Tragic Happenings at Harry Nilsson’s Cursed Apartment

Tragic Happenings at Harry Nilsson’s Cursed Apartment

Caroline Hansen, Newsbreak Coordinator

November 1, 2017


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  It was in the early 1970s that American pop-rock musician Harry Nilsson bought flat #12 in 9 Curzon Square, London. This apartment would soon become the subject of countless theories, with many people speculating that Nilsson’s England home was cursed.   Theories regarding the spooky...

The Girl Who Lives Behind the Aura

Deena Kassem and Catherine Lins

October 31, 2017


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  Stefani Germanotta, commonly known as Lady Gaga, has been accused of murdering and stealing the staple appearances and style of pop singer Lina Morgana.   Lady Gaga, known for her outrageous sense of style and pop music, worked with Morgana in 2007. According to Biography.com in 2007, Gaga...

Tupac: Dead or Alive?

Tupac: Dead or Alive?

Scott Larsen, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


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  One of music’s biggest debates revolves around the mystery of whether legendary 90’s rapper, Tupac Shakur, is still alive today.   Tupac was shot in Las Vegas on September 7, 1996 and died in the hospital six days later. There are many that firmly believe Tupac is still alive today and...

The Edge

The Edge

Lauren Leaseburg, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


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  Located in Blaine just north of the Twin Cities, The Edge is North Summit Church’s concert ministry. North Summit’s outreach coordinator Mark Hines said, “The Edge is a music ministry, DIY venue for local artists to express themselves in a safe place.” A venue that’s a church may be...

Uncle Franky’s

Joe Kottke and Elisabeth Oster

October 31, 2017


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  Uncle Franky’s has began offering live music opportunities for high school bands. According to the CEO of the Plymouth location Steven Krelitz, ‘Grill Jams’ will begin happening two nights a month.   “There is a ten dollar charge at the door, but this includes live music as well...

The Depot

The Depot

Lauren Osterberg, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


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  The Depot Coffee House is a coffee shop in Hopkins, Minnesota. This is no ordinary coffee hub though, it is a community business that helps students recognize and showcase their creative talents.   According to The Depot, their mission is to provide a place of community and learning in which...

The Garage

The Garage

Lauren Leaseburg, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


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  The Garage is a non-profit, all ages music venue and recording studio located in Burnsville that provides opportunities for musicians and fans alike. The Twin Cities is a nationally known center for music, but The Garage’s Executive Director, Jack Kolb-Williams said that there are not a lot...

Ellie and Jack Olmanson

Ellie and Jack Olmanson

Maggie Reese, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


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  Seniors Ellie and Jack Olmanson will both be attending the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana in the fall.   “It didn’t really factor into my decision on whether or not Jack and I would go to the same school,” said Ellie. “Any campus would have been big enough where...

Natalia Poteryakhin

Natalia Poteryakhin

Maggie Reese, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


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  Junior Natalia Poteryakhin won a Scholastic Art award and a scholarship to a three week summer camp at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.   “I was recognized at the State level, and received a separate full-ride scholarship to the MCAD summer camp,” says Poteryakhin. “One of...

Carly Quast

Carly Quast

Caroline Helmken, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


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  Senior Carly Quast is one of the few students at Wayzata High School to be participating in a Division One (D1) sport for her college endeavors, said Quast.   Quast started getting recruited by college scouts as early as July 1st of her junior year, and earlier this year, accepted the offer...

Sam Goldstein

Sam Goldstein

Caroline Hansen, Senior Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


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  Bassist Sam Goldstein, a sophomore at Wayzata High School, has earned a spot in the School of Rock All-Stars.   The School of Rock is a performance-based music school that offers after-school and summer programs to help kids learn to play and improve their skills.   The All-Stars are...

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