Infinity Mirror Aspen Art Museum

A view of “Where the Lights in My Heart Go” inside the Aspen Art Museum. Yayoi Kusama's exhibition features mirrors surrounding the room.

Anna Coyle and Jenny Ellis, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

This year from December 20th to May 10th, the Aspen Art Museum brought Yayoi Kusama’s work to the community. On the second floor of the museum, next to the elevator Kusama’s “Where the Lights in My Heart Go” (2016) installation can be viewed by all. This exhibit is part of her Infinity Room series....

Tall Girl Review

Tall Girl Review

Lala Schaldach, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

Tall girl is a Netflix original movie about a 6'1 junior in highschool, Jodi Kreyman played by Ava Michelle, who is on the hunt to find a boyfriend, As soon as a foreign exchange student walks into her school she is lovestruck because he is the only person who is taller than her but everyone else is...

Fashion Flashback: What rose to the top in the 2010s?

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

They say fashion repeats itself every 20 years, but the 2010s have recycled fashion trends from the whole 20th century. As we approach the end of the decade, many fashion trends from the 2010s have changed the way fashion is today but, it is still hard to match the 20th century’s level of innovation...

‘Thanksgivings’ around the world

A typical Thanksgiving feast in America.

Lily Citron, Staff Writer

November 23, 2019

As Thanksgiving approaches, most families in the United States begin to prepare for the usual feast. People start dreaming of juicy turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, and perfectly crumbly apple pie. Although most Americans grew up celebrating Thanksgiving, many other countries have special celebrations...

Dan Jansen represents AHS at national band competition

Daniel Jansen, a junior at AHS, plays the French Horn in concert

Kayla Tehrani, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Daniel Jansen, a junior at AHS, is the first student to be accepted into the All-National Honor Ensemble, a group of 120 high school students from around the country chosen to play in a prestigious symphony orchestra. Daniel Jansen has been playing the French Horn, his first choice in instrument, since...

Axel Livingston – Art Show

One of Livingston's recent pieces that was displayed in his art exhibition.

Lily Citron, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Local artist and AHS student, Axel Livingston, had his first art show this October 11th and 12th at the Aspen Hatter in town. His highest selling painting sold for 5,000 dollars. Livingston, who has been creating art for the past four years, entering the world of professional exhibits. “I wanted...

Abraham Cruzvillegas: Hi, how are you, Gonzo? exhibit at AAM

Table and chair made from found objects with a “Blind Self-Portrait” in the Abraham Cruzvillegas: Hi, how are you, Gonzo? at the AAM.

Tessa Guthrie, Design Editor

November 7, 2019

 The  Aspen Art Museum’s newest exhibit, Abraham Cruzvillegas: Hi, how are you, Gonzo? incorporates the community in the exhibit while creating a space for fostering dialogue.  Abraham Cruzvillegas grew up in Mexico City. His childhood is the inspiration for much of his art. The exhibit is a celebration o...

What’s the rave about raves Colorado?

Zeds Dead performs at Red Rocks Amphitheater for their six year in a row, presenting Dead Beats.

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

Flashing lights, lasers, ‘kandi’ bracelets, intense visuals, and pumping bass -what could be better than a rave in Colorado? Over the past few years, DJs like Zeds Dead, Excision, and Louis the Child have been taking the Denver concert scene by storm. These are not just concerts; they are raves. A...

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

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

Estelle Sweeney’s favorite oil pastel painting of an iceberg named “Melted”. This painting represents melting icebergs and climate change.

Hannah Yeary and Annika Nichols

May 23, 2019

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?

AHS students pose for prom pictures during the golden hour.

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

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...