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Review of Get Weird by Little Mix

Review of Get Weird by Little Mix

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter
October 23, 2015
Filed under Reviews

Little mix is a girl band from England that formed just for Uk's Xfactor and also became the first group to win the competition. The band consists of Jade Thirlwall (22), Perrie Edwards (22), Leigh-Anne Pinnock (24), and Jesy Nelson (24). I think that they have improved a lot since 2011 and definitely...

Review for Sounds Good Feels Good by 5 Seconds of Summer

Review for Sounds Good Feels Good by 5 Seconds of Summer

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter
October 23, 2015
Filed under Reviews

5 Seconds of Summer started out as a little garage band from Sydney, Australia that had big dreams. The band includes guitarists Luke Hemmings, Michael Clifford, and Calum Hood. The band's drummer is Ashton Irwin. They all dropped out of school to pursue their dream of becoming a band. One Direction'...

Symphonic and Jazz Bands put on Fall Concert

Symphonic and Jazz Bands put on Fall Concert

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter
October 20, 2015
Filed under Music, Showcase

The Manitou Springs High School band had their first concert of the year on Thursday, October 15. The band has been working hard for this concert since the beginning of the year, but they had to stop rehearsing it at times in order to be able to practice the school song for the Homecoming Parade. ...

Exchange Students React to New Documentary, “He Named me Malala”

Exchange Students React to New Documentary, “He Named me Malala”

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter
October 20, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

In this country, children are allowed to attend school from an early age. As we near adulthood, most of us can choose to continue being educated, or we can give it up. Because of our long tradition of free public education, we often don't see it as a privilege and a gift. But in some parts of the world,...

Music Review: Made in the A.M. by One Direction

Music Review: Made in the A.M. by One Direction

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter
October 20, 2015
Filed under Reviews

It was said that One Direction's career was over since member Zayn Malik (22) left the band. But Harry Styles (21), Liam Payne (22), Louis Tomlinson (23), and Niall Horan (22) are releasing their fifth album, called Made in the A.M. Its release date is November 13th. I knew when 1D stated that they...

Girls Finish Second in League Cross Country

Girls Finish Second in League Cross Country

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter
October 20, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Cross country Leagues went as expected. The whole team has been training hard for this race and did exceptionally well. Their leagues race was last Friday, October 16, in Florence. The girls' team got second place in the race, falling straight after the Salida girls' team, who got first place. Most girls ...

Avengers: Age of Ultron Review

Avengers: Age of Ultron Review

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter
October 6, 2015
Filed under Reviews

Marvels Avengers Age of Ultron (2015) is one of the greatest movies Marvel has produced. The Marvel universe began with the movie The Avengers: Avengers Assemble, which was just a battle against Loki (Tom Hiddleson), the God of mischief and lies. The threat to the world for Avengers: Age of Ultron...

Student-Drafted Dress Code not Approved for 2015-2016 School Year

Student-Drafted Dress Code not Approved for 2015-2016 School Year

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter
September 23, 2015
Filed under News

Student Council representatives of Manitou Springs High School wanted to change the dress code for 2015-2016 school year. This new dress code won't be accepted until the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year. However, it's uncertain whether the final draft of the dress code will be approved by that...

Racing Machine

Racing Machine

May 15, 2014
Filed under Features, Sports

Taylor Finn is in the 100 and 300 meter hurdles and was one of the fastest on the team coming in first not only in the heat but placed second and first in the event as well. An injury earlier in the season took her out of several meets and gave her a long road to recovery. One would think that an injury...

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