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Scott at last year's Model UN conference at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Senior Gabby Scott named best delegate at Model UN conference

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor March 5, 2021

Senior Gabby Scott placed first in her committee as best delegate at the University of Michigan Conference for Model UN Feb. 20-21. Scott was a part of the Security Council representing China.  “I...

RUNNING: Buitenhuis runs at pre regionals on Nov. 5 at Grand Haven High School.

Sophomore Ava Buitenhuis qualifies for state cross country

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor November 5, 2020

Sophomore Ava Buitenhuis qualified for the state cross country meet and will be participating on Friday, Nov. 6 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. “I was very happy because...

WINNING: The girls rugby team pictured after their third place win in fall 2019.

Rugby put on hold

Natalie Dupuis, Assigning Editor October 9, 2020

Due to COVID-19, rugby has been put on hold for this school year.  “I think it’s the right thing to do,” rugby coach Tom Foley said. “I don’t think there’s a way to meet the mandates in...

NHS is responsible for volunteering at many events, such as fire prevention night

National Honor Society cancelled due to COVID-19

Grace Ostric, Editor in Chief April 30, 2020

The National Honor Society (NHS) meetings are cancelled for the rest of the school year. There is no definite plan of what is going to happen next year for graduating seniors and juniors who did not finish...

Voice of the People – Whitmer’s line-item setbacks

Jacob Welch, Reporter November 26, 2019

The veto - an exceedingly rare power to be only used for the sake of the people, or for the Executive to act as a trustee for the people?  That’s the question at the heart of the discussion for Governor...

Dairy Treat's structure only remains as the rest of the building was demolished last month.

From polka dots to condo complexes

Brendan Vander Meer, Reporter November 26, 2019

As you drive through downtown Grand Haven, you may notice the number of iconic buildings or the small mom-and-pop shops scattered throughout the town. Maybe even the compact white building with polka-dots...

Downtown Grand Haven's new hang out spot

Downtown Grand Haven’s new hang out spot

Alexis Tater, Reporter May 6, 2019

You may have seen it on your social media feed already, there is now a rustic and warmly-tinted little cafe on Washington Avenue that was opened to the public on Feb. 23. The Michner’s bought the...

Head to head: Michigan State edition

Head to head: Michigan State edition

Nick Twa, Business Manager February 22, 2019

How do you sum up a rivalry? Leaving it all out on the court to make the opponent despise you even more than they already do. Not many rivalries does this better than Michigan versus Michigan State. This...

Head to Head: Michigan Wolverines edition

Head to Head: Michigan Wolverines edition

Jack Reus, Sports Editor February 22, 2019

Who is the true champion of the state of Michigan in college hoops? This is a question we’ve all been asking ourselves this season. It’s been a boxing match in the Big ten race and the two top teams...

Michigan vs Michigan state opinion

Jack Reus, Sports Editor October 23, 2018

“Oh he has trouble with the snap, and the ball is free… it’s picked up by Michigan state’s… Jalen Watts-Jackson and he scores! On the last play of the game, unbelievable!”   Everyone...

Michigan's momentum will continue and they will win the championship

Michigan’s momentum will continue and they will win the championship

Jack Reus, Sports Editor March 15, 2018

It is upon us. The upsets, cinderella stories, big names, buzzer beaters. It’s all here. This is the 2018 NCAA college basketball tournament. In other words… March Madness. 68 teams all competing for...

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2018 March Madness: Why you shouldn’t be swayed by the higher seeds

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief March 15, 2018

Every March, there is a certain time that calls for days of endless basketball, filled with underdog stories, buzzer-beaters and heartbreak. Or, in other words: madness. March Madness. This year when...

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