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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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The hard work of homework

Before the first bell even rings, senior Alex Wilson is either in a jazz band rehearsal or has rushed straight to her International Space Station Program class. Every year, when school gets into full swing, the same events seem to happen. Students who once thought, “Yes, of course I can …

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One semester down, one to go

First and Last: The third installment examines the new friendships made by freshmen and the deepening ones made by seniors, as well as schoolwork rigors and applying to college The cookie cutters are out of the cupboards, the Christmas sweaters out of the closets and high-schoolers push through finals week …

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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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