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Coming to America

Coming to America

Cooper Moore, Business Leader

April 3, 2017

America is a nation of immigrants, but how we assimilate those newcomers has become a big problem. Historically, becoming a legal immigrant means entering a social contract with the government, much like joining an athletic club. Political activist and Indian immigrant Dinesh D’Souza explains this...

Top 5 Movie Franchises of All Time

Top 5 Movie Franchises of All Time

Gabe Caradonna, News Editor

March 30, 2017

This list will contain the 5 most successful movie franchises of all time from the 5th ranking franchise to the 1st. These franchises have climbed to the top through their accumulating profit and popularity. Coming in at number five is the Tolkien Saga. This franchise includes the Lord of The Ring m...

5 Reasons Why a Jailbroken iPhone is the Way to Go

5 Reasons Why a Jailbroken iPhone is the Way to Go

Markus Cicka, Online Editor

March 28, 2017

Customizing the home screen: Once you jailbreak your phone, you can have access to thousands of custom theme for your phone, from classic modern colors to retro designs, you can fully make your phone your own. You can also modify the battery icon to anything you can imagine or change the wifi st...

We All Scream for (fried) Ice Cream

We All Scream for (fried) Ice Cream

Jesse Charles, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

While I eat most of my ice cream out of paper cartons from Target, this Sunday I took a trip to The Snow Factory in the Delmar Loop. Although out of the way and a bit on the expensive side, I can assure you that this ice cream is worth the drive and the cash in exchange for the modern atmosphere and...

Gun Free Zones Don’t Make Crime Free Zones

Gun Free Zones Don’t Make Crime Free Zones

Markus Cicka, Online Editor

March 27, 2017

People seem to believe criminals will follow the law, but the law only applies to those willing to follow them. Across America, every mass shooting has occurred in a gun-free zone where carrying citizens could not stop the attack with their own weapon and criminals use this to their advantage. For example...

The Top Five Best Coffee Shops Besides Starbucks

The Top Five Best Coffee Shops Besides Starbucks

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

March 5, 2017

Kaldi’s Coffee Shop- Kaldi’s Coffee, whose flagship location is located in Clayton is a staple in St. Louis. It’s welcoming atmosphere that attracts students, young and old professionals, and longtime residents combined with it’s sustainably roasted coffee and vegan/vegetarian pastries that make K...

Preview: Beauty & the Beast

Preview: Beauty & the Beast

Morayo Ladejola-Oginni, Entertainment Editor

February 22, 2017

A beloved, kind-hearted young woman who takes care of her father -- the only family that she has. An arrogant prince who cares only about himself yet is handsome on the exterior. She is smart and beautiful on the inside-out. He becomes a ghastly beast cursed for the ugliness of his heart. This is Beaut...

Why I hate Valentine’s Day

Why I hate Valentine's Day

Jesse Charles, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

February is the month of Mardi Gras, the groundhog always seeing his stupid shadow, and most importantly, Valentine’s Day. A day of overpriced chocolate and heart-eye emojis, this polarizing holiday is at the forefront of most people’s minds come mid February. Either you love it or you hate it, and...

How to be Successful in High School

How to be Successful in High School

Tierra Allen, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017

When high schoolers hear the word success that automatically think the have to be the best of the best to have ultimate success. They're all different types of ways to have success in high school. Many people gain success by taking several routes to achieve their goals. It takes a lot to maintain succ...

Tooting the La La Land Horn

Tooting the La La Land Horn

Jesse Charles, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017

Whether you have actually seen the movie or not, you have probably heard the name of the newest hit movie, La La Land. If you were rooting for any other film to win at the latest award show, you might have wondered why this movie has seemed to get literally all of the Golden Globe awards. Well, ther...

Follow Your Heart or Follow Your Mind?

Madi Koetting and Katherine Yenzer, Staff Writer and Managing Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2016

I’m sure we’ve all heard a teacher say “grades don’t define you.” This is usually the response most kids get when they are stressing about their B+ or asking for extra credit. While grades certainly are not a testament to your character, grades do define you in the eyes of college admissions. O...

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