The Pony Express

Herbalife Nutrition clubs bring a new lifestyle to Stillwater

Junior Ava Nyberg gets her protein shake from the owner of Liftbridge Nutrition, Jon Ransom. The location just opened and they offer a range of healthy shakes and teas as well as wellness coaching.

Mairin Torgerson, Photographer

March 11, 2020

In the past three decades, the U.S. has seen a large uptick in the national obesity rate, with over a 70 percent increase for adults and 85 percent for kids. However, many schools have been implementing programs and initiatives to try and push the younger population into eating healthier and becoming more...

Popularity surrounding keto diet fad increases

The daily lunch menu displayed in the school cafeteria exhibits meal options for the day. Students participate in diets, especially the keto diet, and struggle to find foods within their dietary restrictions.

Ella Nelson, Copy Editor

February 13, 2020

Recently, the low-carbohydrate, high-fat and high-protein diet called the ketogenic diet has become increasingly popular among students. The reason behind this attention comes from high profile stars and influencers expressing it as what keeps them in shape, their secret to a healthier body. Ho...

Vaping illness epidemic continues to spread

A nicotine flyer hangs near popular bathrooms, visible to students walking by. The flyer portrays the threatening risks of vaping as a teenager.

Ella Nelson, Copy Editor

October 20, 2019

Vaping is undoubtedly known by almost every high school student in the U.S. It is no secret this is a substantial threatening problem across the country, however many students are not taking vaping and the harsh risks that come along with it seriously. The truth is, vaping and high schoolers do not...

Link Crew welcomes underclassmen

Senior and junior Link Crew leaders welcome freshmen students to the building on the first day of school.

Malaina Fragnito, Distrubution reporter

September 3, 2017

The Link Crew transition team worked hard to prepare and welcome the freshman to the high school. Link Crew is a team of upperclassmen, teachers and administrators who work with the freshman on orientation day. The leaders do activities with the freshman to help expose them to the new environment an...

Exercising helps keep attitude positive

It is very important to get a good balance of vegetables, fruits, grains and meat every day in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle while staying strong. Regular exercise and eating can have a significant impact on the body’s health.

Joel Lange, Social Media Reporter

March 1, 2015

The body is a temple and it must be upheld by healthy practices. Regular exercise and eating can have a significant impact on the body's health. Although, getting in the habit of exercising and not eating junk foods can be so difficult, some people do not even know where to start. Before exercising,...

Maintaining healthy lifestyle through body and mind

Rachel LeMire, Photographer

February 27, 2015

Staying in shape can be a difficult task, especially during the cold winters that keep us inside. While some try to maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating healthy, others participate in rigorous exercise programs. Now more than ever, there are countless ways to stay healthy. From at home workout systems,...

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