Know It All

Grace Cruickshank, Backpage Editor

February 27, 2019


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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 ...

Maintaining Healthy Relationships as a High Schooler

Maintaining Healthy Relationships as a High Schooler

Isabella Bennett and Wyatt Mosiman

February 15, 2019


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With Heart Week and Valentine’s Day behind us and the Sweethearts Dance coming up, at this point every Minnetonka student must be feeling the love in the air (whether it feels genuine or out-of-a-can is up for interpretation). Relationships and feelings are celebrated every Valentine’s Day season,...

Do These Scare You?

Do These Scare You?

Grace Cruikshank, Backpage Editor

November 26, 2018


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What is a Phobia? A phobia is a type of anxiety disorder that causes a long-term extreme or obsessive fear of something. A phobia is most commonly caused by a traumatic or stressful event during a person's childhood. However, sometimes the cause of phobias is unknown. Most phobias are cured by gradual exposure to the cause of fear or medication. The most fascinating fact about phobias is that they could be anything, no matter how strange it may be. Here are some of the weirdest phobias out there:

Kitchen Gadgets: Help or Hoax?

Kitchen Gadgets: Help or Hoax?

Grace Cruikshank, Backpage Editor

October 26, 2018


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As I walk down the aisles of the grocery store I cannot help but notice strange yet clever products filling up the shelves lately. I have always been curious to see if these products are marketing tactics in hopes of making money off of healthy-eating millennials or if they actually work. I decided to buy a few and try them out.

E-Cigarette and Nicotine Use Among Teenage Population

E-Cigarette and Nicotine Use Among Teenage Population

Isabella Bennett and Wyatt Mosiman

October 26, 2018


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Vaping has reached a point where its scent is recognizable by most high school students. Everyone from experts to Instagram ads now calls the widespread popularity of vaping an epidemic, and justifiably so. The 2017 Minnesota Youth Tobacco Survey found that one in five high school students currently vapes. This statistic, while unsurprising to many teens, raises serious concerns.

High School Expectations Vs. Reality for Freshman Year

High School Expectations Vs. Reality for Freshman Year

Isabella Bennett and Wyatt Mosiman

September 28, 2018


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As September of the 2018-19 school year wraps up, the new freshmen class is finally growing accustomed to the ins and outs of high school life. However, they’re also now realizing it’s not everything that media suggested it would be. Zac Efron lied. Class of 2022, we now speak directly to you.

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