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Op/Ed: Tapped review

Olivia Cohen, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

I never thought that taking a required science class would ever affect me as much as it did. As I sat in Honors Biology, my class watched the documentary Tapped, an exposé about the bottled water industry and how the effects of the superior use of plastics and the chemical BPA that is found in plastics, affect our bodies and the environment.  

Op/Ed: 13 Reasons Why

Op/Ed: 13 Reasons Why

Mollie Tankenoff, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Staff Editorials

13 Reasons Why, a Netflix original series, has been causing controversy throughout America. The two-season series addresses suicide, substance abuse, sexual assault, and bullying. The show is set in Liberty High, the school in which Hannah Baker attended before she took her life.

Tuesday Taste: Mesa Pizza

Tuesday Taste: Mesa Pizza

Ari Geller, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Tuesday Taste

Not often can the ingredients of a taco be found on a pizza, however Mesa pizza has many out of the ordinary options that end up tasting very good. Mesa Pizza has two locations, one in Dinkytown on the University of Minnesota campus and the other is in Uptown. It is open everyday of the week and always open at 11 AM. while closing times vary from 2:30 AM at Dinkytown and 12:30 AM at the Uptown location.

Op/Ed: Fast Fashion

Eve Clarkson, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

Avoiding fast fashion is a way in which we can make the world a more environmentally friendly and ethical place, while saving a lot of money. There is no denying that we live in a consumer culture. CBS reported that Americans see several thousand ads a day which is insane. In a class I took freshman year, I learned that many of these ads are very discreet too, so we may not even know that we are being advertised a product or idea.

Review: Season 4 update for Fortnite

Review: Season 4 update for Fortnite

Ari Geller, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

With Fortnite’s new update, the popularity continues to grow and now will have an even greater following with all the new stuff added. On May 1, Epic Games, creators of Fortnite, released the season four update which brought many new things to the game. The game is playable on PC, Mac, Xbox, PS4 and Mobile.

Track Review: Childish Gambino- This is America

Track Review: Childish Gambino- This is America

Mason Arneson, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

Childish Gambino. Donald Glover. Whatever you want to call him, he has been one of the most creative visionaries of this generation has returned to the music scene after a brief hiatus with one of the best singles of 2018, “This Is America.”

Op/Ed: NBA Rookie of the Year

Op/Ed: NBA Rookie of the Year

Ari Geller, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Opinion, Staff Editorials

The 2017-18 NBA season is ending very soon. Each year there are a couple rookie players that stand out from the rest. This year, the debate on who should win rookie of the year has been a big controversy.

Op/Ed: Vegetarian Options at HHS

Op/Ed: Vegetarian Options at HHS

Paul Zeitz, Copy Editor

May 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Staff Editorials

Going through the lunch line can be a nerve racking experience. As there are many options to choose from. However either by choice or because of dietary restrictions many students feel trapped by a lack of options at lunchtime.

Album Review: Post Malone-Beerbongs and Bentleys

Album Review: Post Malone-Beerbongs and Bentleys

Mason Arneson, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

The wait is finally over. After months of teasing, three singles, and a date in early December that the album was rumored to drop came and went, the wait is over. Post Malone is back.

Op/Ed: Should President Donald Trump delete his twitter?

Eve Clarkson, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

Donald Trump needs to learn a lesson from one of the magazines at your doctor’s office and take a “social media detox.”

Review: Jersey Boys at Orpheum

Olivia Cohen, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

I always knew I enjoyed Jersey Boys’ songs, but when I sat late [date] in the Orpheum theater, I had no idea that this play would have me listening the soundtrack ever since the play ended.

Movie Monday: Avengers Infinity War

Movie Monday: Avengers Infinity War

David Campbell, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018


Filed under Movie Monday, Opinion, Showcase

From the moment the first ever trailer was uploaded, I knew this movie was going to be something special. Avengers Infinity War is a culmination of all the hard work and beautiful moments from the past 10 year.

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