Features

The real factors involved in senior college choices and considerations

“Super successful parents expect nothing less from their offspring and when it comes to college, that means the Ivies. It’s more than just getting into college, it’s setting a course for the rest of your life. And for those few that aren’t legacies, the pressures are no less. When parents …

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First Avenue strikes a chord locally

Men and women shuffle past each other, some clutching the hands of their children while others clutch the handles of their briefcase. They rush in all directions, trying to catch their bus or escape from the crowd and reach the exit. The year was 1937 when the Greyhound Bus Depot …

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Younger generation swaps basic skills for tech

Have you ever texted someone who was in a different room, just to ask him or her to get you something or simply just to ask him or her a question, so you didn’t have to get up? On homework assignments, have you ever tried to find an answer quickly …

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The great question: is the book or movie better?

“The book is always better than the movie.” How often do we hear this? After every book to movie adaptation, there are always those who will proclaim that the movie could never compare to the book. But is it true? While the fact stands that often in these paper-to-film moves …

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CFE 2013: Where in the world?

Each year, Cultural Field Experience week (CFE) comes and goes with a great diversity of experiences and lessons learned. Whether the site is a 15 minute drive or an 18 hour plane ride away, each experience is individualized and every student takes away a different lesson based on what stood …

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Changing Minnehaha’s history with a single face

The small office that outlooks the street before Harvest Preparatory Academy blazes with culture and personality. Framed posters proclaiming “Knowledge is power” are mounted to the wall, a photo of Barack Obama watches over the room, an African drawing of a woman hangs in back of the desk, and a …

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More than just a coach

Minnehaha coaches devote time to their players, but their day jobs may be surprising Athletes attend practice every day along with their coaches to work on their skills, but what doesn’t usually come up in practice is what coaches do when they aren’t drawing out plays and preparing the team …

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Something new for lunch

Students, staff adjust to food service change You’ve been sitting in that uncomfortable laminate wooden seat for the past eighty minutes, with your stomach making obnoxious grumbling sounds, when finally salvation has arrived in the form of the lunch bell. You rush to get a taste of the food you’ve …

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All you need is love…right?

Psychological needs for love, belonging lie beneath much of our most common behavior On June 25 1967, about 4 million viewers rushed to television sets in 26 different countries to watch Our World, television’s first live international satellite program. Many artists, both on canvas and in the recording studio, were …

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Hockey rule change

How the game has changed: following up after Jablonski injury Hockey rules in Minnesota have changed. How long did it take for players to feel the impact? “First game, first shift of the year,” said junior defenseman Luke Erickson. “I thought it was a clean hit, and I got kicked …

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