The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


Letter to the Editor: PE at AHS

June 2, 2021

Dear Editor,  My name is Adeline Christensen and I am currently a freshman attending Aspen High School. I am writing to you to address a topic that needs to be improved upon specifically within Aspen’s...

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The problem with white fraglity

May 21, 2021

The Problem With White Fragility Ava Cherry, Writing Editor | February 20, 2021 White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo has continued to create conversation about combating racism since its original publication...

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Earth Day

Maya Leshem, Opinion Editor May 21, 2021

What happened to Earth Day? As chaos continues in the world, many “less pressing” issues have been pushed to the side, but how much longer can we push aside climate change? Politicians and capitalist...

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In conversations about equity, where do students stand?

Kayla Tehrani, Editor-In-Chief May 20, 2021

*This article was originally published in the Snowmass Sun For months, conversations about equity and equality at Aspen High School have caused disagreement and anger in our community. Aspen High School...

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Bringing awareness towards sexual assault

Andie Sherman, Staff Writer May 17, 2021

According to a study conducted by the U.S. Department of Education in the 2017 to 2018 school year there were 14,983 incidents of sexual violence across the U.S. public school system. Such an alarming...

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Faculty voices add perspective to ASD sex-ed conversations Outdated online policies don’t align with more up-to-date curriculum, teachers say

Oceane Jones, Opinion Editor May 14, 2021

Originally published in the Snowmass Sun on May 12, 2021 After my April 21 Teen Spotlight was published in the Snowmass Sun, (Aspen High School’s sex education must be modernized), I heard from district...

Social media During COVID

Sophia Greiper, News Editor May 10, 2021

*This article was originally published in The Snowmass Sun With the COVID-19 pandemic came a lot more free time in the life of the American teenager. Before, we may have spent most of our free time...

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Conspiracy theorist a cancer to congress

Andie Sherman, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

Many followers of extreme conspiracy theories had their hopes dashed after former President Donald Trump left office in late January. However, new politicians have taken the role of fueling these dangerous...

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Sexism started with Aristotle

Hannah Smith, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2021

Despite being known as one of the greatest philosophers and scientists in history, Aristotle's views towards women’s equality were misogynistic. Aristotle’s long-lasting influences did not just affect...

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