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9 words of wisdom to get you through high school

Sean Anderson, Business Manager May 5, 2021

With my high school career coming to an end, I thought it would be smart to pass on 9 pieces of advice that I’ve learned during my time here at MHS.  Surround yourself with the right people....

COVID-19 vaccine should become a requirement in future

Taryn Robinson, Opinions Editor May 5, 2021

A recent concern among students, parents and faculty at Manhattan High School is that the USD-383 school district is considering requiring students to get the COVID-19 vaccine to be able to attend school...

Unusual school year

May 5, 2021

This school year has been a wild ride, from having only half a week of school for the entire first semester to jumping into school full time for the second. This second semester has prevalently shown the...

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Fenris Martinez, Videographer May 5, 2021

So, it's finally the end of the year. We made it.  For me, the senioritis hit around the middle of March. By the time April was over, I was so done with everything. The end of the year always brings...

I don’t know what to put as the headline sorry

Katya Tarabrina, Blue M Editor-In-Chief May 5, 2021

Senior year is the year that is supposed to be the most exciting and important year of high school. It is the year that everything leads up to. However, it doesn’t always go as well as expected.  Once...

Start of something new

Brianna Carmack, Print Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2021

Graduation is approaching, which leaves many seniors unsure about how the next 40 years of their life will play out. It's scary to think about our future and all of what could happen. However, for me,...

Senior year proves challenge

May 5, 2021

Moving from Omaha, Nebraska, to Manhattan has been nothing but surprises. For example back in Omaha it was not allowed to wear hats and hoods in school but here in Manhattan that's all I see.  The...

Royals Will See October

Grant Snowden, Videographer May 5, 2021

We find ourselves 21 games in and the Royals are 14-7 and atop the America League Conference and the entire MLB. In 2020, the Royals finished second to last in the ALC only beating the Detroit Tigers by...

Anti-intellectualism next epidemic

Kris Long, Sports Editor May 5, 2021

I got vaccinated against COVID-19 on April 9. I have absolutely no idea what amalgamated chemicals contributed to the liquid substance they injected into my arm, nor any understanding of how they work....

Seniors shouldn’t get out of school earlier than others

Taryn Robinson, Opinions Editor May 5, 2021

In the 2020-2021 school year at Manhattan High School, seniors get out of school on May 6. While all 12th graders get out on this date, K-11 start their summer at 3:05 p.m. on May 14 -- an eight-day difference....

It’s time to ‘pull the plug’

Julianna Poe, Trending Editor April 14, 2021

Now more than ever, the idea of “pulling the plug” sounds like a recipe for disaster; however, society’s dependence on technology is destroying humanity. When the United States entered the global...

Detrimental Effects of Misusing Mental Disorders

Sonika Khosla, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

Teens our age often find themselves hearing many differing opinions about mental disorders and how to deal with it. While some question the validity of mental health issues and disorders in teens, going...

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