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1932 edition of Mountaineer unearths its origins

1932 edition of Mountaineer unearths its origins

February 4, 2016

In honor of the Mountaineer's birthday, we located our venerable paper's origin story, written all the way back in 1932. Happy birthday, Mountaineer!

ESL contains a diverse group of students

ESL contains a diverse group of students

Brianna Cummings, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016

Want to meet an athlete who is a master at sign language? Look no further. SHS junior, Saint Syr Melendez Just, fits this description. The native of Puerto Rico actually has teaching experience. ai???I tutored kids in Puerto Rico in sign language,ai??? said Melendez. Melendez is one of thirty students in Mrs. J...

Mini-THON Wants You

Mini-THON Wants You

Amber Quinn, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016

A total of nine cards stood between the students of Stroudsburg High School and their efforts to change the lives of those battling pediatric cancer. The students grew anxious as each card was slowly flipped to reveal a jumble of numbers. A roaring cheer resounded throughout the gym as the total of $52,742...

Teens choose vibrant hair colors for various reasons

Madison Seixas, Staff Writer

December 17, 2015

In recent years, females have latched onto a new trend: hair dye. Whether it is to express one's originality, touch up some grays, or to simply keep up with the newest styles, dying hair has become a common movement in today's society. In a recent study done by the hair company Clairol, it was fo...

New pope creates a buzz around the globe

EVALENA LABAYEN, Staff Writer

December 14, 2015

Pope Francis, originally named Jorge Mario Bergolio, is a Pope of many firsts. He is the first Pope from the Americas, the first to publicly accept gay marriage, the first pope to give mass in Spanish, the first to take the place of a resigned pope, and the first to pick the name Francis. Ai??He droppe...

Transgender Stroudsburg High grad: ‘Things get better’

Transgender Stroudsburg High grad: ‘Things get better’

Evalena Labayen, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015

Emmett Taylor is a transgender male who graduated last year from Stroudsburg High School and has undergone testosterone shots since July. ai???I knew a majority of my life that something wasnai??i??t exactly correct. Around the age of 15 or 16, my sophomore year, I finally accepted the fact that I...

Fan fiction brings new life to favorite characters

Fan fiction brings new life to favorite characters

Brianna Cummings, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015

This submission on fanfiction is part of the Pocono Record Teen Writers project. Imagine the simplicity of prose writing without the worry of character development. Welcome to the world of fan fiction ai??i?? fiction written by fans of a TV series, movie, etc., using existing characters and situatio...

Golf without clubs?

Golf without clubs?

Jacob Angradi, Staff Photographer/ Writer

October 28, 2015

The sport of disc golf, also known as frisbee golf, has grown tenfold since itai??i??s start. According to the Pro Disc Golf Association, there are over 80,000 members who actively participate in tournaments. The PDGA estimates that there is over 500,000 people who regularly play that are not member...

Why do we love a good scare?

Why do we love a good scare?

Lauren Bruckstein, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015

The slow, creaking of a door. A dark room, with blood splattered walls. Shrieking women with missing limbs. These are all shocking images which often intrigue people. What is it about horrifying sights that have people dying with curiosity, making them enjoy the feeling of terror, and the suspense of ...

Palm Reading: The future rests in the palm of your handsai??i?? literally!

Palm Reading: The future rests in the palm of your handsai??i?? literally!

Amber Quinn, Staff Writer

March 12, 2015

Over the years, little shops tucked back in alleyways or calling out to people from the boardwalks have become increasingly popular. Ai??Whether people are looking for a way to start preparing for the rest of their lives, or just curious skeptics wanting a laugh, they find themselves sitting in front...

New Years resolutions soon dwindle into illusions

New Years resolutions soon dwindle into illusions

Corbin Buff, Staff Writer

March 11, 2015

If you are like over 40% of Americans, you would like to lose weight, have more family time, or achieve any number of other resolutions. If so, you likely resolved to do so over two months ago. So, dear reader, be honest: how has your resolution been holding up? If you've already managed to cop out...

You are what you eat… But what are you eating?

You are what you eat… But what are you eating?

Olivia Cashman, Staff Writer

March 8, 2015

Walk down any aisle in the grocery store and you will see colorful products scrawled with feel-good phrases such as ai???no trans fat,ai??? ai???natural,ai??? and ai???supports the immune system.ai??? Turn the product over to find a long list of complex ingredients written in a font that is tough to...

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