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STEM Career Fair: Prepping for the future

Nicole Wahlin, features editor

March 10, 2014


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In high school, the main focus is preparing for college. But what most students don’t realize is preparing for after college is also important. There’s so many jobs for each career path that some may never have even heard of. That’s why Mounds View is having their first ever STEM career fair. The c...

Adderall Abuse: Exhausted students turn to stimulants to get through schoolwork

Adderall Abuse: Exhausted students turn to stimulants to get through schoolwork

Kyoka Millard and James Birr

February 26, 2014


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While 20 years ago, high school students might have turned to coffee to give them focus and energy, more and more students today are turning to illegal prescription medication to help them excel at school. Typically prescribed to kids with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Attention ...

It’s that time of year: Girl Scout cookies

Nina Bertelsen, business manager

February 25, 2014


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It’s that time of year again. Your neighborhood Girl Scouts are selling your favorite cookies: Thin Mints, Tagalongs, Samoas, and more. Girl Scout Public Relations Representative, Sarah Bujold, 12, says that some people may see her lugging around bags of cookies and call it “dorky,” but she loves...

Endless Love: not just another remake

Maddy Rosenow, sports editor

February 14, 2014


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Any lovebirds out there looking for the perfect Valentine’s date? Endless Love is the answer. The love-filled movie is sure to bring plenty of tears to the eyes, and fluttering butterflies to the stomach. Endless Love, may not have the strong “big name” cast, but it didn’t fail to upset. Th...

Snap Security: An inside look at how secure your pictures really are

Snap Security: An inside look at how secure your pictures really are

Nina Bertelsen, business manager

February 10, 2014


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Snapchat is a newly popular app that allows users to send videos and pictures that disappear a few seconds after the recipient opens them. Ruth Jiang, 11, described Snapchat as a “great tool” for communication. “It gives people a wider scope of the things we do on a daily basis.” The fleeti...

Paper hat: such a pleasure

Paper hat: such a pleasure

Persis Ke, staff reporter

February 10, 2014


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With around 200 artists and items ranging from hot spiced cocoa soap to snarky gift tags, Paper Hat offers buyers gifts for anyone on their list. Paper Hat’s description, “arts+handmade+gifts,” sums up the store nicely. Almost everything sold in the store is handmade and includes aprons, night li...

Super Bowl 2014: What were the best commercials?

Super Bowl 2014: What were the best commercials?

Sean Sabeti-Oseid, staff reporter

February 9, 2014


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The Super Bowl has passed, the game is now over and all that remain are the expensive advertisements that large companies have paid exorbitantly large amounts of money to get on the air. Whether it be a beer, car, nut or even a yogurt commercial, these ads appeal to our humorous nature, but some als...

Chipotle serves food fast, but checks slow

Persis Ke and Emily Ruan

February 3, 2014


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School clubs and teams frequently plan fundraisers at Chipotle Mexican Grill in Arden Hills. Though the restaurant is a student favorite for both its food and its proximity to school, clubs who fundraised at Chipotle this past fall and winter have had some difficulty obtaining reimbursement. According to Ruth J...

‘Tis the season for gateways: Calculus students compete for points

Kobi Endrizzi, multimedia manager

December 18, 2013


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The holidays are often filled with charitable giving and spirit, and for calculus students this season, this spirit is even more present. This last week, the band put on Dear Santa, an event which raised funds and collected items for families in need. Every day, band members would go to all first hour cl...

Meet the new lunch lady: Teresa Ng’s journey to Mounds View

Meet the new lunch lady: Teresa Ng’s journey to Mounds View

Josh Yuan, staff reporter

December 5, 2013


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In 2000, Teresa Ng sacrificed everything she had, moving halfway around the world to the United States in search of a better life for her two children. Although she was a trained computer technician, she even had to give up that career in the difficult American job market. Ng took on a job as a lunch lady...

Winter weather makes high school commute risky

Vicky Lee, staff reporter

November 19, 2013


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Winter weather has approached the country early this year. Temperatures ranging in the 10s and 20s have already swept across the nation in early November. The winter weather also brings the topic that puts Mounds View students at risk: winter driving. Frost bitten windows occur on many students’ car...

No more cup

Aaron Adams, staff reporter

November 18, 2013


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Since 2006, the Mustang Cup has filled a unique niche in the mountain of extracurriculars Mounds View offers. Its low entry fee and diverse selection of activities have made it stand out, and is has consistently drawn players ready to fight for the Cup. That opportunity may very well be lost, howeve...

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