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Why do I have to fight for my Life?

Why do I have to fight for my Life?

Maneeya Leung, Staff Writer

June 13, 2020

      When junior Adisa Preston saw the first captions appear, she grew numb. “I read the caption but chose to not watch the complete video, for I knew I wouldn't make it through without crying. When I saw George Floyd, I saw my cousins, friends, partner, uncles, and honestly, my dad,” wrote ...

Corona vs. Career Plans

Corona vs. Career Plans

Srihita Raju, Staff Writer

May 26, 2020

      Since March, everyday lives of high schoolers in the United States have changed drastically. Schools shut down, weekend jobs came to a halt and meeting up with friends in person became unadvisable. The general pandemic-related anxieties coupled with the hours of quarantine-time has led to i...

Claire Willett: “Women’s rights are human rights, plain and simple”

Willett (left) with Ellen Kennedy (right) walking to the child marriage press conference. Kennedy is Willett’s mentor at World Without Genocide and introduced her to working on the bill.

Maneeya Leung, Staff Writer

April 11, 2020

     Thinking about the continually occurring violations of human rights worldwide might bring hopelessness to some, but for senior Claire Willett, inspires her to make change.       Like many people, she used to see herself as just one person incapable of solving issues.This all changed after ...

Mental health in the Classroom

Mental health in the Classroom

Katherine Kregness, Website Editor

December 19, 2019

The mental health of teens affects everyone, especially in an environment filled with students such as a high school. Student mental health is one of the most commonly referenced topics in hallways, classrooms, and lunch tables--though it is often in the form of jokes and self deprecating humor....

Not Having Sex? You’re Not the Only One

Not Having Sex? You're Not the Only One

Sydney Lewis, Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2019

In many ways, Eden Prairie is an above average high school, but not when it comes to sex. About 35 percent of 11th graders surveyed last spring by the Minnesota Department of Edu- cation had had sex before. Compared to that state-wide average, in the EPHS junior class, 21 percent of males an...

Eden Prairie Nordic vs. Weather

Eden Prairie Nordic vs. Weather

Grace Peterson, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

How much does weather affect Eden Prairie Nordic? Skiers practice and race enough to know about good and bad skiing conditions. These athletes spend many hours on the snow, and it plays a big part in this sport. The perfect condition to ski in is when the snow is super packed down; not too i...

EPHS Hosts Town Hall

Katherine Kregness, Website Editor

December 8, 2019

On December 4th at 6:30 in the East Commons, members of the Minnesota legislature, along with the Minnesota Secretary of State, Steve Simon, met for a public town hall. The purpose of the meeting was to inform the public of upcoming voting changes, talk about the caucus, and have a conversation about e...

Madrigal takes the stage

Sydney Lewis, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2019

Every year concert choir and women’s concert chorale perform either Madrigal or Messiah.  This year, they will be performing Madrigal, a performance that senior Cecilia Casper, a member of the Choir Executive Board, describes as “a choir concert, but a play.”  The Madrigal is set during the Renaissance a...

Review of SIX the Musical

Review of SIX the Musical

Sydney Lewis, Print Editor-in-Chief

December 2, 2019

I have seen the Musical “SIX” three times, twice at the Shakespeare Theatre in Chicago and on opening night at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts in St. Paul.  Going into the St. Paul show, my expectations were high. The shows in Chicago blew me away and left my mom and me listening to ...

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