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eSports virtual game makes real world cash

eSports virtual game makes real world cash

Tenzin Gyaldatsang

March 12, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

According to the coach of the eSports program Jacob Utites, eSports is involved in the college process.   “We have college recruiters coming in and offering scholarships to students for college,” Utites said. “We have also had some students win scholarships by playing in high school; Our ...

Organization raises scholarship money for students

Organization raises scholarship money for students

Maria Perez-Barriga

March 5, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities

The organization Dollars for Scholars is a community in St. Louis Park that raises money to give scholarships to seniors, according to counselor and scholarship coordinator Barb Nelson. Nelson said Dollars for Scholars has been helping seniors in St. Louis Park High School for a long time and the comm...

It all adds up

It all adds up

Yonit Krebs

December 21, 2018


Filed under Important, Student Life

As he begins to apply for jobs and earn income, sophomore Andrew Grossman said he is conscientious about having a SMART budget. “I think a budget would be maybe every single week put some sort of the percentage of money I get into what I like or what I need, like if something breaks, I could work ...

What’s at cost for female consumers

What’s at cost for female consumers

Tamar Gewirtz and Kate Schneider

December 4, 2018


Filed under In-Depth

According to senior Grace Lynch, students unaware of an underlying issue in the prices of feminine products may be unknowingly spending more money than necessary. “We all need products like shampoo, conditioner and deodorant, and so just small things like that can add up, especially for...

Solving the scam: what’s on the other end

Solving the scam: what’s on the other end

Talia Lissauer and Ben Sanford

October 12, 2018


Filed under In-Depth

Someone muffled saying, ‘Can you hear me?’ on the other end of a call may seem like nothing. Yet according to the Better Business Bureau and Minnesota Department of Public Safety, students’ information can be stolen the instant they pick up the phone.

2018 to be last year of free ACT

2018 to be last year of free ACT

Emma Kempf

January 18, 2018


Filed under News

According to district director of assessment, evaluation and research Prachee Mukherjee, this February is the first year the state will not reimburse all students for the February ACT. “As of (this) spring, what the state has said is that it will reimburse all students who are eligible for free and r...

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