Opinions

Coronavirus: Staff editorial

For seniors, spring brings lessons you can’t learn in a classroom It is safe to say that the senior class of 2020 has had one of the most unpredictable high school careers in all of Minnehaha history. After our freshman year at the old North Campus building, the August 2, …

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2020 Election: What Republicans should expect this summer

Republicans need voters to focus on issues, not personalities By Tollef Currell, guest writer The presidential election is certainly the most widely discussed top- ic on this upcoming ballot. It’s arguably the most important, too, but not for the reason most people suspect. We are about to have a fight …

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2020 Election: What Democrats should expect for summer

Democrats need voters to pay attention By Danielle Robinson, guest writer We’ve narrowed down the top two candidates for this year’s race: former vice president Joe Biden and current president Donald Trump. The COVID-19 outbreak has made campaigning difficult for Biden, as he is solely participating in presidential events via …

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Frozen meal review, for the people

What’s for lunch, when you’re stuck at home and don’t know how to cook? Now that we are stranded from eating out and eating the foods we love, we need to find alternatives. With Taher not looking over us at all times, what will we do? For me this means …

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Talon staff values

Our staff values It is a tradition for newspapers to publish a staff editorial every issue. A staff editorial is an opinion piece written by the entirety of the staff or an editorial board. The board forms one opinion about a topic and publishes an unsigned opinion piece.  Recently, The …

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Rap Music and Women

How does rap music shape our understanding of gender? BY DANY ROBINSON, GUEST WRITER One of the most popular genres of music is Rap/Hip-Hop. Rap is a form of musical expression that incorporates rhyme, rhythm, and “street” vernacular. Majority of today’s rappers rap about: money, cars, drugs, fame and success, …

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Best ice cream for summer

Five top summer ice cream destinations in the Twin Cities On a hot summer day, you just have a craving for a scoop of cold, refreshing ice cream, right? If I am right, then I have found a few of many places just for you! I tried chocolate at every …

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Seasonal restaurants bring good food to popular sites

Stop for a bite at these eateries when you’re at Minnehaha Falls, Nokomis or Harriet Finally approaches the Summer days, when people come out of their hidey-holes and enjoy the niceties of summer. Walks on the beach, a good amount of tourists, putting suntan lotion on in a cloudy day. …

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Why you should read the Talon

Your newspaper (print or digital) has more value for you than you might think For many Minnehaha students, the Talon is simply something that comes out every month or so, might have an interesting headline or two, but doesn’t have anything worth reading. For many of our readers, this might …

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Talon picks what to watch during Christmas, for the people

All of the Talon members gave me their favorite Christmas movie. I had to rank them so you know who is telling the truth and who is a liar. Annika Johnson: Elf Dylan Kiratli: Home Alone Michael DiNardo: How the Grinch Stole Christmas Jake McCabe: Polar Express Patrick Cullinan: A …

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