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‘Don’t Smile at Me’ by Billie Eilish is Your Next Obsession

‘Don’t Smile at Me’ by Billie Eilish is Your Next Obsession

January 5, 2018

If you want to add another incredible artist to your playlist, 15-year old Billie Eilish is your next obsession. Back in 2016, Eilish posted a song called ‘Ocean Eyes’ onto SoundCloud. This song was actually meant for her dance teacher to choreograph too, but the song soon went viral and she quickly...

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s Nutcracker

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s Nutcracker

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

January 5, 2018

The Nutcracker is one of the most famous classic ballets, having been in production in various forms since 1892. The story includes action, romance, and most importantly beautiful dancing and scenery. The magical story centers around a young girl, named Clara, and her family's Christmas Eve celebration....

The Rave About Riverdale

The Rave About Riverdale

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

A new television series this year, Riverdale, has been a huge hit amongst teenagers and adults. I mean who wouldn’t want to see hot guys shirtless on TV? Based on the Archie comics, Riverdale tells the story of Archie Andrews and his friends trying to solve a murder in their town. Season two has j...

The Best Place For Your Essential D-List Celebrity Gossip

The Best Place For Your Essential D-List Celebrity Gossip

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

November 6, 2017

They are flooding your social media outlets and taking the internet by storm. No, they aren’t viruses,* they’re Whos. The world is divided into “Whos” and “Thems,” at least according to my favorite podcast, Who Weekly. In the age of around-the-clock news, there is only so much that can be reported on in th...

The Best Halloween Costumes For 2017

The Best Halloween Costumes For 2017

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

Overall the total for money spent in America for costumes is over $3.1 billion dollars!  Halloween is a huge holiday in America. Last year party city’s most popular costumes were Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Harley Quinn, and Wonder Woman. I’m here to give some ideas to make this year’s Hal...

The Lack of an Orchestra in ASD

The Lack of an Orchestra in ASD

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017

Orchestra is not an option at Aspen School District, yet offering an orchestra to students would be beneficial toward the kids. Students can learn a variety of techniques and skills not taught in band, such as playing with a bow, and playing more classical music pieces. Orchestra is different from ban...

AHS Cult

Zoe Cramer, Design and Online Media Editor

October 10, 2017

Some are afraid of ghosts or goblins, but others? That’d be the 2016 presidential election, at least in the eyes of American Horror Story (AHS) creators, Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. Each fall, AHS takes a different approach from the last to give audiences a much-desired scare, dragging an intr...

Street Art: Art or a Crime?

Street Art: Art or a Crime?

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017

The punishment in Colorado for $400 worth of damage from graffiti is up to a year in prison or a $10,000 fine. There has always been a debate on what is art and what is not. A common topic for discussion is street art. While many people see street art as vandalism, others see it as a form of creative...

5 Point Festival; Telling Stories that Inspire

5 Point Festival; Telling Stories that Inspire

Chloe Brettmann, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017

Respect, commitment, humility, purpose, and balance are the five points that the annual 5Point Film Festival revolve around. It takes place in Carbondale each spring during a four day long program. It all began in 2007, when Julie Kennedy wanted to start an adventure film festival. “5Point Film is ...

The Roaring Fork Young Curators Exhibition

The Roaring Fork Young Curators Exhibition

Chelsea Moore, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

At the Roaring Fork Young Curators Exhibition, hosted by the Aspen Art Museum, you might have expected to see the stereotypical children’s art: bright colors, squiggly designs or sunset watercolors. Alternatively, these pieces were dark, mysterious, and invoked deep thought. The air was still full...

Brace for Impact

Brace for Impact

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

Based on the novel “Highest Duty”, written by pilot Chesley Sullenberger, the new film “Sully” follows what happened when the first ever-commercial airliner with 155 people aboard successfully landed on water. The movie was released on Sept. 9. While the public widely considered Sullenbe...

Put Down the Remote

Put Down the Remote

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

While students stay busy at school writing essays, taking notes on lectures, and studying for tests, it’s likely that at least some of their time at home is spent binge watching Netflix. It seems like we all have that one TV show that gets rewound at the end of the day, but researchers have found that...