The Tower

Claire Stowe
Claire Stowe, an Adams senior, is Editor-in-Chief of The Tower, her second year with the position. She has covered a variety of topics as a reporter, including two school walkouts, a Trump rally in Elkhart, Ind., and the national immigration debate through an Adams lense. In 2018, Claire traveled to Washington, D.C. with the Adams SASS group for the national March for Our Lives and reported on it, bringing a national event to the community South Bend. She received three Best of SNO awards during the 2018-19 school year for her coverage of various topics: the school corporation's issues with teacher retention and salaries, the experiences of students of varying legal statuses during the government shutdown, and an op-ed in align with Student Press Law Center’s “Student Press Freedom Day.” 

During the summer of 2019 Claire attended the Washington Journalism and Media Conference in Washington, D.C. and had the opportunity to hear, meet, and converse with a variety of professionals in the news media world including Brian Lamb of CSPAN, Mikayla Bouchard of The New York Times, and Daniela Pierre-Bravo of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” She also met with Congressional Representative Jackie Walorski to discuss local and national issues.

In addition to her Tower responsibilities, Claire runs Cross Country, participates in Mock Trial, plays the violin in the South Bend Youth Symphony, and is a candidate for the Full-IB diploma.

Claire Stowe, Editor-in-Chief

Jun 03, 2019
Volume 78 Issue 4 (Story)
Apr 22, 2019
Appeals on Wheels (Story)
Mar 27, 2019
Most Essential Command (Story/Media)
Mar 25, 2019
“Horrified But Not Surprised”: EL Teachers Respond to Discrimination, Rhetoric on Immigration (Story)
Jan 30, 2019
Students Want to Use Voices But Censorship Remains (Story/Media)
Jan 21, 2019
The Human Side to the Immigration “Crisis” (Story)
Dec 20, 2018
Volume 78 Issue 2 (Story)
Dec 20, 2018
“It’s The Time For Women” (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
“We’re Trying to Save Public Education” (Story)
Nov 11, 2018
Senior Lara Chuppe Recognized as Top Researcher (Story)
Nov 10, 2018
Donald Trump Has Gone Too Far By Revoking Credentials (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
Three Advance to Cross Country Semi-State (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Low Salaries Impacting Quality of Education (Story)
Sep 20, 2018
Kaepernick, Nike, Protests: Divergent Views (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
Another Year, Another “Tower” (Story)
Sep 17, 2018
School Board Member Explains Start-Times (Story)
Sep 14, 2018
Volume 78 Issue 1 (Story)
May 31, 2018
Volume 77 Issue 15 (Story)
Apr 27, 2018
John Adams Spring Fling 2018 – GREASE (Story)
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