Wednesday, May 5, 2021

City-county merger would help revive downtown St. Louis

Written by Warren Rosenblum St. Louisans have turned their backs on the urban core. Not a single major company has moved its headquarters into the...

Better Together plan would not move the city and county forward

Written by Jim Brasfield It is the “Great Divorce.”  In 1876 the City of St. Louis separated itself from St. Louis County and the farmers...

Black Friday: Here for a bargain

Every year, millions of people across the United States have to suffer through Thanksgiving dinner. Their family asks them why they are still single...

Black Friday: Not worth the hype

Thanksgiving is the best holiday, hands down. A day full of food, family and football? Sign me up. Thanksgiving has a way of bringing...

Scary movies: Horror films suck

“I like scary movies! Like ‘Casper the Friendly Ghost’.” I said these words as a 4-year-old and, like a toddler, I was naive. Naive to...

Scary movies: The art of fear

Fear is not just an emotion - it’s an art. An art that can only be formulated in two ways: real events that happen...

Pumpkin bye

Ugh, it’s that time of year. Pumpkin spice season. The time when everyone and their mother orders everything supposed to be flavored like that...

Pumpkin spice or die

The other day I walked into my local Dierbergs and was overwhelmed by the smell of pumpkin, cinnamon and fall spirit. Practically every isle...

Panera vs. Bread Co.

Respect the culture I can still remember the moment I found out St. Louis Bread Company went by another name. I was visiting my family...

Panera vs. Bread Co.

St. Louis does not own Panera I would like to personally tell every St. Louisan who calls the restaurant “Bread Co.” that it is not...

La Croix is La Gross

People who drink La Croix and say they like it are 100 percent lying. If you want to look fancy with some soda-like cans of sparkling water then La Croix is for you. If you want a refreshing can of sparkling heaven then you should drink literally anything else.

Ode to Croix

La Croix lovers say it is a tasty and aesthetically pleasing drink, while the haters say it is bland and don’t understand the hype. Personally, I will love La Croix until the day I die--henceforth unfolds my honorable ode to La Croix.

Point. Counterpoint. After a divisive presidential election, do you still identify as Christian?

The presidential race divided a country between those who liked Donald Trump versus those who liked Hillary Clinton, or simply, republican versus democrat. It also divided religion - those who identify as Christian versus those who do not because of the divisive election.

Point. Counterpoint. Do safe spaces belong on college campuses?

Point: Safe spaces coddle students - Yue Zhang Whether or not to adopt safe spaces and to what extent has been a heated discussion on campus...

Safe spaces are unnecessary – the real world is not a safe space...

On Thursday, Nov. 12, the Association of African-American Collegians (AAAC) presented a list of 19 demands to Webster University administration. The tenth demand called...

Webster can have safe spaces, but they need to be reapproached

By Sara Bannoura   The idea of student unity is all that came to my mind after reading the list of demands set by the Association...