Gideon Aigner’s Mustang Positivity

Gideon Aigner (far right) in a selfie with the crowd at the St. Mary's boys' basketball game in January.

Gideon Aigner, Guest Writer

April 1, 2020

I miss you, Manitou. I know that the phrase “Don’t peak in high school" is a chliché; I don’t think that this year has been a peak, but it sure has soared until now. Now, we all have a new challenge to face. Our good friend, ‘Rona. This virus has swept the legs out from under everyone in terms of ...

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

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...

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 ...

“Roma” Wins Big This Award Season

Oda Tiller-Brattebø, Senior Reporter

January 17, 2019

[This article contains spoilers for the movie Roma] Roma– a Netflix original from the renowned director, writer, producer, and cinematographer Alfonso Cuarón– is this award season's biggest winner. It has taken home two Golden Globes in the categories of Best Director and Best Foreign-Language ...

“Into the Spider-Verse” Creatively Portrays Spider-Man in a Different Way

Mackenna Yount, Copy Editor

January 17, 2019

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was released in mid-December, and has continually blown up among both dedicated Marvel fans and casual moviegoers. On January 6th, it won Best Animated Motion Picture at the 76th Golden Globes. This movie is a great one to start off with if you haven’t seen many Ma...

Your Phone is Your Worst Stalker

Your Phone is Your Worst Stalker

Giulia Vidossi, Junior Reporter

December 17, 2018

As The New York Times reported in “Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping the Secret”, our movements are tracked more and more every day by our phones. Almost every app on your mobile could tell what you did the last night or where you were one month ago. Location informa...

Local Homeless Camp is Being Cleared Out

The Dream Center puts donated clothing in a line to be handed out to homeless people.

Adelyn Powell, Junior Reporter

December 17, 2018

The police recently got permission to clear out a large homeless camp– known as “the quarry”– as reported in the Colorado Springs Gazette article, "Colorado Springs Homeless Camp Within Sight of Police Headquarters Being Cleared Out". They are expected to be evacuated by Monday, December 10th and...

The Danger of the Paris Riots

The Danger of the Paris Riots

Alyssa Rash, Junior Reporter

December 17, 2018

As The New York Times recently reported in the article, "What Travelers Need to Know About the Paris Riots", protesters addressed as “Yellow Vests” are causing mass trouble across the city. Yellow Vests are protesting against the rise in gas taxes, leading to dangerous riots. These threatening meetings...

How MSHS Should Approach Climate Change

Satellite image showing thick and thin sea ice.

Paige Laurie, Junior Reporter

December 17, 2018

As The New York Times recently reported in "Will We Survive Climate Change?", The Paris Climate Accord has the goal of stopping global temperatures rising by two degrees Celsius. Arctic sea ice is continuously more likely to disappear over the summer, and 37% of the world's population is exposed to extreme...

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