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Finding Your Career

What’s Shaping Your Career Path? Knowing what you want to pursue as a career can make a large impact on the choices you make, whether it’s choosing a major in college or even what college you choose in the first place. When making such an important decision, there are ways …

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AI: What you should really be worried about

How technology will reshape the future job market Knowing about the magnitude of previous technological revolutions, many experts think we are currently experiencing another historical upheaval, known to some as the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Many workers face uncertainties about the consequences of this revolution, but one known tech development is …

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Where’s the line?

How have cultural shifts changed what comedians can joke about? Talon staff writer Luke Von Arx interviewed two Minnehaha alums who have worked in comedy to find out their opinions about what’s acceptable. Ella Fredrickson (‘17) How are you connected to the comedy world? I am on a college improv …

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Why CFE is important

Why CFE is important Our freshmen, sophomore, junior and senior staff perspectives on the importance of CFE Every spring, students participate in Cultural Field Experience (CFE). Students are sent to local, national and international sites to experience and learn from different communities. It is often underappreciated. Here are four perspectives …

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Rebuild Responsibly after the rebuild

The August 2, 2017 explosion at the Minnehaha Academy campus was felt by the students, staff, and families at the school, but also by the local neighborhood and surrounding Longfellow neighborhood community. Within months of the explosion, plans to rebuild were set into action, some of which provoked strong opposition …

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Boys basketball VS MSHSL rules

Minnehaha Academy’s boys’ basketball is arguably the best high school basketball team the state of Minnesota has ever seen. The roster is made up of eight-division one recruits, with three of them nationally ranked: Jalen Suggs, who’s ranked 5th in the class of 2020; Chet Holmgren ranked 2nd in the …

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The art of chocolate chip cookies

The art of chocolate chip cookies Learn how to make the cookies, using science Chocolate chip cookies: an American classic that is a staple in everyone’s kitchen. Some people like them with melty, ooey-gooey chocolate. Not everyone likes them this same way so here is how to make the chocolate …

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Discovering new stories

Discovering new stories This year’s CFE theme puts focus on listening to others Pitter-patters and stomps from shoes echo throughout the gym as the little kids zoom around. Their laughs are roaring and their smiles are beaming as Anna Noble and her peers chase them around the gym at Baby’s …

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That much for a banana?

That much for a banana? Why a Florida couple paid $120,000 for a banana duct-taped to a wall The banana duct-taped to the wall is the most recent piece of “weird” art that sold for a staggering $120,000. Some may think, “Stupid, right?” However weird or quirky an art piece …

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Five schools, one class

Seven seniors are the only students to attend all five Minnehaha campuses Seven current seniors have done something that no one else at Minnehaha has done. The group includes Luke Von Arx, Trent LeVahn, Jake McCabe, Scott MacLeod, Bennett Thurow, Sam Harris, and Will Wamre. These students have been on …

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