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Poll: Younger Americans express shift in values

Teens’ values are shifting Rutger Hoekstra, a junior, considers patriotism, having children and religion as “very important” values. These views actually put Hoekstra in the minority among his generation. According to an August 2019 poll by The Wall Street Journal, young generations consider values like those much less important than …

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Social media as a news source for teens?

More teens get news from web Teenagers are more frequently getting news and updates on current events from social media rather than traditional news organizations, a survey conducted by Common Sense Media and SurveyMonkey found. SurveyMonkey, an online guide to creating professional surveys, along with Common Sense Media, a website …

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All about the college application

What is included in the Common Application? Approaching the midpoint of the first semester, students are working hard to meet their college application deadlines. For many who are applying under “early action” or “early decision,” the most common deadlines are Oct. 15, Nov. 1, Nov. 15 and Dec. 1. By …

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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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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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U.S. Open Preview

Course Preview The 2019 United States Open, which starts June 13, will be held at Pebble Beach for the sixth time in the history of the course, the last time being in 2010 when Graeme McDowell won. The course is right on the ocean and has some of the best …

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