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Kony campaign sweeps nation

Good cause, flawed messenger?   Former Minnehaha student Jal Chuol grew up mostly in the U.S. but also in Africa hearing scary stories about monsters that were all too real compared to what we hear as kids about the boogie monster under our bed. While staying at a family friend’s …

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A Weekend in Crocus Hill

By Max Palm Talon staff writer Minnehaha students have their choice of restaurants and shops, because our school’s inner-city location leaves us in close proximity with many businesses. However, many students don’t realize the huge variety of meals and goods that lie just across the river along Grand Avenue in …

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Charissa Cable

Girl on a mission Taylor Bye, Talon Staff Writer Charissa Cable settled herself at a Dunn Brothers table for two, draping her thin coat on the back of her chair, and sipping her hot chocolate contentedly, poised for the first question. With her warm brown eyes, shoulder length milk-chocolate colored hair, …

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Depression gets redefined

Proposed changes to the D.S.M. raise controversy Dominique Hlavac, Talon staff writer  “It was just so much sadness all the time, nothing was fun,” sophomore Alexander Lindberg said. Lindberg had been feeling this way for about a year and a half before realizing that he might be clinically depressed. Many people feel …

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Textbooks on iPads

Textbooks or new technology? Elleni Oberle, Talon staff writer Upper school principal Nancy Johnson talked about the advancement of ipad textbooks. “I think it’s a great idea and we’re really keeping a close eye on that; there are a lot of reasons why. The development in that area is pretty …

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