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Coronavirus doesn’t discriminate by race
Coronavirus

Molly Wetsch | March 5, 2020

While coronavirus itself may be relatively contained in the United States, its effects have reached far beyond a respiratory infection. Over the past two months since Novel Coronavirus has become a global…

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The Wet’suwet’en people vs. modern imperialism
News

Kyla Clark | March 2, 2020

The Wet’suwet’en people are now in a mass protest against the nonconsensual implementation of a new pipeline on their land.

The Canadian government, however, remains apathetic due to the compromises…

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Shopping at Goodwill doesn’t make you ‘woke’
Opinions

Molly Wetsch | February 27, 2020

Over the past few years, it has become increasingly popular for teenage girls to go ‘thrifting’ rather than buying their clothes from traditional stores. The draw to thrifting is usually that the clothing…

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It happens here
Opinions

Carly Wheeler | February 25, 2020

I have always lived in Sioux Falls, and I have always felt safe here. As I got older and had the opportunity to stretch beyond my southeast Sioux Falls bubble, it was bizarre to me how parents from other,…

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Why the Electoral College should be abolished
Opinions

Dani Koang | February 20, 2020

 Approved in 1787, the U.S. Electoral College has been a part of the system that has elected our nation’s greatest leader for the last 232 years. While some say that the EC increases the political influence…

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No matter who won, Iowa is lost
Opinions

Daniel Bethke | February 12, 2020

On Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, Iowa voters were supposed to head to their designated precinct location and caucus for a particular candidate, extending the tradition of Iowa’s first-of-the-nation status.

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Eminem shines a light on the “Darkness” of gun violence
Arts & Entertainment

Dani Koang | January 27, 2020

Eminem, or Marshall Mathers, if you will, has never been one to shy away from the light of controversy. The 47-year-old rapper is known for speaking his mind. The artist has been getting things off…

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A better way to vote
Opinions

Daniel Bethke | December 6, 2019

In the modern political landscape, so much of the debate surrounds the Electoral College that little attention is given to how the ballots themselves in all races are counted.

For all national and most…

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Flying and healing: Native American dancers take center stage
Features

Timothy Stolp | December 4, 2019

A colorful display of vibrance and tradition, the annual Native American Day Pow Wow held at the Multi-Cultural Center is just one of many events where two LHS students impress with their dancing skills.

Halo…

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We deserve to be informed
Opinions

Genna Sheriff | October 29, 2019

The doors are locked, lights are off and silence overtakes the room. A lockdown drill is in place and students are participating to be prepared in case of impending disaster. At least, this is what is…

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‘Super six’ lead Pats to first softball championship in over 10 years
Sports

Landon DeBoer | October 10, 2019

After a tough 7-6 loss at the hands of the RHS softball team in the championship last season, LHS avenged its loss with a 10-2 victory over the Rough Riders this season in the State championship.

With…

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Mental health doesn’t care about your fantasy football team… And nor should it
Opinions

Landon DeBoer | October 2, 2019

Recently, star NFL quarterback Andrew Luck made headlines by announcing his retirement from football at the age of 29. Luck made the decision to leave the Indianapolis Colts due to mental health reasons.

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Students, parents and faculty express concern over sample elementary schedule
News

Lauren Teller | May 17, 2019

The Sioux Falls School District (SFSD)  is facing widespread community backlash over a sample elementary school schedule that would cut fine arts and P.E. instructional time by 25 percent.

The plan…

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From project to premiere: “Changing Fate”
Arts & Entertainment

Yairis Alvarado | March 28, 2019

“This was a school project that we just went above and beyond for,” said Mackenzie Kortus, a freshman, who with her friend, freshman Hal Lam, produced and released a 58-minute film.

“Changing…

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Study, practice and dedication: what it takes to be in a band
Arts & Entertainment

Xander Donahue | February 15, 2019

Being in a rock band sounds like it would be pretty fun. But how easy would it be to dedicate time to playing music with a group while also keeping up with school? Some people, like LHS senior Sydney…

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A young beekeeper
Features

Genna Sheriff | February 11, 2019

As teenagers, we join clubs, work, play sports and volunteer, all while trying to stay on top of our school work. Amongst all of this, it can be hard to find what we are passionate about. For junior Joseph…

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To all those who vote
Opinions

Johnathan Smith | February 5, 2019

Student council elections are coming up, with campaign posters starting to overwhelm the halls of LHS and hopeful candidates making their case to serve as student body representatives.

Over the past…

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‘Vice’: a different kind of movie
Arts & Entertainment

Xander Donahue | January 17, 2019

Director Adam Mckay’s new film “Vice” is by far one of the most interesting, weirdest films of 2018. Christian Bale and co-stars Amy Adams and Steve Carell transport viewers to an eerily familiar…

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The quest to reveal the chest
Sports

Will Howes | November 29, 2018

Over the past few weeks, LHS XC runners have become increasingly agitated over the enforcement of a policy mandating athletes wear shirts during practice. Perhaps even more frustrating is the labyrinth…

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‘Honey’: Robyn makes a sweet comeback
Arts & Entertainment

Timothy Stolp | November 14, 2018

Eight years since her last solo album, Robyn reclaims her place in the world of underground, melancholic dance pop: the throne.

With a considerably foreground reputation, Robyn’s fascination with…

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Trump’s visit to Sioux Falls proves beneficial for all parties
Midterm Elections

Genna Sheriff | November 8, 2018

When news hit Sioux Falls that President Donald Trump was coming to town, people on both sides of the political spectrum were not afraid to share their reactions. Some were ecstatic and longed for an invite…

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