Dangers of Dark Humor: When Do Jokes Go Too Far?

Dangers of Dark Humor: When Do Jokes Go Too Far?

Sophie Moore and Annika Larson

February 20, 2019


Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

Jokes are a great way to cope with the stress and pressures of high school. In a group of friends, they create a fun atmosphere and lighten the mood. However, when a joke goes too far, it becomes a problem. Especially regarding touchy subjects like race or religion, it can be difficult to know where to draw the line, and that line can change depending on who you are and who you are with.

Maintaining Healthy Relationships as a High Schooler

Maintaining Healthy Relationships as a High Schooler

Isabella Bennett and Wyatt Mosiman

February 15, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

With Heart Week and Valentine’s Day behind us and the Sweethearts Dance coming up, at this point every Minnetonka student must be feeling the love in the air (whether it feels genuine or out-of-a-can is up for interpretation). Relationships and feelings are celebrated every Valentine’s Day season,...

Minnetonka Women’s Gymnastics Defies Gravity in Their Current Season

Minnetonka Women’s Gymnastics Defies Gravity in Their Current Season

Danielle Lorenz, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Gymnastics is a sport that goes well beyond flips and pretty dance moves. While it may seem not all that challenging, it requires a feat of strength and carefully placed movements. Its history traces all the way back to Ancient Greek history. The famous Spartan warriors performed calisthenic regimens for cross-training purposes to make themselves as strong as humanly possible. These moves then carried over into modern day gymnastics.

Honoring Susan B. Anthony and Her Feminist Legacy During February

Honoring Susan B. Anthony and Her Feminist Legacy During February

Ellie Retzlaff, Deputy Editor, Feature

February 15, 2019


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

While February seems to center around Valentine’s Day and the theme of love, many people may not realize that just the day after, February fifteenth, is the birthday and day of honor for renowned women’s activist and social reformer, Susan B. Anthony. Naturally, this begs the question: why is February...

What I Have Learned From Advocating For The Boundary Waters In D.C.

What I Have Learned From Advocating For The Boundary Waters In D.C.

Ellie Retzlaff, Deputy Feature Editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

The elusive Capitol Hill, and some of the most important people in our country, were about three blocks away from my hotel. To me, someone who has always been interested in politics, it was crazy to be able to walk into these buildings, to eat lunch where senators and representatives had been, but, most of all, to meet the politicians, the lawmakers of our country, and to have them listen to what I was saying.

The Simplistic Capsule Wardrobe And The Numerous Impacts It Can Have

The Simplistic Capsule Wardrobe And The Numerous Impacts It Can Have

Ray Shehadeh, Staff Writer

December 21, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Lucie Fink is a well known producer and content creator for Refinery29’s page on YouTube. The “5 Days Challenges” is a series where she explores new lifestyle concepts and implements them across the span of five days. One such video presented is “5 Days of a Capsule Wardrobe.”

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