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This yard has seen an increase in dead fish due to chemicals running off into the yard. Because of this, fishing birds have considerably less food.

Climate change can no longer be questioned

Charli Burdick-Kitchell, Graphic Editor and Copy Editor October 23, 2021

The increase of environmental climate change is not an if anymore, it has been affecting everyone yesterday, today, tomorrow and across the globe to personal yards. Climate change is a cause-and-effect...

Senior Grace Roske holds up a sign that reads, Why should we go to school if you dont listen to the educated during the climate strike Sept. 20. The strikes aims to show lawmakers that people care about the planet, and pressure them to take action.

Stop denying Climate Change

Hazel Flock, Layout Editor-in-Chief November 25, 2019

President Trump announced that the U.S. will formally leave the Paris Climate Agreement Nov. 4. After proposing a withdrawal in 2017, Trump was told the U.S. must remain in the agreement and actively participate...

Senior Emma Boehle grabs a handful of paper towels for her class sculpture. Clay classes use handfuls of towels everyday to cover their projects, contributing a large chunk to the overall paper towel waste. This is one area the school can look to reduce waste.

Going paperless in a continuously electronic world

Pony Express Staff October 29, 2019

  On average, around 40 percent of the waste produced by schools is due to paper towels. Many public places have begun the switch to a more cost-efficient and green device, air dryers. Within...

Students gather at St. Paul capital on Sept. 29 to protest climate change. Students handmade vibrant signs in hopes to catch the governments attention.

Global climate change strike attracts local protestors

Paige Sanders , Photography Editor-in-chief October 13, 2019

A global climate change protest took place in major cities all across the globe, including St. Paul on Sept. 29. Protestors and young climate activists gathered at the state capitol to protest climate...

Downtown Stillwater the St. Croix River is frozen, but there is not as much snow on the ground due to the flexuating weather this winter. Over the years there seems to be not as much snow compared to previous winters.

Minnesota winters change due to climate change

Elli Swanson, Photographer January 25, 2019

Over the years, Minnesota winters have differentiated due to mild changes within our Earth's climate. "I certainly remember different winters when I was growing up," biology teacher Benjamin Straka said....

Alexander Pavlicin saves the world one piece of Styrofoam at a time

Alexander Pavlicin saves the world one piece of Styrofoam at a time

Anna Koenning, Copy Editor April 27, 2017

It happens everywhere, oftentimes without a second glance. A Styrofoam cup of coffee in the morning, an extra-long shower on a cold day. Most people don't realize that little by little, their actions...

Trumps Cabinet choices already worrying

Trump’s Cabinet choices already worrying

Adam Johnson, Business Editor January 9, 2017

President-elect Trump’s cabinet choices in the recent weeks have been controversial to say the least. Whether it’s appointing a blatantly sexist media executive to be his top adviser, appointing...

COP discusses dangerous effects to atmosphere

COP discusses dangerous effects to atmosphere

Eric Longnecker , Podcast Editor January 12, 2016

  In the modern world, our environment is rapidly changing. With every year added, our atmosphere nears a dangerous consequence due to our actions. With climate change becoming more prominent...

Graphic by Clara Ilkka

Obama takes climate change into his own hands

Tim Press December 11, 2013

With so much disagreement these days among major political players in the country, it seems that almost every important issue seems impossible to take care of while pleasing everybody. These impasses accomplish...

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