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Nature’s Greatest Tragedy – The Extinction of the American Chestnut Tree

Nature’s Greatest Tragedy – The Extinction of the American Chestnut Tree

Carly Woodhill, Opinion Writer

November 7, 2019

Do the words ‘American Chestnut Tree’ ring a bell? Probably not. The American Chestnut, or Castanea dentata, discovered in 1904, used to cover the eastern US.  There were four billion of them, and now, the tree is critically endangered in both the US and Canada. Castanea dentata is a quickl...

Mario Kart Tour Review

Mario Kart Tour Review

Clayton, Feature Writer

November 7, 2019

A new wave of Nintendo fans emerged when Mario Kart Tour was released Sept. 25.  Previously Mario Kart was a game played only on consoles: NES, DS, Wii, and the Switch.  A free mobile game allows virtually everyone to have access to it causing more than 10 million people have downloaded it. The actu...

The horrors of group testing

The horrors of group testing

Annie Pan, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

Math, a four letter conundrum that haunts the dreams of millions of students worldwide, is all around us in school. From trying to prove a right triangle has a ninety degree angle to the treacherous vector word problems, there’s never an end to the suffering. But one of the worst results of taking...

More spirit weeks, More problems

More spirit weeks, More problems

Sean Ferguson

March 28, 2019

Since the dawn of time, Ladue High School has had spirit weeks. These vibrant periods of time have served a multitude of purposes: to promote our sports teams, to bring attention to fundraisers, and to celebrate the change of seasons. However, additional spirit weeks do not come without consequence. I...

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