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Five Questions with Jessica Watts

Five Questions with Jessica Watts

Corren Tipton, Assistant News Editor

April 2, 2020

Sophomore Jessica Watts has been involved in performing both in and out of school since third grade. Watts began in Seattle, WA when she was introduced to a theater company there. Ever since, Watts has been in many productions and seen herself improve in both acting and singing. How did you become ...

Five Questions with Jacob Hinton

Five Questions with Jacob Hinton

Makayla Archambeault, Assistant Web Editor

March 28, 2020

Jacob Hinton is a senior at Lafayette who has played the cello since he was in fourth grade. Hinton recently placed first in the Alton Symphony Orchestra Marie Stillwell Young Artist Competition, which then led him to perform along with the Alton Symphony Orchestra. When did you start playing instruments and wh...

Last time I… pranked someone

Last time I… pranked someone

Hannah Fitts, Assistant Lifestyles Editor

March 12, 2020

Millions have watched videos in which an unsuspecting person has fallen victim to a deceiving trick. For Lafayette's own varsity lacrosse team, it has been nothing but tradition to devise a prank on every out of town tournament.  During one out of town tournament, in 2018, lacrosse coach Carrie Guenzler said, "A...

In anticipation of St. Patrick’s Day: 10 recipes to turn your taste buds green

In anticipation of St. Patrick’s Day: 10 recipes to turn your taste buds green

Corren Tipton, Assistant News Editor

March 12, 2020

Following Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day has less hype but still gives all the more reason to eat chocolate, wear green and run around pinching people. But what good is a holiday without a surplus of festive recipes for home-bakers to try their hand at whatever Pinterest throws at them? Here ...

Out and About: Sunisa’s Thai Restaurant

Out and About: Sunisa’s Thai Restaurant

Kayla Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

It’s always been a struggle for my family and I to find a restaurant serving Asian cuisine that we all enjoy. My mom grew up in the small southeastern country of Laos, so she and my grandmother regularly cook dishes such as pho (rice noodle soup), sai oo-ah (Laotian sausages), pad thai, papaya sal...

Last Time I… met Yadier Molina

Last Time I… met Yadier Molina

Sophia Wasson, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2020

Sophomore Gina Diaz met Cardinals baseball player, Yadier Molina on January 28, 2018 Along with a club of fellow Puerto-Ricans, Diaz didn’t know what to expect when she walked into Busch Stadium, and that is when she saw Molina; leaving her heart racing and speechless.  “There was this Puerto Rico club and the p...

Last Time I… went to Disney World

Last Time I… went to Disney World

Morgan Vehige, Sports Editor

March 2, 2020

The magic of Disney World is well-known and well-spread throughout different areas in the country. From the thrill-seeking rides to the princes and princesses roaming the park to the iconic Mickey Mouse ears everywhere, almost everyone can get a feeling of what makes the place so special.  For seni...

Willis celebrates 4th birthday on Leap Day

Willis celebrates 4th birthday on Leap Day

Abby Stebner, Staff Reporter

February 29, 2020

Feb. 29 occurs only every four years and is known as Leap Day or intercalary day. It takes the Earth a little less than 365 ¼ days to orbit the sun, which is why it takes four years before leap day comes around again. Some say that people born on leap year are lucky because the chances of being born...

Five Questions with Gracie Maurer

Five Questions with Gracie Maurer

Sophia Wasson, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

Gracie Maurer is a sophomore at Lafayette and has been participating in musical productions since she was seven years old. Maurer's latest portrayal was Wendy Jo in Lafayette's production of "Footloose". How long have you been participating in musicals and why do you like doing it so much? I have been doing ...

Five Questions with Sarah Masterson

Five Questions with Sarah Masterson

Vijay Viswanathan, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2020

Sarah Masterson is a first-year Spanish teacher here at Lafayette. When she was in college, she had the opportunity to study abroad for three months in Costa Rica. Why did you decide to travel to Costa Rica in the first place? I had heard about Costa Rica in high school. My high school took a tr...

Out and About: Circle of Concern

Out and About: Circle of Concern

Morgan Vehige, Sports Editor

February 18, 2020

Despite being around the community for over 50 years, local food pantry Circle of Concern deserves more praise for helping others than it currently recieves. Located in Valley Park, Missouri, Circle of Concern helps feed those in West County, Wentzville and Valley Park who need it most. On Feb....

Photo Opinion: Is Valentine’s Day overrated?

Photo Opinion: Is Valentine’s Day overrated?

Sarah Locke, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2020

Valentine's Day is a day for love, but does everyone love the holiday itself? This Feb. 14, Lafayette students and staff shared their feelings on the subject of Valentine's Day. ...

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