The Pony Express

The Mixtape

Izzy Allen, Student Playlist Reporter

March 26, 2018


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Logic's latest mixtape drop of "Bobby Tarantino II" came out of nowhere. Everyone was expecting there to be a sequel to one of his prior mixtapes that, "Bobby Tarantino", that was dropped in 2016. The mixtape sequel has thirteen songs on it. He randomly dropped three singles, "44 More", "Overnight" and...

44 More

44 More

Malaina Fragnito, Student Playlist Reporter

March 26, 2018


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On Logic's newest single, 44 More, the rapper incorporates lyrics on a number of topics. The lyrics start out him talking about himself and his recent accomplishments as a singer.  The song continues on to one of the more notable parts where he talks about his most recent successes on his third...

Pony Express TV Feb. 26-March 2

Pony Express TV Feb. 26-March 2

February 28, 2018


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World Traveler

February 20, 2018


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Dancing has brought Wallace to several places across the United States, but she takes more pride in her various international travels, while still at a young age. New Zealand, Ireland, Switzerland, France, Hawaii, Scotland, the Bahamas and the U.K. are just some of the expeditions she has taken part ...

Life as a dancer

February 20, 2018


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An avid traveler, dancer, biker, outdoorsmen and videographer, Wallace makes sure that being a student doesn’t define her. She has been dancing for 14 years, and has recently taken part in mountain biking with her father, a former professional biker. Being outside and capturing the world through her...

Joanna Eckles pursues love of birds as she battles for their ecological safety

Joanna Eckles pursues love of birds as she battles for their ecological safety

Abby Banks, Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2018


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Having specifically asked for her cup of steaming water in a white ceramic mug, Joanna Eckles carefully balances her muffin and beverage in hand. Taking a seat, she dropped her bag of green tea into the water to steep, and began to pick apart her blueberry muffin while starting at the beginning of her...

Diagnosis

January 30, 2018


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“Sarah has a condition called Celiac Disease,” explained Dr. Kennedy. The Kerbers had spent hours waiting for Sarah to get up, to get back the lab results, to finally hear the news they had been waiting for. Jane was in a state of shock. Just hours before, they had been told by the doctor “every...

The endoscopy

January 30, 2018


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Sarah and her family were back in the waiting room, an environment with which they had become more familiarized over the past few weeks. The still clueless doctors were going to perform an endoscopy on Sarah to try and identify the problem. She sat among the rows of empty chairs and busied herself with ...

The revelation

January 30, 2018


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It began as a routine visit to the pediatric clinic. Sarah and her mother, Jane, were met by a tall woman with peppered, cropped hair and a slightly hooked nose. The familiar face belonged to Dr. Shelly Strong, Sarah’s life-long pediatrician. They sat across from Dr. Strong in a small examination r...

Kerber fires back at celiac disease

Kerber fires back at celiac disease

Mikayla Cousineau, Distribution Reporter

January 30, 2018


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Sarah Kerber stood in front of the full-length mirror on the back of her bedroom door, taking in all four feet and seven inches of herself. A blue eyed, babyfaced girl gazed back at her, the same face that had followed her for the past twelve years. She formed her mouth into a smile and the face revea...

Life as the dance teacher’s daughter

January 30, 2018


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Adrienne is the eldest daughter of Cormac (O’se) and Natalie O’Shea, directors of O’Shea Irish Dance at the Celtic Junction in St. Paul. Adrienne is a dancer at the school and plans to take over her parents dance school someday. She is currently working toward becoming a TCRG or an official Irish Step Dancing teache...

Becoming a professional Irish musician

January 30, 2018


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At just 16 years old, Adrienne O'Shea is already working towards her dream of becoming a professional Irish musician. She plays the wooden flute, tin whistle and piano, and is also an extremely talented singer. Adrienne is in a few ensembles through The Center For Irish Music in St. Paul and she has also been in a band in se...