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Wayzata Food Rescue

Ruhi Shirodkar, Guest Writer

March 11, 2018

  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

  “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

  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

  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...

Guns in Schools

Deena Kassem, Senior Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

  As an American citizen, I am granted the rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Even if the right to own a gun falls under the pursuit of happiness, Life is still the first and most important right I am entitled to, and it should be treated as such. My parents and I should have...

I’m Turning Eighteen, and This is a Year for Tears

Natalia Poteryakhin, Guest Writer

February 23, 2018

  I come up the stairs. Teenagers pack together around me so tightly, it makes me want to cry. There’s too many of us in one place. The destruction of our potential is tempting to evil. We are a mass of youth encapsulating tragedy in our bodies: We hold so much life and promise and yet we make...

The Need for a New Tax System

Carson Almquist, Senior Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

  Over the course of many years, the United States tax system has changed drastically. Some of these changes being good, such as the deduction for having a new child. While, other deductions tend to only benefit the rich; for example, the deduction on capital gains.These changes have forced taxes...

The Business Behind “Super Teams”

Sam Lavely, Senior Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

  In the National Basketball Association (NBA) there has been a lot of controversy over “super teams” in the past couple of years. “Super teams” are simply a label given to teams that stack their lineups with multiple superstars. The controversy revolves around what should and should not...

Before It’s Too Late

Kelsey Deering, Senior Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

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 ...

Bee Aware

Quinn Maslow, Senior Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

These days, many of us take so much for granted: The clothes we wear, the food we eat, and the coffee we drink in the morning. All these things we take for granted wouldn't be possible if it wasn't for the honey bee. Bees aren't responsible for just making honey, but they also pollinate plants and ...

Bee Aware

Quinn, Malisow

January 25, 2018

  These days, many of us take so much for granted: The clothes we wear, the food we eat, and the coffee we drink in the morning. All these things we take for granted wouldn’t be possible if it wasn’t for the honey bee.   Bees aren’t responsible for just making honey, they’re responsible...

Seaworld of Hurt

Lydia Johnson, Design Editor

January 25, 2018

  Kyara was the last Orca whale to be bred into captivity for SeaWorld. In the summer of 2017, the three month old calf died. This was following the death of Tilikum, SeaWorld’s most famous orca and prior to SeaWorld’s oldest orca, Kasatka, according to CNN.   SeaWorld satisfied the public’s...

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