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Staff Editorial: Introduction to new net neutrality bill beneficial to community

Staff Editorial: Introduction to new net neutrality bill beneficial to community

March 17, 2019

The issue of net neutrality has been a lingering question in our government for several years now. Earlier this year, the Federal Communication Commission repealed net neutrality, allowing internet providers to block and prioritize certain users over others. To combat this, Rep. Paul Thissen and Sen. ...

Jewish community faces omni-religious issue

Jewish community faces omni-religious issue

Ruby Stillman

September 7, 2018

When I found out Rabbi Aryeh Cohen, a prominent leader in the St. Louis Park Jewish community, was arrested in February, I was shocked. I was even more astonished to discover a sting operation had caught him inappropriately corresponding with and sending explicit materials to an official posed as a minor th...

Legislation providing assistance to undocumented immigrants beneficial

Legislation providing assistance to undocumented immigrants beneficial

Eli Curran-Moore

January 17, 2018

With an estimated 100,000 undocumented immigrants in Minnesota according to Pew Research Center, St. Louis Park should work to pass further ‘sanctuary city’ legislation to offer protections, particularly as a diverse community that likely contains residents who are undocumented. People should fe...

Boys’ hockey ends in a tie against Benilde

Boys’ hockey ends in a tie against Benilde

Isabel Kjaer and Ella Hammerstrand

December 24, 2017

According to freshman defense player Sam Berry, the game’s 2-2 score against Benilde St. Margaret’s (BSM) Dec. 22 was an accomplishment. Berry said this was because the team was able to perform minute details well. “I thought this game went really well compared to others because we did all the l...

Human Rights Commission searching for student

Human Rights Commission searching for student

Eli Curran-Moore

December 18, 2017

The Park Human Rights Commission is currently searching for a youth member, according to Chair Sara Wilhelm Garbers. Garbers said a youth presence on the board is important to give the city a youth perspective on issues, especially from a diverse place like Saint Louis Park High School. “Having ...

Football team ready for Richfield

Football team ready for Richfield

Adam Johnson, Sam Birnberg, and William Phelan

September 22, 2017

When senior captain Ryan Klaers watched the film of last week’s Homecoming game he immediately noticed an area the team needed to improve on. Klaers said the Orioles' offense placed a greater emphasis on their run game in practice this week. “We are trying to focus on getting better blocks than ...

Girls’ tennis sweeps Robbinsdale 7-0

Girls’ tennis sweeps Robbinsdale 7-0

Eli Curran-Moore and Anna duSaire

September 22, 2017

As the girls' tennis team headed off of the courts, no one seemed too surprised at the 7-0 win against Robbinsdale Cooper, according to head coach David Breitenbucher. Breitenbucher said, following the Sept.14 loss to Benilde 5-2, he was pleased with the results of the match despite the lack of compe...

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