Stories

Selfless growth

Volunteer to serve others, not your résumé. By Brigid Kelly.

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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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Academy Awards

A night of questionable wins Anna Scholl, Talon Staff Writer At seven-thirty, The Academy Awards open with Billy Crystal returning for the ninth time to host the biggest night in not only the movie business, but to movie buffs alike, including myself, one of the biggest nights of the year. …

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Anna Scholl reviews The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

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Changing high school hockey

A state official and Redhawk players discuss rule changes. By Andrew Graham.

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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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The real worth of Minnehaha

Integrating Christian faith in learning Jessamine Von Arx, Talon staff writer High school is a time to make memories and work hard. It’s a time you will never forget. Financial times are tough, so is it worth spending $15,000 for a year of high school? Minnehaha Academy offers spiritual opportunities …

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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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Archiving our lives: celebrating the 100th year

Documenting the past Pauline Ojambo, Talon staff writer After a long eight-hour workday as director of special academics at Minnehaha, Elaine Ekstedt drives over to the archive house. There she meets her son, Justin Ekstedt, who is already hard at work: searching and writing.  Inside, the incoming Minnehaha memorabilia piles …

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