Review: The Top 5 Horror Films For The Month Of October

Review: The Top 5 Horror Films For The Month Of October

Anais Wickes, Junior Reporter

October 25, 2018


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Knowing that it’s October, horror movies are in high demand. Here are five recommendations for this Halloween: “The best horror movie I’ve watched is IT (2017). I really liked the actors and I liked how it was set up,” said Weatherly Hall (9). Hall had never been interested in horror movies...

Editorial: Columbus Day Controversy

Editorial: Columbus Day Controversy

Eliana Uecker, Student Life Editor

October 11, 2018


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From our very first years of grade school, we’re taught that in August of 1492 the brave and heroic Christopher Columbus set sail into the ocean blue and discovered the Americas, building the starting foundations of the United States of America. Columbus is praised for being courageous and facing...

Review: Unique and Thrilling New Movie “Searching”

Review: Unique and Thrilling New Movie “Searching”

Eliana Uecker, Student Life Editor

September 20, 2018


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The movie Searching, directed by Aneesh Chaganty and produced by Timur Bekmambetov, is a unique and thrilling movie that follows a desperate father's efforts to find his missing 16 year old daughter and uncover the events that lead to her odd and unusual disappearance. The award winning film takes the audienc...

Editorial: Sided With the NRA in 2017? We’re Voting You Out In 2018

Editorial: Sided With the NRA in 2017? We’re Voting You Out In 2018

Aubrey Hall, Student Life Editor

March 13, 2018


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On February 14, Nikolas Jacob Cruz shot and killed 17 people and injured 14, making the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida one of the deadliest school massacres in U.S. history. When I came home that day, my parents asked how I was feeling about it, and I didn’t know...

Student Council Collects Record Amount of Food for Food Drive

Student Council Collects Record Amount of Food for Food Drive

Cole Sienknecht, Guest Reporter

December 17, 2017


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The majority of the student body at Manitou Springs High School loves to enjoy events such as dances, the Drive Smart carnival, and all of the assembly’s that go on throughout the year. But does the student body understand how all of these events come into place? The short answer is, no. STUCO is the...

Political Balance: The Laborless Labor for Relaxation

Political Balance: The Laborless Labor for Relaxation

Riley Cluxton, Reporter

September 20, 2017


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When patience plays into my life, which is more rare than common, I feel truly flexible and composed. But as the summer of constant leisure faded and the swelling of the school year started and progressed into September, my activities became hectic and pressured. A day to collect myself was definit...

Editorial: Disney is for All Ages

Editorial: Disney is for All Ages

Allie Robbins, Reporter

May 8, 2017


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I strongly agree that people are never too old to be a Disney fan. Disney movies are amazing because they teach people about loving one another, bring back childhood memories and are easy to relate to. They make for the best marathons. The songs featured in the films are amazing and the chara...

Editorial: Top 4 Summer Trips in Colorado

Editorial: Top 4 Summer Trips in Colorado

Chloe Cupit, Reporter

May 4, 2017


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It's almost summer, now it is time to start looking for the best and cheapest places for vacation. These are some of the best places to go to during the summer for cheap. The good place to visit for little to no money is the Rocky Mountain National Forest. It is in Divide, and there are 415 miles...

Editorial: Only Time Will Tell

Editorial: Only Time Will Tell

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter

March 8, 2017


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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....

Editorial: Betsy DeVos’ Education Plans Will Negatively Affect Public School Students

Editorial: Betsy DeVos’ Education Plans Will Negatively Affect Public School Students

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2017


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On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the United States Education Secretary, with a senate vote of 51-50. As a Colorado public high school student, this affects my peers and I greatly. Not only is DeVos wildly unqualified for the job via her lack of experience with public education or studen...

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