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Opinion: The reasons for chaos at the Capitol and next steps for our country

Opinion: The reasons for chaos at the Capitol and next steps for our country

Abhinav Kumar, Staff Reporter
January 11, 2021
This video was recorded on January 7th, 2021. The day after the riots took place at the United States Capitol building.
Social media censorship

Social media censorship

Abhinav Kumar, Staff Reporter
December 18, 2020
Social media censorship. A term circulated in our society that many do not understand the true extent of. 
Digging Through the Crates: Kid Cudis Man on the Moon 2

Digging Through the Crates: Kid Cudi’s Man on the Moon 2

Jackson Swartz, Opinion Editor
December 11, 2020
In the genre of Hip Hop, Kid Cudi’s often credited for walking the path less chosen. 
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The Highs and Lows of the Recruitment Process

Josie Fieldman, Staff Reporter
November 20, 2020

There are over 15 million kids in high school with about eight million participating in a sport, with less than two percent of those high school athletes going on to compete at the division one level.  It’s...

Are Social Media Accounts an Effective Form of Activism?

Are Social Media Accounts an Effective Form of Activism?

Sophia DeSanto and Jackson Swartz
October 12, 2020
After George Floyd’s death in May, protests sparked all across the world. Along with protests, social media posts regarding police violence and advocacy for black lives spread all over Instagram.
Op-Ed: Hopkins should hire a principal that represents the student body’s diversity

Op-Ed: Hopkins should hire a principal that represents the student body’s diversity

Bennie Goldfarb, Editor-in-Chief
July 17, 2020

On July 14, Mr. Doug Bullinger, principal, announced in a community-wide email that he will resign from HHS and accept the position of principal at Chanhassen. After a confusing, difficult last few months...

Album review: Colour Green by Sibylle Baier

Album review: Colour Green by Sibylle Baier

Eve Clarkson, News Editor
May 28, 2020
The titular song “Colour Green” has slight undertones of the Gregorian Chant music I grew up hearing in church, thanks to my Catholic upbringing. 
The 15 greatest rap songs of all time: Number 1.

The 15 greatest rap songs of all time: Number 1.

Mason Arneson, Editor At-Large
May 21, 2020
There were so many choices for my favorite Kendrick Lamar track, but the second single off his fantastic 2015 album To Pimp a Butterfly takes the cake. 
The 15 greatest rap songs of all time: Number 2

The 15 greatest rap songs of all time: Number 2

Mason Arneson, Editor At-Large
May 20, 2020
The most influential song off one of the most influential albums in hip hop history, “C.R.E.A.M.” from the lauded Wu-Tang Clan has inspired a great deal of MC’s in their quest to speak on the grimy way of life in the various boroughs in New York City. It is essential for any fan of the craft, and it is no different for me.
The 15 greatest rap songs of all time: Number 3.

The 15 greatest rap songs of all time: Number 3.

Mason Arneson, Editor At-Large
May 19, 2020
This is kind of a cop-out, but since I wrote a full-length review to “This Is America” when it was released following Donald Glover’s Saturday Night Live performance in May 2018, and I still stand by my thoughts from sophomore year, you can check out why I thought it was a 10/10 then and think it’s a 10/10 now.
The 15 greatest rap songs of all time: Number 4

The 15 greatest rap songs of all time: Number 4

Mason Arneson, Editor At-Large
May 15, 2020
“The World Is Yours” holds tremendous sentimental value to me, as it was featured on the NBA 2K13 soundtrack curated by Jay-Z, which got me into hip hop. Starting with Nas and “The World Is Yours” could not have been a better introduction to what classic hip hop is all about.
The 15 greatest rap songs of all time: Number 5

The 15 greatest rap songs of all time: Number 5

Mason Arneson, Editor At-Large
May 14, 2020
Outkast proved that making music with a message doesn’t mean that the song can’t be wildly entertaining. Rolling Stone ranked “B.O.B.” as the 50th greatest hip hop song of all-time while Pitchfork Media ranked it as the best song of the 2000s, regardless of genre. 
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