The Spectrum

  • Blake hosts first cross country meet on Thursday, September 17. Go Bears! Fall Play will be announced on Friday at 4:00. What will the play be?

Polyglots Unite

Michael Dejoras '17 and Jimmy Gruver '17 both went on the Cuba trip this past summer.

Bennett Mattson, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

¡Hola! Hello! Bonjour! Hallo! Salam! I just greeted you in Spanish, English, French, Dutch, and Azerbaijani. Why? To emphasize the fact that learning a second, third, fourth, or even fifth language is immensely beneficial to your standing in the world around you. Sure, you’ll probably only speak Az...

Super Tuesday erupts in MN: A student’s perspective

Brendan Barrow and Bennett Mattson, Staff Writers

March 10, 2016

When compared to any other form of democracy, caucuses in 2016 can best be described as one word: chaos. After spending several hours with dozens of neighbors crammed into a small classroom, debating countless detailed resolutions, voting for candidates on unofficial paper ballots, and watching the lead...

Staff Editorial: Rebellion

Staff Editorial: Rebellion

Bennett Mattson, News Editor

March 5, 2015

In today’s world, one false step causes your entire world to crumble. Or so it seems. Rebellion. Defined by Merriam-Webster as a refusal to obey rules or accept normal standards. Rebellion. A thing that is almost non-existent in today’s teen generation.With parents and grandparents talking about...

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