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Anna Akana might need to take an ‘Intervention’ from music

Anna Akana might need to take an ‘Intervention’ from music

Aja Schiller, Website Manager

May 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Anna Akana, a Youtube influencer best known for her videos directed at helping young women, released a song about drugs and alcohol abuse called “Intervention”. The song tells a story about Akana and her struggle with people telling her she needs an intervention. Akana has a lot to boast about: she...

Finals should be abolished

Finals should be abolished

Ava Thornely, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Finals: having students memorize all topics from each subject, and cramming that knowledge into a two-hour test. Finals look different for everyone. Most students spend finals week stress eating, missing sleep, and crying a lot. The end of the year shouldn’t be this stressful for students; I belie...

Abortion: it’s more pro-life than you think

Abortion: it’s more pro-life than you think

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It’s just like every other day, but today you are pregnant. At the doctor’s office you are given three options: either keep your child, set up a planned adoption during the pregnancy, or give it to a foster care system after the child is born . Suddenly, your state representative, a 59-year-old part-time bus...

Cool Kids in Town

Cool Kids in Town

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

AHS Skier Scribbler here, your one and only source into the (not so) scandalous lives of Aspen’s elite. The summer of 2019 is coming up quickly and this year's seniors have quite some plans for the future.   Colt Whitley - The legend A local Nordic prodigy and outdoor enthusiast, Whitl...

Five great outfits to wear this Spring

Five great outfits to wear this Spring

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Lottie moss linen tie strap cami top, Koharu blue vintage mom jeans, Pacsun. Steve Madden slip-on sneaker, Nordstrom. clear glasses, Forever 21. white bow scrunchie, Free People. One fine day mini dress, Free People. Arizona mocha shoes, Birkenstock. Granite backpack, Fjallraven. Rolling Ston...

Apps every high schooler needs

Apps every high schooler needs

Ava Thornely, Staff writter

April 30, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Listen up high schoolers! You are always on your phones, so why not make life easier by downloading some apps that will help you with school? With these apps, you will find yourself more organized and ready for school, and the best part is that they're all free.   Quizlet- Have a big test coming up but still don't...

Mother’s Day: a day for the most important role models

Mother’s Day: a day for the most important role models

Hannah Yeary, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Mother’s Day is rapidly approaching, and that means it’s time to take a step back from all the chaos to appreciate all the things our mothers do for us. In the mayhem of everyday life, it is often easy to take our mothers for granted and not truly acknowledge all the sacrifices they make. Lu...

Compliments? Did you compli(mean)t it?

Compliments? Did you compli(mean)t it?

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

A great advantage of being in a relationship is the validation you receive from the compliments you get from your friends, family, and your partner, but not all compliments are considered equal. The way compliments are given or received affects your relationships. There are several types of compliment...

The IKON Pass positives

The IKON Pass positives

Emily Kinney, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Satire

We’ve all heard it at one point this season; “The IKON Pass has ruined skiing.” This phrase has been mumbled under people’s breath while waiting in ski lines, said to other locals as we pass each other in the street, or full out screamed in frustration in the privacy of a gondola. But could the IKO...

Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Gluten Free

Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Gluten Free

Sophie Schlosser, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Gluten and free: two words that, when strung together, strike fear in the hearts of every wait staff, hostess, and most importantly, the entire Aspen High School snack bar staff. As someone who didn’t even know what gluten was, or that it was a manifestation of the devil, my gluten intolerance dia...

The SAT/ACT Controversy

The SAT/ACT Controversy

Aja Schiller, Website Manager

April 24, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The SAT and ACT standardized tests are used by colleges to measure student aptitude as well as how successful they will be in university. Both tests are a major point of stress for some students. Juniors, as well as Seniors, spend hundreds of dollars on tutoring as well as paying to take the test. The...

Fit in as a Aspen local during the summer

Fit in as a Aspen local during the summer

Ava Thornely, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Aspen is known as a small resort ski town but little do people know, Aspen has so much to offer during the summer. Here are six places to visit in Aspen this summer to fit in as a local.   Local Coffee House- Located in the center of Aspen find many locals sipping unique lattes, and reading th...