French Fries: Formal or Fast Food?

French Fries: Formal or Fast Food?

Kerrera Jackson, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Now that fall is here, the craving for comfort food is slowly taking over the country, particularly when it comes to french fries. A delicacy that originated in Belgium, french fries have become a staple American comfort food.

Exercising the Benefits of Physical Activity and Its Effects on Academics

Exercising the Benefits of Physical Activity and Its Effects on Academics

Annika Tamte, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Exercise may seem like an extremely strenuous and daunting task, but there are many benefits to exercising, especially in relation to school.

Contra Theatre Company: The Future of Student Lead Theatre at MHS

Contra Theatre Company: The Future of Student Lead Theatre at MHS

Karen Rose, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

This summer, the play Spring Awakening took to the stage at the JSB Tek Box in Minneapolis. The show follows a group of teenagers in 19th century Germany who deal with numerous tragedies such as failure in school, abuse, suicide, and rape, all while trying to live up to the rigid expectations of society. These are some tough topics, but that’s precisely why the student-run Contra Theatre Company chose to perform it.

The Infamous Potato: Its Spud-tacular History Has Tater Tot Us So Much

The Infamous Potato: Its Spud-tacular History Has Tater Tot Us So Much

Ava Chen, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Everyone knows what a potato is. It’s a versatile food, but the potato has gone through thousands of years of trouble to end up on your lunch tray.

The 2018 Fall Fashion World Combines Current Trends With Old Favorites

The 2018 Fall Fashion World Combines Current Trends With Old Favorites

Caroline Davis, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

The leaves are starting to turn red and there’s a chill in the air; summer is over, but now what are you going to wear? Autumn fashion has consisted of scarves, sweaters, and boots for generations. Certain trends have stuck around for as long as we can remember, but many people don’t know where they got their start. Some favorites you might know and love are plaid, the cardigan, or fringe.

E-Cigarette and Nicotine Use Among Teenage Population

E-Cigarette and Nicotine Use Among Teenage Population

Isabella Bennett and Wyatt Mosiman

October 26, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

Vaping has reached a point where its scent is recognizable by most high school students. Everyone from experts to Instagram ads now calls the widespread popularity of vaping an epidemic, and justifiably so. The 2017 Minnesota Youth Tobacco Survey found that one in five high school students currently vapes. This statistic, while unsurprising to many teens, raises serious concerns.

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