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Starbucks’ secret menu gains popularity

Starbucks’ secret menu gains popularity

Erin Dickie

November 25, 2013


Filed under Student Life

Starbucks now has a secret menu that everyone seems to be craving. This is an online menu with combinations that are unimaginable for frappuccinos, drinks, sizes, teas and deals. It almost seems like there is an endless amount of recipes. Visit www.starbuckssecretmenu.net to see the craze. The St...

Noodles and Company moves to Stillwater

Noodles and Company moves to Stillwater

Zak Mantel

October 31, 2013


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  Noodles and Company is coming to the Stillwater area, bringing eagerly awaited international pastas that the community has been eagerly looking forward to. The new location will be in a strip mall in Oak Park Heights next to Jimmy John's and Chipotle.  Noodles and Company is a fast food r...

Adopt-a-River program cleans up Minnesota shorelines

Adopt-a-River program cleans up Minnesota shorelines

Brinna Dochniak

October 30, 2013


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Adopt-a-River  is a program put on by the Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Parks and Trails. Adopt-a-River is looking for people in Minnesota’s communities to clean up the shorelines. The program is available to individuals, groups, businesses, families and students. They just have to...

School related stress spurs anxiety

Kenzie Monson

October 19, 2013


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Many students struggle with stress and anxiety that comes from school. There are other factors that lead to stress, such as bullying or the different cliques at school. Homework, however, also causes a major impact. There are a lot of different school related pressures that can often stress out students...

Nike releases new sportswear line

Nike releases new sportswear line

Savannah Sylvis

October 16, 2013


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Nike stores have their own professional athletes to sponsor their clothing lines. In the last few months Nike added four new lines of clothing for purchase: Lebron11 iD, Nike Pro Combat Hyperwarm, Nike Lunarglide 5 shield and NFL limited jersey. Just this year, Nike has come out with a ton of new sh...

Popular music video confuses many

Popular music video confuses many

Drew Maiers

October 16, 2013


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On Sept. 3,  Bergan and Bard Ylvisaker also known as Ylvis released a comical and corky video by the name of "What does the Fox Say?" or “The Fox”.  It is unique music, and more notably the video caught the eye of millions. Skyrocketing the video in the charts the video achieved 75 million views in less than a mon...

College rank and reputation effect student decisions

College rank and reputation effect student decisions

September 18, 2013


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There are two tough questions students tackle on a daily basis, what do you want for dinner, and where are you going to college? With counselors, teachers, parents and friends bombarding students with questions about the future while they are attempting to do homework and just have fun, it’s no wo...

What’s in your bucket?

What’s in your bucket?

July 20, 2013


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Summer is around the corner and for some people that means three months with nothing to do. In order to avoid being bored, making a summer bucket list can help figure out what to do for the day. Trying new things is always something fun to do especially with friends. How better to spend summer than...

Only the beginning for senior class

Only the beginning for senior class

July 20, 2013


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The end of the school year is near for Stillwater Area High School seniors, but many would rather call it only the beginning. The beginning of the rest of their lives, that is. Seniors will be graduating on June 8, and many will be attending the senior party following graduation. Every year, parents...