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Friday Fives: How to Stay Motivated

Friday Fives: How to Stay Motivated

Peyton Rubenstein, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2020

Countless publications and polls, such as Buzzfeed and the Washington Post have counted February as being the “worst month of the year.” The end of the holiday season leaves many without celebrations to look forward to — the days are short and cold and a third quarter slump can kick in for students...

Friday Fives: Valentine’s Day

Friday Fives: Valentine's Day

Kailin Zhang, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2020

As Valentine’s Day rolls around each year, hearts, roses and chocolates fill store shelves in various shades of red and pink. This year, Valentine’s Day is on an Early Release Friday. For those without a date, here are some of the Messenger’s top picks of alternative Valentine’s Day festivities:&...

Photo Gallery: St. Louis Union Station

Tourists enjoy the ride on the 200 ft tall attraction, The St. Louis Wheel. The wheel takes passengers along the St. Louis skyline during the 15-minute trip. The wheel also has 42 fully enclosed seats that are climate controlled and seat up to six adults each.

Aarushi Bute, Business Manager

February 13, 2020

The Editors’ Room Podcast- On In-Depth Reporting (Part One)

The Editors' Room Podcast- On In-Depth Reporting (Part One)

Jackson Estwanick, Kavya Jain, and Cassie Sun

February 12, 2020

On this episode of the Editors' Room Podcast, Jackson and Kavya sit down for the first time in the new decade to share their tips on in-depth reporting and different methods of quality storytelling. They also brainstorm new activities to help production staff members grow as reporters. The Editors'...

Song Review: Get Your Wish

Song Review: Get Your Wish

Ella Musial, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

“Get Your Wish” by Porter Robinson sends an important message about taking life easy and not worrying about being perfect. The single was released Jan. 30 and is a promising comeback for the DJ.  The song is about a perfectionist who wants to make their life better, but cannot control their desire t...

Review: Just Mercy

Review: Just Mercy

Aarushi Bute, Business Manager

February 11, 2020

I had never really been in tears due to a movie until I saw “Just Mercy.” The experience didn’t just leave me teary-eyed, it also left me with a gut feeling to do more, to inspire change.  Set in the late 1900s at Montgomery, Alabama, “Just Mercy” follows the true story of a black lawyer fig...

Photo Gallery: MACC Hosts Winter Dance

Juniors Natalie Anderson and AJ Burger dance together. Anderson has attended the dance every year since her freshman year and prefers it to Homecoming because she said there are always fewer people and better music. “I just go because she goes,” Burger said.

Kavya Jain, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2020

Center Stage Competes at Smith-Cotton Show Me Classic

Center Stage won second runner-up and Best Closer at the Smith-Cotton Show Me Classic competition Feb. 1.

Kailin Zhang, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2020

From emotional ballads to high-energy dance numbers, Center Stage members performed five mash-up songs onstage at the Smith-Cotton Show Me Classic competition Feb. 1.  As part of Center Stage, Elise Ambler, junior, said she was thrilled when Center Stage placed at the competition, especially a...

Tea Traditions: Examining tea from cultures around the world

Many different students drink many different types of tea.

Sarah Harris, Associate Editor

February 6, 2020

Within the United States, tea is an agent for relaxation and detoxing the body. However, within other cultures around the world tea has a greater cultural significance.  After water, tea is the second most consumed drink.  In Taiwanese culture, tea is a staple drink. Tea trees are native to Taiwan, and a ...

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