The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


Ferris, Sloane, and Cameron taking a ride through the streets of Chicago.

Bueller, Bueller, Bueller…

Quintessa Frisch, Editor in Chief June 1, 2023

As the end of the school year approaches, the days start feeling longer and the weekends start feeling shorter. Assignments, finals, and IB tests are piling up. If there is one person I relate to right...

Frank Ocean during his hour-long set at Coachella

Frank Ocean Coachella

Sara Michelin and Gia Galindo Bartley May 31, 2023

A brand-new controversy surfaced when Frank Ocean, a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, performed at the 2023 Coachella music festival in April. After Ocean announced he would be at Coachella in 2023, the...

VR comes to AHS

Greta Holton, Staff Writer May 25, 2023

AHS juniors Alexander Maron and James Mellenthin were granted funding from the school district to purchase twelve Oculus headsets. They are both students in Diane Godfrey's project management class, a...

A screenshot of a home screen showing the most commonly used social media apps.

What your Favorite Social Media App says About You

Madyson Ryan May 22, 2023

Social Media is widely used on all screens of the world. Teens are constantly surrounded by the online atmosphere, with little to no escape. So why not consider how your choice of media affects you? Instagram You...

Ana de Armas and Chris Evans star in Apple TVs new take on female-lead crime fighting.

‘Ghosted’ leaves audiences wishing they were dead (and not in a good way)

Oceane Jones May 3, 2023

*Warning: this article contains spoilers about the 2023 film “Ghosted” The word ghosted, as defined by the New York Times, is when “someone cuts off all communication without explanation”. Sadly,...

A fresh bagel from Plotskys in Carbondale.

No One Can Find a Good Bagel in the RFV

Sara Kershow, Staff Writer April 25, 2023

I have loved bagels for as long as I can remember. Growing up in Colorado, the highlight of my trips to the east coast was always getting bagels and bringing them home. When I once again was destined for...

5 Open-Minded Quotes From Maya Angelou

Sara Michelin, Staff Writer April 21, 2023

Maya Angelou was a prolific author, poet, and civil rights advocate who made a lasting impression on society. Millions of people all across the world have been motivated by her wise advice and profound...

Arcyrilc nails, a style inspired from and created by the Black Community, spotted at AHS.

Fashion Trends You May Not Have Known Were Set by the Black Community

Sara Michelin, Staff Writer March 7, 2023

While Black History Month was in February, that does not mean Black history isn't relevant anymore. So here is a brief history of six popular fashion trends at AHS that represent Black cultural influences...

Why I think Steve Sand is an Undercover Cop

Haley Schmela, Staff Writer March 6, 2023

Steve Sand: a man full of smiles, laughter, and surprises. His ability to be a school business teacher and drive a Ford Mustang boggles my mind every day. We all know Steve as a business mastermind and...

The 2023 Winter Season so Far

The 2023 Winter Season so Far

Maddie McAllister, Head Photographer March 6, 2023

Students pose to show their respective styles.

How the Clothes We Wear Are Reminiscent of Our Past

Lauren Kinney, Social Media Editor March 6, 2023

Fashion trends are constantly changing, and often come full circle. All of a sudden, something in the back of your middle-aged mom’s closet is the most trendy thing. Trends from the past are becoming...

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