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My Thoughts After Four Years

Tyler Collins, Opinions Editor

May 15, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

I stood, this past Sunday, and watched the Rev. Dr. Leroy E. Adams. His voice vibrated through the room with deep emotion. It had the ring which I have only previously heard from recordings of Martin Luther King. He, a black man,...

Unity In Diversity

Sarah Hanson, Co Online Editor

May 15, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Art isn’t a soapbox. It’s an escape. In the last four years, I have heard this phrase, or something similar, no less than a hundred times. At the time, I was maddeningly indifferent, but now I realize that this statement is funda...

Four Short Years

Christina Youn, Co Editor In Chief

May 15, 2017

Filed under Columns

I came to MN thinking that I would be a cross country runner. I thought I didn’t have strong opinions, yet firmly believed that Nike shorts were the coolest thing ever. Looking back, I realize that quite a few things have changed....

The Butterfly Effect

Priya Kukreja, Co Editor In Chief

May 15, 2017

Filed under Columns

In 1963, Edward Lorenz made a presentation to the New York Academy of Sciences about a new theory: the butterfly effect. He was literally laughed out of the room. The theory stated that the flutter of a butterfly’s wing could...

Public Schools Teaching a Worldview?

Tyler Collins, Opinions Editor

May 3, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Almost everyone agrees that schools should not push a particular worldview on students, forcing them to hold the same beliefs. In our culture, and particularly our school, the general perception seems to be that schools are very...

Women In Combat

Liz Nelson, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinions

When I was a child, I always took it upon myself to help others, and I knew that was what I wanted to do with my life. After the continuous arguments of government representatives, veterans, and current service members, it was...

Remembering the Wage Gap

Christina Youn, Co-Editor-In-Chief

May 3, 2017

Filed under Columns

Tues., Apr. 4, 2017 was Equal Pay Day in the U.S., a day dedicated to remember once again just how far into the year a woman must work in order to earn what her male counterparts were paid the previous year. Although this day...

True Feminism

Megan Jenkins, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Ominous music resonates through the cold, open corridor. Crows screech as they hurriedly fly by. Three iconic friends walk through the chilling scene as they come across one white-haired boy, smirking with childish delight. Leading...

No More Nobility: Prom Royalty Dethroned

Staff Editorial

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Staff Editorial

While prom was packed with excitement from the lip-sync battle, there seemed to be something missing. Prizes were handed out, memories were captured in the photo booth, every student dressed to impress and yet for some, the sus...

No Room For Steroids

Noah Sacco, Sports Editor

March 6, 2017

Filed under Columns

Every year, legendary ball players are voted on by the Major League Baseball committee regarding who will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Many have achieved Hall of Fame caliber through their talent and pure playing...

Changing Gender Roles

Christina Youn, Co-Editor

March 6, 2017

Filed under Columns

According to a Science journal study published on Jan. 26, young girls feel less “smart” than boys by the early age of six. Already at this age, girls feel that boys are more likely to be more successful in “smarter” activities...

Ending Xenophobia

Christina Youn, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 6, 2017

Filed under Opinions

On Wed., Feb. 22, a man opened fire at a bar in Olathe, MO on two technology workers of Indian descent after reportedly yelling, “Get out of my country.” Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed, and Alok Madasani and Ian Grillot,...

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