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Why the Word ‘Moist’ is Simply Not as Bad as People Say it is

Lauren Persons

April 18, 2020

In 100 words I’m going to convince you that the word ‘moist’ really is not that bad! Many people dislike the word moist. Moist is just a word, the same as any other word. It sounds just like: joist, voiced, hoist, etc. I never hear anyone say, “the word voiced is a disgrace to the English la...

Ideas For Your Corona-cation

Assistant editor, Megan Justesen, relearning the flute over her corona-cation.

Lauren Lubenow, Megan Justesen, and Peyton LaFrenz

March 18, 2020

Because school is currently out until further notice, many of us are stuck at home or at a cabin with nothing to do. Editors and staffers worked together to create a unique list of things to do while you and your family are quarantined. Please enjoy.   Do a DEEP clean of your room Take your...

100 Word Rant on Why To Be Vegetarian

Megan Justesen, Assistant Editor

March 9, 2020

As a vegetarian, I am biased, however, I think vegetarianism is positive for countless reasons, and more should consider the switch. To begin, it benefits the environment. By more people becoming vegetarian, it’s possible to greatly reduce carbon and greenhouse gas emissions as the raising of cattle pushes...

100 Word Rant on “You’re” vs. “Your”

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Lauren Lubenow, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2020

During my time at Wayzata High School, I have seen a countless number of people use the incorrect form of “your”. I take personal offense when I hear the incorrect form used because it is plain wrong and this shouldn’t be happening in HIGH SCHOOL. “Your” is the second person possessive adject...

100 Word Rant on Why Creamy Peanut Butter is Better Than Crunchy

Lauren Lubenow, Editor in Chief

December 5, 2019

Crunchy peanut butter is a titanic disgrace to the world as we know it. Can we even call it peanut butter? The Oxford Dictionary states the definition of peanut butter as “A paste of ground peanuts, usually eaten spread on bread.” This definition uses the word ‘paste’ and that is exactly what crunch...

100 Word Rant on How Crunchy Peanut Butter is Better Than Smooth Peanut Butter

Amelia Kirt, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Crunchy or smooth? It is ALWAYS crunchy not smooth. A classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich is so much more with crunchy peanut butter. The descriptive words that can describe the amazing crunchiness of peanut butter are divine, flavorful, mouth watering, and of course crunchy. Being apart of the Nut...

100 Word Rant on Why Lemonade Mouth is the Most Underrated Disney Channel Original Movie

Lauren Lubenow, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2019

Lemonade Mouth is the most underrated DCOM. I rewatched it and I was blown away by the storyline. I went online and was disappointed with what critics had to say, claiming that Lemonade Mouth was a "hopelessly dumbed-down endeavor." This is the ONLY Disney movie where the guy doesn’t get the girl and ...

100 Word Rant On Victorious

Deeanna Dornisch, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

The nickelodeon show Victorious was made completely wrong! The main character Tori Vega was very overhyped and full of herself. If you have been a viewer of the show, you should know that ALL THE VEGAS ARE UNTALENTED. Yes, Tori is much better than her older sister Trina, however Tori is not nearly as t...

Advocating for the Legalization of Marijuana

Luke Zejdlik, Guest Writer

May 23, 2019

  The legalization of federally regulated marijuana is imperative to the social and economic climate of the United States. Because of the fact alcohol usage is legal in the United States, it is only fair that marijuana usage should be to, given the side effects of marijuana are not as detrimenta...

Why We Need to Fund Planned Parenthood

Deena Kassem, Opinion Editor

May 23, 2019

  The debate over providing government funds to Planned Parenthood has been ongoing for decades, since the legalization of abortions in 1973 with the Supreme Court Case Roe v. Wade. Planned Parenthood is a women’s health care provider that offers services such as STD and HIV testing/treatment,...

Hard Facts of the Vape Debate

Jake Ogle, Guest Writer

May 23, 2019

  Nicotine use among teens in the form of vaping has skyrocketed in recent years. I have a particular interest in this topic because I see teens vaping all around me, every single day.   I’m learning that many of the people I know who vape are seemingly incapable to stop.   ...

How are you Helping the Fight against Climate Change?

How are you Helping the Fight against Climate Change?

Joe Kottke, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2019

The debate over climate change has consistently plagued political discussions for decades, as the global temperature reaches 58.5°F. In the past few months, two national governments have declared a state of emergency on climate change: England and Ireland. Among the general public, 2019 has also cons...

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