Home / Talon (page 2)

Talon

All about the college application

What is included in the Common Application? Approaching the midpoint of the first semester, students are working hard to meet their college application deadlines. For many who are applying under “early action” or “early decision,” the most common deadlines are Oct. 15, Nov. 1, Nov. 15 and Dec. 1. By …

Read More »

A Bird-safe Campus

Minnehaha installs special glass to protect birds Among the many new features of the rebuilt North Campus are floor-to-ceiling bird-safe windows. Not only do these windows showcase our building’s beautiful views, they save birds while demonstrating Minnehaha’s effort to take care of our environment.  During the building of the Upper …

Read More »

One on one with Chet Holmgren

Talon sports editor Jake McCabe spoke with junior Chet Holmgren recently about playing basketball with his friends, a summer filled with camps and tournaments, and a new school year filled with visits from college recruiters. What was your favorite memory from the AAU season? My favorite memory would probably be …

Read More »

Twin Cities scooter craze

E-Scooters: They’re simple, but are they safe? In the past two years the Twin Cities has been dramatically impacted by the electric scooter craze. You probably have seen these shifty little vehicles zipping down the parkway, or even in your own neighborhood. These scooters may provide an enticing rush of …

Read More »

Fall Enrollment Update

Increased student numbers show positive impact on Minnehaha Citing excitement over the new building and the school’s caring community, Minnehaha’s admissions leaders say that student numbers have made quite a jump from last year to this year. Almost 50 new students have enrolled at the upper school this year, they …

Read More »

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, …

Read More »

Summer at South

Time on campus doesn’t end for some students It’s a hot summer day. The sun is shining down on the kindergarteners’ beaming smiles. All eyes are fixed on the monkeys — on those in the enclosure and on those peering in. Current senior Roddy MacDonald is trying to wrangle up …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »