Pauline Ojambo

A major decision

Selecting a major can be difficult, and students share their opinions and strategies “It’s a completely different ballgame here,” said Manda TenHoor (’13). TenHoor went into college knowing what she wanted to major in. She was sure of her career aspirations to do missionary nursing in India, and because of …

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Classroom tech 2.0

B.O.L.D. program assessed at midyear How dependable is technology really? Target’s recent phishing incident has left people questioning the company itself and the culprit of all the chaos. In the past couple of years schools nationwide began to adopt technology into their daily curriculum. The draw to technology was accessibility, …

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One holiday, many celebrations

From Slovakia to Korea, Minnehaha students celebrate the holidays in unique and diverse ways   Whether the snow has fallen on the ground, or the evergreen trees are decorated in shop windows, the knowledge that Christmas is near brings joy to many people. The joy may come from future presents, …

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Science makes a difference

Researchers attempt to produce a “Universal” flu vaccine. The research which began in 2009 has built a strong foundation and brings hope. Early this February news of the flu seemed to appear everywhere. It was a chaotic time as young and old became sick. Throughout every Minnehaha hallway posters to …

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Post-Secondary Enrollment Options

College in high school: The benefits of PSEO as compared to AP courses “It would be nice to know them in person,” said senior Leah Haack. Haack spoke of her fellow classmates of the University of Northwestern – St. Paul, where she is taking on three fully online courses, English …

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Stigmas and Stereotypes of AP classes

Students and faculty weigh in on myths and realities regarding Advanced Placement classes Zero hours, note cards, reading for hours, multiple choice exams, free responses and DBQs. These are some of the things that make up the advanced placement experience. So why would anyone want to go through it? Advanced …

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College Day

Walking down the hallway college guidance counselor Richard Harris adorned his own college sweatshirt. Rather than naming a specific university or college the sweatshirt was inscribed with “college.” 1 May was College Day. Along with Harris the graduating class of 2013 wore college sweatshirts and t-shirts. The schools ranged from …

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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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