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School Spirit: Minnehaha Academy Dances

The flashing lights. The one moment where everything blinks dark. The spotty flickering of blacklights that make neon and white things glow. The wild jumping and singing. The dance circles. “They usually have food,” Katie Lehmann, a senior at Minnehaha Academy said....

The glimpse at The Eras Tour

Imagine this. The auditorium shakes from the screams of teenagers, tears filling your eyes almost blinding you as Taylor Swift rises from the middle of the stage. Out of a cluster of purple feathers, she begins her first song with so much joy, “Miss Americana and the...

Filip Markuš, Slovak Freediver, can hold his breath for the length of this story. Can you?

A 17-year-old boy lays face down in a pool, playing the piano with his hands on the deck. A man stands over him giving directions. “Raise your right hand,” he says.The boy raises his hand with no delay. His coach hovers over him carefully observing his...

Elaine Ekstedt: A half-century at MA

Tracing her path to a golden year Fifty years ago, the average gas price was 39 cents per gallon. Fifty years ago, The Godfather won Best Picture at the Oscars. Fifty years ago, the Watergate trial was underway. Fifty years ago, the U.S. ended its involvement in the...
The MA Shoe Scene

The MA Shoe Scene

Shoe buzz at Minnehaha Emerging recently from the shadows is a new phenomenon: shoes. Shoes have been around for a...

Musk and war

Musk and war

Elon Musk's role in politics This September, Elon Musk, the world's richest man, lunched at a lavish, unnamed golf...