The Pony Express

President Trump shuffles his cabinet

President Trump shuffles his cabinet

Paxton Watson, Podcast Reporter

May 12, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Podcasts, Political Opinion

President Donald Trump has been taking a lot of heat in the last few weeks due to the fact he has reshuffled his cabinet multiple times. This started on March 13 when President Trump removed the Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson. This was followed by the removal of his National Security Advisor, H.R....

High school tattoos become more widespread

High school tattoos become more widespread

Fotini Kloos, Announcements Editor

March 11, 2018


Filed under Podcasts, Student Life

Tattoos have become a major trend in the Stillwater community, especially with the seniors turning 18. Tattoos and body art have always been a way for students, especially in high school, to express themselves. Recently, students have been posting on social media with their friends getting the new a...

Despite growing opposition, FCC passes repeal of Net Neutrality

Despite growing opposition, FCC passes repeal of Net Neutrality

Hannah Sween, Layout Editor

January 13, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Podcasts, Political Opinion

The internet is like a grocery store. It is full of all different kinds and qualities of foods and is open to all people. Grocery stores are set up like this because everyone needs and deserves open and equal access to food. The same goes for the internet, anyone with access to a computer can go any...

Flex time activities keep students engaged

Flex time activities keep students engaged

Ike Gunderson, Online Editor

January 4, 2018


Filed under News, Podcasts

This year flex time was implemented and the focus is equity and students finding their passion. The overwhelmingly positive response raises the question: What are kids doing during flex time? The Pioneer Press recently released an article which dives into this issue and describes what the most po...

Legalizing marijuana, smart and strategic

Legalizing marijuana, smart and strategic

Paxton Watson, Podcast Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under Podcasts, Political Opinion

The legalization of marijuana has been an increasingly talked about topic in the United States. In fact, 29 states currently have laws encouraging the legalization of marijuana. Therefore, marijuana should be legalized in the United States. Marijuana was first recreationally used in the early 1900’s. It...

Staff Editorial: Photoshop affects body image

Staff Editorial: Photoshop affects body image

Arieanna Junghans, Social Media Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Podcasts

Media outlets and advertisers who use Photoshop to alter images of women causes harm among viewers and readers. With teenagers having more access to the internet, it creates the perception that everyone has to be a certain shape and size to be “good enough” and Photoshop within the “media culture” ...

Underclassmen take over boys hockey team

Underclassmen take over boys hockey team

Alyssa Bump, Social Media Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under Podcasts, Sports, Winter Sports

This year's Stillwater boys hockey season started on Nov. 13.  Stillwater will have its positives and negatives but with the help of the coaches and captain, the team could make it to state. This years team is going to include underclassmen due to the fact that the team lost 13 seniors last year. ...

Ness redefines living with Cystic Fibrosis

Ness redefines living with Cystic Fibrosis

Mikayla Cousineau, Distribution Reporter

November 1, 2017


Filed under In-Depth, Podcasts

Center stage in front of a large audience sounds like the place most people would find themselves in a nightmare. For junior Sabrina Ness, the stage is where her dreams have come true, and the spotlight is where she finds her heart. When she was only three months old, Ness was diagnosed with cy...