depressed in the summer of 2017, these healthy habits spiraled into an obsession, turning her lifestyle into one plagued with thoughts of whether or not she was eating the right foods ...

Students protest against gun control

Students protest against gun control

Lydia Roseman, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


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While recent walkouts and protests against gun laws in our community continue to raise media coverage, there is a side to the story that has not been widely shared: those who advocate against gun control rather than in favor of increased security measures. Students empathize with victims of school sh...

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