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One on one with Chet Holmgren

Talon sports editor Jake McCabe spoke with junior Chet Holmgren recently about playing basketball with his friends, a summer filled with camps and tournaments, and a new school year filled with visits from college recruiters. What was your favorite memory from the AAU season? My favorite memory would probably be …

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Rap Music and Women

How does rap music shape our understanding of gender? BY DANY ROBINSON, GUEST WRITER One of the most popular genres of music is Rap/Hip-Hop. Rap is a form of musical expression that incorporates rhyme, rhythm, and “street” vernacular. Majority of today’s rappers rap about: money, cars, drugs, fame and success, …

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Summer at South

Time on campus doesn’t end for some students It’s a hot summer day. The sun is shining down on the kindergarteners’ beaming smiles. All eyes are fixed on the monkeys — on those in the enclosure and on those peering in. Current senior Roddy MacDonald is trying to wrangle up …

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Best ice cream for summer

Five top summer ice cream destinations in the Twin Cities On a hot summer day, you just have a craving for a scoop of cold, refreshing ice cream, right? If I am right, then I have found a few of many places just for you! I tried chocolate at every …

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New coach for girls’ golf

The girls’ golf team is welcoming a new member to the group – English teacher, Seth Johnson Seth Johnson has been hired as the new coach of the girl’s golf team. After the team’s previous coach, Grant Shafranski, decided not to coach this upcoming season, the athletic department sent out …

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Girls’ lacrosse has a new coach

The girls’ lacrosse team has a new coach and is ready to suit up for a season of possibilities The co-op team, made up of athletes from Minnehaha Academy, DeLaSalle High School and Gentry Academy, has an exciting new addition to the group. Speaker, writer, and former NCAA Division II …

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Running the State

Is this the best era in Minnehaha sports history? “Larry Suggs personally came into my office when he was in 5th grade and Larry said that Jalen and several of his friends who were good athletes are looking at coming to Minnehaha,” said athletic director Josh Thurow. Thurow then asked …

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The New Building

M.A. leaders prepare for return to a changed home The next time you pick up a Talon, you might be at the genius bar overlooking River Road, or in the fireside lounge, on the rooftop deck or in the college-style cafeteria. Next year the rebuilt North Campus will be filled …

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