You Probably Subscribe to Groupthink, Even if You Disavow It

You Probably Subscribe to Groupthink, Even if You Disavow It

Tommy Pratt, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Backpage

Throughout evolutionary history, being in a group has always been a huge survival advantage. Groups offer mutual protection and the promise of sharing resources. They foster the development of new ideas, and they create communities. It could be said with accuracy that each formed society has been created by another, but groups are also known for doing nearly everything together once they have established themselves as a group.

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Betsy DeVos’ School Choice Plan Casts Desolate Shadow on Public Education

Betsy DeVos’ School Choice Plan Casts Desolate Shadow on Public Education

Alia Arellanes, Editor-in-Chief
March 22, 2017
Filed under Editorials

It’s been the elephant in the room for many public educators and students alike, and Breezes is here to address it. Last month, Betsy DeVos became the nation’s eleventh Secretary of Education, however, her qualifications fall short of her predecessors; DeVos, a billionaire, donated over $200 million to the Republican Party, which leaves many to believe that her massive donation granted her the position of Secretary of Education. Additionally, DeVos’ qualifications for such a demanding position are more than lacking, since she has never taught nor worked in a school system, public or otherwise.

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Class President Rob Dow Comments on Cyclic Struggle to Liberate Ourselves from Ignorance and Apathy

Class President Rob Dow Comments on Cyclic Struggle to Liberate Ourselves from Ignorance and Apathy

Row Dow, Guest Commentary Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Editorials, Feature

Breezes Editorial Board: In lieu of our regular monthly editorial, we have decided to showcase this commentary piece by our Class President as it consolidates our beliefs regarding domestic affairs, equality, and religious liberty.

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Holiday Cookie Recipes

Holiday Cookie Recipes

Sydney Moser, Backpage Editor
December 22, 2016
Filed under Backpage

(Using unsalted butter is recommended by many professional baking companies, as it allows you to control the amount of salt that actually ends up in your cookies. When unwrapping Hershey's kisses, unwrap the same number of kisses as cookies that just went into the oven. That way, you don't have to guess at how many you'll need.)

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Five Things To Do This Holiday Season

Five Things To Do This Holiday Season

December 22, 2016
Filed under A&E, Backpage, Feature

Skating at the Renaissance Depot Hotel - check online for dates and times - The Depot Skating Rink has been named as one of the top places to skate by USA Today. It is housed in an 1899 Minneapolis train depot, hence the name. The floor to ceiling windows creates the illusion you're outside, and a bonus of the location is that there are food and drinks close by.

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‘Breezes’ Editorial Board: Homework Over Winter Break?

‘Breezes’ Editorial Board: Homework Over Winter Break?

Alia Arellanes, Editor-in-Chief
December 22, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

Lately, you may have heard that your teachers won’t be assigning homework over winter break contrary to past years at Minnetonka High School. For obvious reasons, this alleviates any added stress in past breaks and allows for more time to be spent with loved ones. However, it’s important to note the effects of ditching a homework routine for ten days of break.

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