Talon

Thanks a latte

Stonich visits Minnehaha, gives insight on her writing process   “Extra! Extra! Read all about it!” No seriously, read all about it. It was the annual Thanks-a-Latte event on 12 Apr. given in the MA library by the Friends of the Library. As all public events start, it all began …

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Honk!

The musical of the Ugly Duckling Honk! Based on the 19th-century fairy tale The Ugly Duckling, by Hans Christian Anderson, tells the story of an odd-looking baby duck and his quest to find his mother. Minnehaha’s theater department will perform Honk! Apr. 19-21: at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased …

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Young Life

In summer, ‘club’ becomes camp Young Life registrations for  summer camp should be submitted by April 30. Throughout the 2011-2012 school year, as many as 50 Minnehaha students have been participating in “club”, a group for students by Young Life; a youth ministries organization seeking to bring students closer to …

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The Omnivore’s Dilema

Be mindful of what you eat Americans think of food in terms of its convenience and richness while it should instead be viewed as a tool for nourishment of the body and the building of community. On average, Americans spend only 6.9 percent of their budgets on food, one of …

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College debt increases

One trillion. That’s the mark, in dollars, that U.S. student loan debt just passed, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. According to the College Board, the 2011-12 published total cost for tuition, fees, and room and board at an in-state four-year public institution averaged $17,131. But that’s only the …

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Youth Vote

Young voters: the political wildcard   Televisions are constantly flooded with ads, quotes, endorsements and updates. Newspapers frequently feature the latest on the campaign trail. Election year has come around, and that means a large portion of the seniors will have the opportunity to carry out their young right of …

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High school pranks

Pranks: where to draw the line Congratulations, you made the varsity team! Now you and your parents have to clean up the mess of toilet paper hanging from the trees and all around your house. “Usually getting TP’ed is annoying and inconvenient, but getting TP’ed for making varsity is a …

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Q and A with John Pryor

Pryor discusses offseason training, quest for D1 scholarships and possible state tournament Senior Talon staff writer Andrew Graham sat down with junior pitcher John Pryor to discuss his offseason training and this year’s baseball season as well as his quest to play Division I college baseball. You were All-Conference Honorable …

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Ramirez energizes MA athletics

New athletic director brings energy to Minnehaha based on his experiences in Texas, Iowa and the Middle East “We were in the playoffs my senior year in high school,” Minnehaha athletic director Homar Ramirez recalled. “It was the bottom of the seventh and the bases were loaded. It was two …

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