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Meet Unite Cloud

Meet Unite Cloud

Elizabeth Immelman, Journalist
June 6, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Islamphobia and discrimination are becoming an increasing problem in America but especially in St. Cloud, MN. About two months ago, I saw an incredibly offensive license plate that you can read more about here: http://thelesabre.com/11318/opinion/shocking-display-of-islamphobia/ I knew that there was something I wanted to do about the license plate, but I didnâ€...

An open letter from a gender equality activist

An open letter from a gender equality activist

Autumn Fosteson, Journalist
June 6, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Let's get something straight; I am a seventeen-year-old caucasian female. I have lived in central Minnesota for my whole life. I have never seen or experienced living anywhere where I could imagine my life would be drastically different than it is now. I attend an upstanding area public school; I have...

Beeswax

Beeswax

McKenna Walker, Journalist
June 2, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Bees are a neat bunch of animals. They work together cohesively, but also keep to themselves. One thing I have noticed lately is people not minding their own business. Now, I'm not talking about little Ms. Sally down the street who has her own small business making honey. I am talking about Sally's...

An open letter to incoming freshmen

An open letter to incoming freshmen

Kenzie Specht, Journalist
June 2, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, SHS Student Life

I feel like with my senior year coming to a close that I should leave some advice for the incoming freshmen, because in these past four years I've gained a lot of knowledge I wish I had before. High school is intimidating, but it is also a lot of fun. I can tell you that you will spend many late nights...

Journey to Jimmy John’s

Journey to Jimmy John’s

Elizabeth Immelman, Journalist
April 22, 2016
Filed under Opinion

One-dollar sub day! It’s the best day of the year. Here is the story of what I thought would be a casual trip to a fast food eatery turned out to be simultaneously one of the most disappointing and satisfying experiences of my week. Yesterday, I went to Jimmy John’s with a friend to buy a sub...

s-NO-w

s-NO-w

McKenna Walker, Journalist
March 30, 2016
Filed under Opinion

"Noooooo!," I yell at the sky as the snow falls in my eyes. "Why must this happen to me!?!" March is a very turbulent month for Minnesota when it comes to the weather. One week we are blessed with the friendly warmth of the sun. The next we could be cursed with cloudy skies accompanied by rain or...

Struggles of Being the Oldest Child

Struggles of Being the Oldest Child

Madi Molitor, Journalist
March 30, 2016
Filed under Opinion

If you are the oldest child of the family, brace yourself. You are the guinea pig of your parent's first experience with raising a child. Being an older sibling has its perks, but the downfalls outweigh the perks. Here are a few reasons why being the oldest sibling is the hardest! Always have to be ...

The madness begins

The madness begins

Matthew Rickers, Journalist
March 30, 2016
Filed under Opinion

On Sunday March 13, the NCAA selection committee chose the 68 teams who get to compete and try to achieve their life long goals, which is winning the NCAA college basketball tournament. The big thing to know is that UNC, Virginia, Kansas and Oregon came out of Selection Sunday as the number one seeded...

Ever heard “Life in the Fast Lane” by the Eagles? No? Shocker…

Ever heard “Life in the Fast Lane” by the Eagles? No? Shocker…

Autumn Fostesen, Journalist
March 30, 2016
Filed under Features, Opinion, What Grinds My Gears

You know what really sinks my Titanic? What drowns my theoretical Jack Dawson is people who drive 10 under the limit no matter where they are. On the highway? Speed limit is 65? How about we play it safe at 50. Sounds like a good idea, right? You grow up learning from the licensed populous that...

Struggles of being the youngest child

Struggles of being the youngest child

Rachel Haider, Journalist
March 24, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

If you are the baby of the family, feel honored. It means your parents finally made the perfect child so they stopped at you. Even though the youngest siblings like myself are perfect, it is still pretty hard being the youngest. Here are some reasons why! Always being called the “baby” Family members will...

The United States of America must receive “the huddled masses” of the Mediterranean shores

The United States of America must receive “the huddled masses” of the Mediterranean shores

Gopi Ramanathan, Journalist
March 21, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes com...

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