The Pony Express

Valerius overcomes challenges in his first year as BPA student

Stillwater graduate Ben Valerius ('19) attends his virtual Ballet One class. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Valerius has had to have his classes for his Bachelor of Performing Arts degree online.
Charlie Valerius, Online Editor April 15, 2020

The saying “the show must go on” has been a traditional term in the theatre culture for a long time. During a global pandemic, Stillwater graduate Ben Valerius ('19) is bringing this term to life while...

Pep fest ends Homecoming week, kicks off homecoming game

Students file into the bleachers for the annual Homecoming pep fest Sept. 28.
Lilly Sample, Online Editor-in-Chief September 28, 2018

To wrap up Homecoming week, Student Council has planned another successful pep fest. The Stillwater Armada Robotics team used their robot to shoot t-shirts into the bleachers, a lucky student pie-d...

Musical ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ features new talent

Musical 'Bye Bye Birdie' features new talent
Madison Weispfenning, Editorial Cartoonist April 6, 2018

The theater department is hard at work preparing for the spring musical "Bye Bye Birdie". Originally performed as a Broadway show called “Let’s Go Steady” in 1960, “Bye Bye Birdie” eventually...

Importance in theater rises above actors onstage

“The 39 Steps” was put on at Stillwater Junior High School Nov. 17-19. The play used little set decoration to aide in the performance “It allowed more opportunities for the actors to convey a comedic tone without relying on a set and props,” Larkins says.
Ben Wicklund, Social Media Reporter December 5, 2016

"All human happiness or misery takes the form of action," Greek philosopher Aristotle said in his famous Poetics. The ability to represent the thoughts and feelings of beings other than oneself in...

Soundcloud takes over spotify

Linnea Phillips, Layout Editor October 20, 2016

Spotify and Soundcloud are the two biggest online music streaming sites of this decade. Both Spotify and Soundcloud are fantastic resources for streaming the latest and greatest music, but some people...

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