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Interview with CJ Strehl: Eden Prairie School Board Candidate 2020

CJ Strehl, Eden Prairie School Board candidate 2020

Maneeya Leung

October 21, 2020

It starts with the kids “It starts with my kids, and wanting them to have a fantastic academic opportunity,” says CJ Strehl on why he’s running for school board. “My kids’ education is really important, and the education of everybody in the community is really important,” says Stre...

Interview with Kim Ross: Eden Prairie School Board Candidate 2020

Kim Ross, Eden Prairie School Board candidate 2020

Maneeya Leung

October 21, 2020

Going back to the board A former member of Eden Prairie’s school board, candidate Kim Ross is ready to do it again. “With the events of this year- the pandemic and murder of George Floyd, it really got me thinking about how can I step up and serve my community at a time where we all need to be at ...

Interview with Francesca Pagan-Umar: Eden Prairie School Board Candidate 2020

Francesca Pagan-Omar, Eden Prairie School Board candidate 2020

Maneeya Leung

October 21, 2020

“Race-based equity and education have been a passion of mine for the past sixteen years.” When Francesca Pagan-Umar saw Eden Prairie’s wide achievement gap, she didn’t see it as some discouraging statistic beyond anyone’s control. Instead, she saw something she knew she could improve.  ...

Interview with Beth Fletcher: Eden Prairie School Board Candidate 2020

Beth Fletcher, Eden Prairie School Board candidate 2020

Maneeya Leung

October 21, 2020

“The tipping point was Covid” “This year, what ended up being the tipping point was Covid,” says Beth Fletcher, one of the candidates this year for Eden Prairie’s school board. “We’re making decisions on the fly, everything is changing, and we need good people to help make those good de...

Reaction to GOP Debate

Anthony Rosa, Business Manager, Columnist

October 12, 2015

Carly Fiorina After receiving high praise for her performance in the first “mini debate” Ms. Fiorina without a doubt had the worst performance on Wednesdays debate. Pretty much nothing she said was factually accurate, particularly her track record as HP’s CEO. She claimed, “Despite those...

A Simplified State of the Union Address

A Simplified State of the Union Address

Sheridan Swee

January 21, 2015

Last night, President Obama gave his annual State of the Union Address from the House Chamber to millions of Americans. For those who missed the hour-long speech, here’s a quick summary of key points brought up by our president: -America’s economy is improving. -Minimum wage should be increased. -Childcare...

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