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Quite the Production

Maria King

November 22, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“We’re gonna be the producers of a great big Broadway flop!” If that doesn’t seem too contradictory for a story about success, then I don’t know what does. Surprisingly, however, the contradiction is what makes the show that much more enjoyable. Aspen Community Theater brought Mel Brooks’...

Six Word Memoirs Of Gratitude

Six Word Memoirs Of Gratitude

Journalism Staff

November 21, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the AHS Journalism class wrote six-word memoirs focused on those things for which we are grateful this time of year. “Four years, newspaper. Never gets old.” –Fresh Trax veteran “A full belly, a good thing.” -18-year-old turkey lover “Saturday, going back to...

Sweater Weather

Sweater Weather

Tiana Perry, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

As the weather changes, so must fashion. Although you don’t want to let go of the warm weather, late nights, and summer clothes, it all must be put away. . Living in Aspen we are lucky enough to get the extremes of all seasons, and with each season comes a new “look” for everyone. As summer transitions...

Halloween Costumes, Events, and Recipes

Jessica Tyler, Editor

October 30, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Uncategorized

Every Halloween, someone shows up to school in the clichéd cat costume, so this year to avoid the overused cat ears, take a look at these new fun and easy ways to improvise costumes: 1)    Fork in the Road. Everyone owns a black tee shirt, so all you will need to find for this costume is a...

Kings Of Leon

Charlie Van Allen, Staff Writer

October 22, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Uncategorized

Kings of Leon, the shaggy, longhaired indie rock group, has taken the UK and the US by storm, with hits like “Use Somebody” and “Supersoaker.” Their 7th album, Mechanical Bull, is a long-awaited follow up to their 2010 album, Come Around Sundown.    Mechanical Bull, starts out with thre...

Joke Column 3

Mo Roach, Staff Writer

October 22, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Uncategorized

Actual Headlines: Joint Committee Investigates Marijuana Use Typhoon Rips Through Cemetery; Hundreds Dead Enraged Cow Injures Farmer With Ax Kicking Baby Considered to Be Healthy New Study of Obesity Looks for Larger Test Group   Q. What did the old man say to Indiana Jones? A....

Introducing Luis

Introducing Luis

Maria King, Staff Writer

October 22, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Uncategorized

Whether you have seen him flying down the hallways in a fiery rage, or skipping along, happy as could be, junior Luis Martinez has a very noticeable presence here at Aspen High School. Co-president of the Gay Straight Alliance club, member of the cross-country and track teams, and avid participant...

Joke Column 2

Mo Roach, Staff Writer

October 22, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Uncategorized

Boy 1: Wow, he smells good! Why does he look exactly like you? Boy 2: Because he’s my cologne!   Two snowmen are standing in a field. One says to the other : "Funny, I smell carrots too".   Knock* Knock* Who’s there? Cash. Cash who No thanks, I prefer peanuts.   Q....

You Will Be the One at Fault, If You Don’t Read This Book

You Will Be the One at Fault, If You Don’t Read This Book

Katherine Doherty, Staff Writer

October 22, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

High school students tend to have trouble choosing the perfect book for them to read. Many kids are just uninterested in reading. But I have a book that will meet all the needs of the typical high school student that will result in a new found love of literature and reading. What is this book you may...

Joke Column 1

Mo Roach, Staff Writer

October 22, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Uncategorized

Q: Where is Luke Skywalker’s favorite place to eat? A: Pizza the Hut. Q: Where is Pizza the Hut? A: Darth Mall. Q: How Does Luke get to Darth Mall? A: In his Toyoda.   Funny News Headlines: Include Your Children When Baking Cookies Police Begin Campaign to Run Down Jaywalkers Local...

“Always Keep Your Antennas Up”

“Always Keep Your Antennas Up”

Harry Kahn, Staff Writer

October 22, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Uncategorized

“I’ve had a lot of time to think and to take walks, and appreciate the beautiful Aspen scenery,” says Emily Miller, the October writer in residence for the Aspen Writer’s Foundation. Historically, Aspen has always been a place where writers have found inspiration and the solitude they need...

Joke Column 4

Mo Roach, Staff Writer

January 22, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Uncategorized

Q. Why did the turkey cross the road? A. Because he wasn’t chicken.   Q. What does a clock do when it’s hungry? A. It goes back four seconds.   Q. What happens when a marathon runner’s shoes don’t fit? A. He faces defeat.   Q. What kind of trees have...