Has Mother Nature Really Been Recovering During Quarantine? A Look at COVID-19’s Impact on the Envionment

Has Mother Nature Really Been Recovering During Quarantine? A Look at COVID-19's Impact on the Envionment

Anna Geldert, Managing Editor, Commentary

September 25, 2020

Over the past six months, the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted nearly every aspect of our day-to-day lives. Schools have been shut down, international and domestic travel has been disrupted, and all across the globe people grieve the loss of their loved ones and worry for others who have fallen ill....

Does violence in video games actually cause behavioral issues in children?

Does violence in video games actually cause behavioral issues in children?

Luke Williams, Deputy Editor, Commentary

September 25, 2020

One of the most contentious debates in the video game industry is whether or not violence in video games directly causes aggression and violence in children. While many parents use this argument to control their children’s screen time, and many politicians use this argument to pin blame on the video indus...

How effective is online school when compared to in person instruction?

How effective is online school when compared to in person instruction?

Luke Rowen, Copy Editor

September 25, 2020

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The Clash Between Donald Trump and Academy Award Winner Parasite

The Clash Between Donald Trump and Academy Award Winner Parasite

Lucia Hill, Copy Editor

March 20, 2020

Parasite is a South Korean black comedy thriller that completely swept the Oscars and left many who doubted the foreign language film’s success in shock. The film, directed by Bong Joon-ho, follows a family living below the poverty line in Seoul as they scheme their way into becoming employed by an e...

Expense vs. Quality: Are Minnetonka High School’s Lunches Overpriced?

Expense vs. Quality: Are Minnetonka High School’s Lunches Overpriced?

Autumn Eversman, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

When comparing prices from school lunches at Minnetonka High School to the average high school in the country, Minnetonka obviously has a higher prices. The average lunch price at Minnetonka is $3.15, while at most American high schools charge an average of $2.74; this means Minnetonka staff and stud...

Attention Class of 2020: It’s Time To Ride the Senior Slide

Attention Class of 2020: It’s Time To Ride the Senior Slide

Mary McDonald, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

As the second semester of the school year begins, many members of the class of 2020 are talking about the “senior slide” and attempting to engage in it. For some, it’s the coveted light at the end of the tunnel: the laziness that it’s finally possible to relax into, especially after Mid-Year...

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