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STUCO Wildfires Relief Fundraiser

STUCO Wildfires Relief Fundraiser

Megan Glasgow, features writer

November 21, 2019

Student Council has spent the last three weeks collecting donations at their talent show, visiting homerooms and advertising, before finally concluding their annual disaster relief fundraiser last Thursday, Nov 14. This year’s funds will be donated to the Red Cross to help Californian wildfire relief efforts. Julia Smotkin, s...

The Brain Issue: More than just a cautionary tale

The Brain Issue: More than just a cautionary tale

Emma Lingo, editor-in-chief

November 6, 2019

74% of KHS students know someone who has struggled or is struggling with addiction. Substance Abuse Disorder affects many, and Kevin Mullane was one of those who suffered from it.

Smile, you’re on transcript

Smile, you’re on transcript

Megan Glasgow, Features writer

October 27, 2019

Whether or not you’re trying to secure a spot at an Ivy League, your college stakes are high. Find out the effects of this excessive pressure on students.

Climate revolution

Climate revolution

Rachel Finan, health and wellness writer

October 27, 2019

Around the world four million people took to the streets on Sept 20 for the climate strikes. Read about the march and the movement here in STL.

KHS Senior Jonah Roy releases album “Carpe Diem”

KHS Senior Jonah Roy releases album “Carpe Diem”

Kiden-Aloyse Smith, copy editor

October 18, 2019

Jonah Roy, Senior released his second full album, "Carpe Diem" on October 17, 2019

The fate of hate

The fate of hate

Maisie Bradley and Izzy Colón

November 18, 2018

With colors of the rainbow flooding the street, counter protestors lined up outside of John Burroughs High School March 12 of last year. They were there for Jake Bain, a star football player who had recently come out as gay during a school assembly on National Coming Out Day. However, the Westboro Baptist...

A nation of immigrants

A nation of immigrants

Sebastian Davies-Sigmund, news writer

August 28, 2018

Imagine this: the shouting of children in the night, babies crying for their parents as border patrol rip families apart. Inside this large detention center you are lost, scared, and concerned for your future. Outside, there are bounties of signs reading “no one is illegal on stolen land,” and “build...

Seeking help: what’s next

Seeking help: what’s next

Izzy Colón, copy editor

April 26, 2018

We hear the word constantly. Plastered across recent headlines and broadcasted on the 5 p.m. news: assault. Discussion of sexual assault is more prevalent now than it has ever been, but it does not just happen in high profile cases. Anyone can be sexually assaulted, even KHS students. According to Cici B...

No room for justice

No room for justice

Emma Lingo, news-features writer

April 10, 2018

*names changed for anonymity When Sam*, KHS student, was raped he did not tell the police. He did not tell his parents. In fact, he told no one. During the last months of his eighth grade year, when most students were getting excited for the upcoming spring break, Sam was raped by his girlfriend while they were on a date. After ...

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