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A24: The best movie studio you’ve never heard of

Indie studio quickly establishes reputation for high-quality, entertaining films Winter break is just around the corner, and there is no better time to stay home and watch some movies. Maybe you’re tired of the Christmas reruns, in which case you should consider trying something new. An understated movie studio, A24, …

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Poll: Younger Americans express shift in values

Teens’ values are shifting Rutger Hoekstra, a junior, considers patriotism, having children and religion as “very important” values. These views actually put Hoekstra in the minority among his generation. According to an August 2019 poll by The Wall Street Journal, young generations consider values like those much less important than …

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Home by curfew? Good luck.

Complexity of curfew laws, uneven enforcement creates confusion for teens Aidan Phelps and Asa Wold, two 15-year-old freshmen, want to see the new movie Deadpool 2 this week. They could see it at Rosedale, Southdale or the Mall of America. They decide to meet Friday for the 9:45 p.m. showing …

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The debate over turf and grass

Minnehaha decides on grass for North campus but considers turf for South Many schools have switched to artificial turf, will we be seeing it soon, too? What if you never had to worry about the condition of the field before you played on it, or if you never had to …

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