Taste of the World: Snacks from Around the World

Taste of the World: Snacks from Around the World

Chaehyun Lee, Backpage Editor

October 25, 2019

Trick or treat! People love Halloween and the bagful of free candies they get after ringing dozens of doorbells. Halloween is an annual holiday that everyone looks forward to. Hershey’s, Twix, Skittles, candy corn and Milky Way are some of the most popular snacks in America.  Some snacks are u...

Freshmen volunteer opportunities

Freshmen volunteer opportunities

Chaehyun Lee, Backpage Editor

October 2, 2019

Freshmen year is tough. It’s the first year of high school and many students get nervous about how their first year will turn out. To make the year more meaningful, it is good to get involved in different activities.    Why is volunteering so important in our life? By volunteering, students ca...

The American Public School Taboo: Sex Education

The American Public School Taboo: Sex Education

Isabella Bennett and Wyatt Mosiman

April 26, 2019

Whether you learned about it in school, from peers, or elsewhere, you’re probably no stranger to conversations about sex. Sexual education is a staple in health class and a hot topic right now in American media. Shows like Netflix’s Big Mouth and Sex Education are being created with the purpose of sparking conversations about reproductive health, a topic that some may consider too taboo or scandalous for high schoolers.

Feeling Lucky

Grace Cruikshank, Backpage Editor

March 22, 2019

Around St. Patrick’s Day we hear “Luck of the Irish” a lot.  There is no real proof that Irish people are lucky. In fact, historically, they have proven to be pretty unlucky (think, potato famine).  However, lucky charms and superstitions can give people confidence in a positive outcome. And if you are being optimistic and feeling confident, then it is likely that you will have a positive outcome. So maybe lucky charms and superstitions actually work.    

Symbolism of Border Walls Through History

Symbolism of Border Walls Through History

Isabella Bennett, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2019

Many people are likely tired of hearing about Trump’s border wall and all news related to it. However, the concept of putting a barrier along a length of a country’s border is not a new idea. Leaders for millennia have erected walls with the intent of keeping people out. Whether or not it is the most effective method of fortifying a boundary is up for debate, but walls send a strong message to citizens and outsiders alike.

Know It All

Grace Cruickshank, Backpage Editor

February 27, 2019

Minnesota What city was originally called Pig’s Eye?   How much shoreline does Minnesota have?   On what Minnesota Lake was water skiing invented in 1922?   Which Minnesota State Fair food contains the most calories? What U.S. fashion craze started in a Roseville, Minnesota gym in ...

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