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Stauffer’s tick research lands him at national conference

Stauffer’s tick research lands him at national conference

Susan Hubbard, Video Editor

March 4, 2018

The snap of his elastic glove meeting his skin interrupted the steady hum of the DNA machine in the corner. His white lab coat, surprisingly unstained by the pipettes of pigment he had been using, hung still as he conducted his research.  These were the sights and sounds that surrounded junior Max Stauffer as h...

What’s in Mrs. Bartlett’s Desk?

What’s in Mrs. Bartlett’s Desk?

Emma Lowey, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2017

Stacy Bartlett teaches both biology and AVID in room A1234. She is known as a wacky and free spirited teacher with some crazy funny stories. It's no wonder she would have some pretty interesting stuff in her desk. From silly glasses to plush figurines - she's got it all, come check out what she has! ...

Andrew Weaver brings fun to biology

Andrew Weaver brings fun to biology

Andrew Weigel, Online Photographer

December 17, 2015

From a quick first glance, the room appears cluttered. Then after further inspection, it comes to light that everything is in it's place, there are just so many things in so many different places, that it appears disorganized. There are taxidermy mounts along the back wall and hanging from the ...

New bacteria offer possible solution for zebra mussels

Alex Magler

April 5, 2014

Over the years, many boat owners, swimmers and marina owners have been experiencing small clam like animals sticking to boats, docks and even rocks in the area called Zebra Mussels. It is illegal in Minnesota to have these pesky creatures attached to a boat. Zebra Mussels are small freshwater bival...

Cleantech should continue to receive funds

Cleantech should continue to receive funds

January 29, 2014

On January 5th, 2014, 60 Minutes presented a news segment criticizing Cleantech, primarily expressing the issue of the amount of taxpayer money going into the project and the seemingly little gain or profit. Questions later arose asking whether Cleantech is worth further investment by the United Stat...

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