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Diverse Music to Twin Cities

New albums bring new shows to the cities Alenka Výbohová, Talon staff writer British alternative indie rock is coming to the US. The Kooks, with their new album Junk of the Heart, released in September, didn’t disappoint. The new electronic feature is used more than in any of their other …

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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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Dress-code dilemma

The Dress-code dilemma Finding school approved clothing gets challenging By Jorie Schwab, Talon staff writer  Let’s face it, for girls, high school has always been a fashion runway, but sometimes that runway can be highly restrictive. Almost all of Minnehaha Academy’s female students agree that finding dress-code approved clothes at …

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Dubstep Craze

Behind the new scene of Dubstep Jeffrey Riley, Talon Staff Writer The lights pulsate to the sound of the over-powering bass. A distinct wub wub wub sound permeates the venue as the “drop” kicks in. Bodies seem to be teleporting minute distances as the strobe flashes on the tightly-packed crowd, moving …

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Band trip

More than music The band tour and CFE have partnered to create an unforgettable journey abroad by Dominique Hlavac, Talon staff writer The front gate towers menacingly across the horizon, cries of pain can be heard echoing through the dark history that these towers, walls and ramshackle buildings have contained. …

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Girls XC comes up short

Facing a discouraging loss Team loses chance to compete in state due to scoring error By Jessamine Von Arx, Talon Staff Writer On Oct. 27, the girls’ cross country team were handed second place medals which meant a trip to state. This was the first time in eight years the …

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SAT Brief

SAT Scandal Kate Brown, Talon Staff Writer The security for the SAT test will be increased nationwide due to seven students in Farmingdale, NY being accused of cheating. Former F.B.I. director, Louis J. Freeh, will be brought in to review the security procedures for the SAT. The College Board is also …

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MA Colleges Brief

Popular colleges for MA students Marisa White, Talon Staff Writer So far, the most popular college that Minnehaha Academy seniors applied to this year is the University of Minnesota, located in the Twin Cities. As of November 8, however, about 35 percent of the seniors have not submitted any applications. The …

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