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  • It is not time to dethrone The King
    Sports

    It is not time to dethrone The King

    Seth Harris, Staff Writer

    March 24, 2017

    The NBA has a lot of valuable players that work extremely hard and push to their limits to be great in the league. Instead, some players work a lot harder than others, and it shows in the games played. When they outwork others and lead their team in a...

    Despite popular belief, Lebron James should be this year's NBA MVP.

    courtesy of Flickr

  • The Belko Experiment produces satisfying results
    Entertainment

    The Belko Experiment produces satisfying results

    Chris Bateman, Staff Writer

    March 24, 2017

    “The Belko Experiment” is an action thriller that is dark enough to make you question your human nature. In it, office employees, who are trapped inside their workplace, are forced to kill each other in a certain amount of time to ensure their survival....

    Directed by Greg McLean, The Belko Experiment opened in theaters March 17.

    photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

  • Latin club returns after trip to Italy
    News

    Latin club returns after trip to Italy

    Nick Einig, Staff Writer

    March 23, 2017

    For senior Sal Alu, going to Italy was like going home. Alu, along with 15 other students, visited Italy with the Latin club over spring break. The group departed from St. Louis for Chicago on March 11. From there, they flew to London, then to...

    Sophomore Sam Stroyeck looks out of binocular on top of the Dome of the Florence Cathedral,

  • The Doomed Generation
    Editorials

    The Doomed Generation

    Brendan Johnson, Editor-in-Chief

    March 22, 2017

    Millennials are doomed, but it is not their fault. The majority of the generation has grown up in environments that have failed them. As a result, many are self-centered, entitled and, for the most part, incredibly difficult to work with. The generation...

    Roughly 75.4 million Millennials were raised in environments that have doomed them for the real world.

    Brendan Johnson

  • Local mother helps warn teens about drowsy driving
    News

    Local mother helps warn teens about drowsy driving

    Drew Brown, Web Editor

    March 21, 2017

    The blast of the oncoming car’s horn was the only alarm clock that senior Matthew Meyer needed to wake up. “I easily could have gotten in a crash,” Meyer said. “Who knows where I would be know, who knows who I could have hurt just by dozing...

    One in five drivers on the road is too tired to operate a vehicle. To put that into perspective, the risk of driving with only 4-5 hours of sleep is estimated to be the same as driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08, above the United States set legal limit.

    Nick Plassmeyer

High tech library

High tech library

Chris Bateman, Staff Writer

A group of students and faculty are developing plans that would transform the library into a more modern space. They have recently been talking to architects...

March 19No Comments

New processors could dethrone Intel

New processors could dethrone Intel

Mario Ghazal, Staff Writer

In a little more than a week, an old adversary in the CPU market will be making a massive comeback. Not many people have heard of them in recent years, ...

March 18No Comments

Engineering club preps for Boeing Engineering Challenge

Engineering club preps for Boeing Engineering Challenge

Grant Stegman, Staff Writer

The Engineering Club will compete for the third straight year in the Boeing Engineering Challenge at Washington University April 29. Students in the...

March 14No Comments

Rocking out on the weekend

Rocking out on the weekend

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February 23

Photo booth fun at Mom Prom

Photo booth fun at Mom Prom

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January 17

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No pain no sport

No pain no sport

Grant Stegman, Staff Writer

The gaming industry is worth $23.5 billion. 32 million people watched the most recent “League of Legends” championship. Esports,...

March 17

Homework over Spring break is hurting students’ performance

Homework over Spring break is hurting students’ performance

Jacob Young, Social Media Editor

Michael wakes up in Puerto Rico ready to take on the sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. He plans out his day, deciding where...

March 14

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