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Roots and Shoots marches for climate change

Roots and Shoots marches for climate change

Kate Schneider

October 10, 2019

While looking out at the crowd before speaking at the climate change walkout, junior Zoe Frank said she felt hesitant prior to speaking. “I was nervous, but once I was up there it felt really cool and there were so many faces. I was expecting like 15 people and this was better than I could’ve e...

Movie thrills audience

Movie thrills audience

Henry Brettingen

October 3, 2019

“Rambo: Last Blood”  is the first addition to the Rambo franchise in over a decade. It follows John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) in his senior years after he settles down on a ranch with his quasi granddaughter Gabrielle (Yvette Monreal). Rambo is forced to return to being a brutal killing machine ...

Racially charged lawsuit against Harvard University proves unjust cause

Racially charged lawsuit against Harvard University proves unjust cause

Katie Hardie

November 30, 2018

If Students for Fair Admissions succeeds in ridding Harvard of their affirmative action process in student admission, the precedent will be enough to backtrack America almost half a century. Affirmative action is a policy that favors those who tend to suffer from discrimination, especially in rel...

Launch Party to happen on Earth Day

Launch Party to happen on Earth Day

Emma Yarger

April 19, 2018

According to freshman Roots and Shoots member Zoe Frank, the Climate Action Plan has been in the works for three to four years. She said she feels happy to see their hard work come to fruition. “We are doing the launch this weekend, on Earth Day — the 22nd, and we have been planning the event...

‘Black Panther’ delivers satisfactory entertainment

‘Black Panther’ delivers satisfactory entertainment

February 26, 2018

“Black Panther,” Marvel's newest superhero installment, provides a captivating story along with compelling characters and themes. The film follows the Marvel comic superhero Black Panther, aka King T’Challa, as he returns to his home country and kingdom of Wakanda to combat the sins of his ances...

Roots and Shoots continues to promote sustainability

Roots and Shoots continues to promote sustainability

Avia Kaner-Roth and Isaac Wert

February 19, 2018

Following the successful adoption of the Climate Action Plan by St. Louis Park’s City Council, Park’s Roots and Shoots club looks to expand their sustainability campaigns this spring, according to senior club leader Lukas Wrede. “We’re about to try a door-to-door campaign for wind sourcin...

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