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Musical livestreams bring community together

Fair use from Cover art for “Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration.” The virtual event was live streamed to honor the famous Broadway composer, Stephen Sondheim, and to raise money for Actors Striving to End Poverty.

Ben Sanford

May 10, 2020

Amidst the current pandemic, it feels like everyone is going through a collective struggle. We are all unable to see our friends and participate in our favorite activities. With that being said, the Broadway community is doing what it can to raise money for the professional workers in the industry, as wel...

Brothers make massive snow sculptures

The Bartz’s whale sculpture blows steam after a guest makes a generous donation. The money raised by the sculpture will be given to charity.

Isra Mohamed

February 3, 2020

In New Brighton, Minnesota, many families are excited to see massive snow sculptures in one family's backyard. For one family, it was all that they could think about for weeks. According to sophomore Fatima Mohamed, her family was extremely excited to see the sculptures for the third time. “...

Australia fundraiser proves to be a successful idea

Junior Isaac Scott donates toward the wildfires in Australia Jan. 6. Science teacher Jessica Gust hopes to raise funds for resources in Australia.

Samantha Klepfer

January 30, 2020

Australia’s 2019 bushfire season, which has caused concern worldwide, started in October, according to Insider. Due to a prolonged drought beforehand, the season’s fires are greater and stronger than in past years. This problem has since been exacerbated by the fact that Australia’s government has been primarily disregarding the issue. The bushfires are currently raging over a significant portion...

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