Thanksgivukkah

Sam Greenstein, Commentary

November 20, 2013

For most people, Thanksgiving signals the start of what is known as “the holiday season.” Which in a community as white bread as ours pretty much just means Christmas. But this year, one of those holidays that you’d usually hear mentioned on the announcements by student government in their effort to pa...

Operation: Free Bird

Operation: Free Bird

Cecilia Anderson and Rachel Pierstoff

November 20, 2013

November 1, 2013 Today begins Phase I of Operation: Free Bird. I must give them no reason to form suspicions.  The other bird-brained fools antagonize our captors, but I’ve learned to play the part.  So for now, I wait patiently.  This isn’t extremely difficult because my social graces are nothing...

How and why Erik Paulsen is lying to you

How and why Erik Paulsen is lying to you

Sam Greenstein, Commentary Editor

November 20, 2013

This past March, Mr. Erik Paulsen,­­ representative of the Third District of Minnesota—the area in which the Minnetonka school district lies — went in front of the House of Representatives to congratulate our girl’s hockey team for winning their third consecutive state title. Hearing our representative...

The Costume Conundrum

The Costume Conundrum

Rachel Pierstoff, Staff Writer

October 31, 2013

So, let me get this straight.  One night, you and a couple friends scrounge up ridiculous outfits hidden in boxes stored in the basement.  After adorning said clothing, you then traipse around the neighborhood, demanding sweet rewards for looking ridiculous? Count me in.  I mean, there’s candy. Halloween...

Tweet M for #Murder

Jasmine Tatah, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

It’s a dark and stormy Saturday night, and yet again you’re home alone because you have no social life.  You’re tempted to spend the night playing candy crush on your iPhone but it’s down to 1% and the charger is all the way across the room, which would require you to move. Even with every single...

In Defense of Selfie Culture

Cecilia Anderson, Commentary Editor

October 28, 2013

Recently, Time Magazine put out an article claiming that due to the advancements in technology, specifically the camera phone, today’s teenagers compose the most self-obsessed generation to walk the earth. The article made sure to point out that our collective vanity is enough to destroy our potent...

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