The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

Photo illustration by Jane Pupeza. Holocaust education has been removed from the social studies standards despite disapproval from students and teachers.

Holocaust education excluded from first draft of social studies standards

Andrea Melear January 8, 2021

In response to the Minnesota Department of Education excluding Holocaust education from the first of three drafts for the new Social Studies standards, junior and co-president of Jewish Student Union Ella...

Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar speaks to the crowd as she introduces Bernie Sanders March 2. Omar was reelected to represent Minnesota’s 5th Congressional District.

Ilhan Omar reelection reflects poorly on 5th District

Tobias Khabie November 17, 2020

After Ilhan Omar defeated Republican challenger Lacy Johnson to win a second term as the representative of the 5th District, I experienced a sense of confusion and hopelessness as it is perplexing to me...

Delayed remorse for anti-Semitic cartoon

Delayed remorse for anti-Semitic cartoon

Adin Zweigbaum May 1, 2019

The New York Times apologized for their anti-Semitic cartoon three days too late. The cartoon shouldn’t have been uploaded in the first place, but three days is too much to wait for an apology. The...

Hateful sign at Minnetonka High School fuels anti-Semitism

Hateful sign at Minnetonka High School fuels anti-Semitism

Tamar Gewirtz February 17, 2019

Although anti-Semitism is far from new, it is not too often we hear about anti-Semitic activity taking place so close to home. When a Minnetonka high school student asked another out to Sno Daze using...

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