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Remembering Parkland victims with walkout, demanding safety

Seniors Maggie Jones, Chelsea Lai and Hannah Gilsdorf light 17 candles for the 17 Parkland victims during the March 14 walkout.

Mira LaNasa, Print Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2018

One student stood halfway up a half-frozen snow bank with three peers, megaphone in hand, while three others crouched on the cement below, using blue and red lighters to light white tea lights in glass votives. “Alyssa Alhadeff, 14,” senior Erica Lemcke began. “Scott Beigel, 35,” she continued...

Only one political club remains this fall

Last year's Young Democrats are seen with former candidate Alan Kantrud, a favorite among the club.

Hannah Sween, Layout Editor

October 6, 2017

This fall only one of the two political clubs remains at large within the school, the Young Democrats. Many of the Young Republicans' main characters graduated last year, leaving their fellow conservative underclassmen floundering without leadership. The two politically centered clubs arose durin...

Suburb offers students more dining options

Senior Ellie Smith explains,

Ebbie Benson, Copy Editor

February 20, 2017

Though Stillwater has an abundance of places to shop and eat, students often look forward to checking out new places and having more options. A common place for students to explore different restaurants or stores is Woodbury. Not only is there an outdoor mall, but Woodbury also offers a collection of places to eat and activi...

Burning American flags burns bridges

Burning American flags burns bridges

Ben Wicklund, Social Media Reporter

January 8, 2017

"Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag," tweeted President-elect Donald Trump late November, "if they do, there must be consequences -- perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!"  What Trump doesn't seem to realize is that the banning of the burning of the American flag violates the Constitution, freedom of spe...

Protests occur in response to recent election results

Protests occur in response to recent election results

Kleio Vrohidis, Online Editor

January 3, 2017

Yelling at strangers while the crowd fills the street, preaching about issues that revolve around human rights, hate being spewed from left and right sides. A typical protest can consist of these things. The last election results were shocking to people all over the nation, causing protests ...

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