“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...

Where Do We Draw the Line With Science

Where Do We Draw the Line With Science

Meara Sauer, Junior Reporter

December 11, 2018

To the editor:  The New York Times recently posted the article "Why Are Scientist So Upset About the First Crispr Babies?" by Gina Kolata and Pam Belluck. The Chinese scientist He Jiankui has made science fiction into reality by editing embryos, implanting them into a woman’s womb, and successfully...

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

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

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

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...

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