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Cost-free education

President Obama’s new proposal will create opportunity for students across the nation. By 2020, the workforce is expected to fall behind by 5 million college-educated people. By that time, two out of three jobs will require some college or associate degree, according to a study by Georgetown University. In response …

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Practical Importance

Curt Bjorlin on woodworking from Redhawksonline on Vimeo. Declining student interest in applied education courses may result in the loss of life skills As applied education classes throughout the United States decline, students may be missing out on important opportunities and life-skills. Silence settles over the empty room like a …

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‘Coming of age’ in the modern era

Different moments and events combine across lifetimes to create maturity and knowledge “Perks isn’t just one of the best coming of age stories we’ve seen, but also one of the best all around movies.” “The Spectacular Now…is one of those rare and nuanced coming of age stories that realistically depicts …

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Reasoning the drop

Consumers are used to fluctuating gas prices and welcome the recent drop but drivers should still be wary of the economy and its constant changing climate Driving down Lake Street on the way to school or even going to fill up at Super America just a few blocks from school, …

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Music and lyrics

Musical theory and lyricism reveals why some tunes are memorable and others are not Why is it that our generation is constantly hearing that our music is bad or maybe not even music at all? Why are people still listening to the music from decades ago, but get tired of …

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Caffeine versus teens

Stimulants have become prominent in teens with side effects becoming more well known “One time at work, I had about four or five cups of coffee,” junior Marin Fredrickson remembered. “By the end of work, I wasn’t feeling good and my stomach was cramping up. I was standing at the …

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Co-op teams take MA

Minnehaha looks at benefits of co-oping with other schools’ sports Friday nights next fall will be different for students. Minnehaha Academy has decided to create a new football team with St. Paul Academy, Blake and Hope Academy (see right). This new team was put into effect April 1. Cooperation sponsorship, …

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Illegal ways to win

For Minnesota high schools, success in sports can lead to accusations of illegal recruiting of athletes “You have quite a bit of leeway in promoting your school.” said Athletic Director Homer Ramirez “If it’s student to student contact, you’re going to tell them everything that’s great about your school.” Ramirez has …

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