• May 7Green and Gold Day at MSHS on May 15th from 8:30 am- 3:00 pm.
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Editorial: Does Technology Make us More Alone?

Editorial: Does Technology Make us More Alone?

Caleb Hall, Guest Writer

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 we have in the modern world. Ironically, I viewed it while lost in the vast space that is known as...

Editorial: A Petition for the Players

Editorial: A Petition for the Players

Mo Heiniger, Correspondent

January 5, 2016

In early 2014, the Manitou Springs High School football program found itself in a rut. With a resignation from its former coach, Danny Gieck, and a momentum to maintain from the previous season, the team was in dire need of a new head coach. The district turned to a coach and athletic director by the...

Editorial: Dating in the 21st Century

Editorial: Dating in the 21st Century

Anne Riley, Correspondent

December 3, 2015

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: 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

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,...

Avengers: Age of Ultron Review

Avengers: Age of Ultron Review

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter

October 6, 2015

Marvels Avengers Age of Ultron (2015) is one of the greatest movies Marvel has produced. The Marvel universe began with the movie The Avengers: Avengers Assemble, which was just a battle against Loki (Tom Hiddleson), the God of mischief and lies. The threat to the world for Avengers: Age of Ultron...

Editorial: Donald Trump more like Donald Dump

Editorial: Donald Trump more like Donald Dump

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

September 29, 2015

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...

PARCC: The Good, the Bad, or the Ugly?

PARCC: The Good, the Bad, or the Ugly?

Tyler Jungbauer, Writer

May 5, 2015

    Even though the Manitou Springs High School, as well as numerous other schools and academies across the country, already underwent the first stage of PARCC testing, there is still yet another round of difficult testing. The PARCC test (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness f...

Not a Compliment: Street Harassment in the Modern Age

Not a Compliment: Street Harassment in the Modern Age

Lily Reavis and Aubrey Hall

May 5, 2015

Pop culture and mainstream media have been standardizing cat-calling and street harassment for decades. Movies and T.V. shows often depict men whistling, yelling "compliments", and blatantly staring at women they find attractive. Though these things are depicted as being relatively harmless, and in some ...

Unpractical Thought, Practical Thinking

Unpractical Thought, Practical Thinking

Tyler Jungbauer, Writer

April 29, 2015

  Fareed Zakaria, who is a writer for the Washington Post and a host on CNN, recently published a book titled In Defense of A Liberal Education, which comments heavily on modern education’s tendency to stray toward a STEM-based focus (STEM standing for "science, technology, engineering, an...

Bolder sound revives Drake’s appeal

Bolder sound revives Drake’s appeal

Hannah Kimmett, writer

March 20, 2015

Drake’s new album is such fire! Not only did he cop Beyoncé's method of dropping albums with zero press, he also dropped it at midnight on February 13, 2015, making to near impossible to know that the drop even happened. If you’re reading this you’re too late is by far Drake's best al...

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