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Fashion and Comfort Found in Bralettes

Hope Haukom, Social Media Reporter
April 23, 2017
Filed under Fashion Blog, Student Life, Trending Now, Uncategorized

Bralettes are now becoming the norm, the new trending undergarment has successfully caught girls' attention and has created an uproar in the fashion community. From the newfound comfort of a bra to accessorizing outfits, bralettes are coming into style and aren’t leaving anytime soon. Bralettes are ...

Apple Air Pods become easy, lightweight alternative to earbuds

Apple Air Pods become easy, lightweight alternative to earbuds

Mason Urban, Social Media Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

The new Apple air pods are gaining popularity among students and for good reason. These ear buds have a new design and have plenty of upgrades over the old standard Apple ear buds. Some of the upgrades consist of the ear buds being wireless, longer lasting battery life and better sound quality to na...

Preparing for college admissions tests, resources easily available

Preparing for college admissions tests, resources easily available

Ashlyn Aarness, Photography Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Student Life

College prep tests are right around the corner and students are beginning to realize the pressure and time it takes to prepare for these tests.  Different strategies work for different people and knowing when to begin the task of studying can be hard. There is a mix between students who do not study at all and...

Science teacher Weaver offers dating advice to students

Science teacher Weaver offers dating advice to students

Anthony Alvarado, Student Playlist Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

As spring quickly approaches, young adults are granted more opportunities now that the weather permits it. Wanting to demonstrate their affection, many students look for a creative way to showcase their soft spots in the new season. When the snow melts and the temperature increases,  many ideas ari...

Continuous cycle of stress causes difficulty in learning

Continuous cycle of stress causes difficulty in learning

Bella Anderson, Online Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Stress has always been a part of people's lives and it will continue to be there until death do us part. Our bodies stretch to reach an equilibrium, but stress disrupts that. People have their own ways of coping with it. Some are healthy and some are not, but that typically does not stop people from doing those things. St...

Operation Glass Slipper provides prom dresses for those in need

Operation Glass Slipper provides prom dresses for those in need

Jake Caywood, Social Media Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

For girls in high school, prom is something to look forward to all year, prom is a time to dance, have fun and most of all look spontaneous in a stunning prom dress. Unfortunately some girls are unable to afford a dress to the dance and are denied the opportunity to attend prom. Operation ...

Makeup tutorials on social media platforms increase

Makeup tutorials on social media platforms increase

Valerie Silbernick, Social Media Reporter
March 25, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Makeup tutorials have been around for a while, most on YouTube.  In the past year the tutorials have reached new audiences and members through all different types of social media. Makeup tutorials have grown through different social medias including Twitter and Instagram instead of primarily on YouTube....

Suburb offers students more dining options

Suburb offers students more dining options

Ebbie Benson, Copy Editor
February 20, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Though Stillwater has an abundance of places to shop and eat, students often look forward to checking out new places and having more options. A common place for students to explore different restaurants or stores is Woodbury. Not only is there an outdoor mall, but Woodbury also offers a collection of places to eat and activi...

Student step up voice opinion, inspire change

Student step up voice opinion, inspire change

Hailey Buelow, Social Media Reporter
February 17, 2017
Filed under Student Life

With the many changes happening in the social and political world of America, students are doing their part to be as involved as possible. Student activism in the school has taken a huge leap due to the young population of the country being eager to step up and voice their opinions to make a change...

Take notice, skater brands attract attention

Take notice, skater brands attract attention

Gideon Bimby, Social Media Reporters
February 15, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Popular trends always find their way to high school students. The most recent trend people are starting to notice are people wearing skater brands, such as Thrasher, Vans and Supreme. The trend started sometime in 2014. It has just been a growing epidemic ever since. Thrasher and Vans are the m...

Tin Bins: unique environment provides cozy study place

Tin Bins: unique environment provides cozy study place

Ally Heintz, Copy Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Downtown Stillwater is full of restaurants and cafés where a lot of students love to spend time. For so many Stillwater students these places provide a great local place to hangout or study. One of the more recently popular cafés is Tin Bins, "I really love working there, it's nice to have so many ...

Winter activities leave no room for boredom

Winter activities leave no room for boredom

Ceci Charlsen, Social Media Reporter
February 9, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Looking for fun activities for the cold Minnesota winter, Stillwater is the place to be. There are an abundance of things to keep stay busy while waiting for summer to arrive. Students are notorious for finding cool things to do to keep themselves busy. Some of these activities include skiing or sno...

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