The College Tuition Debate: Who Pays?

The College Tuition Debate: Who Pays?

Michael Parker, Guest Writer

February 21, 2020

As Bernie Sanders said, “We have got to make sure that every qualified American in this country who wants to go to college can go to college—regardless of income,”; however, there are many problems that will arise if this plan is enacted. This is not to say that college tuition is not a pressing ...

Supporting the Preforming Arts

Supporting the Preforming Arts

Koda Oxford, Junior Reporter

February 21, 2020

To the Editor: I am a junior at Manitou Springs High School and this is my first year attending after my transfer. My overall experience with this school has been positive, the school staff has done an excellent job of creating a welcoming environment. From my time here, I’ve noticed our school heavily...

Hatred Has No Home in Manitou Springs

Hatred Has No Home in Manitou Springs

Sophia McKeown, Warhorse Editor-In-Chief

October 20, 2019

Editor's Note: The full names of some students have been withheld for their protection. A few weeks before Oct. 14, 2019, Manitou Springs High School (MSHS) became the target of an infamous hate group: the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC). A school that is known for its progressive ideas and acts of ...

Manitou Springs High School Invites the Community to Join Their “Culture of Kindness”

Manitou Springs High School Invites the Community to Join Their “Culture of Kindness”

Sophia McKeown, Yearbook Editor-In-Chief

October 6, 2019

My name is Sophie McKeown, I am a junior at Manitou Springs High School (MSHS), as well as a Student Council representative and a Student Journalist. It has been brought to the attention of the students at MSHS that the surrounding community is willing, if not eager, to support the school members as...

Teens Step Up With a Fight for Climate Justice

Teens Step Up With a Fight for Climate Justice

Mady Caywood, Senior Reporter

October 2, 2019

On Sept. 20, 2019, one of the world's largest strikes for climate occurred all over the world. These strikes all owe ownership to a young 16-year-old girl from Sweden named Greta Thunberg. Thunberg is an incredible advocate for climate justice and has accomplished many things in just the first y...

Editorial: America Has an American Problem in Need of an American Solution

Editorial: America Has an American Problem in Need of an American Solution

Oda Tiller-Brattebø, Senior Reporter

April 12, 2019

It is February 14th, 2018 and I’m sitting in the couch with my mom as images flash at us from the TV screen. It is from the United States of America, a place I’ve always thought of as a safe haven; a place full of freedom and liberty. We watch as helicopter after helicopter passes over Stoneman Douglas Hi...

“Captain Marvel” Has Nothing to Prove to Its Male Audience

“Captain Marvel” Has Nothing to Prove to Its Male Audience

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019

[DISCAIMER: This article contains spoilers for Captain Marvel.] With the release of the first trailer for Captain Marvel in September, there was an outburst from some fans critiquing Brie Larson's performance (in the two-minute video). Many complained about they thought she showed little to no emot...

The Superior Sport: Skiing vs. Snowboarding

The Superior Sport: Skiing vs. Snowboarding

Samuel Richardson and Lance Warner

February 25, 2019

Colorado is home to a section of the most beautiful mountain range in all of North America. Snowsports are a significant part of the culture around the region, which makes residents question which style is superior. They’re multiple factors that make both skiing and snowboarding unique. Reasons such...

Editorial: Roses Are Red, Violets Are Ideal, Is Valentine’s Day Even Real?

Editorial: Roses Are Red, Violets Are Ideal, Is Valentine’s Day Even Real?

Clover Bernard, Senior Reporter

February 14, 2019

Every year on February 14th, many people express their love for their significant other through flowers, chocolates, jewelry, and more. Valentine's Day known for being the romantic “holiday” to many out there. According to others, though, Valentine’s Day is not considered a real enough holiday ...

Sources of Strength: What Are Our True Strengths?

Sources of Strength: What Are Our True Strengths?

Téa Santos, Junior Reporter

January 28, 2019

Kicking off the 2017 school year, a new club found its way into the building: Sources of Strength. Though the program had been introduced to other districts, Manitou Springs High School hopped on board delayed. While its mission promises to aid in suicide prevention and anti-bullying campaigns, one question...

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