Opinion: Oscars Cling to Fading Relevancy Through Angle of Social Justice

Opinion: Oscars Cling to Fading Relevancy Through Angle of Social Justice

Kaitlyn Davidson, Senior Reporter

March 23, 2018

As always, the Oscars was a time for Hollywood to pat itself on the back for all the progress they have made. Outsider fringe movies, like “Get Out”, were assumed to be throwouts as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences prefers awarding established film producers, but the Academy awarded t...

Editorial: Disney is for All Ages

Editorial: Disney is for All Ages

Allie Robbins, Reporter

May 8, 2017

I strongly agree that people are never too old to be a Disney fan. Disney movies are amazing because they teach people about loving one another, bring back childhood memories and are easy to relate to. They make for the best marathons. The songs featured in the films are amazing and the chara...

Review: Beauty and the Beast

Review: Beauty and the Beast

Ariana Silvi, Reporter

May 4, 2017

The new movie "Beauty and The Beast" is definitely one to see. Usually, princess movies by Disney express the idea that girls need the help of a man. This new Disney movie, however, is not like the rest. Belle is played by Emma Watson and the Beast is played by Dan Stevens. Belle is an i...

Editorial: Top 4 Summer Trips in Colorado

Editorial: Top 4 Summer Trips in Colorado

Chloe Cupit, Reporter

May 4, 2017

It's almost summer, now it is time to start looking for the best and cheapest places for vacation. These are some of the best places to go to during the summer for cheap. The good place to visit for little to no money is the Rocky Mountain National Forest. It is in Divide, and there are 415 miles...

Editorial: Only Time Will Tell

Editorial: Only Time Will Tell

Spencer Briggs-Hale, Reporter

March 8, 2017

This is a time of political unrest in the United States. With a president who lost the popular vote in office and unstable advisors to support him, many people are fearing that the checks and balances set up by our forefathers will not be strong enough to keep the United States from falling into chaos....

Editorial: Betsy DeVos’ Education Plans Will Negatively Affect Public School Students

Editorial: Betsy DeVos' Education Plans Will Negatively Affect Public School Students

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief

February 8, 2017

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the United States Education Secretary, with a senate vote of 51-50. As a Colorado public high school student, this affects my peers and I greatly. Not only is DeVos wildly unqualified for the job via her lack of experience with public education or studen...

Review: “‘Awaken, My Love!'” Was Worth the Wait

Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, releases his music for the first time since 2014 with the December 2nd release of

Mo Heinger, Reporter

December 12, 2016

After a noticeable hiatus, "Childish Gambino" ha returned to the music scene with an album that has a sound unlike any other. This addition to the artist's long list of hit songs was definitely worth the wait and here's why.

Editorial: Vice Presidential Debate

Editorial: Vice Presidential Debate

October 18, 2016

The Vice Presidential debate last Tuesday brought many questions to the table. Who should be the next VPOTUS? What type of Vice President do we need? According to most, GOP candidate Mike Pence won the debate. But why? Some claim that he lied more times than Tim Kaine. But Pence was poised and collec...

Editorial: Gender Identity Respect

Editorial: Gender Identity Respect

Eryn McQueen, Reporter

October 11, 2016

From the moment we're born, were confined to one binary gender, either female or male. As our lives progress, we get to know ourselves and find out who we are. But not everyone continues to discriminate themselves as male or female.  The issue is, we need to respect individuals who wish not to be...

Review: “Wild World” by Bastille

Review:

October 10, 2016

On September 9th, 2016, Bastille released their new album, "Wild World". Bastille is described as a British indie pop band. Before "Wild World", they had four other albums, "Bad Blood", "VS. (Other People's heartache)"," Other People's Heartache", and "Other People's Heartache pt. 2.". "Pompeii" from...

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