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Editorial: Dating in the 21st Century

Editorial: Dating in the 21st Century

Anne Riley, Correspondent
December 3, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Imagine a simpler time: A well-dressed single gentleman pulls up to the front of a single woman’s home one evening, steps out of his car, and walks to her front door. The two of them were introduced to one another by a mutual friend at a social function some weeks prior. They go to dinner, ha...

Editorial: Manitou Hit Hard With Dilemma During Drive Smart

Editorial: Manitou Hit Hard With Dilemma During Drive Smart

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter
November 20, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

It was the eve of the last day at school, freedom at last for students at Manitou Springs High School who had already taken their finals and the only thing holding them back from summer was M-Term. (A mandatory annual activity students must participate in after school finishes) Due to M-Term, I had...

Editorial: After School Encourages Bullying and By-Standing

Editorial: After School Encourages Bullying and By-Standing

Ted Weiss, Senior Reporter
November 13, 2015
Filed under Opinions

Low and behold, tech savvy Manitou Springs High School has found a new application, After School. The application allows students to post whatever they want, with few exceptions to vulgar words that are exchanged for emoticon symbols. It's no surprise that a new application has emerged at Manitou,...

Editorial: “Reverse Racism” Does Not Exist, is a way for White People to Deny their Privilege

Editorial: “Reverse Racism” Does Not Exist, is a way for White People to Deny their Privilege

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief
November 9, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

“Reverse Racism” is a term that is used to describe the belief that it is possible to be systemically or institutionally racist to white people. This does not exist because it is irrevocably impossible to be racist to the dominant race, which, in our society, is white people. Somewhere in the...

Editorial: Pop Culture Feminism: Anything But Intersectional

Editorial: Pop Culture Feminism: Anything But Intersectional

Aubrey Hall, Photography Editor
November 8, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Western feminism is divided up into three major waves: the first occurring in the 19th and early 20th centuries, with a focus on women’s suffrage. The second wave emphasised reproductive rights, sexual liberation, and women in the workplace, spanning from the 1960s to the 1990s. Third wave feminis...

National Football League Catches Some Criticism

National Football League Catches Some Criticism

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter
November 5, 2015
Filed under Features, Opinions, Showcase

There are certain job titles that take a burden on people's life, not in the sense that the work that the job issues the worker is issued an overload, but rather what the worker does is frowned upon by society — to be frank, no one likes these people. Parking enforcement enhances society, but at...

Editorial: First Democratic Debate Outshines Republican Debate

Editorial: First Democratic Debate Outshines Republican Debate

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter
October 20, 2015
Filed under Opinions

  The first democratic debate in Las Vegas, Nevada took place last Tuesday, October 15. The debate was as boring as it sounded. There was only discussion about real issues, they're was no bickering between the candidates only agreeing, and there was no comments that didn't seem presidential....

Editorial: Ben Carson: Breaking the Chains of Modern Slavery

Editorial: Ben Carson: Breaking the Chains of Modern Slavery

Veronica Morin, Student Guest Writer
October 14, 2015
Filed under Opinions

The soft-spoken neurosurgeon/politician, Ben Carson, represents the true American success story. Carson is one of the few candidates, both Republican and Democrat, who truly understands how the nation works having lived in both poverty and wealth. Growing up in Detroit Michigan, living off of food stamps,...

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: Snowboarding 2015

Editorial: Snowboarding 2015

Gianni Truscelli, Reporter
September 11, 2015
Filed under Opinions

Venturing out into the snowy depths of the world is where we do our work. People usually grow up to be a teacher, or doctor but some people take another path, snowboarding. These adrenaline junkies go through thick and thin just to get one trick. It's all about mentality when it comes to throwing what...

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