Taylor Bye

A double-edged sword

Though texting is a quick mode of communication, it is often used in place of face-to-face interactions, affecting the quality of our conversations and how we form relationships  It’s everywhere. It’s aboard buses and in cafes. You see it when you’re walking down the pavement. You even see it in …

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Examining the anatomy of faith

Thinking, feeling, doing: how do you experience spirituality? The search for wholeness may be private or public The anatomy of faith has a structure of three main “body parts”: the head, the heart and the hands. In these parts people think, feel and act out their faith. “The head is …

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Family dinners: more than a home-cooked meal

In busy times, eating together as a family matters, research shows “In high school, I got really caught up in going from whatever sports practice I had straight to homework and often times [my family and I] would tend to eat dinner at different times.” said current University of Southern …

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Minnehaha athletics to leave Tri-Metro

Six private schools to split with 39-year-old conference In 1974, when bell bottoms and platforms were all the rage, Minnehaha Academy, the Blake School, Brooklyn Center, Centennial, Golden Valley, Mahtomedi, St. Anthony, St. Francis and Marshall University High School formed the Tri-Metro Conference, an athletic conference sanctioned from the Minnesota …

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Technology Incorporated

After pilot program devices are welcomed; students, staff and faculty change skeptical opinions It was nearing the end of the school year. The air finally smelled of summer after a painfully long winter and students sat in shorts, t-shirts, and sandals in the chapel. Principal Nancy Johnson walked up to …

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Participating in the classics

When it comes to classic books, it’s what the reader brings to the page  “The greatest art belongs to the world. Do not be intimidated by the experts. Trust your instincts. Do not be afraid to go against what you have been taught, or what you were told to see …

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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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