Life Cycle of Memes: Where They Go After Their Time in the Spotlight

Life Cycle of Memes: Where They Go After Their Time in the Spotlight

Sophia Moore, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Ah, yes. Memes. A staple of the Internet generation. We can’t live without them. Some notable memes that have popped up over the years include Pepe the Frog, salt bae, Kermit, the confused Persian cat, Confused Math Lady, and the most recent and perhaps most deadly meme: Tide Pods. But, from where do these Internet treasures arise?

Rising Talent Spotlight: Lena Pak, Young Multimedia Student Artist

Rising Talent Spotlight: Lena Pak, Young Multimedia Student Artist

Lena Pak, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

It’s no surprise that many MHS students excel in the arts. This month’s artist spotlight features Lena Pak, ‘21, who is already making her mark on the school and in the Minnetonka community.

Minnesota Tradition Explained: Origin of Pickle Ornament Competition

Minnesota Tradition Explained: Origin of Pickle Ornament Competition

Colette Benoit, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Pickle Ornament Tradition is a Christmas tradition where one of the parents in the family hangs a glass pickle ornament on the tree, and whichever child in the family finds it first receives an extra present. It is also rumored that the child who finds it will receive good luck for the next year.

Most “Instagrammable” Places and Events To See Over Winter Break

Most “Instagrammable” Places and Events To See Over Winter Break

Gloria Lee, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The cold and sleet of the winter season may give some people the impression that it’s a terrible time to take pictures outside; however, there are still a great number of places in Minnesota to take some winter-themed, Insta-worthy photos over break. Here is just a short list of wintry events and locations:

National Art Honor Society: Strengthening Character Through Creativity

National Art Honor Society: Strengthening Character Through Creativity

Karen Rose, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The National Art Honors Society (NAHS), a club here at MHS, is a place where creativity and character are strengthened and where students look beyond themselves and use their skills and innovation to serve.

Arts Events in the Twin Cities

Arts Events in the Twin Cities

Sophie Moore, Staff Writer

December 21, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As the holiday season begins to creep up on the Twin Cities, the art scene has also been working overtime, with many perennial as well as new productions and events that would be worth checking out this holiday season.

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