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

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

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

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

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.

Make Brazil Great Again? Jair Bolsonaro and Right-Wing Populism

Make Brazil Great Again? Jair Bolsonaro and Right-Wing Populism

Annika Larson, Deputy Commentary Editor

November 26, 2018

On October 7, 2018, members of the far right came together to support the candidate they felt was all too needed in a government steeped in corruption. Jair Bolsonaro victory of Brazil has awakened a sleeping giant. Citizens are tired of a left-leaning establishment, The Workers Party, and they won’t be silenced anymore.

The Thaw Age: Impending Impact of Cataclysmic Climate Change

Alexandra Jensen, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

Climate change has appeared sporadically in the news media in recent years. The effects of human development have been a catalyst for a number of problems that will affect generations to come. Drastic declines in many animal populations, the increasing severity and frequency of natural disasters, melting ice sheets and glaciers - among many other consequences - have caused problems such as rising sea levels and agricultural inefficiency.

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