The Pony Express

The only thing to hate is hate itself

The only thing to hate is hate itself

Q.C. Ho, Editorial Cartoonist

December 8, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Political Opinion

Late October, America watched as news of bomb threats to prominent Democrats and the shooting of a synagogue showed horrors we did not expect from Halloween. The antisemitism and hate Americans fought against in World War II has now resurfaced in our own country. We the people have a duty to stop hate in ...

Young Republicans visit State Capitol

Young Republicans visit State Capitol

Emma Lowey, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2018


Filed under Student Life

The Young Republicans were recently invited on a trip to the Minnesota State capitol on Jan. 24. They were guided by Senator Karen Housley, whom the club has sponsored in the past. Housley is a Stillwater native and has been in touch with the club for almost two years, but under the new leadership of junior Vi...

Only one political club remains this fall

Only one political club remains this fall

Hannah Sween, Layout Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under News, Photo Slide Shows

This fall only one of the two political clubs remains at large within the school, the Young Democrats. Many of the Young Republicans' main characters graduated last year, leaving their fellow conservative underclassmen floundering without leadership. The two politically centered clubs arose durin...

Cat Clements influences comment with political involvement

Cat Clements influences comment with political involvement

Allison Heintz, Layout Editor

November 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase

As the final election debate comes to an end, many individual's political views and thoughts increase greatly. When thinking of a politically involved person, the image of a high school student doesn't pop into the mind, but for many students, Cat Clements is a junior very politically involved stu...

A lot can be taken from attending presidential candidate rallies

A lot can be taken from attending presidential candidate rallies

Tiana Meador, Editor-In-Chief

November 8, 2016


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Political Opinion, Showcase

"We are going to bring our great jobs back to America. We are going to change Washington, and get rid of the corruption that Crooked Hillary has permeated throughout our government," the infamous voice rang out across six measly speakers as the remaining crowd fought to get up to the door where D...

Clinton emerges as possible president

Clinton emerges as possible president

Craig Sanislo, Layout Editor

November 5, 2016


Filed under Political Opinion

Everyone knows a thing or two about the presidential candidates running in 2016. In one of the most interesting and worst presidential races of all time, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have been fighting each other for the oval office. When the race started, Hillary Clinton seemed like an o...

Young Democrats reignite passion in politics

Young Democrats reignite passion in politics

Craig Sanislo, Layout Editor

May 5, 2016


Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Showcase

As the presidential election approaches and many students become of legal voting age, students have become more engaged and passionate than ever. Students have formed a club that they call the "Young Democrats". The club was started by junior Corri Gardner, a student who has been a passionate...

Young adults vote for the first time

Young adults vote for the first time

Kaitlin Bloom, Online Editor

October 28, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Political Opinion

The 2016 presidential election is approaching fast, and for many students this will be the first election they are eligible to vote. While everyone seems excited and ready to talk about their opinions at any moment, statistics indicate that less young people in America are participating in voting...

Wrongful discrimination of dog breed in California

Kelly Roehrig

June 1, 2014


Filed under Political Opinion

Dogs are not just an accessory for their owners, but an extension of their family. For the most part they are loved and only love in return, yet cities across the United States are instilling Breed Specific Legislation (BSL) that would ban people from owning certain breeds of dog, namely the pit bull. BSL...

Michelle Obama stepping outside her boundaries

Michelle Obama stepping outside her boundaries

Sara Klein

May 7, 2014


Filed under Political Opinion

Being a first lady comes with its set of duties. Usually that consists of choosing a public issue and advocating for it. The current first lady has been breaking that mold and taking it a little too far. Michelle Obama took a recent trip to China. Mrs. Obama turned what was supposed to be a spring...

U.S. involvement in Ukraine

U.S. involvement in Ukraine

Kenzie Monson

April 4, 2014


Filed under Political Opinion

Currently undergoing its way is a possible world war starting at the heart of Ukraine in the city of Crimea. The leader of Ukraine, Viktor F. Yanukoyvch, abandoned his post last month and is now the leader of Russia. The United States has cut off trade and any ties with them, and is making threats as...

Venezuelans should replace failed government

Alex Eitzman

April 2, 2014


Filed under Political Opinion

While much of the world is focused on turmoil in Ukraine, another country is wrapped up in political and social crisis. The South American nation of Venezuela has had mass protests in Caracas, its largest city and capital, over food shortages and massive economic inflation. The protests come after the...