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Mounds View High School's student news site.

The Viewer

Mounds View High School's student news site.

The Viewer

Mounds View High School's student news site.

The Viewer

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
New Minnesota laws go into effect
New Minnesota laws go into effect
On Jan. 1, 2024, many news laws went into effect, all of which have substantial implications for the Mounds View community.
Christina Lang-Deetz and Tyler Quattrin January 19, 2024
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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
The Nystrom siblings dominate Mounds View sports
The Nystrom siblings dominate Mounds View sports
Tonie Torboh, Staff Reporter • December 29, 2023
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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
On social media, users are bombarded with productivity tips and hacks, all aimed encouraging others to continuously work without developing a healthy balance.
[OPINION] Our toxic relationship with productivity
Rather than aimlessly accomplishing tasks for instant gratification, the goal should be to partake in an opportunity that deepens your understanding and appreciation of said experience.
Lale Baylar, Opinion Editor & Illustrator • February 20, 2024
[DEBATE] Should advanced classes be eliminated?
[DEBATE] Should advanced classes be eliminated?
Along with a growing number of U.S. schools, the Mounds View district has began cutting advanced classes at the elementary, middle and high schools. In this piece, we debate the pros and cons of this decision.
Maya Gjelhaug and Justin Shao January 24, 2024
From Mounds View to the MN Supreme Court: Chief Justice Hudsons distinguished career
From Mounds View to the MN Supreme Court: Chief Justice Hudson's distinguished career
Appointed by Governor Tim Walz last October, Hudson is the third woman and first Black person sworn in as chief justice in the court’s history. Additionally, she is a Mounds View High School alumna — class of 1975. 
Tyler Quattrin, Print Editor-in-Chief • February 18, 2024
Jacob Hairrell poses with one of his telescopes.
Mounds View's own NASA ambassador: Science Teacher Jacob Hairrell
Mounds View Teacher Jacob Hairrell one of 18 U.S. teachers selected for prestigious NASA Astronomy Activation Ambassadors program.
Sidharth Sharma, Staff Reporter • January 23, 2024
A&E
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
[STUDENT SUBMISSION] 'Peace' by Coco Frank
Coco Frank, Contributer • December 17, 2023
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