Welcoming Warm Weather and Appreciating Art Around the Arboretum

Kerrera Jackson, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Now that the weather is getting nicer and the snow is melting, people are beginning to realize that being outside is great when it’s not below zero. There are many things to do outside: play a sport, hike, or simply read a book (or do your homework) in the sun.

Minneapolis Murals and Their Significance to the Cities

Minneapolis Murals and Their Significance to the Cities

Jamie Hessian, Deputy Editor, Arts and Entertainment

April 26, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Throughout Minneapolis, dozens of murals are scattered about, on buildings and hidden in alleys. You’ve likely passed them many times before, but you may not have stopped to appreciate them. The murals serve many purposes. Some honor famous Minnesotans, display a variety of cultures prevalent in the neighborhood, or others simply bring color and vitality to an otherwise dull building.

Review: Why the Film Unplanned Is Not Strictly For Those Who Are Pro-Life

Chloe Hanson and Jamie Hessian

April 26, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Depicting the story of Abby Johnson, Unplanned shows a former employee of Planned Parenthood who went through two abortions herself and was adamantly pro-choice. It follows Johnson’s experience as director of a Planned Parenthood clinic, resulting in her being sent in to an operation room to help perform an abortion. Based off of Johnson’s memoir of the same name, Unplanned depicts the reality of abortion, leading to criticism on both the pro-life and pro-choice fronts.

Student Innovation Team’s Exciting Plans to Redesign the Counseling Office

Student Innovation Team’s Exciting Plans to Redesign the Counseling Office

Karen Rose, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Student Innovation Team is a group at MHS that works to create a better school environment and a better experience for all who spend their time here. Members dedicate themselves to a year-long project on a topic of their choice, ranging from safety issues on Frontage Road to the wellness of students. Mara Hansen, Kaelin Hansen, and Curtis Bird are members of this team, and they have an important goal in mind: giving the Counseling Office a makeover. So, how are they going about this, and why is it necessary?

The Copper Cow: It Tastes As Good As It Looks

The Copper Cow: It Tastes As Good As It Looks

Kerrera Jackson, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Within the West Metro, an exciting new restaurant has just opened on Eden Prairie Road. This new restaurant is none other than the Copper Cow, a farm-to-table, locally sourced and delicious dining option with items you can’t get anywhere else.

Satisfying that Sweet Tooth: Best Desserts in MN

Chloe Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Managing Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With the frigid winter air still surrounding us, people tend to look for comfort foods to help warm up during this cold season. For many, this craving transfers over into desserts as well. Other than treats like ice cream and frozen yogurt, some sweets are best served warm around the West Metro to contrast this chilly MN weather.

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