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Finding Your Mall

Bridgette Grimm, Staff Writer
October 14
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Whether one needs a new outfit, or is just shopping for fun, the decision of which mall to go to is always a tough one. In the St. Louis area, West County Mall, Plaza Frontenac, and The Galleria are all popular malls, each of them with pros and cons. At the corner of Manchester and I-270, West County Mall is in a ...

The Untold Stories of Summer Seminar

The Untold Stories of Summer Seminar

Lauren Ramos, Print Editor
September 23
Filed under Broadcast, Features, Top Stories

Oregon On the second day in the Wallowa Mountains, they ran into some park rangers at a lake that was about a quarter of a mile from where they set up camp.  Unfortunately, the state law in Oregon is that people cannot hike and camp in a group of more than 12 campers, but the Westminster campsite had...

New Heads

New Heads

Sarah Ragsdale, Features Editor
September 23
Filed under Broadcast, Features, Top Stories

 

Q&A With WCA’s Three Newest STARS

Audrey O'Neill, Editor-in-Chief
September 23
Filed under Features, Top Stories

The six-week long “Students and Teachers as Research Scientists” program, sponsored by local private industries and universities, is an opportunity for high school students and teachers to participate in hands-on research, write and present research papers, and listen to lectures from nationally-kn...

Dare You Not To Look

Dare You Not To Look

Tessa Copeland, Staff Writer
April 22
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Opinion, Top Stories

Gritty and exciting, the new Netflix series, Daredevil, takes a unique turn from the usual glitz and glamour of Marvel cinematic productions. With superheroes glutting the film industry, Daredevil stands out for it’s innovation, macabre humor, and dark themes. While most hero films focus on the...

The ‘Major’ Decision at Hand

Jack Andrews, Staff Writer
April 7
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Whether it's family gatherings, conversations with friends, or talks with parents, you have probably been asked a thousand times, “What do you want to study in college?”. This process, while for many a daunting task, does not need to be a stressful overbearing. Simply taking an honest look at your...

Cardinals Preview

Cardinals Preview

Michael Alldredge, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Sports, Top Stories

    After winning the Central Division last season, the Cardinals are heavy favorites to repeat. Returning 7 out of 8 starting fielders from last seasons club, they have bolstered their line up with the addition of power hitting outfielder Jason Heyward. Heward will fit nicely ...

Lost in Unison

Lost in Unison

Tierra Reese, Staff Writer
March 4
Filed under Broadcast, Features, Top Stories

This video by Tierra Reese explores the growing racism between blacks of different skin tones in honor of Black History Month.

Shooting Straight into Controversy

Shooting Straight into Controversy

Markus Cicka, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

The “American Sniper.” The hit Iraq war movie has caused more controversy about the combat-hero, Chris Kyle.  Chris Kyle was a U.S. Navy SEAL and a veteran of the Iraq War. He is the main character of the film “American Sniper,” which was released about a month before the two year anniversar...

The Road Less Traveled

Sarah Ragsdale, Staff Writer
February 18
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

According to The New York Times and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 65.9% of high school graduates chose to go to college in 2013, the lowest percent in a decade. Although the future for many students after high school consists of a one-way, fast track to college, some are veering off the path. ...

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