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WorkKeys should be valued by students

Kris Long, Opinions Editor

March 2, 2020

For the first time this year, MHS administered a free ACT WorkKeys test to all Manhattan High juniors who did not opt out of the program along with the regular ACT test. As the test was on an opt-out basis, more students who don’...

High college tuition has negatively contributed students

Mbofo Ndou, Indian Insider Producer/Director

November 4, 2019

College tuition is at one of the highest rates America has seen. The average American family, according to College Data, spends about 102,480 or more depending on the major of their student in college tuition fees. After college, if...

College Signing for MHS Seniors

Hannah Heger, Trending Editor

May 13, 2019

23 MHS Seniors have signed to various colleges to continue their athletic career in the collegiate level in 12 different sports   WRESTLING: Clayton “Bubba” Wilson (University of Nebraska) Jacob Mitchell (Pratt Junior...

AP students continue to power through exams

Emma Elliott, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Throughout the last few weeks as students have been worrying about finals, some have been worrying about an arguably more daunting task: passing their AP tests. The tests, which have been held in the North gym throughout the ...

Degrees granted by genies are an illusion of privilege

Meredith Comas, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2019

Hello again, reader. Those who know me know I love stories. The story of Aladdin has always been one of my favorites since reading it in “One Thousand and One Nights” as a child. The idea that a genie could appear o...

Students go to K-State for many opportunities after high school

Brianna Carmack, Opinions Editor

April 8, 2019

With each year bringing students closer and closer to the end of their time in high school, some students are making early preparations. Sophomores and up were able to take a trip to Kansas State University to tour the cam...

University, Community, or Gap Year?

Tara Wood, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

Skipping a university to attend community college or take a gap year has a negative connotation, but I want to dispel the common myth that students can’t be successful without going straight from high school to a university. ...

Why is College being Forced on Students?

Lauren Race, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017

Going to college after high school has become the logical thing to do nowadays. As students we are often advised to go to college or the outcome of your life will be a struggle. That all sounds familiar right? Well here a...

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