Reading responsibly: A guide to navigating the news

Reading responsibly: A guide to navigating the news

Molly Johnon, Copy Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Commentary

Political events, both in the United States and around the world, can be confusing and hard to keep track of. Countless different outlets spew their individual take on the news every day. It is important to stay informed, but it is also crucial to make sure our news comes from reliable sources.

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The Hypocrisy of a “Putt-Putt” President

The Hypocrisy of a “Putt-Putt” President

Wyatt Mosiman, Commentary Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

In an age when the line between fact and fiction has become more blurred than ever before, few places on the Internet can honestly claim to remain entirely loyal to the truth. One of these places is constantly at work maintaining an accurate record of one of the seemingly trivial things about the Trump presidency: his golf outings. This is the intricate, complicated job of Sophie Germain and her website Trump Golf Count.

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Beating procrastination: A student’s universal struggle with time management

Beating procrastination: A student’s universal struggle with time management

Saahil Chadha, Copy Editor

September 29, 2017


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The school year has begun, and the assignments are starting to roll in. Because many Minnetonka students have such full schedules, developing good time management skills is imperative. Looking back now as a senior, I can tell you that the quality I am most proud of is my ability to get things done on time.

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Salary Inequity in Sports

Salary Inequity in Sports

Matt Wilkinson, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


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Pay discrepancies in men’s and women’s sports have been the subject of intense discussion over the past couple of years, notably sparked by the USA women’s soccer team’s public complaints about their compensation. After winning the 2015 World Cup, the team was widely popular, yet was still making just a portion of the salaries of the less successful men’s players.

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CO2 Incubator Obituary

CO2 Incubator Obituary

Caleb Trantham, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


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There has been a recent and very tragic development in the research department of Minnetonka High School. The sole CO2 incubator in the department has broken, thus delaying the research projects of many students who require the incubator to complete projects studying bacterial growth.

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MHS Student Speaks About Her Life in the Community as a Person of Color

MHS Student Speaks About Her Life in the Community as a Person of Color

Jacey Mismash, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


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The city of Minnetonka is homogeneous Minnetonka has a 94% white student population. The city of Minnetonka has a 90% white population. So not only is it hard to fit in at school, but outside of school, and for some people it’s hard to fit in at home.

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