The Echo

‘Star Wars’ rises again

Fair use from Lucasfilm LTD.

Harris Keekley

January 22, 2020

With the new “Star Wars” movie, “Rise of Skywalker”, came the return of Lando and many others from previous movies as well as new elements to the force added with the release of the movie. “Rise of Skywalker” answered questions that were on everyone's mind and gave redemption after the p...

Robotics attends season kickoff event

Sophomore robotics member Julia Salita discusses different ways to assemble materials with her fellow team members during a meeting Jan. 7. According to captain Anthony David, the robot has to be finished by Feb. 19 in order to compete in the Destination: Deep Space challenge.

Marta Hill, Noah Orloff, and Isabel Kjaer

January 10, 2019

As senior robotics captain Anthony David reflected on the season kickoff, he said the event had positive energy as students and advisers awaited the much anticipated release of competition details. “Everyone was pretty excited. It's always interesting to see what they come up with every year becau...

Astronaut speaks at Carleton

Mae Jemison, the first woman of color to travel to space, speaks at a convocation at Carleton College Oct. 26

Marta Hill

October 31, 2018

After hearing Mae Jemison, the first woman of color to travel to space, speak, sophomore Bella Steward said the most empowering aspect of the program was how applicable Jemison's message is to her own life. “My favorite part was when (Jemison) spoke. She is really inspirational, and as a woman of color, it was...

Bus driver shortage yields issues

Because of the shortage of bus drivers, the St. Louis Park and Benilde-St. Margaret cross country teams had to share a bus to their meet Sept. 25.

Abby Intveld and Dani Orloff

October 23, 2018

Reflecting on her bus ride with the Park freshman and junior varsity football team Sept. 13, senior girls’ tennis captain Sidney Hosfield said the experience was uncomfortable and frustrating. “It was really crowded and uncomfortable and it smelled bad,” Hosfield said. “We had a trailer so at least ...

Parking passes continue to sell

A parking pass hangs from Park students car in the student lot. Students can buy their parking passes in the student office for $50.

Abby Intveld and Sofia Seewald

October 13, 2018

When senior Danny Hunegs received his license this past week, he was doubtful he’d acquire a pass. “Someone told me they were still selling the passes so I went in to just ask, I didn’t expect there would be any,” Hunegs said. “I went in and they did have them available which I was happy ...

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