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Anna Akana might need to take an ‘Intervention’ from music

Anna Akana might need to take an ‘Intervention’ from music

Aja Schiller, Website Manager

May 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Anna Akana, a Youtube influencer best known for her videos directed at helping young women, released a song about drugs and alcohol abuse called “Intervention”. The song tells a story about Akana and her struggle with people telling her she needs an intervention. Akana has a lot to boast about: she...

AHS featured artist of the month: Estelle Sweeney

AHS featured artist of the month: Estelle Sweeney

Hannah Yeary and Annika Nichols

May 23, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

May's artist of the month is...*drum roll please*...Estelle Sweeney. Sweeney is an IB art student at Aspen High School known for her unique pieces which are mostly inspired by her time in the outdoors. As she is an avid traveler and ski racer, she gains most of her inspiration from the world around...

Prom Expectation Vs. Reality: How was your Prom?

Prom Expectation Vs. Reality: How was your Prom?

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Ideally, prom should be the most spectacular night of a girl’s high school experience. However, for it to go perfectly, the spray tan needs to be finished with at least eight hours set aside for drying, the restaurant needs to be reserved - hopefully by the date - the rides need to be secured, the d...

Five great outfits to wear this Spring

Five great outfits to wear this Spring

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Lottie moss linen tie strap cami top, Koharu blue vintage mom jeans, Pacsun. Steve Madden slip-on sneaker, Nordstrom. clear glasses, Forever 21. white bow scrunchie, Free People. One fine day mini dress, Free People. Arizona mocha shoes, Birkenstock. Granite backpack, Fjallraven. Rolling Ston...

“Five Feet Apart” Movie review

“Five Feet Apart” Movie review

Alex Engelmann, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

   In “Five Feet Apart, “ Stella Grant, (Hayley Lu Richardson) is a vibrant, seventeen-year-old cystic fibrosis patient that has spent most of her life in the hospital. She is incredibly organized and follows a strict regimen to ensure that she is in control of her treatment. When she checks hers...

The Black (and Red) Death

The Black (and Red) Death

Sophie Schlosser, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Satire, Showcase

Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “senioritis” as: “Sen·ior·i·tis: /sēnyəˈrīdəs/noun: a supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school or college, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance.” Are you @?!*!&# kidding me? Way to sugar coat it, M...

Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Gluten Free

Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Gluten Free

Sophie Schlosser, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Gluten and free: two words that, when strung together, strike fear in the hearts of every wait staff, hostess, and most importantly, the entire Aspen High School snack bar staff. As someone who didn’t even know what gluten was, or that it was a manifestation of the devil, my gluten intolerance dia...

How fashion shapes our identity

How fashion shapes our identity

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 21, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Fashion shapes identity in a multitude of different ways; from the colors we pick, to the stores we frequent, who we are is ingrained in our style. Anything we wear, from hair dye to tattoos, is apart of our style. Our individual personalities influence whether we want to dye our hair or get a new pi...

REVIEW: Billie Eilish’s debut album highlights creativity

REVIEW: Billie Eilish’s debut album highlights creativity

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

At only 17, it’s hard to imagine with all her success that Billie Eilish has only just this year released her first studio album, titled “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?”. Billie Eilish has broken the typical Top-40 revolving door of the same four chords being thrown into every pop son...

Gabriel Rico: The Discipline of the Cave Exhibit at the AAM

Gabriel Rico: The Discipline of the Cave Exhibit at the AAM

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

The Gabriel Rico: The Discipline of the Cave art exhibit at the Aspen Art Museum (AAM) conveys the themes of confusion and disarray though intriguing sculptures and a unique layout. Rico uses mediums such as ceramics and taxidermy to set his work apart and create an exhibit unlike any other. Ric...

Why being single on V-Day is secretly awesome

Sophie Schlosser, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Cupid’s arrow just struck all 7.53 billion people on earth simultaneously – brace yourselves single people: Valentine's Day is upon us. If you’re currently consciously uncoupled, today might seem like the world is conspiring against you and your single status. Take a deep breath (or a “mindf...

Chainsmokers lit the stage on fire at X Games Aspen

Chainsmokers lit the stage on fire at X Games Aspen

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The 2019 Aspen Winter X Games concerts included one of the most popular EDM (electronic dance music) artists of today, The Chainsmokers, who lit up the stage with their music, an assortment of beaming lights, and streams of smoke. Their new album called Sick Boy was prominently featured at this show...