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Wannabe Photographers

Wannabe Photographers

Anya Otterson

December 1, 2015

I have a bone to pick. I am a emerging professional photographer, so photography is the focus of both my present and my future. The thing is, there’s a problem: wannabe photographers who think that just because they have a professional-looking camera, they are automatically professional photogr...

Reaction to GOP Debate

Anthony Rosa, Business Manager, Columnist

October 12, 2015

Carly Fiorina After receiving high praise for her performance in the first “mini debate” Ms. Fiorina without a doubt had the worst performance on Wednesdays debate. Pretty much nothing she said was factually accurate, particularly her track record as HP’s CEO. She claimed, “Despite those...

Crisis comes to Europe

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Andrew Donohue, Managing Editor, Website co-editor-in- chief

October 7, 2015

The world is currently enveloped in a growing crisis. Syria and Iraq are engulfed in warfare, with multiple factions are battling over control of the region. This war is displacing millions of people who are fleeing the violence that has taken over their daily lives. Many of these refugees are children ...

Hours on Edge

Edge Nutrition  is located in Chanhassen off of Highway 5

Abbey Mertz, Sports Editor

September 24, 2015

What’s the deal with nutrition shop hours? I’m specifically talking about Edge Nutrition in Chanhassen. Ever since EP Power went out of business, (which also had inconvenient hours) I have been getting protein shakes from Edge. Don’t get me wrong. The customer service, the location, and the quality of E...

Studying to the beat of Bach

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Yasmin Chavez, Feature Editor

September 24, 2015

  The first weeks of school have come and gone, which means only one thing. Upcoming exams are approaching us and with that in mind it’s time to prepare for countless hours studying. One way to do this is create a study playlist to enhance your concentration and focus on your task. Luckily...

Are Open-Book Tests Better?

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Anthony Rosa

June 3, 2015

Recently, the Central Board of Secondary Education in India has allowed open book exams to be administered to students. This is a response to the institution of cheating among Indian students, which includes the bribery of police officers, teachers, principals, and school board directors. This alternative...

Is the US Being Hypocritical?

Is the US Being Hypocritical?

Jean-Pierre Tossa

January 23, 2015

According to America, the Cold War never ended. Throughout history, the US has pretended to be a paragon of morality. Over the past years, this unfounded self-righteousness has become American foreign policy, from deposing of elected national leaders to using false claims to invade foreign countries. This...

Texting Relationships

Texting Relationships

Grace Kasbohm

January 13, 2015

In this day and age, texting has become the normal. It is how we communicate amongst ourselves. A problem that has come from this is that many teens have troubles communicating face-to-face. This is specifically affecting teen relationships. The term “texting relationship” seems to be very widely...

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