Homelessness And Housing Instability: An Overlooked Minnetonka Issue

Homelessness And Housing Instability: An Overlooked Minnetonka Issue

Sanna Walker, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

The city of Minnetonka has earned a reputation of wealth and privilege, and homelessness rarely comes up in Minnetonka civil discourse. Many seem to assume that homelessness is an issue only prevalent in the core cities of Minneapolis and St Paul. It is often overlooked in affluent western suburbs suc...

John F. Kennedy and the Conspiracy Theories Swarming His Assassination

John F. Kennedy and the Conspiracy Theories Swarming His Assassination

Kevin Callahan, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

On November 22, 1963, the thirty-fifth president of the United States, John F Kennedy (JFK) was assassinated. He took his final breaths next to his wife, Jacquiline, during a parade in Dallas, Texas. The Kennedys were a national treasure, as they brought glamour and appeal to the White House with their s...

College Admissions: One Application Can Create Stress Among Students

Scott Sorenson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

In March, colleges closed their application systems for the year, and students finally submitted their final essays, transcripts, and recommendations. Ninety percent of Minnetonka’s senior class is college-bound, and many of those students are breathing a sigh of relief. While the prospect of college i...

Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, This Historical Poetry Is Perfect For You

Sanna Walker, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Valentine’s Day often has us come across trite love poems, packed with cliches and scrawled across premade valentines and chocolate boxes. But before “Roses are Red,” there were beautiful love poems that expressed deeper emotions. These poems are often forgotten in this age of modern cynicism....

Can Handwriting Be A Good Prediction For A Student’s Future Career?

Can Handwriting Be A Good Prediction For A Student’s Future Career?

Ava Chen, Deputy Editor, Feature

February 14, 2020

Throughout history, there have been many methods for people to learn more about themselves and discover their inner selves. Arguably, some of these methods could be seen as scams, like palmreading and fortune telling, but others such as the Myers-Briggs test and the enneagram test are generally seen as reliable and scientific. Of course, there are other methods that fal...

Ruby Bridges: The Girl That Paved The Path For Desegregation In Schools

Ruby Bridges: The Girl That Paved The Path For Desegregation In Schools

Kevin Callahan, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Throughout much of the early-to-mid 20th century, the southern states of America were segregated. Segregation would follow each and every aspect of a black American’s life. From water fountains to restaurants, restrooms and housing, white Americans would control and force minorities into oppressio...

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