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Marching For A Movement

Marching For A Movement

Megan Jenkins, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

Waves of pink take the streets. An ocean of hands grip posters as they are waved around. Voices flood across every corner of the world, creating what will be known as one of the largest marches in American history. Jan. 21 marked the day of the 2017 Women’s March where thousands of people grouped...

A New Year, A New Era

A New Year, A New Era

Sarah Hanson, Co-Online Editor

February 21, 2017

On the morning of Jan. 20, 2017, hundreds of thousands of Americans lined up on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building and waited for nearly six hours in anticipation to watch Donald J. Trump take the Presidential Oath of Office. Among the crowd of spectators stood senior Simon Quinby, who described...

Strive For A Drive

Strive For A Drive

Noah Sacco, Sports Editor

February 8, 2017

One unit of blood can save up to three lives. Without these life-saving blood transfusions, millions of Americans would die each year. This is where the MN blood drive comes in. For over 20 years, students at MN have volunteered to donate their blood in order to save the lives of others. On Feb. 8 ...

Moving One-to-One

Moving One-to-One

Rodney Edwards, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017

For every MN student, Christmas will come twice this season. On Jan. 5, 2017, each student will receive a laptop as the school achieves its goal of giving each student their own laptop. The program, called one-to-one, starts when students and staff return from winter break; freshmen, sophomores, an...

Change for Change

Change for Change

Haley Elder, Entertainment Editor

January 11, 2017

Coins clink, jugs rattle, the tradition continues. Each year, Amnesty members roam the halls with milk jugs to collect money for different charities. In past years they have chosen to fund Heifer and the Malala organization. This year, club sponsor, Rhonda Betzold, decided the money should go toward Tou...

Roll Stangs

Roll Stangs

Priya Kukreja, Co-Editor-In-Chief

January 11, 2017

A huddle forms in the middle of two bowling alleys. Athletes in blue jerseys look around in anticipation. With a rack of bowling balls to the right and the rival team to the left, the intensity is palpable. In the middle of the huddle, Coach Tricia Rohde reminds each player about all the work that has...

Fifth Set Is The Charm

Fifth Set Is The Charm

Kate Smith, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016

A sharp intake of breath in the stadium, the widening of eyes as viewers watch live on their screens at home. Everyone’s focus is on the hand of senior Elise Baumann as she makes contact with the ball. It sails past the block and ricochets off the arm of a defender, finally landing with a thud on the...

Rallying Together

Rallying Together

Tyler Collins, Opinions Editor

November 21, 2016

Undoubtedly, this election has been drastically different than those in previous years, and it does not take being a political scientist to see that. In the days following the election there have been many blunt, and often hateful, opinions thrown around from both sides of the aisle, both in p...

A Younger Crew

A Younger Crew

Camryn Mottl, Features Editor

November 21, 2016

The small room fills from the sound of a single instrumentalist playing her flute. She plays the music in front of her that she has been preparing since Oct. 19. Hours upon hours have been poured into the challenging music given to her, in order to make it into the most elite group for musicians in...

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work

Leily Zhu, News Editor

November 21, 2016

As high school students, it is easy to develop the mindset that we can take care of ourselves and run our lives, that we are adults. However, most students aren’t, which means we still need an adult in our lives. And even if you have legally become an adult, it does not take away from the fact that...

Peace, Love, Mandala

Peace, Love, Mandala

Sarah Hanson, Co-Online Editor

October 24, 2016

On the evening of October 22nd, an eerie hush descended upon Buell Stadium. Breaths were held, hands were clenched, and hearts were racing as MN was announced winner of the 2016 State Marching Band Competition. After months of hard work, MN took home the trophies for 1st place, Best Music, and Best...

Cookie Craze

Cookie Craze

Sarah Hanson, Co-Online Editor

October 24, 2016

Every day when the bell rings at the end of second hour, students fill the halls, chatter fills the stairwells, and the smell of fresh baked cookies fills nostrils. Emitting from the Mustang Mart is the mouth-watering scent of Otis Spunkmeyer cookies, which have caused a frenzy among the student body. Due...