Opinions

The real worth of Minnehaha

Integrating Christian faith in learning Jessamine Von Arx, Talon staff writer High school is a time to make memories and work hard. It’s a time you will never forget. Financial times are tough, so is it worth spending $15,000 for a year of high school? Minnehaha Academy offers spiritual opportunities …

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Hold off on the hits

Excessive force in hockey must be stopped to prevent future injuries Frances Hoekstra, Talon staff writer You don’t have to know somebody to pray for them. This is the mantra that took over Twitter, Facebook, news media and the hearts of Minnesotans and beyond regarding Benilde-St. Margaret sophomore hockey player …

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Not the time to slide

Are you a senior slacker or over-achiever? Brigid Kelly, Talon staff writer Alright, seniors – it’s finally second semester – the last semester of our high school careers. It’s time for the lasts of the lasts, the final hurrahs and the ultimate goodbyes. But don’t be fooled by the clichés. …

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The secret to success

Success isn’t formulaic or coincidental but rather personally determined Olivia Dorow Hovland, Talon staff writer  Success is hard to quantify. Some measure it in wealth, others in happiness, renown or social connections. The road to success, however, is a little easier to describe. In our society, education, hard work and …

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Between the Lines

The Invisible Wall Olivia Dorow-Hovland, Talon staff writer Barriers exist between people. Whether they be physical, like the Berlin Wall, or social, like the divide between people of different income levels, or even political, like segregation and apartheid, there has never been a time when the human race has lived …

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Journalism is the place to be

There are many stories the world has for us, but also many interpretations How do we know what we hear is true? By Pauline Ojambo, Talon staff writer Sixty seven-year-old Joe Frazier died on Nov. 6, 2011 from liver cancer. The former heavy weight champion was the first man to …

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Attending school while sick puts others at risk

Is coming to school under the weather worth it? Being responsible for your classmates and your classes By Talon staff writer To go or not to go, that is the question. Students are faced with this dilemma whenever they aren’t feeling well on a school day; what is the criteria …

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Rights reformed

 Your rights are up for reform It’s time to take a closer look at the issues facing our nation’s governing system. As the next generation, it’s our responsibility to step up. By Brigid Kelly, Talon staff writer A Jeep Grand Cherokee was followed for thirty days. The owner had no …

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Cowboys and Aliens review

Cowboys and Aliens follows the journey of Jake Lonergan (Daniel Craig), with the help of Woodrow Dolarhyde (Harrison Ford) and Ella Swenson (Olivia Wilde) as he fights off aliens that have abducted the people of their town.

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Why Art?

What should you do in your free time? Here's a radical idea: go to a museum ... for fun!

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