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A model of what the final Rice Creek Commons development could look like.
TCAAP land development changes
On Jan. 16, 2024, the Ramsey County Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of a 40-acre plot, Outlot A, to be integrated into the original Rice Creek Commons development area, formerly known as the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP).
Mara Peacock and Michael Wang February 26, 2024
Pro-life activists rally against Minnesota abortion legislation
Pro-life activists rally against Minnesota abortion legislation
The Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life hosts their annual March for Life at the Minnesota State Capitol.
Tyler Quattrin and Maya Gjelhaug January 23, 2024
CONTEST
Jerry Floeder hits a spare at Flahertys Arden Bowl.
Three sport state athlete: Jerry Floeder
Senior Jerry Floeder is captain of bowling, ping-pong and boys volleyball. His skill in playing his sports and leadership has led all three of his teams to state.
Suha Sharif, Staff Reporter • February 21, 2024
Girls basketball falls to Forest Lake
Girls basketball falls to Forest Lake
The Rangers took the victory over the Mounds View Girls Basketball team, winning 57-72.
Elijah Mattfield, Staff Reporter • February 15, 2024
Quin Morgan holds trophy at wrestling tournament
D1 recruit Quin Morgan's path to #1
One of Mounds View's most accomplished athletes, #1-ranked Quin Morgan describes his path to greatness.
Elijah Mattfield, Staff Reporter • January 24, 2024
Players watch from the bench during cancer awareness night, which honored Elyse Leiser, a 4th-grade teacher at Turtle Lake Elementary.
ALL1N the fight against cancer
After the death of Erica Bratland, mother of girls basketball player and wife of coach, the Mounds View Girls Basketball team has become dedicated to supporting struggling families in the community.
Via Yang, Staff Reporter • January 22, 2024
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The dark side of looksmaxxing
The dark side of looksmaxxing
The looksmaxxing trend on TikTok is essentially a reiteration of former glow-up trends. The only difference is that looksmaxxing caters to a predominantly male audience and has some not-so-subtle incel undertones.
Elijah Easton, Maya Gjelhaug, Brayden Kopf, Lillian Landberg, and Cali Sidler January 31, 2024
A deep dive into the new generation of conspiracy theories
A deep dive into the new generation of conspiracy theories
From Jan. 6 and QAnon to Shane Dawson and Chucky Cheese, conspiracy theories are infiltrating the news, politics and classrooms.
Justin Shao, Suha Sharif, and William Overbo December 21, 2023
The caffeine craze
The caffeine craze
In an era where energy is currency and alertness is prized above all, teenagers are fueling a caffeine craze that transcends the morning coffee ritual.
Sinim Dhuguma, Lauren Vail, Liliana Peleska, and Elijah Mattfield November 22, 2023
The teacher shortage crisis
The teacher shortage crisis
In schools around the U.S., the teacher shortage problem has only worsened from the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in schools and students lacking qualified teachers while remaining teachers work harder to pick up the slack.
Lale Akkin, Sidharth Sharma, and Mara Peacock October 31, 2023
Every year, high schoolers face the dilemma of choosing a career path. Although social media has downplayed the importance of a college degree, it remains a necessity for climbing the social ladder.
The importance of a college degree
Social media devalues the importance of college. Yet, influencers never mention the hardships that people will face without a college degree.
Gloria Liu, Debates and Sports Editor • March 1, 2024
Teachers unions help uplift students, with schools that have them scoring higher on standardized tests than schools without.
[OPINION] Don't blame teachers unions for our failing education system
Many point to teachers unions as the cause of many problems plaguing the modern education system. However, their blame is misplaced — these unions do more good than evil.
Elijah Easton, Staff Reporter • February 22, 2024
Marit Swenson Shining Light Foundation raises awareness for childhood cancers
Marit Swenson Shining Light Foundation raises awareness for childhood cancers
The Marit Swenson Shining Light Foundation was created in 2020 in order to help fund medical research into the causes and cures of DIPG. The foundation’s goal last year was to raise $22,000 for Marit’s 22nd birthday. They reached and surpassed that goal by raising about $50,000.
Via Yang, Staff Reporter • February 26, 2024
Meet Mitch Kalka, owner of Mitchs Vintage in Shoreview
Meet Mitch Kalka, owner of Mitch's Vintage in Shoreview
“I'm a Scorpio, I like throwing darts, going to the mall and eating sandwiches […] I believe in aliens, I just do. And I love having a store because my customers are all so great,” he said.
Justin Shao, Staff Reporter • February 25, 2024
A&E
London to Atlanta: 21’s ‘American Dream’
London to Atlanta: 21’s ‘American Dream’
Released on Jan. 12, 21 Savage's new album “American Dream,” his first in five years, narrates 21’s tragic early life.
Matthew Betti, Staff Reporter • February 28, 2024
The lahpet thoke, or a tea leaf salad, I ordered at Mandalay Kitchen.
Best Burmese food in St. Paul: Mandalay Kitchen
Mara Peacock, Staff Reporter • January 29, 2024
Missed opportunities in Wonka’s chocolate tale
Missed opportunities in Wonka’s chocolate tale
Barret Homme, Staff Reporter • January 17, 2024
Smash Parks brand-new location in Roseville, MN.
Roseville's Smash Park smashes expectations
Lauren Vail, Staff Reporter • December 21, 2023
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