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Students ‘pee’ved over new bathroom security policy

Students ‘pee’ved over new bathroom security policy

Pony Express Staff

April 8, 2019

While walking the halls, keep an eye out for the locked bathroom doors with ‘See Something, Say Something’ QR codes taped up over them. Notice kids wearing yellow shirts, sweatshirts and pins. Watch for teachers and security guards who watch back as kids enter the bathroom. All are effects of new rules tha...

Teachers learn about memes, share reactions

Teachers learn about memes, share reactions

Fotini Kloos, Announcements Editor

May 22, 2018

Memes have been popular and cultural ideas that have been passed from one individual to another. They have been surfacing not only in Stillwater, but all throughout social media as well. We see memes on Snapchat, Instagram and on television. The majority of modern memes are captioned photos that are intended to be fu...

Mattson, Constant begin makeup account

Mattson, Constant begin makeup account

Allison Heintz, Copy Editor

May 5, 2017

High school has always been seen as a time to be who you really are and do what you love. With the social media and internet access we have today, it's easier than ever to be open about who you really are. For some students that means having an Instagram makeup page to share their talent. Seniors Sarah Mattson and ...

Jack Lange’s photography progresses with age

Jack Lange’s photography progresses with age

Anna Koenning, Copy Editor

November 15, 2016

Plenty of people consider photography to be a hobby, but not many possess a passion or dexterity quite like junior Jack Lange does. His Instagram account made specifically for photography, called jtnovo, attracts hundreds with his keen eye for that perfect shot. Since beginning the account in Feb. 2014,...

False internet information permeates the crevices of daily life

False internet information permeates the crevices of daily life

Cates Eliasen, Online Editor

November 5, 2016

When scrolling through the trending section on YouTube or any other social media site, many of the videos tend to follow a similar outline. Poorly organized videos centered around disrespecting someone, with a follow up video calling out slander. It seems that in today's world of social media, t...

New online community forms on Instagram

New online community forms on Instagram

Hailey Laubscher, Online Broadcaster

September 25, 2016

Spam Instagram accounts have given students a new way of connecting with each other. Using a "spam" account gives people the freedom to post pictures whenever they want without the fear that their peers will judge them. Spam Instagram accounts are Instagram accounts that allow students to post daily life upd...

Staff Editorial: social media becomes popular news outlet because of technology advacements

Staff Editorial: social media becomes popular news outlet because of technology advacements

Pony Express Staff

April 28, 2016

The 21st century has brought about many changes to the world of technology. Social media websites such as Twitter, Instagram or even Snapchat are being used by millions of people around the globe, but these sites are still trying to evolve and keep up with the ever changing world. Social media certainly is not de...

Spam Instagram accounts sweeping popularity over students

Spam Instagram accounts sweeping popularity over students

Kathleen Billingsley, Copy Editor

April 3, 2016

 Today's society is constantly creating and communicating through social media. Websites like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat have taken on a life of their own. Owning an account on various sites, is not enough for this generation. Teens have now taken interest in the idea of a 'Spam' Accou...

‘Damn Daniel’ and modern internet culture

‘Damn Daniel’ and modern internet culture

Daniel Onufer, In Studio Video Editor

March 15, 2016

In the span of 1 week, the internet was raving over Damn Daniel, a series of videos in which a child filming a boy wearing white Vans shouts "Damn, Daniel! Back at it again with the white Vans!" There's something very off about this sensation, though; no one knows why it's so popular. Some people say...

Photoshop takes away the truthfulness of a photo

Photoshop takes away the truthfulness of a photo

Lauren Feldkamp, Online Editor

January 14, 2016

With selfies rising in popularity this past year so has the extent people take for them. People will do anything to get the right picture, which urges some to go for the editing route. Transforming an image at a click of a button through an app that ranges from full facial reconstruction to ligh...

Universal rules of ‘being cool’

Universal rules of ‘being cool’

Lauren Lebourgeois, Copy Editor

January 13, 2016

  Many people wonder what it means to be cool. Everyone has their own definition of, and think of, it a little differently. It is natural for trends to start, and also to come to an end. Trends are constantly happening in our evolving society. Since before anyone could remember, humans have al...

Staff Editorial: teachers should have a unified cell phone policy

Staff Editorial: teachers should have a unified cell phone policy

Pony Express Staff

April 30, 2015

It is no surprise that technology is becoming more prevalent in people’s daily lives. The school encourages people to bring their own electronic devices from home, and most people have their cell phones on them or nearby at all times. With this type of abundant presence of technology in the lives of ma...

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