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Disney loses fans’ trust with ‘Star Wars’

Disney loses fans’ trust with ‘Star Wars’

Drew Miller, Video Editor

December 28, 2019

Disney recently acquired Lucasfilm in 2012 and has made mistakes at every turn with "Star Wars". Disney's last movie "Solo: A Star Wars Story" did terrible at the box office. Now is a better time than ever to prove Disney wants to tell entertaining "Star Wars" stories and not just use it as an easy way t...

Da Vinci Fest blends artistic passions in community

Da Vinci Fest blends artistic passions in community

Elsa Persson, Online Editor

January 12, 2019

One of the community's most special showcases of talent is coming around once again. This festival displays incredible art and science projects made by students in the Stillwater district, for which participants strive to win the competition. The Da Vinci Fest is an annual tradition in the Stillwater...

Youth for Sustainable Solutions push for recycling, solar power and political action

Youth for Sustainable Solutions push for recycling, solar power and political action

Elsa Persson, Online Editor

October 26, 2018

Service projects, environmental lobbying, and even working with organizations at the state capital are expected activities of environmental activists, yet they also cater to a younger demographic: high schoolers. Environmental club, also known as Youth for Sustainable Solutions, is an after s...

Stricter cell phone policies implemented this fall

Stricter cell phone policies implemented this fall

Paige Speedling, Distribution Reporter

September 13, 2018

This last fall, administration updated and changed the cell phone policy. Students are only allowed to have their phones on them in passing time, lunch, before and after school and when it serves a purpose in the classroom. Using them otherwise results in punishments that become more extreme over...

New teachers transition to high school

New teachers transition to high school

Elise Luoma, Student Playlist Editor

May 2, 2017

With the new construction and transition of ninth graders, more faculty is needed to cater to all students. As the transition plan has added new buildings to the existing school, the hiring process of new teachers will progress. This construction process has already made an immense impact on t...

Political views should not overrule environmentalism facts

Political views should not overrule environmentalism facts

Travis Jacobson, Social Media Reporter

January 3, 2017

Florida is going to sink into the ocean! So will California! The seas will overtake the land! The ice caps are melting into nothingness! This is the speech of radical environmentalists 30 years ago about what the climate would do today, or what they thought would happen by today. But, none of that ...

‘The Rouge One’ takes on theatres

‘The Rouge One’ takes on theatres

Gideon Bimpey, Social Media Reporter

January 9, 2016

The Star Wars franchise has never failed to disappoint its fans, and it plans to add to the legend and possibly top it with the latest installment, Rouge One: A Star Wars Story. The Star Wars Franchise started in 1977 with Episode IV: A New Hope. Since then, the Star Wars series has boomed into a cult...

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