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Kaleidoscope concert finds new lens

Kaleidoscope concert finds new lens

Elsa Persson, Online Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Student Life

A classic band tradition comes back to the stage this year, bringing even more challenges to the students performing than past years. Though they pour in their hardest work, they strive to uphold a lighthearted theme: joy. The Kaleidoscope concert is an annual fall concert that features all curri...

Young Life reaches out to connect with students

Young Life reaches out to connect with students

Emma Sneden, Business Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Arts, Student Life

After a long tired day full of ups and downs, junior Madi Kulzer is finally able to be with a group that is accepting of everyone. Smiling as she walks in, she feels free to be herself. Kulzer feels like this is a nice escape from her busy, tiring life. As the night goes on, Kulzer gets more and m...

‘Third Street’ preps for Battle of the Bands

‘Third Street’ preps for Battle of the Bands

Ellsa Ohmann, Layout Editor

September 29, 2018


Filed under Arts, Student Life

It started off as a few middle school friends goofing off with some instruments they found in a closet. While some of them had prior musical experience, some had no idea what they were doing. The more the boys experimented with music and instruments, the more passion and appreciation came with i...

Belle Chanter annual retreat promotes community

Belle Chanter annual retreat promotes community

Grace Silbernick, Layout Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Student Life

“The success of the group is entirely dependent on everybody’s collective effort. Not just one person," Katelyn Larson, director of the Belle Chanter Choir, said. That is exactly the purpose of their retreat to Camp St. Croix that the sophomore through senior choir takes each year. The camp experience is to...

Franconia Sculpture Park showcases new talent

Franconia Sculpture Park showcases new talent

Emma Polucha, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Local Arts

Art is in the eye of the beholder. It can consist of many different materials like bricks, tires, paint, crayons or many other things. Artists can decide which materials best fit their art or creation. Ultimately, artists are using more creative ways to portray their art. There are not many pla...

Nice for What by Drake

Nice for What by Drake

Malaina Fragnito, Student Playlist Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Student Playlist

  Drake has released three new singles this year and his most recent one is called ‘Nice for What'. Drake sings this most recent song for all of the women out there who are trying and struggling to make it in their industry. He is telling them that he recognizes and appreciates their hard...

‘Shackletons’ take on Basilica Block Party

‘Shackletons’ take on Basilica Block Party

Mikayla Cousineau, Distribution Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Arts, Local Arts

The Shackletons, the local Stillwater band of senior Evan Campbell and his older brothers Colin and Cameron, will be performing July 7 at the Basilica Block Party. The music festival will take place at Basilica of Saint Mary in Minneapolis Minnesota. As of April 18, The Shackletons were recognized as one of ...

Mercy by Brett Young

Mercy by Brett Young

Malaina Fragnito, Student Playlist Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Student Playlist

Brett Young is known for is more happy and romantic songs such as 'In case You Didn’t Know' and 'Sleep Without You’ but his  newest song 'Mercy' is the exact opposite of. 'Mercy' is a story about a heartbreak. It is a combination of many break ups that Young has had all combined into one story th...

Say Something Justin Timberlake

Say Something Justin Timberlake

Katelyn Krech, Student Playlist Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under Student Playlist

'Say Something' is the new hit by American star Justin Timberlake. The song was released January. The song was released as his third song on his fifth album 'Man of the Woods'. Justin wrote and produced this song. The song, after it was released in January, hit number nine on billboard. It also reache...

Psycho by Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla Sign

Psycho by Post Malone featuring Ty Dolla Sign

Evelyn Young, Student Playlist Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under Student Playlist

On Feb. 23, Post Malone released 'Psycho' which is a song he collaborated with Ty Dolla Sign on. Post Malone released this song as one of his singles from his second studio album. Post Malone has become more popular due to his unique spin on rap where he slows the raps down. Post Malone raps about his weal...

Soundset approaches quickly

Soundset approaches quickly

Rose Deziel, Copy Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Arts

As the weather gets warmer, summer music festivals appear more frequently. One popular festival is Soundset Music Festival on May 27. Located at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, Logic, Migos and various other hip-hop artists are set to perform. Senior Gabrielle Kraus is an avid music enthusiast and ...

Mine – Bazzi

Mine – Bazzi

Katelyn Krech, student playlist reporter

April 29, 2018


Filed under Student Playlist

'Mine' is the fourth single by the American songwriter Bazzi. The song was released in the United States and Europe in October 2017. The song did not reach the charts until February this year. The song is very upbeat and catchy. The song is about someone that he fell in love with and how grateful he...