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Even though tough times are crushing performing arts, they still manage to spread good

The Minnesota Orchestra stands for applause after performing Gustav Mahler's

Alex Steil, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 12, 2020

No one had prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic, least of all performing arts venues. Because of social-distancing constraints, operatic and classical orchestras around the globe have stopped performances and ask for donations to help keep the music afloat. Even long-standing, world-class orchestras have...

Movies focus on digital releases

Joey Kraft, Graphics Editor

April 23, 2020

Movies are a fantastic way of immersing oneself in a new reality. Movies offer a sense of thrilling action, drama, emotion, romance, adventure and horror that often cannot be replicated in reality. One of the best places to immerse oneself in this new reality is at a movie theatre where there are giant s...

John Krasinski’s presents only positive news during challenging times

John Krasinski's Youtube channel SGN  automatically plays his first episode from the very beginning of quarantine.

Alex Corbett, Distribution Reporter

April 9, 2020

To help people cope with the pandemic that is happening right now, actor John Krasinski had the creative idea to use his acting skills during quarantine. He has started a world-wide news station. He is only reporting good news to help people escape from all this bad news. He is taking it upon himself to...

‘Animal Crossing New Horizons’; a stay at home vacation

Animal Crossing New Horizons has given players all over the world the opportunity to bond and create a new virtual life for themselves amidst a time of social distancing. Junior Emma Wagner and I enjoyed a sweet sunny day at the beach during gameplay.

Olivia Bystrom, Field Reporter

April 3, 2020

Social distancing has proven to be a tough challenge for people all over the world. Between working from home, distance learning and other changes people have had to make in the last month, the excess free time has left many restless. So, what exactly is there to do when stuck at home? Read a book, do...

‘Tiger King’; Good entertainment right ‘meow’

Joe Exotic with one of his tigers. Exotic has recently gone to prison on murder for hire charges.

Drew Miller, Video Editor

March 25, 2020

The new series “Tiger King” released on Netflix on March 20 and has been swelling among the student population. The show is about Joe Exotic and his feud with Carol Baskin about private U.S. ownership of big cats. Joe Exotic is the owner of the G.W. zoo, that specializes in big cats, and he st...

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