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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...

The Trump Administration’s steps to a corona-less nation

On Wednesday Mar. 11, President Donald Trump delivered a National Address on the coronavirus. In his speech he declared the virus a

Elaina Mankowski, Layout Editor

March 25, 2020

The coronavirus has shocked the world in its quick and destructive expansion. Just months after the virus originated in China, the World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared coronavirus a global pandemic. With the threat reaching America, and much of the country moving into quarantines and lockdow...

Fighting America’s opioid crisis

Fighting America's opioid crisis

Levi Gregg, Copy Editor

December 8, 2017

There has been a large increase in opioid related deaths not only in Minnesota, but also across the United States. Ninety Americans die daily from opioid overdoses and the rate is only increasing....

Hillary Clinton could expand space potential

Infographic by Megan Ramberg

Megan Ramberg, Online Editor

November 5, 2016

America has been one of the top countries in the world when it comes to sending astronomers into space and collecting information. The argument of space, with intersections of climate change has been an issue for countless years. In early 2015, former Republican candidate Ted Cruz proposed that c...

Closing Guantanamo Bay to benefit economy

Closing Guantanamo Bay to benefit economy

Lily Marchan, Online Editor

April 7, 2016

Seven years ago, when President Barack Obama took office, he vowed to close the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay. Now, as President Obama pushes his proposal forward, it is met with a strong partisan opposition. Guantanamo Bay no longer is a benefit to the United States. Obama must continue t...

Trump’s out of control Twitter more than a nuannce

Trump's out of control Twitter more than a nuannce

Hunter Hippel, Online Editor

January 11, 2016

There are endless criticisms of Donald Trump, the President-elect.  That comes with any president, especially after the brutal election cycle, when candidates are attacking each other through ads and announcements.  But this election Trump used a new platform, something we had never seen used...

No place for guns on college campus

No place for guns on college campus

Tessa Rosa, Fashion Blog Editor

April 13, 2015

Guns are a tool of war used to inflict pain upon and kill the enemy. They are dangerous weapons which have been used on numerous occasions for murders, genocides and war. Colleges are places for an individual to learn and grow; a place for one to thrive, not be murdered by a careless or malicious gunman....

Revolutionary math app limited by glitches and technicalities

New app Photomath simplifies math work. Some reviews are criticizing the app for stunting leaning growth. Mileena Gomez said, “I love this app, it really helps a lot when doing equations, but I feel like it lacks something… I feel rather insecure about the answers sometimes because the steps [given] don’t add up to how to do a problem.”

Jake Simick, Social Media Reporter

December 2, 2014

Photomath is an innovative new app but one riddled with flaws. The makers claim glitches are being worked out, but many users have already given up. If the app were to work the way it was supposed to, it would make math a breeze. Simply by taking a picture of any of the listed types of math problems,...

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