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Editorial: Only Time Will Tell

Editorial: Only Time Will Tell

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

This is a time of political unrest in the United States. With a president who lost the popular vote in office and unstable advisors to support him, many people are fearing that the checks and balances set up by our forefathers will not be strong enough to keep the United States from falling into chaos....

Manitou Students Make Voices Heard at State-Wide Women’s Marches

Manitou Students Make Voices Heard at State-Wide Women’s Marches

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief
January 24, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On January 21, 2017, the day after the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump, millions of people across the US participated in protest “Women’s Marches.” Several students from Manitou Springs High School attended local marches either in Colorado Springs or Denver. Aubrey Hall (11), Becca...

Editorial: If Donald Trump was a Woman

Editorial: If Donald Trump was a Woman

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief
November 7, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Consider the presidential candidacy of an impetuous, rich, over-suntanned female real estate agent. She’s filed for bankruptcy six different times and has never held a political position before. She’s currently on her third marriage, and she has five children split between her spouses. Welcome to...

Students For Trump Share Stances on Election 2016

Students For Trump Share Stances on Election 2016

Jackson Parker
October 21, 2016
Filed under News

Listen to the interview here The election is coming to an end and students across America are solidifying their ideas of the candidates. While many students are undecided and several are not interested in the election at all, a handful of students are open in who they'd support if they could vote. To...

Election 2016, A Debate of Insults

Election 2016, A Debate of Insults

Jackson Parker
October 10, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

  28 days remain this election cycle and the candidates are dueling in the ring. Insults are only becoming worse and there is an overwhelming distraction from real issues facing America. Last night's debate was no different, with no real answers to our healthcare system, economic policy or future...

Manitou Students Represent Presidential Candidates in Debate

Manitou Students Represent Presidential Candidates in Debate

Kaitlyn Davidson and Sage Stevens
May 9, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Manitou Springs has a very diverse political scene, with many students passionately debating controversial topics, some of which the presidential candidates stand for.  “This election is an unpopularity contest for the ages,” according to The Washington Post, and students have taken to many socia...

Editorial: Donald Trump more like Donald Dump

Editorial: Donald Trump more like Donald Dump

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter
September 29, 2015
Filed under Opinions

Donald Trump, the man singlehandedly making a fool out of the presidential race, is currently leading at double digits, in 10 out of 11 polls (CNN,NBC). But why? The memes are quite comical, and the bullying in debate is fun to watch. Citizens of the United States must understand the scary reality...

Editorial: Bernie Sanders: Revolution is Coming

Editorial: Bernie Sanders: Revolution is Coming

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter
September 9, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

I remember entering Manitou High's doors for the very first time as a high schooler. I was young, ambitious and slightly scared. That was 2 years ago. Now I'm a junior, which sounds so surreal to say. As a junior, my peers and friends at my high school have started to think not only about where to...

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