Outsourcing Lunch

Sylvia Bindas, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

These days, brand name foods seem to be a crucial component of any student’s balanced diet. On any given day at MHS, students are offered various options for their favorite foods from around town: Caribou coffee, Brueggers bagels, Domino’s pizza or even Leeann Chin. At Edina High School, students...

@MinnetonkaHS #Politics and Social Media

Joe Twaddle, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012

The days of scrolling through Facebook and Twitter just to see what people are up to are no more.  Now, one’s political and ideological views are plastered everywhere for people to see and instantly comment on.  This new interactive way of displaying our beliefs is something that sets our gene...

Electoral College: What were they thinking?

Erin Blackford, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012

With election season upon us, it’s time to start making decisions and choosing a party to support. A troubling fact you ought to know, however, is that your support for said party may matter little at the end of the day thanks to the Electoral College. For those of you who don’t know, the Electoral...

Thou Shalt Not Use the Lord’s Name in Debate

Julia Marshall, Staff Writer

November 7, 2012

I like to pretend that I'm an informed citizen, so I decided to watch the Vice Presidential debate on October 11th. During the candidates' marathon attempt to avoid giving remotely relevant answers, one of the debate questions struck me as somewhat ridiculous: What role does your Catholic faith play...

Getting the Story Straight: 2012 Political Head to Head

Ava Bindas, Mike Golz, Editors

November 4, 2012

As the election approaches, an assault of political advertisements and speeches leaves a void for the constituent. It is difficult to discern the true issues of the election when the candidates themselves often beat around the bush in addressing the public.    We think it’s time to present some...


Ava Bindas, Commentary

September 28, 2012

It's official – they’re taking over. The iPad pilot is back for its second year, and now half of Minnetonka High School students have their own personal Apple tablet to improve their learning, of course. The program continues to show success and grow accordingly, and last year's guinea pigs, now...