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Photo Opinion: What is your favorite Thanksgiving Tradition?

Photo Opinion: What is your favorite Thanksgiving Tradition?

Makayla Archambeault, Assistant Web Editor

November 15, 2019

Every family is different and every family has their own traditions. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, this family holiday is looking to be cheerful for the students of Lafayette as they share their families' traditions for Thanksgiving....

Out and About: The Soda Fountain

Out and About: The Soda Fountain

Sarah Locke, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

As a part of the new renovations, Union Station has replaced Hard Rock Cafe with The Soda Fountain.  Located in Union Station at 201 South 18th Street, the restaurant is about 35 minutes away from Lafayette, but definitely worth the drive.  From the outside, it doesn’t appear to be special, b...

Crocker brothers visit nearly half of MLB stadiums

Crocker brothers visit nearly half of MLB stadiums

Grace Kirtley, Lifestyles Editor

November 11, 2019

The start of a tradition: 15 days-12 stadiums. In the summer of 2019, Derek Crocker, junior, Ethan Crocker, Class of 2019 and their father, Patrick Crocker, took a trip to see nearly half of all the baseball stadiums in America. Since they were young, Derek and Ethan have enjoyed watching and playing...

Five Questions with Nathaniel Mahone

Five Questions with Nathaniel Mahone

Sarah Locke, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

Junior Nathaniel Mahone spent his summer acting all around St. Louis. This past summer, he was in "Fire Shut up in my Bones," a world premiere opera composed by six time Oscar and Grammy winner Terence Blanchard. He was also in "Cinderella" and "Matilda" at The Muny. When/how did you become involved in theater? When I ...

A Northern Lens

A Northern Lens

Kayla Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2019

As sophomore Seraphina Blackmon finishes up her homework, concludes her night and gets ready for bed, she hears piercing cracks and thumps from outside her window. Blackmon has no doubt in her mind of what the cacophonous noises are: gunshots. “I can hear gunshots every night, but it isn’t as bad...

Out and About: Duck Donuts

Out and About: Duck Donuts

Corren Tipton, Assistant News Editor

November 3, 2019

Located on 1651 Clarkson Road, Duck Donuts offers a fresh taste on the average doughnuts. Made in front of customers and on the spot, their donuts are one above. Along with a regular menu, Duck Donuts also has a seasonal menu with holiday-themed sprinkles, icings and flavors. Customers can choose to ...

Out and About: Blush Boutique

Out and About: Blush Boutique

Abby Stebner, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

Blush Boutique encompasses coastal vibes with Midwestern values, Blush dresses the modern bohemian woman, the casual but chic girl and the stylish gal on the go. Blush Boutique sells a lot of name brand clothing like Wildfox, Free people, Tart and Love stitch. They have been open for 13 years and do ...

Five Questions with Sophie Arceneaux

Five Questions with Sophie Arceneaux

Sarah Locke, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2019

Junior Sophie Arceneaux is known by her friends for her wacky socks, water polo skills and many other things. However, what most do not know is she spends her free time volunteering at the St. Louis Zoo.  What exactly do you do at the zoo and how often? I’m a teen volunteer at the zoo for a program that is calle...

St. Louis area offers many Halloween entertainment options

St. Louis area offers many Halloween entertainment options

Maya Manor, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

With Halloween only a week away, it’s time to get into the Halloween-spirit. The St. Louis area has various events and activities occurring throughout the rest of the month of October in relation to the upcoming holiday. Here are 10 different special events that students can attend with friends and...

The candy corn question: 10 sites to help further the candy corn debate

The candy corn question: 10 sites to help further the candy corn debate

Corren Tipton, Assistant News Editor

October 22, 2019

With the arrival of spooky season comes the annual debate of whether candy corn is a quality candy or a trashy triangle of pure sugar. These sites delve into the history of candy corn, its main ingredients and more, including various sources with their opinion on this controversial treat.   ...

Five Questions with Holly Green

Five Questions with Holly Green

Abby Stebner, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

Holly Green is a business teacher at Lafayette. She has been teaching here for four years and is also the freshman cheerleading coach. Where did you go to college and what did you major in? I went to the University of Central Missouri and majored in Marketing and minored in International Business. Did...

Photo Opinion: What do you think of the Homecoming theme Rock of Ages?

Photo Opinion: What do you think of the Homecoming theme Rock of Ages?

Kayla Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2019

Homecoming Week began on Oct. 6 at the annual Homecoming Kickoff in the Stadium. Every year, Student Council (STUCO) chooses a theme for the week that correlate with dress up days, the Homecoming Parade on Oct. 11 and the dance on Oct. 12. This year’s theme is Rock Of Ages.  ...

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