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Schools should monitor social media in cases of bullying, dangerous behavior

Schools should monitor social media in cases of bullying, dangerous behavior

Ben Wicklund, Social Media Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Editorial

“Congress shall make no law to abridge the freedom of speech.” The First Amendment of the United States Constitution seems to be very clear about the guidelines surrounding the ability to voice your opinions, the government cannot abridge, or impose restrictions on, free speech. The problem of this amendment arises in its p...

Protein and nutrition shakes provide benefits to athletes

Protein and nutrition shakes provide benefits to athletes

Ryan Berg, SNO Social Media Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Health and Science, Sports

In one cup of an average protein shake, it is possible to fit up to 33 grams of protein.  It's no wonder people are drinking more and more shakes like these everyday. More people are drinking protein or nutrition shakes, sometimes before a sport or workout and sometimes after.  Some people are drinking...

Freshman Dara Andringa swipes varsity soccer spot

Olivia Knox, Distribution Reporter
October 4, 2016
Filed under In-Depth, Locker Room, People

Freshman Dara Andringa moved here from Madison, WI and is now starting varsity for the girls soccer team, taking away a spot from returning players and scoring a goal in the first game. Andringa played on an Elite Club National League (ECNL) team as a midfielder, which has helped her prepare her f...

Teams play on new turf in Pony Stadium

Teams play on new turf in Pony Stadium

Bella Anderson, Social Media Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports

The new turf has been a great change for the athletes. It was installed this past summer giving the athletes the opportunity to use it for current football and soccer seasons. The field has allowed for many different teams to use it, because of how durable and resilient it is. Unlike the grass field, it is able to withstand the co...

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