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Yuji Zhong, Chinese Exchange Student, Talks American Experience

Yuji Zhong, Chinese Exchange Student, Talks American Experience

Eryn McQueen, Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under Features

Many international students have come Manitou Springs High School this year, including Yuji Zhong (11). Prior to her current living situations, Zhong lived in Beijing, China. The transition has been a bit turbulent due to the vast amount of changes in culture. The major adjustments for Zhong are...

Maniboo Brings Ghosts, Ghouls, Gandalf and a Rooster to MSHS

Maniboo Brings Ghosts, Ghouls, Gandalf and a Rooster to MSHS

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter
October 28, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

"Maniboo" is a tradition at Manitou Springs High School that takes place around Halloween each year. Children from both district 14 elementary schools come to play games, win prizes and get a good scare if they dare to enter the haunted house. This year, Maniboo was held on October 26 from 4-8 PM...

Green Day Album Focuses on Social Issues

Green Day Album Focuses on Social Issues

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter
October 21, 2016
Filed under Reviews

On October 7, 2016, Green Day released a new album called "Revolution Radio". This album is a fantastic new upbringing of their band. Green Day is a pop punk band that was founded in 1986 in Berkeley, California. It has been seven years since the last album release. Their last album, "21st Century...

Review: The Purge: Election Year

Review: The Purge: Election Year

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter
October 18, 2016
Filed under Reviews

The Purge is a set of three movies. The very first one, which is very simply titled, "The Purge" came out in 2013. The second one came out in 2014 and is named, "The Purge: Anarchy". The third movie came out on July 1, 2016. This one was titled, "The Purge: Election Year". If you don't know, these...

Sugar Ants in the Media Center

Sugar Ants in the Media Center

Chloe Armstrong and Yuji Zhong
October 12, 2016
Filed under News

On October 6, Yuji Zhong (11), Eryn McQueen (9) and Chloe Armstrong (9) discovered sugar ants in the back corner of the Media Center, under the big horse heads. This is a problem for libraries, as ants can bite the leather furniture or books. A sign out front of the Media Center says, "No food or...

Editorial: American Education is Mainly Sports

Editorial: American Education is Mainly Sports

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter
October 11, 2016
Filed under Reviews

My math teacher mentioned this book, "The Smartest Kids in the World." He was talking about how in the end of it, the author went to this school tour that they were going to enroll their kids in, and on the end of the tour they asked a question: "What do you not want us parents to know about this school?"...

Editorial: Transgender Bathroom Law is Unconstitutional

Editorial: Transgender Bathroom Law is Unconstitutional

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter
October 10, 2016
Filed under Opinions

A law has been passed recently in North Carolina, and South Dakota, where transgender people cannot go into the bathroom that coincides with the gender they identify as. This is completely ridiculous; this will only insight violence against transgender individuals and only make matters worse. Some individuals...

Editorial: Colin Kaepernick Takes a Stand in His Own Way

Editorial: Colin Kaepernick Takes a Stand in His Own Way

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter
September 16, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

On September 2, Colin Kaepernick, quarterback of the San Fransisco 49ers, sat during the pledge of allegiance before a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," Kaepernick said in an...

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