Minnetonka’s Asian Student Union: A Space For Learning and Fellowship

Sophie Moore, Editor-In-Chief

December 20, 2019

Minnetonka High School, being one of the highest ranked public schools in the state according to Niche.com, receives an A+ rating in all aspects of our education, except for the outlying C+ rating on our diversity.  Although it is not the administration’s fault - it is simply the demographic of ...

How Gender Roles Affect the Way People Express Themselves Today

How Gender Roles Affect the Way People Express Themselves Today

Kevin Callahan, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Growing up, I didn’t have the stereotypical blue means boy and pink means girl experience. As a small child, I was extremely close with my two older sisters, so I would play with Barbies with them and watch our favorite Disney Princess movies. I didn’t know that this was considered weird by a lot o...

Having Constant Nightmares? This Is How You Can Interpret Your Dreams

Sanna Walker, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Theories about why we dream what we dream vary significantly. Dreams are filled with confusing successions of images, emotions, and ideas. Oftentimes, we can’t make any sense of our dreams, and they seem random. Interestingly, scientists have found patterns and commonalities within our dreams. Like many...

The Primary Factors That Cause High School Students To Feel Stressed Out

The Primary Factors That Cause High School Students To Feel Stressed Out

Sanna Walker, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

I polled 70 student responses around three core questions: their top priority, their top concern, and the main reason for their stress. These questions do have some overlap, so I assumed that the answers would be similar. They definitely were.  Two of the questions were multiple choice (students had a choice...

The Suspicious Death Of Marilyn Monroe That Haunts People To This Day

The Suspicious Death Of Marilyn Monroe That Haunts People To This Day

Kevin Callahan, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Born in 1926, Norma Jeane Mortenson was a foster child growing up during the Great Depression. Her father had not been in the picture, and her mother was committed to a psychiatric hospital when Mortenson was very little. When Mortenson was in her early teens, her mother had returned into her life.  ...

In Loving Memory: The Story of Skippers Kelly Phillips and Kylie Grayden

Sarah Griep, Copy Editor

November 22, 2019

Kelly Phillips and Kylie Grayden, two names engraved into the rough misshapen stone. The initials, “KK,” are centered in the middle, while flowers, greenery and decorative dragonflies hug the rock and stones delicately circle it in the shape of a heart. Hundreds of students, teachers and faculty ...

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