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Print is in (again)

The printed word remains a popular way to get news, despite what some believe For years doomsday seers have been predicting the end of print news, claiming that in the future all magazines and newspapers will be only digital. However, with the recent relaunch of Newsweek‘s print magazine, another look …

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Friday the 13th

Superstition surrounding Friday the 13th may not be justified Friggatriskaidekaphobia. This jumble of letters may sound like gibberish, but in fact it describes the fear of Friday the 13th. The human mind can certainly convince itself of improbable things, but does this phobia have some form of justification? Aside from …

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Get active to improve academics

Physical activity: from the gym to the classroom Some may think that physical activity is just something to keep you fit and to stay in shape. Some may think that it’s boring and that it’s not worth their time. Some might think that physical activity is a waste of energy …

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Freeman showcases his talent outside of school

Nicholas Freeman was acting in a play, Baby Case, outside of school. The show told the story of the 1932 trial following the kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh’s twenty-month-old baby. Freeman’s main character was the prosecuting attorney, named Wilentz, but he also plays seven other characters. Baby Case was …

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Minnehaha marathons

Students, teachers and alums raise money for African water project In two races run this year, the Oct. 6 Twin Cities Marathon and the Oct. 26 Monster Dash, Minnehaha raised close to $19,000 of their goal of $20,000. Running the Twin Cities Marathon to support World Vision, all 10 runners …

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New French Amity

Minnehaha’s new French amity, Laëtitia Lompech, is thrilled to be in Minnesota for a new adventure and to learn to be a teacher. Lompech is from Clerment-Ferrand, France, where she studied English. Someday she wants to be a English teacher in France. She wanted to live in an English speaking …

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Teachers return after break

Swanson and Calvin come back to M.A. after a year off. When teachers return after sabbatical or part-time schedules, they bring back a renewed sense of purpose and an enriched life to share with students. When Amy Swanson, director of cultural immersion, decided to leave MA for a year after …

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