Editorial: GSTA Day of Silence proves MSHS Less Accepting than Expected

Hanna Kimmett (12) participated during The Day of Silence.
April 26, 2016

On April 15, the Manitou Springs High School Gay Straight Trans* Alliance (GSTA) participated in the national Day of Silence, an annual event meant to bring attention to LGBTQ+ bullying and harassment...

Editorial: What Happened to the ACT?

Editorial: What Happened to the ACT?
April 7, 2016

Colorado is one of two states (the other being Illinois) to require juniors to take a college entrance examination. In a few weeks, Manitou Springs High School 11th graders will be partaking in the American...

Editorial: A Voice for the Orcas

Featured here is the largest and most famous orca in SeaWorld, Tilikum. Currently, Tilikum is still alive, yet he has a life threatening bacterial lung infection. For now, he's receiving medication and resting until they can find a cure.
April 4, 2016

As of March 17, SeaWorld has made an official rule of banning their famous orca shows. This has been a recognizable issue ever since the film Blackfish was released in 2013. Included in the ban, they've...

Editorial: Free Kesha from Sony Productions

Editorial: Free Kesha from Sony Productions
March 15, 2016

Last week, a Manhattan Supreme Court Judge refused to allow 29-year-old pop star Kesha to terminate her six-album deal with Sony Productions after she accused her producer, “Dr. Luke”, with years of...

Editorial: Watch Your Language!

Noah Sobeck (10) asks about the tonality Mandarin during a Han Club meeting. Sobeck is one of many students that regularly attend the club.
March 7, 2016

With registration not far around the corner, students are starting to sign up for new classes. Some people might be completing their 4-year plans. One part of this plan out is your two required semesters...

Editorial: Are The iPads Still Beneficial?

Editorial: Are The iPads Still Beneficial?
March 3, 2016

The iPad is one of the greatest pieces of technology that the world has ever seen. One that students of Manitou Springs High School, Middle School and Elementary School have came to know and use on a daily...

Editorial: Why Do We Learn?

Editorial: Why Do We Learn?
January 31, 2016

Why do we learn? This is a big question, one which countless great minds have considered, but few have answered—if at all.  Michelangelo (1475–1564) once said, at the age of 87, “I am still learning.”...

Review: Is “The Revenant” Worth it?

Review: Is
January 29, 2016

The Oscar-nominated film known simply as "The Revenant," starring Leonardo Dicaprio, has recently been praised for its intriguing plot and spectacular effects. But as far as I am concerned, this is...

Editorial: Does Technology Make us More Alone?

Editorial: Does Technology Make us More Alone?
January 13, 2016

I am only one of over 15 million people who had seen the video by Charlene deGuzman titled, "I Forgot My Phone." This is a video that ultimately criticizes the overuse and addiction to technology that...

Editorial: Gun Violence and the Opposition of Safety by GOP Candidates

The damage done to Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood following the shooting.
January 12, 2016

In the past three months, I have been indirectly connected to three mass shooting crimes. On December 12, a girl was arrested for planning to commit mass murder in her school. I can’t completely confirm...

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