The Tea On Stan Twitter: The Dangers Of Appropriating LGBTQ Culture

The Tea On Stan Twitter: The Dangers Of Appropriating LGBTQ Culture

Lucia Hill, Copy Editor

October 25, 2019

As social media has evolved, it has allowed for the growth of all kinds of slang and the creation of, essentially, a new language. While the slang on Twitter can allow for the manifestation of a diverse community of stans (the term for multiple fans), what people don’t realize is this popularized sla...

Climate Change: Why Our Governments Aren’t Helping

Climate Change: Why Our Governments Aren't Helping

Sophie Moore, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2019

Andrew Yang, one of the Democratic party’s many candidates running for the presidency, along with other candidates from both sides of the aisle, have branded climate change the “existential threat” of our generation. Yang says that “the right time to deal with this crisis was decades ago”,...

Why You Should Play a Sport, Especially if you are Overloaded with Schoolwork

Why You Should Play a Sport, Especially if you are Overloaded with Schoolwork

Preston Chan, Business Manager

May 24, 2019

With the school year finally coming to an end, Minnetonka High School seems to be buzzing with excitement for the long-awaited summer. Testing season is over, the weather is starting to get nice, and seniors are preparing for graduation. But for those of you who will be returning next fall, a new school year is probably the last thing on your mind, especially if you’re that person who’s in all AP classes, 15 clubs, and still manages to have a 4.0 GPA. But as a graduating senior who’s had a rigorous academic experience myself, I believe I have some advice that can help you thrive in your remaining years.

Life Lessons I’ve Learned From the Novels I’ve Read for English Classes

Life Lessons I’ve Learned From the Novels I’ve Read for English Classes

Elisabeth Tamte, Managing Editor, Student Life

May 24, 2019

While my four years at MHS have seen a wide variety of classes, I’ve always been able to count on my English classes to be enjoyable and applicable. As a self-professed bookworm, I’ve relished the opportunities I’ve had to read exceptional literature every year.

Boys can be Friends with Girls and it Took Me too Long to Figure This Out

Boys can be Friends with Girls and it Took Me too Long to Figure This Out

Wyatt Mosiman, Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2019

If the purpose of high school is to prepare students for successful lives, then I don’t think anything I learned was more important than this. Not even calculus.

The Joy of Making Lists: Organization and Stress Management Skills!

The Joy of Making Lists: Organization and Stress Management Skills!

Alexandra Struble, Managing Editor, Sports & Wellness

May 24, 2019

Lists are everywhere. I have lists of homework to complete, things to do before college, and what I need to buy at Target. I love lists. They keep me organized and are not only fun to make, but they also allow for the satisfying feeling of being able to check things off when you complete them. Most importantly, they are an important tool used to manage stress. I have been making lists ever since my mom gave me my first chore list when I was five or six years old. Of course, back then my lists only consisted of smaller things, like make my bed and fold my laundry. Now, my lists have evolved to everything from the tasks I need to get done before college starts to, surprisingly still, folding my laundry.

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