Liam vs. Minnetonka: Instagram Memes are Plagiarism

Liam vs. Minnetonka: Instagram Memes are Plagiarism

Liam Boris, Deputy Sports Editor

February 20, 2019


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Reddit creates and popularizes good, funny, and relatable content through their system. On the other hand, popular Instagram users, such as the meme account no.body_special, are common thieves who take memes found on Reddit and publish it as their own content. The amount of stealing of Reddit memes has sparked a new wave of memes on Reddit which make fun of Instagram users stealing memes from Reddit.

Dangers of Dark Humor: When Do Jokes Go Too Far?

Dangers of Dark Humor: When Do Jokes Go Too Far?

Sophie Moore and Annika Larson

February 20, 2019


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Jokes are a great way to cope with the stress and pressures of high school. In a group of friends, they create a fun atmosphere and lighten the mood. However, when a joke goes too far, it becomes a problem. Especially regarding touchy subjects like race or religion, it can be difficult to know where to draw the line, and that line can change depending on who you are and who you are with.

Liam vs. Minnetonka: Nap Time For High Schoolers? Let’s Be Realistic.

Liam vs. Minnetonka: Nap Time For High Schoolers? Let’s Be Realistic.

Liam Boris, Deputy Sports and Wellness Editor

December 21, 2018


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Upon asking my high school peers every school day morning how they are feeling, there is no doubt that most of them will respond with the word "tired". Although not as common, I occasionally hear fellow students groaning about how they miss nap time from kindergarten, and that students would benefit greatly if "nap time” was integrated into the daily school schedule. Although it seems that integrating "nap time” would benefit students, it ultimately would not be a beneficial option.

Do Not Disturb: Consequences of Invading an Isolated Tribe

Do Not Disturb: Consequences of Invading an Isolated Tribe

Jing Mcintosh-Yee, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


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Indigenous people reside in all regions of the world, particularly in locations with high biodiversity. Despite the fact that Indigenous groups live in rather remote and isolated areas, they are strongly affected by climate change and the rapidly developing technological world.

The Fear of Missing Out: Connection at a Cost

Anna Sagrillo, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


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Since the conception of the Internet, the world has never been so connected, particularly with the rise of social media. Online communities gives users “a sense of belonging” says phycologist Mark D. Griffith Ph.D.; but living in a fishbowl isn’t necessarily rewarding. The social network giveth, and the social network taketh away. How? #FOMO.

The Fowl Truth: Impact of Selective Breeding on Turkeys

The Fowl Truth: Impact of Selective Breeding on Turkeys

Isabella Bennett, Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2018


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The turkey is the most iconic symbol of Thanksgiving, arguably one of the most American holidays there is (after the Fourth of July). Benjamin Franklin, in fact, wanted the turkey to be the national bird of the United States instead of the bald eagle, claiming it was a more respectable bird.

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