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Struggles of finding your prom dress

Struggles of finding your prom dress

Ellie Lehto, Journalist
March 26, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SHS Student Life

Tests, homework, finding a college... easy. The hardest part of high school is finding the perfect dress -Too expensive: You FINALLY find the right dress. You flip over the price tag and..wait that can't actually be the right price. Forget it- I'm not spending my life savings to look good for on...

New year to try new things

New year to try new things

Tarah Casper, Journalist
February 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, TLS Eats

2017 is here! With the new year upon us and resolutions in tow, why not try learning something new this year? Maybe that "something new" could be how to recreate on of your favorite dishes. In searching the web, I have been able to find a profusion of copycat recipes that turn out pretty close to the...

Can you make a decent living as an actor?

Can you make a decent living as an actor?

Mackenzie Krueger, Journalist
January 30, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SHS Student Life

“Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.”- Rumi Actors have been known to be unstable financially, unless they are on Broadway of course, but is this entirely true? Can amateur actors make a decent living while pursuing a career...

Making an end to small talk

Making an end to small talk

Tarah Casper, Journalist
January 29, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Our world is so full of small talk. From texting out of boredom to talking about the meaningless to fill a silence, we are bombarded with pointless chit chat. What if we upped our game when it came to conversations by asking the big questions right off the bat? When we meet someone new, we start with...

Sartell dance takes the conference

Sartell dance takes the conference

Holly Greer, Journalist
January 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This past weekend, the Central Lakes Conference held their third and final dance competition at Brainerd High School to determine the overall conference champions. This meet had been rescheduled after a weather cancellation back in January. Scores going into this final competition showed St. Cloud...

Ladies, let’s talk tampons

Ladies, let’s talk tampons

Beth Bierscheid, Journalist
January 27, 2017
Filed under Health and Wellness, Showcase

Every girl goes through the wonderful week known as the period week. Typically this week is full of emotions, stress, and cramps. We cannot forget the amount of skill it takes to grab a tampon from your locker in the middle of the hallway, but still hiding it from the human eye. Tampons are something ...

How many slaves work for you?

How many slaves work for you?

Ellie Lehto, Journalist
January 26, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On September 22, 2011 Justin Dillon created a website called slaveryfootprint.org so people all around the world can see how many slaves work for them. Now, millions of people from over 200 countries have taken the test. The quiz starts off by asking where your gender, age, and where you live. Next...

The constant change of body image

The constant change of body image

Sloan Schwarzentraub, Journalist
January 25, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Over the years, the thought of obtaining a "perfect" body has become more common in society. The women in ads, runways, and the spotlight have been becoming thinner every day it seems. The front pages of magazines all say "Ways to lose 10 pounds in three days" or "Look your thinnest today!" while on...

Climate change: what you need to know and how to help

Climate change: what you need to know and how to help

Emma Zenzen, Journalist
January 24, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Temperatures are rising, arctic ice and land ice is decreasing, and sea level is increasing but some people still aren't entirely sure climate change is occurring. After compiling much data, it is clear that climate change is happening and people can help. What is it? Climate change, also known as global warming, is the rise in aver...

Everyday encouragement: finals week

Everyday encouragement: finals week

Ellie Lehto, Journalist
January 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase, SHS Student Life

It's finals week at SHS and things can get a little stressful, but don't worry, everything will be okay... For a mood-booster, click here For peace, click here ...

How would you like to live in a concrete cage for the rest of your life?

How would you like to live in a concrete cage for the rest of your life?

Autumn Fosteson, Journalist
January 19, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, What Grinds My Gears

Wanna know what really gets my goat? Zoos. PLEASE EXPLAIN TO ME ANY SINGULAR POSITIVE EFFECT EVER GRANTED BY A ZOO. Nothing about a zoo is pivotal for any person, in any way, shape, or form other than for entertainment! HOW SCREWED UP IS THAT? When, in our capitalist society, did we decide that the...

More than just a game

More than just a game

Cami Doman, Journalist
January 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter

An electricity burned as bright as the green shirts on the backs of the crowd at Friday night’s Tommy B basketball game. More than just another game, it was in honor of a Sartell alum Tom Bearson who was killed his freshman year of college. He was a basketball star and very influential in the community....

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