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GPS nightmares

While GPS systems help students navigate where they’re going, the risks and drawbacks associated with them may outweigh the benefits “We were in Europe over Christmas break because I’ve got a brother who lives in Switzerland,” said AP English 11 teacher Ken Myhre. “We spent some time with them, and …

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Being respectful in chapel

Respecting the message: The Talon staff encourages you to stop complaining and criticizing and start listening “Did you see what she was wearing?” “Dude, I counted and he said like 48 times during his presentation.” “Her voice was so annoying, I couldn’t even sleep.” “He can’t relate to anyone… why …

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A followup on the dangers of energy drinks

In November, Redhawksonline posted a story about a report written by the Food and Drug Administration that linked the deaths of five people to drinking Monster Energy beverages over the past three years. Although the FDA went on to say that there hasn’t been enough evidence to take action against …

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Champion for God on the track

Senior Jackie Bedhingham discusses how her athletic sucess reflects her strong faith Take a deep breath in, let it out. Jump twice, shake it off. High knees, slam back into blocks. Now she’s ready. Senior sprinter Jackie Bedingham has had this ritual before a race since she was 10 when …

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Question your consumption

Potential health risks result from eating recently popularized “healthy foods” Daily, new foods are made and placed on the shelf. As a calling these foods promise health, experience and adventure. On the back of one bag of Cheetos, Frito-Lay promises “made with all natural oil” and claims “we grow the …

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Movie review: Evil Dead

Squeamish need not apply First time director reimagines cult classic with copious gore Do blood and gore make you squeamish? Do you like your movies to have some semblance of “good taste”? Stop reading this review. You don’t want to see this movie. Evil Dead is the goriest, dismember-iest,eye stab-iest, …

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‘Jump through a brick wall’

It took more than a motto to lead the Minnehaha boys’ basketball team to state With a minute and six seconds left, Litchfield’s Zach Whitchurch makes a three to give the Minnehaha boys’ basketball team just a one point lead in the state championship game. Then with 16.2 seconds left senior …

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First Avenue strikes a chord locally

Men and women shuffle past each other, some clutching the hands of their children while others clutch the handles of their briefcase. They rush in all directions, trying to catch their bus or escape from the crowd and reach the exit. The year was 1937 when the Greyhound Bus Depot …

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