Mars Rover Perseverance: Diversity and Inclusion

Annabelle Fung, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

In the past, nearly 90 percent of astronauts that have been to space have been men. Recently, however, there have been strides to include more diverse people in these journeys in the future. On February...

Funding for Space Exploration

Funding for Space Exploration

Elianna Schimke, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

From the Perseverance rover landing on Mars in February to the explosion of the SpaceX Starship prototype just a few weeks later, it is a thrilling time for space travel. The envelope is being pushed with...

The Issue of Public Transportation in the Suburbs

Ellie Schimke, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

In most suburbs of the United States, including Minnetonka, it’s customary for teenagers to get their driver’s license, and it’s rare for people to choose not to drive. Driving personal vehicles...

2020 in Review: A Fluke Year or Simply a New Reality?

2020 in Review: A Fluke Year or Simply a New Reality?

Anna Geldert, Managing Editor, Commentary February 12, 2021

It’s safe to say that everyone felt a weight lifted off their shoulders when the clock struck midnight on December 31st, 2020. For many, this moment marked the end of one of the most tumultuous years...

Trump’s ban from Twitter: How much power do large social media platforms actually hold?

Trump’s ban from Twitter: How much power do large social media platforms actually hold?

Annabelle Fung, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

         Two days after the violent riot from Trump-supporters at the US Capitol in Washington D.C. on January 6, 2021, numerous social media platforms such as Twitter have banned Trump and accounts...

Religion in Public Schools

Religion in Public Schools

Anna Geldert, Managing Editor, Commentary December 22, 2020

The debate about religion in public schools is not a new one. For centuries, countries around the world have tackled the question of whether religious practices, such as prayers and holiday celebrations,...

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