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“The Pendulum of Course Offerings”

James L. Schmit, Vizsla Aficionado

February 19, 2014

Filed under OPINION

Woods, metals, home economics, keyboarding, aviation- all of these course offerings and more have gone the way of the dodo.  As one student put it,  “All of the classes that made school exciting are gone.”  If offering...

“Captain of My Shipwreck”

Mr. Schmit, Facilitator

February 19, 2014

Filed under SPORTS

When the water gets choppy for the Lady Millers basketball team, Captain Chase Coley leads them back from the brink of a loss to victory.  Recently, the Millers pulled off two overtime wins.  It’s encouraging to a see a t...

Why America can’t get enough of Rob Ford

Max Leicester, News Writer

February 19, 2014

Filed under NEWS

In recent months, Toronto’s Mayor Rob Ford has been popping up in U.S. news quite a bit. The question is, why do we care? Lately, making national news headlines, we have been hearing stories of Rob Ford’s latest cocaine a...

Washburn Celebrates Black History Month with Soul Fest

Logan Jones and Robyn Siebers

February 12, 2014

Filed under STUDENT LIFE

On Thursday, February 6th, Washburn’s Soul Fest brought out amazing food and performances celebrating Black History Month. The night opened with soul food, including: macaroni, fried chicken, corn bread, and red velvet cupcake...

WHS Students to Perform in the Minnesota All State Reunion Concert

Maren Miller, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014

Filed under ARTS

On Saturday, February 15th, 240 of Minnesota’s finest high school singers will perform in the Minnesota All-State Reunion Concert at Orchestra Hall in downtown Minneapolis. There will be three choirs performing at the event...

Les Mis: Insider Report

Les Mis: Insider Report

February 12, 2014

Signing Day: Jeff Jones

Signing Day: Jeff Jones

February 12, 2014

Rant Wednesday–Homework

Haelee Bellfield, Beat Reporter and Columnist

February 12, 2014

Filed under OPINION

I’m am not in any way, shape, or form a fan of homework. I absolutely hate it. If homework were a person, I would not be friends with homework, if homework were a plant, I would not water it, and if homework were shoes, I would...

Ask Lulu- February 5th Edition

Lulu Bauermeister, Columnist

February 5, 2014

Filed under OPINION

An advice column for average Washburn students by an average Washburn student. Always feel free to email me any questions at [email protected] Q: How can I keep up with the workload of junior year while still maintaining ...

Ask Lulu- January 29th Edition

Lulu Bauermeister, Columnist

February 5, 2014

Filed under OPINION

An advice column for average Washburn students by an average Washburn student. Always feel free to email me any questions at [email protected] Q: How can I help my two friends stop "arguing" with one another? What do I do as ...

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