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Air Force policy restricted freedoms

Nate Pasko, Editor in Chief

October 8, 2014

On Aug. 25, an atheist U.S. Air Force airman at Creech Air Force base in Nev. was denied reenlistment in the Air Force when he crossed off the phrase ‘so help me God’ in the oath of service on his re-enlistment form. As recently as Oct. of 2013, the Air Force allowed potential or enlisted soldiers...

Dress code may damage more than it helps

Callan Showers, Feature Editor

May 1, 2014

In the Minn. school year, we are haunted by six months of snow on the ground and the ever-lingering desire to crawl out of bed and come to school in our blankets. So in eighth grade, on a 65 and sunny May morning, I just wanted to wear shorts. After walking into North Junior High, I was told to change...

Count your banners

Count your banners

Sam Hromatka, Web Editor in Chief

March 17, 2014

Go to the Star Tribune’s, and look at any story involving the HHS boys basketball team. Now look down at the comments, and you will see the pure venom that is spit at our players, coaches, fans, and school in general. Commenters say that our head coach Ken Novak is an arrogant ...

Lorde parody embraces high school

Bradley Kaplan, Assisstant Web Editor

January 29, 2014

Many teenagers complain about how stressful their lives are, and, honestly, I can’t blame them most of the time. There are many things that give teenagers stress: pressure of getting good grades, achieving a good ACT score, making money with a job, and balancing a social life. High School should be the ...

A rant about mono

Phoebe Cohen, Feature Editor

October 24, 2013

by Phoebe Cohen, Feature Editor I have mono. And to answer the first question that just popped into your head: no, I did not get it from making out with a guy. Mono, short for mononucleosis, is an illness that develops from EBV, or Epstein-Barr Virus, and causes sore throat, swollen glands, fever, and se...

College choices bring undue stress to HHS seniors

October 24, 2013

by Hannah Boggess, staff writer Even though its name is technically fall, a more apt name for the next few months is college season. The only thing seniors have been hearing for the past few weeks is, “so, where are you going to college?” College has been the center of almost every single conver...

What is love?

Paul Vogt, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013

by Paul Vogt, staff writer Young love: they say it never lasts. But is that necessarily true? Are the young incapable of being in love?  High school relationships are filled with quick passion followed by devastating heartbreak. So are relationships in high school worth all the time and effort? The scariest ...

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