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Humans of ‘Haha’

[Added Aug. 4, 2017: Listen to an audio recording of Emma Melling’s interview with John Carlson from March 26, 2016.]   Custodian John Carlson and Commons and Title II Coordinator DeLise Kroening add meaning to the Minnehaha community through displays of love and kindness towards students and faculty.  The desk was …

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A presidential race to remember

“I’m not sure I’ve ever seen anything quite like it,” said Joseph G. Peschek, professor of political science at Hamline University. What is happening in the race for the presidency right now? The bizarre and unpredictable events happening in politics are being noticed even by citizens who generally don’t follow …

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Still denied after 100 years

The Armenia Genocide: a family memoir Few Americans know of the tragic events, while political leaders are reluctant to speak the ‘g-word’ “Raise your hand if you have heard of the Holocaust.” Every single hand went into the air. “Now,” said former history teacher Elizabeth Van Pilsum in AP World …

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The man behind the solo

Guided by his passion for music and guitar, sophomore Zack Schuster explores both creativity and structure in how he practices and lives A faint vibration can be felt through the light blue wood of the porch. Through the front door and into the house echo the sounds of an electric guitar …

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Studying, from room 240 to La France

Three Minnehaha alumnae are currently studying abroad in France. They learned French together at MA and parted ways at graduation, yet all ended up in France just a few years later It all started in room 240. “[Mr. Norlander] would pass around a sheet every year with names of former …

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Minnehaha finance: where’s your money going?

What are Minnehaha’s sources of income? Minnehaha Academy has an “operating budget” that supports the instructional and extracurricular programs of the school. Approximately 87 percent of the income to support the operating budget comes from student tuition and fees. In addition, approximately 9 percent of operating budget income is in …

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Minnesota caucus approaches

By Luke Frazier and Kenny Kiratli Twenty-four million people tuned in to Fox Television on the evening of Aug. 6, 2015. The viewership, twice as large as the Sept. 2015 Emmys and over six million more than the deciding game of the 2015 World Series, wasn’t anticipating a sporting event—the …

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Notecards and poster boards

First and Last: The fourth installment examines the process by which seniors and freshmen face different challenges: writing the senior term paper and asking girls to Sno Daze The fourth installment examines the process by which seniors and freshmen face different challenges: writing the senior term paper and asking girls to …

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