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School walkouts prove effective

School walkouts prove effective

William Givens May 11, 2021

Park held a school walkout April 19, and it had many students questioning its effectiveness. School walkouts are very good and they allow for a teen in high school to express how they feel about any issues...

Superintendent Astein Osei speaks June 6 at Park's 2019 Graduation. Osei said the COVID-19 pandemic has presented the toughest challenges of his career.

Leadership shines in the midst of pandemic

Tobias Khabie December 1, 2020

Throughout his entire career, Superintendent Astein Osei said he has never faced a task as daunting as leading a school district through a global pandemic. Despite the pressure put on his shoulders, Vice...

Protesters rally against President Trump outside the Target Center Oct. 10. Minnesotans chanted and held up signs throughout Trump's campaign.

Staff Editorial: Local Trump rally sparks division

October 17, 2019

The night of the Trump rally Oct. 10, gloomy skies and flurries of rain complemented the unfolding chaos below as the president spewed hate before a large audience of his supporters inside the Target Center,...

Community members gather for a ceremony at Temple Israel in Minneapolis to commemorate the victims of the Pittsburgh shooting Oct. 28. The synagogue was filled beyond capacity with people who came together to honor those who lost their lives due to anti-Semitism.

Tragedy brings solidarity to Jewish community

Talia Lissauer October 31, 2018

I never realized the extent of anti-semitism until I saw the news report of a shooting at a synagogue. At Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, a Jewish congregation was practicing their religion when...

Senior Mitchell Vortherms catches ball during Park’s game against Benilde-St. Margaret’s April 19. Park lost against Benilde 2-15.

Boys’ lacrosse loses to Benilde

Isabel Kjaer and Sofia Seewald April 21, 2018

According to senior William Lott, the 2-15 loss to long-time adversary Benilde St. Margaret’s failed to meet the team’s standards and goals. “I mean, with the cross-town rival, we really wanted...

Sports dress codes create sense of unity

Alec Pittman December 27, 2016

With an average of a game per week, the winter athletic teams commonly have dress codes for their day of competition, according to junior boys' swimmer Adam Recknagel. Recknagel said the dress codes...

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