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My Time in the Minnesota Boundary Waters

Sunset overlooking the border between America and Canada at American Point, M.N.

by Luke Miller, Reporter

September 14, 2018

In July 2017, my friend Parker and I took a trip to Ely, Minn. to explore the Boundary Waters with the Order of the Arrow, an extension of the Boy Scouts of America. Our first flight ever chaperoned us to Minneapolis, where a van carrying the other participants picked us up and drove us to Ely. Upon...

How Kaepernick ad helps Nike

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) and safety Eric Reid (25) kneel during the National Anthem prior to a game against the Los Angeles Rams on Sept. 12.

by Hayden Schrauff, Reporter

September 11, 2018

Nike made Colin Kaepernick the face of their iconic “Just Do It” campaign. Kaepernick, a former NFL quarterback, created controversy in 2016 after he began kneeling during the National Anthem in protest to what he perceived as police brutality in the killing of several unarmed African-American men by...

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: September

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: September

by Juliette Roberts, Copy Editor

September 10, 2018

When parents or teachers remind their kids “Don’t forget to get some sleep tonight” the students roll their eyes and think “Yeah, right.” In both sarcasm and in practice, health comes second to school. “Healthy studying” sounds like an oxymoron, but, contrary to popular opinion, it doesn’...

Expression, not Oppression

Expression, not Oppression

by Saifiyah Zaki, Digital Media Editor

September 7, 2018

To most people, clothes are a fashion statement. To me, they are a statement of my beliefs. Means of expression varies from person to person. In December 2016, I decided to start wearing a rida—the traditional dress of my religion—because that is how I choose to express myself and fight for my beliefs. While...

To the Graduating Class of 2018

To the Graduating Class of 2018

by Mr. Charles Henderson

May 30, 2018

To the Graduating Class of 2018, It has been forty-five years since I graduated from high school in 1973. A lot has changed. Cell phones did not exist; my family had a single phone in the living room, which made those 11th grade conversations with girls very difficult. No cell phones meant no text mess...

Fortnite Review

May 22, 2018

Teachers Armed With Guns

Protesters during the March for Our Lives rally on Pennsylvania Ave. for gun control in Washington D.C.

by Panther Prints Staff

April 23, 2018

Mass shootings seem to be a major topic on the news thus far into 2018 and solutions are hard to come by. These tragic events are happening within schools as well, killing innocent children. Now, citizens across the U.S. want change and want it fast. President Donald Trump hinted at the chance of having ...

Exam Exemptions

Exam Exemptions

by Jacob Murphy, Co-Sports Editor

April 19, 2018

The topic of exemptions is becoming the center of attention around the school after the news of the extension of absences from four to nine. Students are now able to miss nine days of a class and still be able to avoid the final exam. Students will also have to average the required grade in the second ...

Weird Things About America

Weird Things About America

by Sarah Dolder, Social Media Editor

April 4, 2018

In September 2013, a life changing move happened to me. My parents decided that after living in South America for all of our lives, we should move to the United States. Moving here was quite the change; I went from a Spanish speaking country to an English speaking country where everything was different....

In Response To Lawsuits, Apple Gives User More Control Of Devices

A new software update will give iPhone users more control over their devices.

by Baysia Herron, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

In December, Apple encountered numerous lawsuits regarding their decision to slow down older phones to prevent unexpected shutdowns. This month the company will release iOS 11.3, which will allow iPhone users to disable performance throttling. While Apple should be more transparent about the performance...

Tube Many Mistakes, Tube Little Responsibility

by Abby Blasingame, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018

YouTube is no stranger to controversy and it shouldn’t be a surprise that a platform based around sensationalism generates shocking content. As YouTube has grown, its users, often young adults who started by creating videos in their own homes and gained cult-like followings, have become increasingly influe...

Death of Journalism

Death of Journalism

by Briana Lao, Co-Editor in Chief of Content

February 22, 2018

Speculations about the death of journalism are everywhere. Some claim that the profession of journalism is no longer viable, possibly even unnecessary, as no one consumes news anymore. However, journalism is so much more than just the Sunday paper and good reporting will always be an integral part of a...