“Hey how are you?” … “Good, and how about you?”

“Hey how are you?” … “Good, and how about you?”

James Holden, Commentary Editor

March 23, 2012

Walking through the hall between classes, I don’t know how many times I hear these questions, or questions like these—people asking about me. However, are they really asking about me? I can’t think of the last time I have responded with anything but “Good, and how about you?” and that is if...

Violence and… what? We can’t print that.

Violence and… what? We can’t print that.

Ava Bindis, Staff Writer

March 22, 2012

Everybody loves those days in history class when you have a substitute teacher and you can just sit back and enjoy some dramatically-titled war documentary. But why do we enjoy, and our parents condone, viewing footage or pictures of mass graves or gruesome battle reenactments portrayed in videos...

You should read this.

You should read this.

Jacob Neis, Staff Writer

March 22, 2012

It's no secret that in high school the book characters we read, much like students in the cafeteria, swear and talk about “adult topics.” And without fail, this material inspires opposition and arguments that books used in the school should be censored according to their content. One fresh...

Entertainment or Enlightenment?

Entertainment or Enlightenment?

Ava Bindis, Staff Writer

February 16, 2012

This year, hundreds of Minnetonka students will be eligible to vote in the 2012 presidential election. There is hope that these young voters will be informed and excited to fulfill their civic duty, but these young adult voters joining the voting ranks this year face the stigma of being plugged-in to...

The Greatest Love of All: not in today’s music

The Greatest Love of All: not in today’s music

Victoria Niu, Staff Writer

February 16, 2012

Ah, February, the traditional month of love, when the familiar shades of pink and red peek into our convenient stores and advertisements. It is no surprise that love appears all over our radio channels as well...except for on the airwaves, it seems to be Valentine’s Day every day, all year long. Eve...

“Sleep Texting?”

“Sleep Texting?”

James Holden, Commentary Editor

February 16, 2012

It's late at night, and you are crawling in bed after cramming into one night all the work for an essay assigned two weeks ago. You fall asleep instantly. However, when you wake up in the morning and check your phone, you see that your text mailbox is full. Wait, how did this happen? You were only ...

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