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Konopacky offers advice for students

May 16, 2019

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TIGIST FICKEN The Mirror What is your plan after high school? Are you a student who is uncertain what your life is going to be after high school? Jill Konopacky, a statistics teacher at Stevens Point Areas Senior High ...

The Mirror reflects on the year with Jon Vollendorf

May 16, 2019

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NICK PEOTTER The Mirror Our principal wears many hats. He’s the one who makes decisions that nobody wants to make. He delegates all the teacher and faculty to run the school. He manages the schools budget, he orders sch...

A look at racism

May 16, 2019

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NAOMI CLENDENNING The Mirror Various events in her life had Rachel Clendenning moving multiple times throughout her life. From northern Wisconsin to southern Mississippi, the events in her life allowed Clendenning to obtai...

The life of an immigrant in the U.S.

May 16, 2019

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ARIANA SOTELO The Mirror Stereotypes, discrimination, and prejudice are like a dark cloud looming over the United States and one of the groups that have to face these issues the most are immigrants. An immigrant fro...

Holy Schmidt!

May 16, 2019

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LIAM GLENNON The Mirror Many Stevens Point Area Senior High (SPASH) band students stay in the program due to Brad Schmidt, the band director. He teaches all of bands at SPASH, and the P.J. Jacobs Jazz Band. He has been teaching...

College athletes and the pressure

May 7, 2019

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TIGIST FICKEN The Mirror Athletes work tremendously hard, putting in extra time and effort so that one day they can become a college athlete. This goal has become realistic and achievable for several students. Unfortunate...

Are we teaching music correctly?

May 7, 2019

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LIAM GLENNON The Mirror How does America teach music? Most people’s first encounter with learning music is in elementary school. They start by learning basic rhythms, a recorder, and solfège if they’re lucky. But wh...

Capturing the Bees Knees: A TED Talk

May 6, 2019

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Nick Peotter The Mirror A bee landing on a tulip trying to collect its precious pollen in order to make food for its hive is an essential part of life for so many creatures that have coexisted for thousands of years. Little ...

Crenshaw speaks out against inequality

May 3, 2019

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NAOMI CLENDENNING The Mirror There is always a need to do more, and Kimberle Crenshaw explained the need to do more to advocate for the urgency of intersectionality. American civil rights advocate Kimberle Crenshaw is a l...

Changing lives one girl at a time

May 3, 2019

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ARIANA SOTELO The Mirror Each person has the power to create change and that is exactly what Kakenya Ntaiya showed us. In a village called Enoosaen, located in the outskirts of Kenya and other parts of Africa, there ...

The glory days

April 2, 2019

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NAOMI CLENDENNING The Mirror In the fast-paced, always changing world that we live in today, it can seem as though the past is long gone and will never return. Everyone wants to own the new, fancy items with no thought ...

Water damage report

April 2, 2019

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NICK PEOTTER The Mirror It was a local disaster. It was one of the biggest things to happen in the Point/Plover area in modern history. People’s houses were ravaged by nature’s most destructive force. Water. March 15, the Fr...

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