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Bar graph showing the average age of political candidates from 2015 through 2022.

Age restrictions needed for older political candidates

Paige Van Duyne, Broadcast Editor June 1, 2023

The debate on whether there should be a maximum age for political candidates has strong arguments on both sides. Old age often impacts political views, priorities, memory and more. The battle stands mainly...

Chat.GPT, one of the newest ways that anyone can interact with AI, and see how it works.

AI effects society in new ways

Reece Bastyr, Social Media Editor May 31, 2023

The internet has grown to places never known were imaginable, things that seemed to only be in fiction books. With the advancement in technology comes responsibility and the misuse of it has danger, but...

Captured in this photo is the varsity football team practicing for their game against White Bear on Oct. 9. They are practicing on one of the many practice fields, located in the back of the school. As seen in the photo, the coaches have masks or face coverings on, along with some of the parents and family members watching the practice.

Football moves to fall amid coronavirus

Mikai Tasch, Social Media Editor November 5, 2020

This fall, starting in late September, football will be played in grades 9-12. Although a deadly virus has struck since early March, football is now resuming despite concerns of the coronavirus. There...

Freshman Ava Roots browses her Instagram feed. Every day over a million stories are uploaded.

Instagram organizes change

Lucas Polucha, Video Editor January 7, 2020

With modern society fixated on the trends of social media, few platforms can exercise the influence of Instagram, who with over a billion active users is second only to Facebook. As Instagram's popularity...

With this new language arts curriculum, students have the option to check out their own books through the media center, or choose from a wider variety of classroom reading materials. This will keep students interested and motivated to read novels.

Proposed literacy curriculum voted down 3-3

Elle Guggenberger, Graphics Editor December 10, 2019

The Nov. 4 board meeting was the deciding factor regarding whether or not the district should implement a new literacy curriculum. The idea was first introduced at the Oct. 10 meeting at the Stillwater...

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