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O2 Yoga is Reopening in a New Location

O2 Yoga is Reopening in a New Location

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


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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


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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


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   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 ...

AHS Earth Club: Working Towards a Waste Free School

AHS Earth Club: Working Towards a Waste Free School

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

January 13, 2018


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Throughout the last decade, global warming has gained lots of attention around the world, beginning to alarm people about the effects of humanity on our planet. As the human population keeps producing waste and other harmful substances with no end in sight, many people have begun to fight back agains...

Athlete of The Month: November 2017

Athlete of The Month: November 2017

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

During the fall season, Aspen High School offers 8 sports and half of the student body participates in some form of athletics. Athletics aren't only beneficial to kids physically, they help develop cognitive skills such as leadership, self esteem, goal setting, and teamwork. “Athletics teach life...

iPhone X Release: Why Buy?

iPhone X Release: Why Buy?

Olivia Zwieg, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

We all know the feeling of buying a new iPhone, but the excitement dies down shortly after a brand new and technologically advanced iPhone comes out months later. 10 years after the original iPhone revolutionized the world, Apple’s latest product, the iPhone X, with a retail price of $1,149.00, is...

The rise of a new religion : Pastafarianism

The rise of a new religion : Pastafarianism

Gage Redman, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


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A lot of people across the globe use religion to explain the unknown, and gain motivation and dedication. Most religions have a very sacred, spiritual, and serious vibe towards them that sometimes scares people off. Pastafarianism is a laid back, relaxed and easy going religion that also has the same...

Different Country, Same Racing Skis

Different Country, Same Racing Skis

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

While most American kids spend their summers on the beach or at home, Chilean student athlete Carolina Jimenez, 16,  spends her summer in Aspen to race for Aspen Valley Ski and Snowboard Club.  Jimenez grew up in Santiago, Chile,  and skis for Andes ski club during her winter ski season. She said...

AHS Dance Team Places Second at Colorado State Championships

AHS Dance Team Places Second at Colorado State Championships

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

January 8, 2018


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Pom poms flew as the spirit teams of the state of Colorado competed to win the first place title and make it to Nationals. Over the weekend of December 8th to the 10th, the AHS dance team went to State Championships in Denver. The varsity competition team consisted of 12 AHS student who danced in th...

Kyle Jones: Changing the Tone of the Music Department

Kyle Jones: Changing the Tone of the Music Department

Sam Kahn, News Editor

December 20, 2017


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  Music teacher Kyle Jones, an avid fan of Deadmau5 and Odesza, wants to make music an intrinsic part of the culture at AHS. Jones, who also teaches IB Film, believes that music is an essential part of the AHS curriculum and is working to rethink the music program to make it more appealing for stud...

From Stage to Class

From Stage to Class

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

One of the most iconic characters to take the stage at Theatre Aspen last summer was Tracy Turnblad, the lively teenager from Baltimore who stars in Hairspray. Taylor Hartsfield, who sang and danced her way to the Corny Collins Show in Hairspray, is filling in until April for AHS theater teacher Lo...