Tag Archives: Student Life

Mental health aid

Minnesota nonprofit clinic Walk In is working to make counseling a tool accessible to all An estimated 43.7 million adults are living with mental illnesses in the US, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) done in 2012. Nearly half of children under 18 have had …

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A sense of wonderment

Freshman Greta Hallberg makes her high school acting debut as Treasure Island launches a production full of sword fights and adventures It’s the instigator of countless “X marks the spot” adventures, the beginning of the iconic one-legged pirate with a parrot companion trope, the original swashbuckling pirate manifesto: Treasure Island. …

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Twins

Reflecting on commonly asked questions about twins, studies and students explore similarities and differences between their siblings and themselves I’m a twin. People often ask me, “Do you like being a twin? Do you get along? What’s it like having someone in the same grade? Do you have a special …

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Reasoning the drop

Consumers are used to fluctuating gas prices and welcome the recent drop but drivers should still be wary of the economy and its constant changing climate Driving down Lake Street on the way to school or even going to fill up at Super America just a few blocks from school, …

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Caffeine versus teens

Stimulants have become prominent in teens with side effects becoming more well known “One time at work, I had about four or five cups of coffee,” junior Marin Fredrickson remembered. “By the end of work, I wasn’t feeling good and my stomach was cramping up. I was standing at the …

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School lunch prices increase

To retain qualtity, lunch prices rise When students returned from Christmas break, Taher Inc., the food service provider at Minnehaha, announced a 20 cent price rise on entrees from $3.75 to $3.95. This price increase was the result of a simple and definite factor. “We had no choice,” said Chef …

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Fulfilling New Year’s resolutions

While many New Year’s resolution-makers find it difficult to meet their goals, five tips below offer ways to make short-term goals into effective lifestyle changes “I want to get a six pack,” said senior Catherine Dustrude with a smile on her face. “I just have a desire to be fit and …

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