Features

Lettering in robotics?

High school league endorses new program New robotics program becomes third non-athletic competitive activity for Minnesota schools By Brigid Kelly, Talon staff writer Six weeks. One challenge. One championship competition. And a varsity letter. The Minnesota State Fair brought more than deep-fried candy bars and corn-on-the-cob to local high school …

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Peterson’s pursuits

A hectic senior year points to overseas medical studies By Maggie Pelissero Talon staff writer   When asking a high school senior where they desire to attend college the following year, many will reply with “somewhere warm” or “a place where I can hit the slopes,” however, senior Alex Peterson …

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Challenging values

Junior Brady Ryan examines the value of his possessions by tossing most of them out by Brigid Kelly Talon Staff Writer 100 things. That’s it. Nothing more. Could you do it? Junior Brady Ryan is trying. Over the past year, the “100 Thing Challenge” has gone viral because of a …

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New perspectives

International students face unique challenges, gain unique insights By Frances Hoekstra You’re in the same English class, you sit next to each other in chapel, and you study in the same library. You’re project partners, you pass each other in the halls, and many of you even sit at the …

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Why college now?

After graduating, students have several options besides heading straight for college By Pauline Ojambo Talon staff writer   “I am attending University of Wisconsin-Madison for college,” said senior Sarah Winter. “I thought that it would be a good fit for me… I wanted to attend a larger public University and UW was …

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School uniforms at M.A.?

After months of review and much speculation about the current dress code, including disagreements on what is considered “distracting attire,” the faculty and student task forces have reversed course and decided to implement a uniform dress code for next year.

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