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What even is Halloween?

What even is Halloween?

Beth Bierscheid, Journalist
October 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Throughout the United States, October 31st is filled with cute costumes, scary tricks, and lots of candy. Halloween has been a part of our lives for as long as we remember. The concept of Halloween originated back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. The Celts lived 2,000 years ago in an area...

How Bernie Sanders could win the election

How Bernie Sanders could win the election

Alex Pringle, Journalist
October 27, 2016
Filed under Everything Elections, News

The citizens of the United States are in turmoil this fall as they struggle to decide for who to vote for in the presidential election. What they don't know, is that there is a possibility that Bernie Sanders may win the presidency. The citizens, and the House of Representatives, are dreading the results of the election. Either way, the Unite...

India parents investigated after daughter died from fasting

India parents investigated after daughter died from fasting

Sloan Schwarzentraub, Journalist
October 14, 2016
Filed under News

Laxmi Chand and Manshi Samdariya, parents of 13 year old Aradhana Samdariya, are being investigated for her death caused by fasting for 68 days. Her parents claim the fasting was part of a religious practice in India and was voluntary. Arardhana's death has sparked controversy on whether or not fasting...

Disney forced to pull controversal ‘Moana’ costume from stores after complaints

Disney forced to pull controversal ‘Moana’ costume from stores after complaints

Sloan Schwarzentraub, Journalist
October 14, 2016
Filed under News

Disney's newest princess movie 'Moana' comes in theaters this November; the film features a princess, Moana, who can control the ocean, and a demigod, Maui. Disney has released many products preparing for the debut of the movie including a halloween costume representing Maui. This product features a...

Hiding in plain sight

Hiding in plain sight

Tarah Casper, Journalist
October 14, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Recently, the Parisian agency BETC launched an ad campaign called "Like My Addiction" to show how easily alcoholism goes undetected by millennials, friends and family alike. The campaign began as a means to support Addict Aide. BETC opened the Instagram account @louise.delage . The account depicts...

Sartell’s missing bells: the real story

Sartell’s missing bells: the real story

Matt Schnettler, Journalist
October 14, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, SHS Student Life

If you go to Sartell High School, you may be wondering what happened to that handy bell system we used to have at our school. You know, telling you when class starts, when to go to lunch, and when to start running to class. I went on assignment to talk with administrative assistant Amie Hentges and get...

Fire, Explosions, The Galaxy Note 7

Fire, Explosions, The Galaxy Note 7

Marena Kouba, Journalist
October 13, 2016
Filed under News

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is now notorious for catching on fire and exploding. This has happened to many people causing the phone to be recalled. The question is why is it catching on fire in the first place? The new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 was released to the public on August 19th, 2016. It was the...

China attempts to tackle pollution

China attempts to tackle pollution

Emma Zenzen, Journalist
October 13, 2016
Filed under News

In 2014, artist Daan Roosegaarde became inspired to fix China's pollution problem which kills 1.6 million people each year. His result was a tower that purified air using little energy and will start being used in Beijing this September. "It's the largest smog vacuum cleaner in the world," remarks...

One girl can change the world

One girl can change the world

Emma Zenzen, Journalist
October 13, 2016
Filed under News

Girls around the world are fighting for their right to go to school and learn. Recent efforts by the first lady and many organizations has brought 62 million uneducated girls to the world's spotlight in hopes to spread awareness about the need of girls' education. Gender equality, inadequate facilities,...

France goes plastic free

France goes plastic free

Emma Zenzen, Journalist
October 13, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Since July 1st, France has banned plastic bags and by 2020 plans to completely ban plastic cups, plates, and silverware in its fight to become a more environmentally friendly country. France has taken a huge step in its efforts to improve the worlds environment by eliminating plastic bags and being the f...

Divergent star, Shailene Woodley arrested as an example

Divergent star, Shailene Woodley arrested as an example

Jaren Martin, Journalist
October 12, 2016
Filed under News

24-year old, Shailene Woodley, was arrested on October 10th, 2016 during a peaceful protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline project in North Dakota. The pipeline project is a pipeline that will stretch 1168 miles through the Dakotas, Iowa, and Illinois. The pipeline is thought to be a cleaner and more...

Sartell grants wish for Jackson Stewart

Sartell grants wish for Jackson Stewart

Cami Doman and Jaren Martin
October 12, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

https://vimeo.com/184913600 Jackson Stewart may be the most famous name in Sartell at the moment due to the gratitude of a community and their drive to make his wish come true. Sartell Homecoming has evolved in the recent years to something bigger than your typical homecoming. We began Homecomin...

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