Five great outfits to wear this Spring

Five cute and fashionable outfits for Spring.

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

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 poster”

Alex Engelmann, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

   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

This ginger-haired sleeping beauty is a prefect representation of the entire senior class's mood.

Sophie Schlosser, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

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

The snack display that let's students see the food for sale.

Sophie Schlosser, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

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

Jaden Smith in women's clothing for a Vogue Korea photoshoot.

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 21, 2019

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

Billie Eilish's album cover for “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?”.

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019

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

Cactus, dice, bone, leaf, and Coke bottle sculptures featured at the Gabriel Rico: The Discipline of the Cave exhibit at the Aspen Art Museum.

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

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

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

A fan holds up their hand at The Chainsmokers concert on January 25.

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

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...

“Margaret Kilgallen: that’s where the beauty is” exhibit at the Aspen Art Museum

Colorful mural featured in the “Margaret Kilgallen: that’s where the beauty is” art exhibit at Aspen Art Museum.

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

February 5, 2019

The Margaret Kilgallen exhibit currently at the Aspen Art Museum reminds people to appreciate the under-appreciated. Kilgallen’s unique style catches one's eye with her use of vivid colors, fascinating muses, and wild imagery, imitating American folk art. She accomplished this by painting unrecognized...

Theater Aspen educates kids of all ages on more than just acting

Cast of Newsies stands in the finale after finishing their first show.

Davy Brown, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Newsies, the Broadway Musical, sponsored by the Aspen Times, is an enthralling story about newsboys going on strike in 1899 to gain fair treatment. Theater Aspen put on a performance of the Musical that included students from all over the valley: Aspen to New Castle. It was Theater Aspen’s larges...

A Quest to Find Poetry in Music

Sam Kahn, Editor in Chief

January 15, 2019

In an age when music is dominated by pop princesses and fame-driven rappers, I often find myself diving deeply into my musical archives to rediscover songs that are refreshingly complicated, meaningful, and full of poetry. I was first introduced to poetry through the lyrical ingenuity of some of my...