Aspen High’s Fall Play Production

The Aspen High School's Fall Play poster

Alex Engelmann, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019

The Fall Play Production has been a part of AHS tradition for years, and each year the show seems to be more magical than the last. Unfortunately, the play was postponed due to the failure to decide which production to put on. The performance was initially scheduled for the week after Thanksgiving and...

Aspen Students Rank top four in North America

Pubg Mobile is nominated for top mobile game of the year.

Davy Brown, Staff Writer

December 24, 2018

If you want to stay up to date with some up and coming, big time video games, Playerunknown's Battleground Mobile is the place to start! The teens of AHS have recently become obsessed with a new mobile game called Playerunknown's Battleground (Pubg Mobile for short). It first appeared as an online gam...

Locals are going nuts over the Nutcracker ballet

Fake snow falls to create a magical scene as dancers perform the Sugar Plum dance.

Alex Engelmann, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018

   An Aspen holiday classic, The Nutcracker ballet, is a tradition that locals look forward to every year. Originally written in 1816 by E.T.A Hoffman and adapted by Alexandre Dumas Père, the original production dates all the way back to the 1890s, although it didn’t become a Christmas classic ...

Bad Ideas have never seemed so good

A promotional picture of the Bad Ideas music video posted by Tessa Violet.

Aja Schiller, Website Manager

December 18, 2018

Tessa Violet is a 28-year-old Indie-pop singer who has been hyping up her new song, “Bad Ideas”, for the past year and finally released the song on November 30. The release of the song was accompanied by a music video of Violet dancing in different settings, such as her couch or in a forest, weari...

Free Solo, a harrowing adventure

Alex Honnold climbs up a crevice as the first free solo climber on El Capitan, Yosemite.

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

Free Solo is a beautiful, inspiring, and nerve-racking experience that frames a spectacular film by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, who is also known for another climbing movie Meru. The audience was intrigued with the mix of characters, emotion, and cinematography that is well-balanced. The m...

“Dior: From Paris to the World” Denver Art Museum Exhibit

Edgy lineup of red, black, and white couture outfits in the

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

“Dior: From Paris to the World” is scribbled across the top of the entrance to the exhibit as people crowd inside. The entrance is shaded with a French building facade, hiding all the fashion house’s secrets within. Tickets for the exhibit were sold out for six weeks prior. The exhibit consists...

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” nails 2000 teen flick remake

Ariana Grande in her

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

Pop star sensation Ariana Grande just released her highly anticipated music video for her single “thank u, next”. The video pays homage to several different rom-com movies of the 2000s and the lyrics are about teenagers and their mistakes they make while being in love. Grande imitates many different ...

Top 10 New TV Shows to Watch This Fall


Alex Engelmann, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

   It’s finally autumn and the cold weather is here. The leaves are changing, the days growing shorter and the air is getting colder. This means it’s time to curl up with a blanket and some hot cocoa and binge-watch your favorite TV shows. Below is a list of the top 10 new TV shows to watch th...

5 Healing Stones Every Student Needs to Get Through High School

Three dazzling crystal points on a cloudy day with snowy Aspen mountain in backround from left to right: Black Tourmaline Crystal Quartz, Rose Quartz, Crystal Quartz.

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

For thousands of years, people have used alternative medicine to cure the body, mind, and spirit. Healing stones are one of the most popular forms of alternative medicine and have recently become a huge trend. Healing crystals work by connecting to Chakras: the seven energy centers of the body, including...

Natasha Elise: Making Her Career Happen

The cover art of one of Natasha Elise's singles called

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 25, 2018

With only a year of being seriously involved in her music career, 17-year-old singer-songwriter Natasha Elise who lives part-time in Aspen, has already released four songs. Elise considers Aspen her second home and spends time here several weeks out of the year. Elise was eight years old when she discovere...

Michael Myers never retires, he’s back!

The cover of the new Halloween movie that pictures the characters of the movie.

Davy Brown, Staff Writer

November 18, 2018

The anticipation for Halloween night was especially spooky with the release of the Horror/Thriller Halloween movie. Halloween the movie was suspenseful and horrifying, capturing the spookiness of Halloween’s darkness. It mesmerized the audience with its plot that follows the storyline of the previ...

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?

The original band members of Queen (top) compared to the cast of Bohemian Rhapsody (bottom).

Aja Schiller, Website Manager

November 18, 2018

The movie Bohemian Rhapsody has managed to encapsulate the downward spiral of Freddie Mercury while offering an introspective look on an iconic band’s destructive social dynamics. The film digs into what brought Queen to the top of the charts and portrays details on what made every band member tick....