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The Future is S.T.E.M.

Deena Kassem, Opinion Editor

September 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

  “No young person in America should miss out on the chance to excel in [STEM] fields just because they don’t have the resources,” said Former President Barack Obama in 2015. High school’s sole purpose, or at least Wayzata High School’s, is to “prepare each and every student to thrive...

A Disappointing Miracle

A Disappointing Miracle

Sam Lavely, Sports Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under Movie Reviews, Opinion, Sports

  Seeing that the A&E section has been dissolved due to the departure of Kai the A&E guy, I thought the summer issue would be a fitting issue to throw a movie review into the mix, of course making it relevant to the sports page. As far as classic sports movies go in Minnesota, “Miracle”...

This Big Nose Can Smell the Truth

Deena Kassem, Opinion Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under 100 Word Rants, Opinion

  Nothing bothers me more than someone with false intentions. When unreliability meets laziness, the worst of characters are born. Don’t say that you’re gonna do something, and then don’t do it. Quit wasting my time, and quite frankly, your time too. Words mean nothing unless they have actions...

Practice Makes Perfect

Practice Makes Perfect

Elisabeth Oster, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2018


Filed under 100 Word Rants, Opinion

  On May 25th, Wayzata High School students evacuated the school for what seemed like a drill. In reality, the pottery kiln had started a fire, creating significant damages. Although this was a significant incident at Wayzata, I think the more important detail to focus on was the response elicited...

More Than One Way Out

More Than One Way Out

Kelsey Deering, Media Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

  Throughout the whole K-12 experience, we are told that everything we do is to prepare ourselves for a successful future. Our grades, extracurriculars, how much time we spend on homework every night determines which college we will enter after our senior year.   So, what’s the damage in...

A Letter to the Class of 2022

Christian Campbell, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

  The first day of freshman year is full of many mixed emotions. Whether it be excitement or anxiety, here are a few tips to help you make the most of your freshman year and do away with any unnecessary stress during the first days of school.   In order to make a large school like Wayzata a ...

The Truth about the College Board

Katie Lins, Design Editor

August 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

  Every year, hopeful high school students pile into a freezing cold room and take a grueling 4 hour test. A test we are lead to believe proves our “preparedness” to colleges, but I believe it fails to accurately show a student’s intelligence, level of motivation, and college readiness. Each...

Wayzata Food Rescue

Ruhi Shirodkar, Guest Writer

March 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

  According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), roughly one-third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year, and approximately 1.3 billion tons is wasted. The United States is a large contributor to this amount, wasting over $160 billion...

Cyberbullying: A Crime

Claire Pfutzenreuter, Guest Writer

March 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

  “Why are you still alive? You’re ugly. Can u die please?”—Text message received by 12-year-old Rebecca Sedwick from her classmate before jumping from a tower at an abandoned cement factory near her home.   Cyberbullying is a severe problem within society today, and situations like...

Foreign Language: We Aren’t Doing Enough

Mitchell King, Guest Writer

March 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

  Over the past semester, I have been studying foreign language education for my EAPPSSA senior project. Within this research, I learned of the benefits to students who take languages such as Spanish or French for their whole school career. I have also studied French here for the past four years...

Time’s Up

Time’s Up

Deena Kassem, Senior Staff Writer

March 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

  The Time’s Up movement and legal defense fund “addresses the systemic inequality and injustice in the workplace that have kept underrepresented groups from reaching their full potential,” according to the movement’s website.   Movements like Time’s Up and Me Too offer the opportunity...

Before It’s Too Late

Kelsey Deering, Senior Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Hindsight is 20/20. It's easy to know what to do after something has happened, but it’s impossible to predict the future. This seems to be the mantra of lawmakers today when regarding enviornmental polcies. Among lawmakers, there seems to be a dwindling push for environmental legislation. Politics often ...

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