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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...

Ski groups grow during winter

Ski groups grow during winter

Elana Ross, Photographer
January 9, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Winter in Minnesota comes with cold temperatures and lots of snow. New winter sports approach and skiing and snowboarding are two popular choices for students. Recreational skiing has been around since the 1850s originating in Norway. There is a variety of skiing that students can try such as cross countr...

Students take a liking to Nutrition Revolution

Students take a liking to Nutrition Revolution

Ciana Fragnito, Social Media Reporter
January 9, 2017
Filed under Read & Watch, Student Life, Trending Now

Nutrition Revolution, a shop many Stillwater residents are becoming familiar with as they begin enjoying this healthy option. This shop has protein shakes, tea and aloe shots available to store goers. This shop has become a favorite for many athletes as they substitute sugary drinks for a better option. The benefits of t...

Shorter styles allow for healthier hair

Shorter styles allow for healthier hair

Audra Risberg, Online Editor
January 9, 2017
Filed under Student Life

For a long time, longer hair has always been desired. From expensive extensions to crazy hair masks, the want for long hair has always been apparent. Not anymore, more girls are choosing to cut off their hair for shoulder length or shorter hairstyles. Not only is shorter hair easier to take care of...

Garnier Micellar Water: easy way for clean skin

Garnier Micellar Water: easy way for clean skin

Maddy Baker, Copy Editor
January 8, 2017
Filed under Student Life

Recently, Garnier Micellar Water has been all the rage in skincare. This product not only removes all makeup, but it cleanses and refreshes your face. For being so harsh on makeup, dirt and grime, it is still very gentle on skin. Garnier Micellar Water comes in two different formulas, one for nor...

Entering the military, a growing post-high school option

Entering the military, a growing post-high school option

Hope Haukom, Social Media Reporter
January 8, 2017
Filed under Student Life

After high school a lot of kids go on to either college or a job. A few brave ones, join the military. Enlisting in the military is more than just serving for the country, it will provide those who serve with memories, knowledge, and cultural experiences that will last a lifetime. Once enlisted, ...

Raising Cane’s chicken, a local favorite

Raising Cane’s chicken, a local favorite

Hailey Laubscher, Pony Express TV Broadcaster
January 8, 2017
Filed under Read & Watch, Student Life

,   Students have begun a new trend, driving 30 minutes just for a fried chicken meal. Raising Cane's is a fast-food restaurant that has good quality fried chicken meals, for reasonable prices. Raising Cane's, or Cane's, was founded in Louisiana in 1996, and now has sites all over the nation, including a restaurant i...

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