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Self care combats S.A.D.

Self care combats S.A.D.

Claire Anderson, Field Reporter

February 9, 2019


Filed under Focus

"Lethargic," "lack of motivation" and a "sense of hopelessness," are the words Social Studies and Psychology teacher Roger Stippel used to explain Seasonal Affective Disorder. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that affects student's moods negatively during the fall and wi...

Minnesota voters prepare to see marijuana on ballots

Minnesota voters prepare to see marijuana on ballots

Dylan Stormoen, Copy Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Political Opinion

Minnesota politicians prepare for a bill that legalizes recreational marijuana use to pass their desks and potentially appear on the 2020 ballot. State Rep. Raymond Dehn recently proposed a bill Jan. 22, that would leave legalization of marijuana up to the voters. Before the measure can appear on the...

Flu shot necessary to keep everyone healthy

Flu shot necessary to keep everyone healthy

Pony Express Staff

December 5, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Political Opinion, Staff Editorial

Some say they are toxic, that they make people sick and are unsafe for people to get. Others say they are necessary and help keep individuals healthy. So what do flu shots really do for us? Flu shots are a necessary vaccine, and for those who can get one should receive every year. They keep the pop...