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The Hate U Give: An Interesting Perspective on Police Brutality

The Hate U Give: An Interesting Perspective on Police Brutality

Dylan Naatjes, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Arts, Opinion

The Hate U Give, a movie directed by George Tillman, Jr., based on #1 New York Times bestseller book by Angie Thomas, gives an interesting perspective on police brutality, a highly controversial topic. It comes from the point of view of Starr Carter, a black girl who lives in the ghetto, but goes to a ni...

Trick-or-Treating: Should High Schoolers Keep Going?

Trick-or-Treating: Should High Schoolers Keep Going?

Ryan Tulis and Connor Filipi

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Trick-or-Treating on Halloween is a childhood tradition that we've all experienced. But when is it time for that tradition to end as we get older? Staff writers Connor Filipi and Ryan Tullis debate. "The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young." ~ Henry Ford   There is plenty of time in a person’s life...

Peter’s Soundbox: BROCKHAMPTON- “iridescence”

Peter’s Soundbox: BROCKHAMPTON- “iridescence”

Peter Nomeland, Editor in Chief

October 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“The Sandbox: BROCKHAMPTON Welcome to The Soundbox, where each week, I’ll pick an album, TV show, or just anything I’m enjoying at the moment, and dig in deeper. (Like a sandbox, has like, sand and you dig in the sand….we can change it later.) This week we’re talking about the new BROCKHAMPTON...

Pepfest Review: CDT Steals the show

Pepfest Review: CDT Steals the show

Grace Swail, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

My initial response to PepFest was excitement. It was very loud because so many people were in there and everyone was hyped up and having fun. it was well organized and the decorations looked good, however, I was confused on why we had rainbow ribbons hanging from the ceiling instead of our school colors....

Looking back: My advice to freshman

Morgan Johnston, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

At age 15, freshman in high school are feeling grown up, nervous and clueless about moving into a new school. Although every one of them thinks they know what they’re doing, they don’t. When I was a freshman, I wish I had done a lot of things differently now that I’m a senior. Whether that’s...

Homecoming Friday – Our favorite photos

October 17, 2018


Filed under Photo Gallery

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Swimming to Success: Anna Olson ’22 uses swimming as lesson for life.

Swimming to Success: Anna Olson ’22 uses swimming as lesson for life.

Maja Decker, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Although Olson is a star swimmer for Lakeville South High School, not many are aware of her accomplishments.  She swims varsity races and keeps up with upperclassmen, although this is only her first year of high school.

Dylan Naatjes

Dylan Naatjes

October 15, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Favorite Color: Purple Favorite Thing About Journalism: The class is pretty dope. Favorite Quote: "The only thing I hate more than lying is skim milk which is water lying about being milk" - Ron Swanson Favorite Teacher: Mr. Liberty Favorite Class: AP Calculus BC Graduation Year: 2019 Other Activities: Encore...

Lauren Diede, tennis team, persevere on the court.

Lauren Diede, tennis team, persevere on the court.

Grace Swail, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

Girls tennis team is on a roll. For Lauren Diede ‘20, her first year on varsity is going very good with a 12-2 record. “Our biggest success this season has been beating North,” Lauren said. This was no easy match considering It has been 11 years since they’ve come out with a win against...

Emma Wilson overcomes tumor, finds potential career

Emma Wilson overcomes tumor, finds potential career

Morgan Johnston, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Student Life

A little over 4 years ago, Emma Wilson ‘19 was diagnosed with medulloblastoma, which is a cancerous tumor that starts at the bottom of your brain and works its way throughout the rest of the brain and down the spinal cord. The symptoms are the loss of balance, trouble writing, headaches, nausea, and...

Class Officers, Homecoming Dances, and Donuts: Cameron Robinson aims to please.

Class Officers, Homecoming Dances, and Donuts: Cameron Robinson aims to please.

Shea Chrisman, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under News

Being senior class president and a senior class officer means coordinating many of the activities that happen during the school year. One of the biggest events that senior class officers coordinate is homecoming. Next to prom, homecoming is the biggest event that happens at Lakeville South every year....

Superfan Erik Iversen bleeds cardinal and gold.

Superfan Erik Iversen bleeds cardinal and gold.

Zach Hoff, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Student Life

If you go to any Lakeville South football game, you are almost bound to meet or at least hear, Erik Iversen. Iversen has been to every football game thunderously cheering on the team, regardless if they’re winning or losing. Many students have labeled him as the leader of the student section, so for...

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