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17 events that characterized 2017

17 events that characterized 2017

Malaina Fragnito, Student Playlist Reporter

December 28, 2017

2017 has been a year of change, devastation followed by hope and success. From events that impact the whole world to things that impact the community of Stillwater, many things have happened this year. This year has been filled with everything, from tragedies due to natural disasters, to controversy over the president to...

Fatima Menawa defines character with standout essay

Reprited with permission from Stillwater Area High School

Jesse Brown, Distribution Reporter

December 22, 2017

Martin Luther King once wrote: “Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.” This fall BestPrep hosted an essay competition for over 400 students. Students had to write an essay on the quote above and on two questions about character that were given to them by BestPrep. The two que...

Athlete interviews are useless

Athlete interviews are useless

Hunter Hippel, Online Editor

February 14, 2017

"That was horse (explicit).  He shouldn't even be able to work at Foot Locker," Chiefs' tight end Travis Kelce said after a holding call effectively ended the Chiefs' season against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the NFL Divisional Round in mid January.  The hold was on Eric Fisher, a lineman who has str...

Roger Goodell’s overwhelming controversy surrounds National Football League

Roger Goodell's overwhelming controversy surrounds National Football League

Quinn Kuslich, In Studio Editor

November 14, 2016

Throughout NFL history there have been many controversies about incidents involving players, coaches and other involved parties. Out of these controversies, one is very important. Roger Goodell is the commissioner for the NFL and he has had many shady moments and bad choices in his career. Many fans and ...

Fantasy football keeping fans updated on sports

Fantasy football keeping fans updated on sports

Austin Dowall, Social Media Editior

October 26, 2015

Information Graphic by Austin Dowdall NFL football has always been a very popular sport, but with fantasy football becoming more popular in the past couple of years, due to an increasing fan base. Even the non football fans are watching NFL football because of the recent fantasy football frenzy. Fan...

Ray Rice should not play professional football

Oliver Parker, Online Editor

January 16, 2015

The reinstatement of former Baltimore Ravens running back, Ray Rice, into the NFL left a thunderstorm over their fan base due to the ongoing rate of domestic violence in the National Football League. The NFL did the right thing in adjusting their domestic violence policies following the ban of Ray...

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