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AHS teachers and their celebrity look alikes

AHS teachers and their celebrity look alikes

Hannah Smith, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

The phenomenon of doppelgangers is definitely a fascinating topic, and at AHS, there are some teacher-celebrity look-alikes that will startle you. One shocking celeb-look alike is AHS french teacher, Eric Lamb, and the popular YouTuber, Pewdipie. The resemblance is uncanny! Pewdiepie is on the right,...

First semester vs. second semester

Jennifer Ellis, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

When summer comes to a close and AHS once again opens it’s doors to students for another school year it can be bittersweet. The habits and day to day of students change dramatically. Not only do they get into their daily school routine of sports and homework, but students’ behavior can also vary...

Life under the draft

Life under the draft

Stella McAniff, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

On Jan 3 Trump ordered the murder of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani and tension continues to rise between the two countries, leaving young 18-year-olds to wonder whether the draft could happen again. The draft has been used plenty of times in US history, most recently the Vietnam war. Many baby boomers...

The Decade of School Shootings

The Decade of School Shootings

Lauren Fox, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

On November 15th, two victims, a 16-year-old girl, and a 14-year-old boy died following a school shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, CA. The suspect, Nathaniel Berhow, was said to have pulled a pistol out of his backpack on Thursday morning, shooting five classmates and himself (CNN). Throughout...

The Cult of Bachelor Nation

The Cult of Bachelor Nation

Lauren Fox, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

Every Monday night, nearly five million people tune into ABC for two hours in excitement, drama, and heartbreak. This is not just any regular tv show, football game or the occasional episode of Game of Thrones: this is The Bachelor. This broadcasted social experiment follows one man as he dates multiple...

Billie Eilish: a statement

Billie Eilish: a statement

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

Billie Eilish is the new face of Gen Z and has become a global impact on teenagers and young adults. Through her fashion approach, musical successes, and musical style Eilish has advocated for change against global controversies. Similar to Greta Thunberg, Eilish uses her age and passions to advocate for the issues s...

Bernie Sanders: The quest for a better future

Tullis Burrows, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

With the first caucuses of 2020 kicking off just last week, and the first ballots from Colorado already being cast, many first time voters are looking for guidance. Well, look no further. If you are a young person living in today's society, I posit that it is your responsibility to vote for one Mr....

Generation of Change

Emily Kinney, News Editor

December 11, 2019

Emma Gonzalez, David Hogg, Greta Thunberg, and Malala Yousafzai: what do all of these people have in common? Beyond being influential leaders of our time, everyone previously mentioned is a part of Generation Z. These are the most prominent leaders in our society today, creating change through initiatives...

Developments over the past decade have plowed through “Old Aspen”

Developments over the past decade have plowed through “Old Aspen”

Maeve McGuire, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2019

As December comes to an end and a new decade approaches, it is imperative that we take time to reflect on the last 10 years and address the changes that have transpired. Living in a small town like Aspen, it is uncommon for these changes to go unnoticed, but the Aspen we are living in currently differs...

“Ok Boomer”-love the sensitive snowflakes

“Ok Boomer”-love the sensitive snowflakes

Katelyn O'Callaghan, News Editor

December 10, 2019

The relations between the younger and older generations have been becoming increasingly hostile and aggressive. Baby Boomers blame the Millennials for killing industries and giving out participation trophies, while the Millenials retaliate by criticizing the Boomers for being out of touch with the modern...

Pick up your trash, drop the BS

Pick up your trash, drop the BS

Anna Coyle and Jenny Ellis

December 1, 2019

Every day after lunch, our janitors have to pick up after certain impolite members of the AHS student body. Though students may be gone; tables, unstacked chairs, and even piles of trash are left behind. The Commons is littered with wrappers and crushed food. Single-use plastics and food scraps that...

Kanye West new album review

Kanye West new album review

Brenon Reed, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Kanye West is one of the biggest names in pop culture; he has over 12 projects, including 10 solo records, that have shaped the music industry today. In the past year, West hasn’t been the most popular with the public after his May 1st interview with TMZ back in 2018, during which he talked about slavery....