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Issue 8 of the 2020-2021 School Year

Published Monday, May 24, 2021

  • Hawk students walk out to protest area killing, cover
  • Middle school shooting results in no injuries, cover
  • Robbinsdale school board selects new superintendent, cover
  • Seniors tackle tasks to prep for graduation, pg 2
  • Relay for Life deemed a success despite obstacles, pg 2
  • Taking the next steps, pg 3
  • Opinion: Saying farewell to Cooper High School, pg 4
  • Opinion: Social media's benefits matched by its drawbacks, pg 4
  • Opinion: Hawks should take advantage of new weight room, pg 4
  • Opinion: Student support day should be a permanent part of schedule, pg 4
  • Opinion: Daunte Wright is yet another victim of police, pg 5
  • Opinion: Police killing of Chicago teen adds to shameful list of deaths, pg 5
  • Variety: Beware of returning to this Jedi, pg 6
  • Variety: Premier Performers, pg 6
  • Variety: Original Spider-Man trilogy ends well, pg 7
  • Variety: Mortal Kombat stays alive with latest installment, pg 7
  • Variety: Groundbreaking Akira still holds up three decades later, pg 7
  • Variety: Cinderalla gets update in Cinder, pg 7
  • Variety: The Four Agreements is a self-help book that truly does its job, pg 7
  • Variety: Blade Runner takes on compelling topics, pg 8
  • Variety: Hitman dramedy Barry is a great showcase for Bill Hader, pg 8
  • Sports: Wild poised for playoff success, pg 9
  • Sports: Cooper Competitors, pg 9
  • Sports: Viking execs make good choices during draft, pg 9
  • Sports: Struggling Twins try to correct shortcomings, pg 10
  • Sports: Timberwolves finally showing some life at season's end, pg 10

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News Editor: Andrew Hagge
Features Editor: Christopher Nguyen
Opinion Editor: Sandy Vue
Variety Editor: Luke Rekela-Jasper
Sports Editor: Nolan Andler
Copy Editors: Yordanose Mulat and Max Rekela-Jasper
Advertising: Jawenah Freeman
Circulation: Zacari Watson

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Nolan Andler
Jack Atkinson
Ariel Christensen
Erin Chunn
Tiona Edwards
Andrew Hagge
Makayla Hott
Faith King
Sao Moua
Yordanose Mulat
Majay Murphy
Christopher Nguyen
Luke Rekela-Jasper
Max Rekela-Jasper
Davis Ruppert-Kan
Andrea Tribble
Sandy Vue
Zacari Watson

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