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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Review

A classic look inside the mind of a mental patient Rebellion is often depicted through this archetypal lens: a cabal of young, yet strong-hearted soldiers riot against the tyranny of destructive overlords and their army of lethally loyal troops. Whether it’s the empire’s subtle command in Star Wars or Pirates …

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Silver Linings Playbook Review

Finding the Silver Lining Director David O. Russel reveals “peace through insanity” within the romance of two mentally ill lovers as they find each other and themselves despite their own personal handicaps The mental status of people and the oddities of human behavior in general has been a big factor …

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Springing into Shakespeare

Minnehaha Academy Players present a modern twist on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night As the ice melted outside, a group of students enjoyed sunny, warm weather-or at least they imagined it, since that will be the setting of the school’s production of Twelfth Night. Twelfth Night is a Shakespearean comedy that has been …

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CFE 2013: Where in the world?

Each year, Cultural Field Experience week (CFE) comes and goes with a great diversity of experiences and lessons learned. Whether the site is a 15 minute drive or an 18 hour plane ride away, each experience is individualized and every student takes away a different lesson based on what stood …

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Redefining marriage

The marriage debate in Minnesota continues. Riding the success of the last election, in which voters defeated a proposed constitutional amendment that would have banned same-sex marriage, gay-rights supporters are pushing to legalize gay marriage in Minnesota. Yesterday, March 12, Minnesotans came to testify before the state Legislature to explain …

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Minnehaha skiers raced in the state meet

Four Minnehaha skiers went to state after the 2012-13 season. Sophomore alpine skier Maddy Webster raced in the state meet on Feb. 13. Webster went to state as an eighth-grader with the team and individually her freshman and sophomore year. In her first run this year she fell and had …

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More than just a coach

Minnehaha coaches devote time to their players, but their day jobs may be surprising Athletes attend practice every day along with their coaches to work on their skills, but what doesn’t usually come up in practice is what coaches do when they aren’t drawing out plays and preparing the team …

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