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Fact-checking important factor in seeking the truth

Fact-checking important factor in seeking the truth

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Blog, Opinions, Opinions

Fake news (n): false, often sensational, information disseminated under the guise of news reporting. The Collins Dictionary word of 2017. We live in a world of bias and alternate facts in which the truth can often be difficult to recognize. However, it is important to know the difference between what is t...

Recent shooting should give realization on school safety, gun laws

Recent shooting should give realization on school safety, gun laws

Natalie Karlsson, Asst. Web Editor

February 16, 2018


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After the Sandy Hook shooting in Newtown, CT on Dec. 14, 2012, there has been over 200 school shootings. The most recent one, on Feb. 14, now known as the "Valentine's Day Massacre" at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, killed 17 people. Former student Nikolas Cruz brought an AR-15...

The reality of peer pressure in teenage society

The reality of peer pressure in teenage society

Abby Karandjeff, Reporter

February 8, 2018


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Since I was a kid in elementary school, we've been told about this looming idea of "peer pressure." From what I absorbed, I expected to be given free drugs at school or on the street, to go to parties and be forced to drink my little heart out or be given cigarettes against my will. What a scary future,...

Instagram feed algorithm prevents exposure to up-and-coming creatives

Instagram feed algorithm prevents exposure to up-and-coming creatives

Travis Bodell, Opinions Editor

January 28, 2018


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For young artists in this day and age, presenting your work to the world has evolved. No longer does a rookie musician find himself handing out CDs on a street corner, or a young painter struggle to muster up the budget for a gallery show. The process by which creatives showcase their talent nowadays...

Being an immigrant in Trump’s America

Being an immigrant in Trump’s America

Shwetha Sundarrajan, Reporter

October 13, 2017


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"Terrorist! ISIL sympathizer! Go back to your own country!" I sat at my desk, shell-shocked. How could such accusations come out of someone's mouth? In my seventeen years of living in the United States, I had never encountered such vile words, until now. My beautiful brown skin had never warranted...

Problems facing North Koreans should not be ignored

Problems facing North Koreans should not be ignored

Jasmin Kim, Reporter

October 12, 2017


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Recently, there was an influx of North Korean news in the media due to a series of ballistic missile launches that disrupted the Korean peninsula. Just a couple of months before, the media burst with the tragic death of Otto Wombier, an American student who died in comatose after he returned from...

Branson is perfect for a cheesy weekend getaway

Branson is perfect for a cheesy weekend getaway

Ally Hartman, Reporter

September 29, 2017


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Three weeks ago my mom, grandma and I took a weekend trip to Branson, MO, a quaint tourist town two hours away from Wildwood. It might seem like a lengthy drive, but the trip is well worth it, if you have the right mindset going in. All of Branson’s attractions are a little outdated, but show off a kind of charm ...

My Perspective: Open discussion highlights problems facing region

My Perspective: Open discussion highlights problems facing region

Travis Bodell, Opinions Editors

September 19, 2017


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Tuesday, Sept. 19's open discussion, organized by juniors Shay Campbell and Treasure Smith as part of the protest week, made it clear that the St. Louis area is dealing with divisive opinions and apathy.  Many of the students in attendance need to learn that an open discussion where people share their...

Real Sports, Real Talk Season 2, Episode 21 with Arpan, Jackson, Kyran and Tyler

Real Sports, Real Talk Season 2, Episode 21 with Arpan, Jackson, Kyran and Tyler

Tyler Burnett, Arpan Das, Jackson Bartholomew, and Kyran Ballard

May 12, 2017


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This is it folks, the final one. With special guest Jack Deubner, the team will talk about draft classes, the Cardinals recent surge of success and a few other topics in the sports world. Enjoy the last publish of the award winning podcast, Real Sports, Real Talk! https://soundcloud.com/user-312850823/real-sports-real-talk-season-2-episode-21-with-arpan-jackson-kyran-and-tyler

Real Sports, Real Talk Season 2 Episode 20 with Arpan, Jackson, Kyran and Tyler

Real Sports, Real Talk Season 2 Episode 20 with Arpan, Jackson, Kyran and Tyler

Tyler Burnett, Jackson Bartholomew, Kyran Ballard, and Arpan Das

April 28, 2017


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We may have taken an extended break, but we're back in action! *Jackson, Kyran and Tyler will discuss Adrian Peterson headed off to the Saints and throw around some draft suggestions. We will also touch on the topics of the NBA playoffs, Blues hockey and Cardinals baseball. *Fellow podcast member...

What goes around comes around: recycled fashion trends from past decades

What goes around comes around: recycled fashion trends from past decades

Travis Bodell, Social Media Editor

March 28, 2017


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When walking the halls from class to class, one can't help but to notice what their peers are wearing; what shoes are hot as of now, and in what colorway? What brands are hot as of now, and are skinny jeans considered "cool"? Surprisingly enough, a lot of the popular trends among teenagers are nothing...

Real Sports, Real Talk Season 2 Episode 19 with Arpan, Jackson, Kyran and Tyler

Real Sports, Real Talk Season 2 Episode 19 with Arpan, Jackson, Kyran and Tyler

Tyler Burnett, Jackson Bartholomew, Arpan Das, and Kyran Ballard

March 24, 2017


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This week we will discuss the topics of the men's and women's NCAA March Madness tournaments, the Cardinals spring training and a little bit of NBA basketball. https://soundcloud.com/user-312850823/real-sports-real-talk-season-2-episode-19-with-arpan-jackson-kyran-and-tyler