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One text too far

Phone addiction is becoming more prominent in teens’ lives than they are willing to believe “Recently, school has been really stressful for me,” said senior Luke Frazier. “So, one night, in order for me to actually get homework done, I turned my phone off, locked it in my car and …

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For the love of aviation

Eddie DiBlasi creates model planes, attends flight school and strives for his pilot’s license “Fly the plane,” he thinks to himself, “ just fly the plane. If anything goes wrong or I get lost, just remember to fly the plane.” The plug door shuts tightly, sealing the pilot in his …

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Hungry for Healing

Art revealing the life behind eating disorders Photos and commentary by Maddie Binning   Up to 30 million people in the United States struggle with an eating disorder according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD). Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all mental …

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The language of equality

A recent survey conducted by The Talon asked freshmen, sophomore and junior boys and girls what they thought about what feminism meant to them and about gender-related inequality issues seen today. The results show that as a whole, the school agrees that equality is key for men and women, but …

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Career Day 2015

Graduates representing many professional fields and courses of collegiate study returned to Minnehaha in March to meet with current students, offering them advice for the future. A few shared their thoughts with seniors Angela Scharf and Kate Brown for Redhawksonline: Career Day 2015 from Redhawksonline on Vimeo.

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Living across the world

Foreign students are forced to face the challenges of studying abroad “It’s hard sometimes, here in America,” said Jimmy Woo, a sophomore at Minnehaha, “I miss my friends and family.” Jimmy, now standing 15 feet or so away from a basketball hoop, looks up, sets and shoots. The brown rugged …

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Exposing the human condition through magic

With all the magic based stories around, what does your mind believe magic should be like? Open your mind and take a look into a medley of it with The Magicians Trilogy There’s a schism in literary fiction that passes unnoticed to the general reader. It travels under the guise of …

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