The Tattoo

--- Making a Permanent Impression Since 1994 ---

Vol. 2, No. 2

Kids blaze local trails

When most people go hiking, they take in all the sights and sounds of nature. But some kids hit the trail to go to work. Click here for story 

Nature buff, mall rats spar

There are two kinds of people in this world -- those
who love nature and those who detest it.
By Brian LaRue, Amanda Lehmert and Danielle Ouimet.
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Reader's choice of book doesn't define sexuality

Does reading a book by African-American writer Zora Neale Hurston mean I want to be, or am secretly, African-American? Or does reading a Hemingway short story mean I will be an alcoholic chauvinist and commit suicide? Click here for story

Nightmare O.J. verdict scars U.S. justice system

This is something that will remain with me
for the rest of my life because of the way it
has shaped my view of things in the United
States.  I remember all of it in detail as if it
was yesterday, and will never be able to forget
how I felt.
By Amanda Lehmert.
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Teacher's death leaves a void

St. Paul Catholic High School won't be the same next
year. William Hyland, a drafting teacher and coach who
spent 27 years at the school, died suddenly in May,
leaving a void that many say can't be filled.
By Shauna Fauchon. Click here for the story

'Twister' spins out of control

It seems like every time I turn on the television lately,
someone is going on and on about the wonderful
special effects in the new summer blockbuster
By Amanda Lehmert.Click here for review

Politics run deep in new Rage release

Rage Against the Machine has once again done what it's best at, which is, well, rage. By Danielle Ouimet. Click here for story

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