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The why behind senior photos

The why behind senior photos

Tarah Casper, Journalist
November 4, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Every year the latest graduating class frets over the hassles that come with high school graduation, but do we ever stop to ask why we do some of these things, such as senior photos? The process is arduous and lengthy. From ordering caps and gowns to making sure that you start applying to colleges, the...

Will this be the year young voter turnout skyrockets?

Will this be the year young voter turnout skyrockets?

Cami Doman, Journalist
October 31, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Young voters have been historically apathetic, but with easier access to all things election through Facebook, Twitter, and even Snapchat, will 2016 be the year that young voters earn their keep as an age demographic? There have now been three debates (and countless allegations) between Republican...

Explore Seattle

October 31, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Organic everything, a wonderful combination of nature and urban, and dogs on every corner. Over MEA, I visited Seattle with my parents, brother, and nephews. My sister and her husband live in Downtown Seattle, about three blocks away from the prominent Space Needle. It was a beautiful city that fulfilled...

Ethnocentrism

Ethnocentrism

Ellie Lehto, Journalist
October 29, 2016
Filed under Opinion

In today's times, ethnocentrism can be a serious problem because of a lack of understanding of other people's ways of life and unless we work together to reduce this way of thinking, it can grow to be an even larger issue. What is ethnocentrism? Ethnocentrism is the belief that one group of people's ways are b...

You will get GOOSEbumps from these FALLS

You will get GOOSEbumps from these FALLS

Mackenzie Krueger, Journalist
October 29, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Gooseberry Falls, located in Two Harbors, Minnesota, is a 1,682 acre park with large water falls that attract hundreds of tourists. The area is intricately tied to human use of Lake Superior and has often been used for recorded wildlife sightings. When you first go to the falls, you are lead ...

Things to DO-luth in Minnesota

Things to DO-luth in Minnesota

Mackenzie Krueger, Journalist
October 29, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Showcase

When people hear the word "Duluth," usually the first thing that comes to mind is the Aerial Lift Bridge. But there are actually so many more things to do during a day trip to Duluth, Minnesota. Right along Lake Superior, there is a nice walkway available to the public. Here you can walk along the canal and ...

Our View: Shailene Woodley arrested during protest

Our View: Shailene Woodley arrested during protest

Hannah Kosloski, James Gaffy, and Holly Greer
October 27, 2016
Filed under Our View

On October 10th, Shailene Woodley was arrested for “criminal trespassing” while protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. The arrest can be attributed to her large following, allowing the police to make an example for the public. To read more on the specifics, click here. The LeSabre staff got toget...

10/19 Presidential Debate: Everyone is Exhausted

10/19 Presidential Debate: Everyone is Exhausted

Erica Stambaugh, Journalist
October 21, 2016
Filed under Everything Elections, Opinion

The third and final presidential debate took place on October 19 in Las Vegas. Chris Wallace coolly moderated the candidates' shenanigans for a mean 90 minutes. Read on for highlights and commentary. This campaigning season has been dirty and polarized, an extended prequel to the third debate. Trump...

The top 10 hottest insurance mascots

The top 10 hottest insurance mascots

James Gaffy, Journalist
October 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Insurance is something we all need, but getting people to buy it can be tough. The power of comedy and entertainment is used often by insurance companies in the form of mascots that people can associate with their company. This list includes the opinion of three Journalists here at The LeSabre (Au...

Six Reasons to go to Manitoba for college

Erica Stambaugh, Journalist
October 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion, SHS Student Life

1. Manitoba has a reciprocity agreement with Minnesota. The following are colleges and universities that offer resident tuition for Minnesota: Université de Saint-Boniface, Assiniboine Community College, Brandon University, Booth University College, Canadian Mennonite University, Manitoba Institu...

Floydian Slip: Middle-Aged Men and Guitar Solos, Oh My!

Floydian Slip: Middle-Aged Men and Guitar Solos, Oh My!

James Gaffy, Journalist
October 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion

To be honest, I know very little about Pink Floyd or the music they played. I went to Floydian Slip (performed by the Fabulous Armadillos) knowing only that my father had invited me out to it only a few hours earlier. I unexpectedly enjoyed every minute of it. The evening started off right, with my...

Now more than ever, we need to see individuals and not races

Now more than ever, we need to see individuals and not races

James Gaffy, Journalist
October 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion

What defines you? What are some traits of your character? What do you like? Dislike? Things like likes and dislikes, favorites or friends make up who you are, or how you act, but what if the only thing that defined you was the color of your skin? You’d be upset, right? You’re more than your skin...

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