Why Was There a Hate Symbol at Homecoming?

By Lena Hardisty


At this year’s Homecoming dance, two students arrived bearing a 3 feet by 5 feet Japanese imperial flag on an 8 foot pole. The students were dressed in replica Japanese military uniforms and walked around the gym posing for photos with other MIHS students. MIHS staff were present at the dance to monitor students, but the flag-bearing students were allowed to enter and leave without question.

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From Pagan Celebrations to Cheesy Cards, the Evolution of Valentine’s Day

By Belle Arenson, Brenna Class-Welch, Lauren Umbehocker


Everyone knows Valentine’s Day as a holiday full of love, romance, and stuffing your face with chocolate your mom gave you at ungodly hours of the night. But most aren’t aware of the true – and less beautiful – origins of this celebration of romance. Continue reading “From Pagan Celebrations to Cheesy Cards, the Evolution of Valentine’s Day”