The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


AHS students standing in line in front of anti-theft signs at the cafe during their lunch.

AHS Cafe Undergoes Changes in Reponse to Cutting, Theft and Lack of Respect

Sara Kershow, Staff Writer March 23, 2023

The AHS cafe has undergone multiple closures and remodels throughout the 22-23 school year due to issues with cutting, theft, and disrespect. There have always been a lack of courtesy at the AHS cafe,...

AHS students wait in long lines as a result of the schedule change that shortened lunch.

Lack of Planning Leads to Schedule Change

Kalea Hoffner, Staff Writer March 16, 2023

During the week of February 6, the ASD school board implemented a new daily class schedule at AHS designed to make up for the deficit in instructional minutes. As of Feb. 23, ASD has had a total of...

Chat GPT Speaks Out

Araya Thompson, Staff Writer March 14, 2023

ChatGPT is a chatbox that was developed by OpenAI on November 30, 2022. It was initially created to show what a very large AI system can accomplish; it allows people to have human-like conversations. It...

Swastika drawn on stool at Aspen High School.

Antisemitism On the Rise

Andie Sherman, Staff Writer March 7, 2023

Antisemitism has become an increasingly pervasive issue in the United States, with a rise in hate crimes against Jewish individuals and communities. This particular form of hatred has gained momentum recently,...

Quintanilla and Nettletons work displayed at Aspen Chapel.

Creative Minds Unleashed “Here”

Ava Cherry, Editor-in-Chief March 6, 2023

The Aspen Chapel Gallery’s current installment, “Here,” features the work of two Aspen High School seniors, Beckham Nettleton, and Michael Quintanilla. “Here” is a showcase of life in the...

A timeline of technology advancements and events over the years.

The Mysterious World of Social Media Through Generations

Elsa Tullar, Staff Writer March 6, 2023

The generational divide draws a line between the overwhelming concept of old and the new, where technology takes over and is involved in everyday life, where personalities develop, diversity increases,...

AHS skier transposed in front of AHS.

Despite Last Year’s Warnings, Ski Day Lives On

Blake Zilberman, Staff Writer March 6, 2023

Last March, students were looking forward to a fun day of skiing. The administration had set a target attendance of 80% for the event to continue the following year. Unfortunately, attendance was only...

Impact of Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria

Addy Christensen, Staff Writer February 28, 2023

You wake up in the early morning hours, the ground shaking so subtly you think you’ve dreamed it. You check the time on the alarm clock next to your bed, 4:13 am. Now awake, you reluctantly toss over...

Endangered Species: Talking Point of the Century

Endangered Species: Talking Point of the Century

Rylee Smith, Staff Writer February 28, 2023

As of 2023, there are more than 42,100 species on the IUCN Red List, threatened with extinction. IUCN’s list was created to help to gain insight into the health of global biodiversity.  Losing these...

Teléfonos en los Bolsillos

Jazmin Soza Ortega , Staff Writer / Staff Writer February 28, 2023

Se ha organizado la ley desde el primer día de clases hasta el último día del año escolar a lo largo del tiempo, lo que no se ha respetado o quizás lo que aún no se ha discutido de manera relativa. No...

Mass Shootings 2023

Ava Cherry, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2023

In January of this year, at least 44 mass shootings occurred in the United States. Despite efforts made throughout 2022, gun violence continues to spike. According to the Gun Violence Archive, a non-profit...

Artwork on Americas Universal Truths

Truth in Politics: Congressman George Santos

Oceane Jones, Editor-In-Chief February 9, 2023
‘“What he always looked for was fame and power,” Vilarva explains, “That’s all he cared about and he got it.”’
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