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Photo gallery: Global Youth Strike for Climate

Strikers hold a large sign that reads

Audrey Berns and Sarah Nash

March 27, 2019

The youth of St. Louis gathered around the Old Courthouse Friday March 15, joining millions of others around the world to protest the government's lack of concern for the environment.  The strike was originally organized by Swedish Climate Activist and Nobel Prize nominee Greta Thunberg and spread to...

Dairy protest at Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

Dairy protest at Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

Logan Crews, editor-in-chief

August 26, 2018

It’s a typical St. Louis scene: long lines of families and friends huddled around a luminescent spot on Chippewa Street where friendly workers in bright yellow shirts dole out cups of Ted Drewes Frozen Custard. Laughter from old friends meeting over sweets as well as giggles from toddlers with chocolate-smea...

How to Walk Out

Sha'diya Tomlin, leader of the walkout, raises her fist in the air. The walkout is in response to the Jason Stockley verdict that rocked the St. Louis area on Friday.

Atja Imamovic, writer

May 21, 2018

As political activism finds its way into America’s schools, so does debate over how it should be displayed. While activists may share political opinions, they have adverse approaches on how to demonstrate them. KHS was no stranger to political activism after students organized a walkout protesting ...

When women march

When women march
When women march

Richard Pfeifer, Kara Rieger, and Megan Van Buren

January 22, 2018

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A white male’s experience at the Women’s March on St. Louis

A white male's experience at the Women's March on St. Louis

Holden Foreman, web editor

January 21, 2017

Their signs flooded Market Street in downtown St. Louis. To an outsider, they looked similar enough: a group of predominantly white women gathered to complain about the new president. Yet, their signs told a richer story. Their signs insisted black lives matter, their signs demanded LGBTQ rights and...

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