Nuclear Weaponry is Terrifying

By Christopher Shaddock Editor-in-Chief The world is probably the safest it has ever been. People on average live longer due to progress in medical care, there are less wars due to nations allying with each other and there is less violence in general due to there being fair laws enforced by authorities. Even though our world feels like a utopia to people living 100 years … [Read more...]

Can we lower the number?

By Antonia Spano Layout Editor According to DonateLife.org, 22 people die every day waiting for a life-saving transplant.That’s one person for every year that the average senior is alive. The number increases every year. I remember when I was ten years old, the number was around ten. Then, it was close to seventeen when I was seventeen. Today, April 12, is my 24th … [Read more...]

Music makes the movie

By Lindsay Wigo Editorials Editor I love to watch movies. Whether they are animated, suspense, comedy or drama, it doesn’t take much convincing from someone to get me to watch a movie. I recently watched the movie “Happy Death Day,” which has similarity to “Groundhog Day,” where a girl relives the same day over and over again. I tend to pass on the thriller and horror … [Read more...]

Get excited for the future

By Lindsay Wigo Editorial Editor At our last Minstrel meeting, our Editor-In-Chief, Chris, suggested that I write an editorial on things that I am excited for, whether that be in the near or distant future. It is pretty easy to learn about me if you have read my editorials, so it does not take much searching to find my opinion on something. My reason for saying this is … [Read more...]

The Minstrel is not dead

By Christopher Shaddock Editor-In-Chief In retrospect, I probably should have talked about this sooner. But if I am being honest, it is frustrating and hard to talk about without me feeling emotional. This semester, I have had people ask me if The Minstrel is still active, and I really cannot blame them for asking that. This is our first issue of the semester, and it … [Read more...]