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Perspectives: A message to our readers

Perspectives: A message to our readers

Statesman Staff

January 25, 2019

Dear Statesman readers, In the past, there has been a bit of confusion surrounding opinion articles released in both the paper and the online editions of the Statesman. To clear up this confusion, we’ve renamed the opinion section “Perspectives.”  Perspectives are written by a member of the St...

Names of new Sioux Falls schools announced

Names of new Sioux Falls schools announced

Cathleen Weng, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2019

After much wait and community input, the names of the two new schools in the Sioux Falls school district have finally been announced. There will be two new schools, a high school and a middle school. The high school, located on Marion Rd. near CTE Academy on the northwestern side of Sioux Falls, w...

Northern white rhinos are on the brink of extinction

Northern white rhinos are on the brink of extinction

Kat Steffen, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019

The last male northern white rhino in the world has died, but the efforts and hopes to save the subspecies from eradication lives on. Sudan was the last male of his species due to poaching. Prior to his death he had been surrounded by armed guards 24 hours a day for a decade at the OI Pejeta Conservat...

Kamala Harris announces her bid for presidency

Kamala Harris announces her bid for presidency

Caroline Sudbeck, Entertainment Editor

January 21, 2019

On Monday, Jan. 21, California senator Kamala Harris announced that she will be running as a democratic candidate in the 2020 presidential election. The date of her campaign launch was fully intentional and symbolic to Harris’ message for the public. In announcing her candidacy on Martin Luther K...

Leadership changes abound as South Dakota session gets underway

Leadership changes abound as South Dakota session gets underway

Johnathan Smith, Staff Writer

January 14, 2019

The 2019 South Dakota Legislative Session is underway, with many fresh faces headed to Pierre. But despite the shifts in many areas of leadership, the status quo in the South Dakota State Legislature remains largely unaffected. People across the state directed their attention to the gubernatorial swearin...

Government shutdown continues

Government shutdown continues

Cathleen Weng, News Editor

January 10, 2019

Wednesday, Jan. 9 - President Donald Trump walks out of a White House meeting as the partial government shutdown nears its fourth week. Already deep into the second longest government shutdown in history (although, at 19 days long, it is quickly catching up in length to the 21 day shutdown in 19...

I can’t go to my favorite national park

I can’t go to my favorite national park

Yairis Alvarado, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019

On Jan, 8, President Donald Trump addressed the nation. The main topic he wished to speak about was the reasoning for the government shutdown: lack of border security. Soon after his speech was over, the fact checks came out and all of the over-exaggerated truths and the lies he told were starting ...

Mini Murph- 2nd Period

Mini Murph- 2nd Period

Katie Kroeze, Adviser

January 9, 2019

The 2nd-period journalism class had their first experience brainstorming, writing and designing a paper. This is the final product. Each student wrote a story, found or took photos and designed their spread. They used Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.  

Mini Murph- 1st Period Journalism

Mini Murph- 1st Period Journalism

Katie Kroeze, Adviser

January 9, 2019

The 1st-period journalism class had their first experience brainstorming, writing and designing a paper. This is the final product. Each student wrote a story, found or took photos and designed their spread. They used Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.  

The 116th Congress welcomes newly elected members

The 116th Congress welcomes newly elected members

Lauren Teller, Opinion Editor

January 8, 2019

On Jan 3, 2019, both houses of Congress convened for the first time during its 116th session. This crop of new members has the greatest race, gender and class diversity ever seen before in Congress’s more than 200 years of lawmaking.   The “Pink Wave” A record number of women were ...

Social media takeover

Social media takeover

Sophia Boyt, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

With social media being one of the most controversial and influential forms of conversation available to people, especially teenagers, one might have predicted that online sharing would surpass classic printed newspapers in popularity at some point; now, that day has come. Printed newspaper has been the public’s ma...

New information in investigation on teacher who cut student’s hair

New information in investigation on teacher who cut student’s hair

Sophia Boyt, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

After she was arrested on Dec. 7, 2018, when a video was released onto Reddit showing her cutting a student’s hair in front of the terrified children in her classroom, California teacher Margaret Gieszinger thinks she did not do anything extreme. Gieszinger, 52, was a teacher at University Prepar...