Artist Spotlight: Alpine Drive

Artist Spotlight: Alpine Drive

Josh Poppie, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Going by the group name Alpine Drive, the current trio of Eli Quist, ‘20, Andrew Thompson, ‘20, and Cam Anundson, ‘19, have performed cover songs for a little over a year and a half now. They perform in a variety of styles, from classic rock to indie pop, covering songs from their influencers like Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Rolling Stones, and local sensation Hippo Campus.

Crash Course: Balanced Amount of Homework Achieve Better Results

Crash Course: Balanced Amount of Homework Achieve Better Results

Scott Sorenson, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Homework is arguably one of the largest stressors for high school students. Ask any one of them, and they’ll tell you so. Studies show that this stress is indeed warranted. It is common for students in Grades 9 through 12 to be assigned as much as 2-3.5 hours of homework a night, with the upper ranges of this number applying to the older students. Through all of the groaning and moaning about this problem, one question remains: Does it actually help?

Make Brazil Great Again? Jair Bolsonaro and Right-Wing Populism

Make Brazil Great Again? Jair Bolsonaro and Right-Wing Populism

Annika Larson, Deputy Commentary Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Top Stories

On October 7, 2018, members of the far right came together to support the candidate they felt was all too needed in a government steeped in corruption. Jair Bolsonaro victory of Brazil has awakened a sleeping giant. Citizens are tired of a left-leaning establishment, The Workers Party, and they won’t be silenced anymore.

The Beginning of The End: Bittersweet Moments for High School Seniors

The Beginning of The End: Bittersweet Moments for High School Seniors

Abby Schindel, Managing Feature Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

For most, the first few months of the school year have gone by in a blur. For seniors, it has gone by even faster. In a blink of an eye, we have less than three quarters left in the school year and of our secondary education. In a few short months, we will be at U.S. Bank Stadium with blue caps on our heads and high school diplomas in our hands. We will be stepping into our future and leaving our childhood behind us.

Hard Work and Discipline Characterizes National Novel Writing Month

Hard Work and Discipline Characterizes National Novel Writing Month

Ave Chen, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Feature, Top Stories

Everyone has written a story before, but imagine writing a really long one, and I mean long enough to be a book. Now imagine writing that book in only thirty days.

Contemporary Coffee Shops and How Design is Taking Over Minneapolis

Contemporary Coffee Shops and How Design is Taking Over Minneapolis

Jamie Hessian, Deputy Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Coffee shops offer a place to study, work, socialize, and of course, a delicious cup of coffee. This is why coffee shops have become one of the most popular places for people of all ages to hang out. It is no wonder they have sprung up all over the place. Minneapolis offers some of the most unique coffee shops. Around nearly every corner, there is a coffee shop with its own unique theme, design, and coffee.

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