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Mounds View High School's student news site.

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Mounds View High School's student news site.

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Photo taken during winter 2024 shows lack of snow and ice outside in Minnesota.
What to expect after the El Niño winter
Justin Shao, Staff Reporter • April 5, 2024
Mounds View High School seniors Hridaya Ghosh and Pratham Snehi pose for a selfie with Mounds View School Board members.
“What about Diwali?” — Mounds View to Diwali recognized as holiday
Two Mounds View students recently collaborated with the school board to advocate for recognizing Diwali as a religious holiday and having it removed as a school day.
Suha Sharif, Staff Reporter • April 2, 2024
[OPINION] The dark origins of TikTok's looksmaxxing trend
Maya Gjelhaug and Isabel Li
The Action Pack hypes up the crowd and gets photos with fans at the NBA game.
Timberwolves’ #1 cheerleader: Chad Schlosser
One member of the Action Pack, the Timberwolves hype squad, is none other than Mounds View Math Teacher Chad Schlosser.
Sidharth Sharma, Staff Reporter • April 3, 2024
Junior Casey Poppler, who transferred to MV from TG and is ineligible to run varsity Cross Country as a result, wins his JV events by over 30 seconds.
Student athletes face transfer rule
A transfer means not only adjusting to new teams and coaches but also unexpected barriers regarding varsity eligibility.
Vincent Meyer, Staff Reporter • March 26, 2024
The stadium is packed as the Professional Womens Hockey League plays against Ottawa at Xcel Energy Center, winning with a score of 2-1.
Professional women's hockey league inspires young girls
The formation of the Professional Women's Hockey League inspires thousands of girls to pursue hockey in college and beyond.
Sinim Dhuguma, Staff Reporter • March 5, 2024
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
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According to a study done by Rutgers University, gambling in young adults ages 18 to 24 has increased by 400% since 2017.
[COLLECTION] The rise of sports betting
Sinim Dhuguma, Lillian Landberg, Mara Peacock, and Via Yang April 4, 2024
The downfall of ELA education
The downfall of ELA education
In this spread, we explore the reasons for declining reading and writing — whether that be a distaste towards reading or a clash between teachers and school board members — as well as what disparities and solutions exist. 
Maya Gjelhaug, Isabel Li, Vincent Meyer, and William Overbo March 20, 2024
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
Public speaking should be mandatory
Public speaking should be mandatory
Isabella Kunc, Features & Spread Editor • April 4, 2024
Replica of Thoreau’s cabin at Walden Pond.
[OPINION] Happiness is not a cabin in the woods
As Christopher McCandless puts it, "Happiness only real when shared."
Maya Gjelhaug, Print Editor-in-Chief • March 27, 2024
Hoyt at the Congressional Art Competition in DC.
Karin Hoyt’s artistic talent displayed in DC
Hoyt's piece, “Flyaways,” which she said took her around 25 hours to complete, now hangs in the Cannon Tunnel in Washington, D.C.
Lillian Landberg, Staff Reporter • April 9, 2024
Community spreads support for Evan Kirkland
Community spreads support for Evan Kirkland
On Feb. 16, many Mounds View students began reposting Instagram posts about a GoFundMe fundraiser for senior Evan Kirkland, who, on Jan. 30, suffered a tonic-clonic seizure, also known as a grand mal seizure. 
Lale Akkin, Staff Reporter • April 8, 2024
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Sea of choices: Mediterranean food near MV
Sea of choices: Mediterranean food near MV
Mediterranean cuisine has long been known for its delicious, healthy, diverse and plentiful food. I decided to see if these restaurants in the greater Twin Cities live up to this reputation.
Suha Sharif, Staff Reporter • March 25, 2024
‘Dune: Part Two’ — Continuing the journey across Arrakis
‘Dune: Part Two’ — Continuing the journey across Arrakis
“Dune: Part Two” is another unconventional blockbuster that ultimately succeeds on a technical level, but its slow-paced storytelling will be divisive for many.
William Overbo, Staff Reporter • March 22, 2024
Modernization gone wrong: Mean Girls
Modernization gone wrong: 'Mean Girls'
The remake of the 2004 teen comedy film combines movie and musical, yet the awkward pacing and songs only disappoint.
Isabella Kunc, Features and Spread Editor • March 6, 2024
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
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