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Terfa named technology director

Merry Mattson retires after 40 years at M.A.; Sam Terfa named new tech director With the recent retirement of the Director of Technology Merry Mattson after 40 years at Minnehaha, Sam Terfa was appointed to lead the tech team. Terfa had been the senior manager of information systems. Before that …

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From M.A. to L.A.

In just a few years, alum enters world of shoe design with big brands, big business, and big-time celebrities Have you ever anticipated the release of a sought-after product? Or possibly even waited with bated breath for a shoe release? This situation is common in the sneaker world. Constant releases …

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Coronavirus: How COVID stacks up

What makes COVID-19 so dangerous The WHO (World Health Organization) reported as of May 12, 2020, there have been over 4.3 million laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 across 200 countries and territories. Of those 4.3 million, almost 300,000 people have died due to a COVID-19 related cause. With such significant statistics, …

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ISS Update

Project returns to Earth after 3 months On April 6, the Minnehaha Academy International Space Station experiment returned to Earth aboard the Space X CRS- 20, splashing down into the Pacific Ocean. The project, which researched the effect of a microgravity environment on the growth of calcium carbonate crystals, will …

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Coronavirus: Finding ways to provide service

Volunteering from a distance Health officials are not wrong that one of the best things you can do right now for both yourself and others is to simply stay at home and distance yourself. However, with so many communities struggling with finances and health, just a little bit of service …

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Coronavirus: Overview

What on earth is happening right now? Coronavirus shuts down school, the economy, the world in April and May 2020 We all remember the first day we heard about coronavirus or COVID-19. It started in late December of 2019, although most of us didn’t start paying attention until a few …

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Coronavirus: NFL is lone pro sport still going

NFL moves ahead with virtual draft, plans to play regular schedule The NFL has been keeping a close eye on the spread of the virus and is still determining whether off-season training will be affected and whether the draft as well might be affected. There have been lots of free …

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Coronavirus: Karpenko’s Olympic trials delayed

How the Olympics being postponed affects Minnehaha’s Andrew Karpenko Due to growing concerns of COVID-19 the Tokyo Olympics were postponed to July and August of 2021. Subsequently, the U.S. Olympic Team Trials were then postponed, affecting one of Minnehaha’s own, Andrew Karpenko. Karpenko, who qualified for the trials in the …

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Coronavirus and the Economy

Coronavirus and the Economy How COVID-19 has affected the economy Since March, the US economy has been greatly affected by COVID-19. Unemployment levels have skyrocketed. According to a study by the University of California, as much as one-third of the US economy may be shut down and real unemployment levels …

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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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