Jordan Erickson

Vanilla or strawberry?

Milkshakes from places around the Twin Cities show promising delights A silky taste of milkshake slides up the straw and trickles into your mouth. The chilled milk and creamy ice cream are an adventure for your taste buds. I tried a strawberry and vanilla milkshake from The Bad Waitress, Hi-Lo …

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Farfalle to Pappardelle, it’s better by hand

Learn how to make homemade pasta Making homemade pasta may seem impossible, but with a simple recipe and easy-to-follow instructions, it’s pretty simple. There are four steps in forming the pasta. First, gather ingredients. Second, mix the ingredients together. Thirdly, knead the dough until it is smooth. Finally, roll out …

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Covid vaccines become available

CDC approves multiple COVID-19 vaccines The Covid-19 pandemic has continued on and vaccines have been approved in record time. With the first case happening just about a year ago, two Covid-19 vaccines have been approved for emergency use in the United States. The first vaccine to be approved was the …

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Volunteering during a pandemic

Students continue to serve, despite COVID-19 limits It was a summer day and junior Tessa Bianchi and her family were delivering sandwiches through Caring and Sharing Hands. As they were pulling up to St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Mendota Heights, there was a little kid that said she didn’t like …

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Redhawks (at home) Online: November 30 – December 4

Working from home, again As the pandemic continues on, Minnehaha students began their first week of online school on November 30. Other than working on school work, students have been making the most of their time at home by doing things they enjoy. Photos collected and slideshow created by Jordan …

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Perceptions of people with masks

How communication is affected when you can see only half of someone’s face Mask wearing has begun to be our new normal, at least for the moment. Everyone is trying to get in some sort of routine like they had before COVID-19 hit the world. So, with this new challenge, …

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Students explore cooking and baking

Students explore baking and cooking Many students cooked and baked due to coronavirus break Making guacamole can be a bit of a struggle, especially when you end up going to the hospital. During the digital learning days of the Coronavirus outbreak, junior Annika Sabers was trying to de-pit the avocado …

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The art of chocolate chip cookies

The art of chocolate chip cookies Learn how to make the cookies, using science Chocolate chip cookies: an American classic that is a staple in everyone’s kitchen. Some people like them with melty, ooey-gooey chocolate. Not everyone likes them this same way so here is how to make the chocolate …

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Christmas food meets global traditions

Christmas food meets global traditions It is almost Christmas time. Everyone is shopping for gifts, but what people don’t do, is ask what their friends do to celebrate Christmas. Some people at Minnehaha have very unique Christmas traditions and guess what, they might be sitting right next to you in …

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Fall coffee drinks to satisfy your tastebuds

Fall coffee drinks to satisfy your tastebuds Starbucks: for drivers Cinnamon Dolce Latte: hot coffee with flavor bursts of sweet cinnamon and fresh whipped cream hits the spot at Starbucks. I loved how the cinnamon gave me a warm feeling inside. On a cool fall morning as you are headed …

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