The Long Standing Controversy Over Coca-Cola’s Weird Flavors Continues

The Long Standing Controversy Over Coca-Cola’s Weird Flavors Continues

Caroline Davis, Abby Schindel, and Ellie Retzlaff

April 26, 2019


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Coca-Cola has taken on the world and entranced everyone with their pop since 1886. Many flavors and versions have been created from cherry and vanilla to new twists like diet mango and orange vanilla, but there is a long-standing debate about whether or not these new flavors are worth all the hype.  

Using up Leftover Eggs from Easter: Three Recipes Sure to Please Anyone

Chaehyun Lee, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

With the celebrations of spring that the end of April inevitably brings, many families head to the grocery store to buy eggs. According to AgHires, close to 180 million eggs are purchased each year for Easter festivities. While eggs are traditionally associated with the Easter holiday, they also symbolize the spring season. This protein-packed food is used in an assortment of egg-related activities, from decorating to using them as a prize for an egg hunt.

Minneapolis Murals and Their Significance to the Cities

Minneapolis Murals and Their Significance to the Cities

Jamie Hessian, Deputy Editor, Arts and Entertainment

April 26, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Throughout Minneapolis, dozens of murals are scattered about, on buildings and hidden in alleys. You’ve likely passed them many times before, but you may not have stopped to appreciate them. The murals serve many purposes. Some honor famous Minnesotans, display a variety of cultures prevalent in the neighborhood, or others simply bring color and vitality to an otherwise dull building.

The College Admissions Scandal and Financial Bias in College Admissions

The College Admissions Scandal and Financial Bias in College Admissions

Sophie Moore, Managing Editor, Commentary

April 26, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

As many high schoolers may already know, the higher education system in this country is run like a business: it inherently benefits the wealthy and the families who have ready access to additional educational resources. This is particularly true for the most elite higher education institutions in the United States, such as the Ivy League schools. With systems like legacy admissions and favoritism towards generous donors, the college admissions process is obviously leaning towards those with advantages in their economic and family background.

Review: Why the Film Unplanned Is Not Strictly For Those Who Are Pro-Life

Chloe Hanson and Jamie Hessian

April 26, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Depicting the story of Abby Johnson, Unplanned shows a former employee of Planned Parenthood who went through two abortions herself and was adamantly pro-choice. It follows Johnson’s experience as director of a Planned Parenthood clinic, resulting in her being sent in to an operation room to help perform an abortion. Based off of Johnson’s memoir of the same name, Unplanned depicts the reality of abortion, leading to criticism on both the pro-life and pro-choice fronts.

We Tested Out Five Pens For AP and IB Testing So That You Don’t Have To

We Tested Out Five Pens For AP and IB Testing So That You Don’t Have To

Ava Chen, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

It’s that time of year again for many students at Minnetonka High School. It’s time to start pulling out that Barrons textbook, reviewing those notes you wrote ages ago and complete multiple mock tests in the weeks leading up to the day. It’s testing season.

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