Salary Inequity in Sports

Salary Inequity in Sports

Matt Wilkinson, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Commentary

Pay discrepancies in men’s and women’s sports have been the subject of intense discussion over the past couple of years, notably sparked by the USA women’s soccer team’s public complaints about their compensation. After winning the 2015 World Cup, the team was widely popular, yet was still making just a portion of the salaries of the less successful men’s players.

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CO2 Incubator Obituary

CO2 Incubator Obituary

Caleb Trantham, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Commentary

There has been a recent and very tragic development in the research department of Minnetonka High School. The sole CO2 incubator in the department has broken, thus delaying the research projects of many students who require the incubator to complete projects studying bacterial growth.

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MHS Student Speaks About Her Life in the Community as a Person of Color

MHS Student Speaks About Her Life in the Community as a Person of Color

Jacey Mismash, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
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The city of Minnetonka is homogeneous Minnetonka has a 94% white student population. The city of Minnetonka has a 90% white population. So not only is it hard to fit in at school, but outside of school, and for some people it’s hard to fit in at home.

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Sanctuary at the U of M, Twin Cities

Sanctuary at the U of M, Twin Cities

Matt Wilkinson, Staff Writer
March 22, 2017
Filed under Commentary

According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, a sanctuary is “a place of refuge or protection,” and this is exactly how the term is being used now in politics and media. A sanctuary city is a city that welcomes illegal immigrants and refugees. If a city has adopted this policy, their police force will be instructed to disregard federal regulations regarding the deportation of their undocumented populace.

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IB and AP Tests Are Coming

IB and AP Tests Are Coming

Mari Mazarguil
March 17, 2017
Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

Even though switching to daylight saving time has made our mornings before school dark again, it is pretty fair to say that spring is here. The time our frozen selves wearily trudged through the day in a school that should really have invested more in heating are over. With spring also comes decision time for seniors as they receive college acceptance (or rejection, but if you say it in parentheses, they don’t exist) letters. But, something more stressful than college is also on our way before the school year ends: IB and AP testing.

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Trump’s VOICE Program, and Where Does it Lead?

Caleb Trantham, Staff Writer
March 17, 2017
Filed under Commentary

Trump’s Victims of Immigrant Crime Engagement (VOICE) is a program that establishes a link between the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), in addition to issuing quarterly reports of undocumented immigrant crime and the names of individuals accused of crimes. The stated intention is to prevent crime committed by undocumented aliens living in the United States and to give a voice to those who have been victims of crimes committed by immigrants.

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