THE SKIER SCRIBBLER

Why are people eating oranges in the shower?

A photo posted by Reddit user, GuyFieriFanAccount, with the caption,

Katelyn O'Callaghan, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2020

According to Reddit users, eating an orange in the shower is a liberating act of consumption that will bring unbridled joy. The phenomena quickly became a trend, and has made users jump into their showers with an orange in hand. The internet craze began on Reddit, a social media site, in 2016 when...

Blue light glasses and online classes

Blue light glasses and online classes

Stef Wojcik, News Editor

May 6, 2020

Blue light glasses have grown in popularity given peoples’ shift to remote living; however, because these glasses do not have a prescription, there is a controversy as to whether or not they are truly used for protection or if these glasses are the latest fashion trend. COVID-19 has forced many people...

Widespread Antibody Testing, Are They Reliable?

Sophia Greiper, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

Antibody tests, or serology tests, may allow people to return to their jobs, school, and many of the things they did before quarantine and the Coronavirus. Antibody tests check, through a blood sample, for proteins called antibodies in the immune system that are there to fight off a specific disease....

American airlines

American airlines

Hannah Popish, Writer

May 3, 2020

American Airlines is on a hiring frenzy to get more pilots into the piloting industry. Major Airlines such as American have been striving to inspire more pilots to become a part of the industry. After the tragic event of 9/11, the piloting industry took a devastating hit. New and inspired pilots had...

COVID-19 cancels concerts

Taylor Swift singing an emotional song

Aja Schiller, Writer

April 29, 2020

Ever since the COVID-19 outbreak that has swept across the world, concerts, one of the largest aspects of the music industry, have been severely impacted. Social distancing calls for at least six feet of space between people, so hosting a crowded arena full of possibly infected fans raises questions...

History has repeated iitself, and iin the form of pandemics

A photo taaken during the 1918 pandemic of the Spanish Flu

Hannah Smith, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

History repeating itself has been seen countless times within the past, and now with coronavirus, there is yet another time where events have unfolded in paralleled ways to events in human history. Philosopher Geroge Santayana once said, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat...

To school or not to school?

Photo courtesy of Maya Abraham and Avery Hirsch. 
Avery Hirsh and Maya Abraham posing in separate photos

Mackenzi Hart, Writer

April 29, 2020

AHS students have been forced to transfer to online learning, and with this, there have been a lot of mixed feelings about the transition. Students either love online learning and don’t ever want to go back to school, or they hate the online format and want nothing more than to go back to in-person...

Students’ Opinion of Polis’s decision to pull back on stay at home orders

Colorado Governor Jared Polis announces the relaxation of stay-at-home order by changing regulations to safer-at-home orders.

Stef Wojcik, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

Students have experienced a very confusing few weeks given the transition to online classes and the cancellation of athletics and school-sanctioned events. Though many students are challenged by the sudden end to social events and regular classes, they believe that the best way to return back to ‘normal’...

Some good news

The cast of Hamilton sings to Aubrey (pictured in 2nd column from left in 3rd row from top) whose Broadway show was cancelled due to Covid-19, on John Krasinski's show, Some Good News.

Harper Axelman, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

Some good news From hosting a virtual prom with celebrities such as Billie Eilish and the Jonas Brothers for the class of 2020 whose prom was canceled, showcasing displays of appreciation for healthcare workers, and even broadcasting from The International Space Station, one news channel is showing...

Locals shift to skinning in wake of resort’s closure

An uphiller skins up Ruthie’s side of Aspen Mountain accompanied by their dog.

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

On Saturday, March 14th, Aspen Skiing Company shut down all mountains in response to Colorado governor Jared Polis’s executive order to issue all Colorado ski resorts to close. As a result, many members of the Aspen community got their ski touring sets or borrowed from neighbors, friends, and family...

Gap Year Profiles

Sam Gibb Standing on a mountain with his skis in hand.

Mackenzi Hart, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

Samuel Gibb, a current senior at AHS, will be taking a gap year and spending time traveling around the world to ski. Sam has been an avid skier since he was a child. He will also be entering the workforce, in order to pay for his travels. Not all students go with the common college after high school...

Sibling relationships and how they are changing

Taylor Gurtman, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

COVID-19 has drastically changed the world as we know it. People wear masks when they go outside, groceries must be wiped down, and all businesses considered non-essential have been temporarily shut down. Although coronavirus has negatively impacted the world, there have been few positives to come out...