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The Academy Awards

A night at the Oscars In a ceremony known as the biggest night in Hollywood, where an abundance of famous faces crowd the red carpet energized and fingers crossed for their name to be announced as one of the award winners, the Oscars not only symbolize great achievement in filmmaking …

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Something new for lunch

Students, staff adjust to food service change You’ve been sitting in that uncomfortable laminate wooden seat for the past eighty minutes, with your stomach making obnoxious grumbling sounds, when finally salvation has arrived in the form of the lunch bell. You rush to get a taste of the food you’ve …

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All you need is love…right?

Psychological needs for love, belonging lie beneath much of our most common behavior On June 25 1967, about 4 million viewers rushed to television sets in 26 different countries to watch Our World, television’s first live international satellite program. Many artists, both on canvas and in the recording studio, were …

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Hockey rule change

How the game has changed: following up after Jablonski injury Hockey rules in Minnesota have changed. How long did it take for players to feel the impact? “First game, first shift of the year,” said junior defenseman Luke Erickson. “I thought it was a clean hit, and I got kicked …

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Searching for a different song

Increasingly raunchy music is desensitizing our generation; it’s time to find alternatives “I can be your hero, baby. I can kiss away the pain. I will stand by you forever. You can take my breath away.” Most teenagers our age have heard this song “Hero” when it was released in …

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Life through the viewfinder

  Recent M.A. grad takes on college …and her own photography business Flicking between settings, Rachel Worthman (‘12) walked down the dock at her cabin in McGreggor, Minn., with her mother’s Nikon D80 in hand, snapping photo after photo. It was a warm day three summers ago as Worthman and …

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A little perspective goes a long way (Extended)

Minnehaha alums expand their cultural palate through travelling and studying abroad “I was once headbutted by a drunken Scotsman for no apparent reason,” laughed Walker Angell (‘07). “The British people are wonderful and can be especially warm, though there are exceptions.” Angell’s interesting memory comes from his experience studying abroad …

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Is cursive a thing of the past?

Technological era takes a stance in elementary schools Remember those days of old when cursive was a mandatory thing to learn and class hours were dedicated to it, well it seems those days will remain of old.  Along with Hawaii and Indiana the North Carolina will no longer require cursive …

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