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Students Make Change

Carrie Zhang, Reporter

May 16, 2018

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February 14, 2018 was Valentine’s Day, a day that was supposed to be about spreading love and kindness. Instead, it became a day of tragedies. Nikolas Cruz went to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and...

Escalating Tensions and a New Cold War?

Jon Sky, Reporter

May 16, 2018

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The world may have assumed they saw the last of the hostilities and proxy conflicts of the Cold War with the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Observers and statesmen from both the East and the West believed this would mark the...

Poll: Burroughs Faculty Oppose Arming Teachers

Gabe Fleisher, Junior Edito-in-Chief

May 9, 2018

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Nearly all Burroughs faculty members oppose arming teachers, a poll conducted by The World has found. Amid the debate over school safety sparked by the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,...

JBS Takes on China

May 9, 2018

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This spring break, twelve students along with their two faculty sponsors, traveled 7,204 miles from St. Louis to Beijing for an eleven-day journey in China. This trip was Burroughs’ first to China, led by Chinese teacher Fushun...

Nationals for JBS Science Olympiad Team?

Lauren Keeley, Reporter

May 9, 2018

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It has not been easy, but the John Burroughs Science Olympiad team, coached by Martha Keeley, Marina Smallwood, and Tracy Walther, may finally make it to Nationals this year. In past years, only two teams have advanced from the...

Nation Rallies Around March For Our Lives

Juliet Mahoney, Reporter

May 9, 2018

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Since the shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School that happened on February 14, taking the lives of seventeen children, the issue of gun reform has been a greatly debated topic. It has sparked a new demand for action and many...

Facebook Fiasco

Graham Brown, Reporter

May 9, 2018

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News Analysis On March 18th, two separate newspapers, New York Times and The Guardian’s Observer broke a damaging and scandalous story accusing Cambridge Analytica, a political data firm backed by wealthy Republican donor...

Shooting at Stoneman Douglas Reignites Gun Debate

Isaac Ohrenstein, Reporter

March 15, 2018

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At 10:00 AM on February 14th, Nicholas Cruz barged into his former school, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Florida. Armed with a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle and smoke grenades, Mr. Cruz set off the fire alarm...

Dance Marathon 2018

Dance Marathon 2018

February 20, 2018

Eric Greitens

Eric Greitens

February 20, 2018

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