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Star Spotlight: Emma Marsh

Star Spotlight: Emma Marsh

by Becca Speier, Photo Editor and Writer

December 19, 2019

Senior Emma Marsh has been ice skating competitively since she was 4 years old and discussed why she still finds herself on the ice.

Christmas puppies: planning for responsibility

Christmas puppies: planning for responsibility

by Carmon Baker, Web Editor

December 17, 2019

Despite noticing a negative public opinion on adopting animals as holiday presents in the past, local animal shelters such as KC Pet Project and Wayside Waifs encourage adopting pets as gifts under certain circumstances.

Giving the gift of heritage

by Cara Barone, Writer

December 13, 2019

At-home DNA testing has given millions the opportunity to learn about their ancestry for their own reasons.

Talent over gender

Talent over gender

by Rachel Robinson, Opinion Editor

December 2, 2019

By giving roles to the actor best suited to them without regard to gender, Prentiss hopes to shed light on the trivial nature of gender as a social construct.

Food Served from the Heart

Food Served from the Heart

by Claire Smith, Design Editor

November 26, 2019

The “family owned” restaurant trend is seen throughout the downtown Kansas City and plaza area, but some of these restaurants are more successful than others.

Journaling Club revitalizes reflection

Journaling Club revitalizes reflection

by Mary Massman, News Editor

November 26, 2019

New Journaling Club helps students factor reflection into their routines.

The price of standardized testing

The price of standardized testing

by Katie Massman, Twitter editor

November 25, 2019

There is evidence that standardized tests may not be very good predictors of how well students will do in college, but are good measures of accumulated opportunity.

Star Spotlight: Sam Amey

Star Spotlight: Sam Amey

by Anna Ronan, Design Editor

November 22, 2019

Junior Sam Amey discusses her history and future in dance and how she balances her rigorous school and dance schedules, both at STA and outside of school.

Combating the stigma: teens address mental health

Combating the stigma: teens address mental health

by Aspen Cherrito and Sophia Durone

November 22, 2019

To address widespread mental health struggle, Kansas City high schoolers created organizations and facilitated open discussions surrounding the topic, aiming to destigmatizing emotional struggle.

KCYA: Allowing Space for Growth

KCYA: Allowing Space for Growth

by Beatrice Curry, Writer

October 23, 2019

“The ceilings are really high and it has an industrial feeling but now that KCYA and HASF are there it has kind of a reclaimed feeling, like it feels like art is reclaiming the industrial building.”

Vape users face unknown dangers

Vape users face unknown dangers

by Cara Barone, Writer

October 17, 2019

Illegal THC cartridges may be to blame for recent vaping-related lung injuries and deaths.

Innovating inclusion: Affinity groups educate STA

Innovating inclusion: Affinity groups educate STA

by Mary Massman, News Editor

October 16, 2019

The Black Student Coalition, Asian Affinity Group and Hispanic Affinity Group work to eradicate cultural misconceptions and build cultural pride.