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Finding Your Career

What’s Shaping Your Career Path? Knowing what you want to pursue as a career can make a large impact on the choices you make, whether it’s choosing a major in college or even what college you choose in the first place. When making such an important decision, there are ways …

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AI: What you should really be worried about

How technology will reshape the future job market Knowing about the magnitude of previous technological revolutions, many experts think we are currently experiencing another historical upheaval, known to some as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Many workers face uncertainties about the consequences of this revolution, but one known tech development is …

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Where’s the line?

How have cultural shifts changed what comedians can joke about? Talon staff writer Luke Von Arx interviewed two Minnehaha alums who have worked in comedy to find out their opinions about what’s acceptable. Ella Fredrickson (‘17) How are you connected to the comedy world? I am on a college improv …

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Discovering new stories

Discovering new stories This year’s CFE theme puts focus on listening to others Pitter-patters and stomps from shoes echo throughout the gym as the little kids zoom around. Their laughs are roaring and their smiles are beaming as Anna Noble and her peers chase them around the gym at Baby’s …

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That much for a banana?

That much for a banana? Why a Florida couple paid $120,000 for a banana duct-taped to a wall The banana duct-taped to the wall is the most recent piece of “weird” art that sold for a staggering $120,000. Some may think, “Stupid, right?” However weird or quirky an art piece …

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Five schools, one class

Seven seniors are the only students to attend all five Minnehaha campuses Seven current seniors have done something that no one else at Minnehaha has done. The group includes Luke Von Arx, Trent LeVahn, Jake McCabe, Scott MacLeod, Bennett Thurow, Sam Harris, and Will Wamre. These students have been on …

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Beck to the Future

Beck to the future How Latin teacher navigated twisting career path to upper school Some people have a calling to specific work early on and feel they have a calling in college. But most importantly it is how they view the job that they are called to. Some are called …

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Growing crystals in space

Minnehaha ISS team growing crystals to combat kidney stones The 2019-2020 Minnehaha Academy International Space Station experiment will explore the condition of kidney stones by growing calcium carbonate crystals in space. Developing kidney stones is a common painful condition that is found in over 200,000 Americans per year. This years’ …

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Holiday Baking

Local bakers share holiday insights You’re rushing in from the chilly weather outdoors and you catch a waft of sweet-smelling goodness coming from the kitchen. Follow the aroma and find yourself staring down a table filled with decadent desserts and goodies. You can make this fantasy a reality by taking …

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Explosion report released

NTSB releases report on Minnehaha gas explosion The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued its report Dec. 2 following an investigation of more than two years into the Aug. 2, 2017, gas explosion at Minnehaha Academy’s North Campus. The NTSB is primarily engaged in researching transportation-related accidents, but it also …

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