Review: “‘Awaken, My Love!'” Was Worth the Wait

Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, releases his music for the first time since 2014 with the December 2nd release of
December 12, 2016
After a noticeable hiatus, "Childish Gambino" ha returned to the music scene with an album that has a sound unlike any other. This addition to the artist's long list of hit songs was definitely worth the wait and here's why.

First Home Wrestling Match Sets Season Tone

Coach Bonner discusses tactics and strategy with the team before the match's commencement.
December 6, 2016

Commencing at 6:00pm in Manitou's Jack Willie Gym, Thursday's duel meet against Sand Creek set the tone for the season. With a majority of the team being returners to the high school program, the audience...

Preview: Wrestlers Enter Season with High Standards and Higher Expectations

Mr. Bonner, one of the wrestling coaches, discusses tactics and performance with Ceasar Sanchez (10).
December 6, 2016
After a change in leadership and a size shift in this year's team, the Manitou Springs Wrestling Program has high expectations that they demand to meet. Each team member is working in their own way to better themselves and improve the team as the season continues.

Annual Craft Fair Attracts a Crowd

Annual Craft Fair Attracts a Crowd
November 30, 2016

With planning starting as early as August, this year's craft fair culminated on Nov. 19. Chairperson of the event Andrea Edwards (12) said, "There were more people involved than I thought that there would...

Halloween Brings Vampires, Bunnies and Puns to a Campus Near You

Chloe Armstrong (9) shows off their Gorillaz lead singer costume.
November 3, 2016

As students realized that Halloween fell on a a school day, planning and preparation ensued. "I've been talking about it for months," said Zoe Schnurman (11), a Halloween enthusiast. With visions of elaborate...

Review: “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” Brings Perspective on Everything from Fatherhood to Drug Abuse

October 11, 2016

On February 26, 2016, the long-awaited Macklemore & Ryan Lewis album "This Unruly Mess I've Made" was released. Listeners have observed both serious and humorous sides of Ben Haggerty (a.k.a. Macklemore)...

Review: Watsky’s “x Infinity” brings Criticism, Satire and a Theoretical Robot Clown Apocalypse

Review: Watsky's
October 11, 2016

George Watsky's fourth studio album, "x Infinity," came out on Aug. 19, 2016. Before coming into the rap scene, Watsky was an award-winning slam poet, and that has always been reflected in his music....

Annual Movie Night Starts Homecoming Week Off

Lizzy Butts (9), Peter March (9), Parker Hall (9), Aubrey Hall (11), Lily Reavis (12) and Mo Heiniger (12) enjoy the movie in the back of Reavis' car.
October 5, 2016

After deliberation over what movie to play, as there are many films that align with the "Off to Neverland" theme of this year's Homecoming Dance, Student Council members from Manitou Springs High School...

Homecoming Week Soccer Match Draws a Crowd

Jonathan Gerdes (11) evades a defender.
October 4, 2016

The Manitou Springs High School boys' soccer teams played against Vanguard at home on Thursday, Sept. 29th. The junior varsity team's game took place first and started at 4:00pm that evening. In the...

Mustangs Win Out in Game Against Faith Christian

Teammates Bryce Coop (12) and Uriah Waters (12) embrace after a hard game. Coop is commemorating those he has lost with phrases like,
September 23, 2016

The Manitou Springs High School varsity football team competed against the Faith Christian Academy varsity football team at home on Friday, Sept. 16. Not long after the game's start, the Mustangs had...

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