The student news site of Stillwater Area High School

The Pony Express

The student news site of Stillwater Area High School

The Pony Express

The student news site of Stillwater Area High School

The Pony Express

Singer Lorde performs to the crowd, at the Armory on April 25. She and her band perform Buzzcut Season, a song from her second album Melodrama.

Lorde’s Solar Power tour is a celebration of youth

Sophia Arndt, Photography Editor-in-Chief and Copy Editor June 2, 2022

Lights dimmed at the Armory on April 25, as thousands of fans screamed their praise; Lorde had taken the stage. After four years of hiatus Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O’Connor, more formerly known as singer-songwriter...

Junior Bella Chau watches the movie Moxie. She is inspired by the message behind it, and thought the movie was very good.

‘Moxie’s’ brings attention to issues impacted women

Mackenzie Chang, Online Editor April 30, 2021

 “Girls should not be punished for a boy's lack of self-control,” junior Isabella Chau said about the new movie "Moxie". Moxie tells a story about teenage girls, and their fight to be treated respectfully...

Netflix provides a list of the current most popular TV shows. Among them are The Crown and Criminal Minds.

Students binge a variety of television genres while bored in their homes

Nila Cooper, Photography Editor January 27, 2021

Since March, many families are stuck at home during the COVID-19 lockdown and the majority of them turn to TV shows and series to escape. There is a diverse range of shows and genres that have skyrocketed...

Netflix shows its top ten most popular content of 2021 so far.

Students reflect on sentimental programs leaving Netflix

Alexis Schmitz, Layout Editor January 27, 2021

All across the community family and friends gather around their televisions to watch their favorite programs together. One of the most popular streaming services Netflix is taking off many of their most...

Sharing music one way, many screens during the COVID-19 pandemic. People have had to take a different approach in listening to live music.

COVID concerts, music in chaos

Rachel Palmer, Layout Editor November 9, 2020

“Live music... has a powerful message of unity between all people that is very important during these times", music student Ella Goette said. Students feel online concerts during the COVID-19 pandemic...

People are forced to shelter in place at their homes. Therefore, food delivery services such as Ubereats and others have started to deliver more food to families front steps.

COVID-19 brings light to food delivery services

Maria Supan, Business Editor March 28, 2020

Food delivery services have made a mark throughout the community. Many households use delivery services such as Uber Eats or Doordash for on the go convenience purposes. These drop off food companies have...

Junior Ava Nyberg gets her protein shake from the owner of Liftbridge Nutrition, Jon Ransom. The location just opened and they offer a range of healthy shakes and teas as well as wellness coaching.

Herbalife Nutrition clubs bring a new lifestyle to Stillwater

Mairin Torgerson, Photographer March 11, 2020

In the past three decades, the U.S. has seen a large uptick in the national obesity rate, with over a 70 percent increase for adults and 85 percent for kids. However, many schools have been implementing...

Trending plant based diets influence life choices. Choosing plant based diets have stemmed from the want for environmental sustainability and health.

Plant based diets change minds, hearts of local community

Aarya Yang, Layout Editor February 15, 2020

The healthy eating and lifestyle of plant based diets has become an ongoing trend. The plant based diet population has grown five percent between 2014 and 2017. Nearly 40 percent of millennials in...

Sophomore Adrianna Garcia styles her Air Force 1s. Garcia is contributing to the culture trend by showing off her shoes at school.

Nike Air Force 1’s gain their way to fame

Ella Gag, Social Media Editor February 14, 2020

“You can have a sporty side and a girly side wearing Air Force 1’s,” senior Emma Urban said. Air Force 1’s gained their way to fame with new styles and colors pleasing teenagers. The sneaker...

The daily lunch menu displayed in the school cafeteria exhibits meal options for the day. Students participate in diets, especially the keto diet, and struggle to find foods within their dietary restrictions.

Popularity surrounding keto diet fad increases

Ella Nelson, Copy Editor February 13, 2020

Recently, the low-carbohydrate, high-fat and high-protein diet called the ketogenic diet has become increasingly popular among students. The reason behind this attention comes from high profile stars...

Justin Biebers new single Yummy was released on Jan. 3. This is his first song to come out in three years and fans are not impressed.

Justin Bieber’s ‘Yummy’ not getting expected praise

Meg Skaret, Layout Editor February 11, 2020

Justin Bieber recently released his comeback song “Yummy"on Jan. 3. As his first solo single in three years, it does not cut it. Many fans are unimpressed by the repetition and lack of purpose for the...

An internet technology company in Beijing called ByteDance owns an app called TikTok. The company has been censoring politically and culturally sensitive video content towards the Chinese government.

TikTok’s repetitive content censorship creates controversy

Mylana Nederloe, Business Editor January 12, 2020

TikTok is the most addictive and fastest-growing social media platforms with 500 million active users worldwide, TikTok has a wide range of videos uploaded to its app daily. A Chinese company known as...

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