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Kubiak Leaves the Broncos

Kubiak Leaves the Broncos

Paige Quist, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017


Filed under News

DENVER -- Gary Kubiak recently decided to retire from coaching the Bronco’s football team. Kubiak, who is 55,  informed his coaches and player of his decision during christmas weekend. He thanked everyone for all of their work, time, and support, letting them know he was proud of their accomplishme...

Gay Ski Week in Aspen: A History

Gay Ski Week in Aspen: A History

Chelsea Moore, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017


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Aspen-- Forty years ago, Gay Ski Week began with a bar argument about dancing and liberal politics. A group of local guys including Jon Busch, David Hoch, Tom Duesterberg, and Russell Anderson, along with others from the national ski clubs, decided to meet officially every January. They were invited...

AHS Students Study Abroad

AHS Students Study Abroad

Chloe Brettmann, Staff Writer

January 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

This year several AHS students departed for up to a year to countries in Europe and South America. These students travel through the Rotary Youth Exchange, AFS-Intercultural Programs, and Swiss Semester. Recently I sat down, or FaceTimed with those still abroad, and got a chance to learn about what li...

AHS Homework Survey is Underway

Sam Kahn, Staff Writer

January 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

   The AHS Leadership Committee, comprised of teachers Liz Bollinger, Karen Zohar, Jennifer Morandi-Benson, and Eric Lamb, is tackling the task of evaluating the homework load at AHS, and the impact of homework on students’ stress levels and overall well being. AHS students and parents have expre...

The Gift of Language

Jordan Fox, Online Editor

January 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

For most students, putting a conscience effort into language isn’t a large part of their everyday lives with the exception of language class, but for the ELL students, it’s one of the main focuses. The ELL or English language learners at Aspen High School have the additional challenge of taking classes...

Imitating a lifestyle through art

Imitating a lifestyle through art

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under News

ASPEN-There's a famous saying that "Life imitates art." The saying translates to the entire globe, where people are brought together by the true values in art through their eyes and soul. The Aspen Art Museumx has recently announced its winter exhibitions, which includes works by Ceal Floyer, Julian...

Behind the Scenes: Nutcracker

Zoe Cramer, Junior Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under News, Opinion

For some people, getting dressed up in their finest clothing, buying a real life nutcracker and going to see the magical show of “The Nutcracker” with their family is their favorite tradition of the year. What they may not know, however, is that behind the enchanted filter of the show, the dancers...

CU Wins the South Pac 12 Division

CU Wins the South Pac 12 Division

Olivia Clauss, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under News, Sports

On Nov. 26, the Buffs held their ranking of 9th with a 27-22 win against Utah at Folsom Field. Despite the frigid temperatures, fans were not quick to leave. Once the clock stopped, the security took down the field goals, and the fans charged onto the field, smothering the players. Gold fireworks shot out o...

Castro in the Kitchen

Olivia Clauss, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under News

After surviving approximately 600 assassination attempts, Fidel Castro has been ceased by his old age. “More people have tried to murder the world’s most famous socialist than any other man alive,” boasts the documentary “368 ways to kill Castro.” The 90-year-old escaper of death used to joke...

A Different View of Donald Trump

A Different View of Donald Trump

Jordan Fox, Online Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

In a primarily liberal community, it can be hard to voice support of the now President-Elect, for fear of being deemed a racist, bigot, or sexist. Despite the negative perception of supporters, there are many people who are unwavering in their support of Donald Trump, who do not fit any of those ide...

Checking in with Hurricane Matthew’s Damages

Checking in with Hurricane Matthew’s Damages

Olivia Clauss, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under News

A little more than a month ago, Atlantic coastal areas were engulfed by the powerful ocean winds and water from Hurricane Matthew—the first category 4 storm since Hurricane Katrina wreaked havoc on the same coastal communities. In the United States, Hurricane Matthew’s resulting damages exceeded...

Confused about the Law? Huff is Here to Explain

Sam Kahn, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under News

ASPEN--School Resources Officer Paul “Huff” Hufnagle believes his primary role in the AHS community is to keep students safe. Huff is the chief liaison between the AHS student body and the Pitkin County law enforcement. He views himself as a support system for students who want to learn more ...