Daily Archives: April 29, 2015

“Marvelous”: A look back on Marvin Biasotti’s legacy

Stacked in boxes outside the principal’s office, senior class posters from the ‘70s tell tales of CHS history. They are evidence of the administration’s imminent move to a new building,…

Desert Trip: Are we really sharing the love?

The desert trip, described as cultish by some and transformative by others, is notorious on campus for being either exclusive or heart-opening—depending on whether you went. The “Desert Trip Glow,”…

A “Fanntastic” guy: spending time with Gabe Fann

“I just find stuff I like, and then I do it.” On April 19, I spent an afternoon hanging out with senior Gabe Fann. As we walked to his apartment,…

CHS student receives kidney from mom for transplant

The day was April 3, 2014, in St. Louis, CHS junior Andrew Hagood knew this was the day that he was going to get a kidney transplant…and his mom was…

The diverse underwater life of Monastery Beach

Mike Guardino’s truck slips into the gravel pull-off, and we start assembling the SCUBA rigs. From years of local experience, the CHS science teacher knows better than anybody the great…

I guess I’m ready for Hillary 2K16

So, unless you’ve been living on the actual moon for the past couple of weeks, you’ve definitely heard that Hillary Clinton (former senator, secretary of state and first lady) is…

Why our generation is destined to fail

Teachers and parents hold students hands so much, we never get the chance to grab on to our own lives. If you forget your homework, no worries: your mom will…

Salad daze: Mac DeMarco rocks the Loma Vista Gardens

Ever since the release of his debut solo LP, “2,” in 2012, Canadian singer-songwriter Mac DeMarco—born Macbriare Samuel Lanyon DeMarco—has been winning fans over with his low-fidelity, high-vibrato blend of…

CHS alum Rushad Eggleston returns for eye-opening concert

It is not often that one sees an otherworldly elf-man prancing through the conservative halls of CHS. But from April 16-17, cellist Rushad Eggleston returned to campus to headline the…

Two stars for Wale’s “The Album About Nothing”

Despite months of social media buildup and worldwide hype, Wale’s fourth studio album—titled, aptly enough, “The Album About Nothing”—proved to be one of the Washington D.C. soul rapper’s lowest-caliber works…