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Seniors Haley Eder-Zdechlik and Sophie Schuster at their prom in 2019.
Senior-only prom brings up mixed reactions
Kiera Rivers, Photography Editor • March 8, 2021

A lot of anticipation surrounds a high school room: a rite of passage, the final dance of high school years and an overall good time. But for this year’s junior class, prom is simply a dream. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, juniors will not be dancing this year as the school announced that prom has been officially canceled for them.  COVID-19 has already taken so much away from high school students...

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GameStop stock prices per share rise to a peak of $357 on Jan 27, and soon fluctuate in a downward trend. In early to mid February, the stock rests at around $40 a share.
Reddit Beats Wall Street, not really
Connor Quaderer, Podcast Reporter • March 6, 2021

The day is Jan. 27. The price per share of GameStop (GME) has reached a soaring high of $347 as Redditors on WallStreetBets (WSB) sit atop their massive piles of cash they rightfully stole from the big bad hedge funds of Wall Street. Justice has been restored and these Average Joes have truly completed the David vs. Goliath story. Although this sounds like a wonderful saga, in reality, that is not...

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This photo shows band teacher Dennis Lindsay along with his one in-person student for Percussion Ensemble on the b day. A room that would usually be filled with around 30 students playing a variety of instruments, from Marimbas to Tom Toms, instead only shows one student and Lindsay doing their “independent studies” while the stands and chairs (not pictured) sit with no one using them during this period. Many of the students in Percussion Ensemble are doing full on distance learning, and in early November with the start of quarter two, this room will be left fully empty.
High school and college students lose many traditions such as graduation
Mikai Tasch, Social Media Editor • December 1, 2020

Generational theft has been used to describe how many seniors, freshman and sophomores in college have/will lose their high school, and college traditions this year. This makes the end of high school and the start of college so special, not just around the Twin Cities, but all over the country, and the world. This comes as a result of the Coronavirus, which has taken almost 230,000 people’s lives...

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