The Pony Express

Flying across a challenging sea

Flying across a challenging sea

Brianna Halverson, Social Media Reporter

September 25, 2015

"It seems like it'd take a lot of bravery," said junior Aine King. More bravery than most teenagers have at their disposal. There are four foreign exchange students this year, eager to learn about, and take the challenge to immerse themselves in another culture. Driving herself headfirst into American...

Time to indicate GMO health risks on food labels

Time to indicate GMO health risks on food labels

Stephanie Nielson, Photographer

November 17, 2014

Genetically modified organisms, commonly known as GMOs, are organisms that have been genetically enhanced or modified by scientists for various purposes. They are commonly found in the foods consumers eat every day. Scientists engineer these organisms by using DNA from viruses, bacteria or other plant...

A new twist on a classic story, ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’

A new twist on a classic story, ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Kaitlyn Doyle, Photographer

October 2, 2014

This is everything but your boring, typical Shakespearean play. Director Haeri Tollefson has applied a new twist to an old classic. The play is grounded in comedy, but has a unique spin that takes an epic story from an outdated plot to a modern day theme. Prepare to be entertained by Midsummer’s Night Dream with an exotic setting. Midsummer’s Night Dream, written by ...

Tail-end of the whaling season

Christine Corcoran

May 6, 2014

For decades Japan has been killing whales and selling their meat to eat. In 1986, that changed. The International Whaling Commission (IWC) moratorium was issued which made it illegal to hunt whales. Despite this Japan still hunts whales and sells their meat for economic value. It is time once and fo...

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