Talon Articles

Saying good bye to a ‘teacher’s teacher’

"I don't love history. I like it, but I don't love it," said social studies teacher Matt Ridenour. "The best parts of the job are, and it's so cliché but it is so true, these wonderfully dynamic relationships we get to have with students." After teaching for eight...

After the bell rings

The selfless acts of Lance and Carrie Johnson are unseen by most, but are greatly appreciated by the many they helped Many Minnehaha students know Lance Johnson as the man in Nike attire who patrols the halls and makes jokes with the basketball team.  Similarly, they...

Discussion: No shortcuts with race, get under the surface

One of the most important things in life is to learn how to get along with people, especially people who are unlike you. One of the best ways to connect with others is through face to face conversations. The trouble is, people tend to avoid talking about serious...

Arbor Research Group meets with Minnehaha

More than a century ago and under the Swedish name of the Rev. Eric August Skogsberg, a distinctively Christian institution was built near the banks of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. For more than 100 years, Minnehaha Academy has developed from its initial...
TV cuts lifespan

TV cuts lifespan

TV decreases life expectancy, study shows A study from the University of Queensland in Australia suggests that each...