Features

Close call: Disaster on board

A Minnehaha family has a close call with disaster. By Maddie Binning.

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Financial crisis effects CFE trip

The Greek financial crisis threatens a school trip. By Meara Cummings.

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A Weekend in Crocus Hill

By Max Palm Talon staff writer Minnehaha students have their choice of restaurants and shops, because our school’s inner-city location leaves us in close proximity with many businesses. However, many students don’t realize the huge variety of meals and goods that lie just across the river along Grand Avenue in …

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Charissa Cable

Girl on a mission Taylor Bye, Talon Staff Writer Charissa Cable settled herself at a Dunn Brothers table for two, draping her thin coat on the back of her chair, and sipping her hot chocolate contentedly, poised for the first question. With her warm brown eyes, shoulder length milk-chocolate colored hair, …

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Unwelcome changes at Peace House Africa

Peace House Africa Secondary School is taken over by church partner, school out of their control Frances Hoekstra, Talon staff writer “It’s a place where you have young people who otherwise would not have a chance being given a chance,” said CFE (formerly known as June Term) trip leader, International …

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Depression gets redefined

Proposed changes to the D.S.M. raise controversy Dominique Hlavac, Talon staff writer  “It was just so much sadness all the time, nothing was fun,” sophomore Alexander Lindberg said. Lindberg had been feeling this way for about a year and a half before realizing that he might be clinically depressed. Many people feel …

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Textbooks on iPads

Textbooks or new technology? Elleni Oberle, Talon staff writer Upper school principal Nancy Johnson talked about the advancement of ipad textbooks. “I think it’s a great idea and we’re really keeping a close eye on that; there are a lot of reasons why. The development in that area is pretty …

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True Light Covenant Church

Spotlighting the seemingly forgotten church Elleni Oberle, Talon staff writer “I started going to True Light before it was even True Light. It was a really nice environment and when you walk in the front doors we were immediately welcomed,” said freshman Rachel Zellie. “I go every Sunday with my …

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Finding the right fit for your future

The difficulty of the college search process Seniors offer advice on how to narrow options and zero in on goals. Jessamine Von Arx, Talon Staff Writer “Money is a huge factor [when applying to colleges] for a lot of our students,” said College and Guidance Counselor Richard Harris. “I’ve had many …

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Alternative Medicine

Think outside the capsule: the benefits of complementary medicine Dominique Hlavac, Talon staff writer “It is easy to get a thousand prescriptions but hard to get one single remedy.” This Chinese proverb may be ancient, but it could have come from some of the early critics of modern medicine. Over the …

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