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AHS Graduate Racing Towards Recovery

AHS Graduate Racing Towards Recovery

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

While most AHS graduates have studied at a college or been hired for a job, Galena Wardle, a 2016 graduate, has already started her career as a ski racer on the U.S. Ski Team. Last March, Wardle suffered a terrible crash that led to an ACL injury, but she has still been on the sidelines supporting the...

How is Media and Technology Affecting Paper Based News Sources?

How is Media and Technology Affecting Paper Based News Sources?

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under News

  Social media platforms have become such a vital part of people’s lives, and many news sources have been publishing their work online to appeal to the younger generations. Many students at AHS use Snapchat and other social media platforms to catch up on their current events.   So...

AHS Girls Basketball Team Injuries

AHS Girls Basketball Team Injuries

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

While basketball is supposed to be a relatively low-contact sport, the AHS girls basketball team game often has injuries. In fact, girls basketball has one of the highest amounts of injuries reported each season at AHS. Some of the injuries from this season include; whiplash, shin splints, and concussions. Receiving...

Fortnite Fever Takes AHS by Storm

Fortnite Fever Takes AHS by Storm

Maeve McGuire, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

In the late hours of any given school night, most AHS students slave away in front of their schoolwork. However, a new group of AHS students has been hibernating in front of their video game consoles, obsessing over Aspen’s newest addiction: Fortnite.    The game launched in July of 2017, and only ...

Damin Detweiler: Sailing Into His Future

Damin Detweiler: Sailing Into His Future

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

February 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Most high school students throughout the country are encouraged to attend college as the necessary avenue to achieve their dreams, Aspen High School senior, Demian Detweiler, has other plans. Instead of attending a traditional four year college next year, Detweiler will be attending the Northwest Scho...

Talulah Marolt Takes on Lead in the Spring Musical Cinderella

Talulah Marolt Takes on Lead in the Spring Musical Cinderella

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Talulah Marolt is a sophomore at AHS and is successfully excelling in many of her classes, but her main focus has always been theatre. She has been involved in theatre since she was seven years old and has been involved with Theatre Aspen and Theatre Masters. Marolt has been in over 10 shows, mostly m...

What’s the Deal With the Denver Airport?

What’s the Deal With the Denver Airport?

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under News

When driving on the highway leading to Denver International Airport, there is a huge 32-foot and 9,000-pound blue horse with glowing red eyes. The Denver Airport has always been the topic of several conspiracy theories that may seem outrageous. However, they could be true based on the facts, informatio...

Women’s Ski and March on Aspen Mountain

Women’s Ski and March on Aspen Mountain

Olivia Zwieg, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under News

On January 20th,  millions of people across the globe united to fight for gender equality, celebrate the resilience of women and protest many other social issues. This occurred one year after the 2017 Women’s March when the vast majority of marchers protested against Donald Trump’s administration...

O2 Yoga is Reopening in a New Location

O2 Yoga is Reopening in a New Location

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under News

408 S. Mill St., next to Wagner Park, is undertaking a drastic change.from McDonald’s fast food to an all new O2 Yoga and Pilates Studio. O2 Yoga is a studio that is currently located on Main Street. Although their business is running smoothly, the new owners, Brittany and Colter Van Domelen, ...

The Lack of Snow

The Lack of Snow

Olivia Zwieg, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under News

As much as Aspenites love extended days of sunshine, the unusual amount that they have received this year is unnatural and has caused an economic downfall within the community. On top of the delayed start to the ski season, the limited terrain and poor conditions have made it difficult for skiers to...

First X Games Medal for Teenage Snowboarder

First X Games Medal for Teenage Snowboarder

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

After two years of a “falling streak” at X Games, Maddie Mastro, a 17-year-old from Mammoth Mountain, Calif., finally finished with her first-ever X Games medal, taking third place on Saturday night in the superpipe. The 17th Aspen X Games closed its four-day event on Jan. 28 at Buttermilk and in...

Winter Words: A Free Opportunity For Students

Winter Words: A Free Opportunity For Students

Sam Kahn, News Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under News

   Calling all aspiring writers, avid readers, and culture hounds--this year marks the 21st  anniversary of Winter Words, a signature program of Aspen Words that celebrates some of America’s leading authors and brings them to our snowy doorstep all winter long.    A literary non-profit based in the Red ...