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5 Healing Stones Every Student Needs to Get Through High School

5 Healing Stones Every Student Needs to Get Through High School

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

For thousands of years, people have used alternative medicine to cure the body, mind, and spirit. Healing stones are one of the most popular forms of alternative medicine and have recently become a huge trend. Healing crystals work by connecting to Chakras: the seven energy centers of the body, including...

Thanksgiving Break is here, but can ASD say the same about holiday equality?

Thanksgiving Break is here, but can ASD say the same about holiday equality?

Aja Schiller, Website Manager

November 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Winter Break is always time for celebration, family time, a period to de-stress from school, and of course, Christmas festivities. But the students at AHS who celebrate Jewish holidays aren’t as lucky and only get optional time off for their major holidays. Meanwhile, students and faculty are given ...

Editorial: Go Vote!

November 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

All eligible students, teachers, parents, and community members should make an effort to participate in the upcoming midterm election on Tuesday, November 6th. Before anyone casts a ballot they need to be registered to vote. In Colorado, voters can register to vote online through the Office of the Secre...

Veganism and it’s effects on climate change

Veganism and it’s effects on climate change

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

There’s a multitude of reasons why someone might become vegan, but a main topic of contention may be how veganism can contribute to slowing down climate change. Many people are uninformed about how veganism actually affects climate change. According to the United Nations 2014 report, one cow produces be...

Ten wonderful photos from fall in Colorado

Ten wonderful photos from fall in Colorado

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Slowly the mountains fade from their bright summer green to a warm golden sheet swallowing the mountainsides. Throughout the valley, the scenery drastically changes to fall. The air gets colder and fogs settle in, sometimes bringing snow. This fall was no disappointment in its everlasting beauty. Here...

Do yourself a favor, and go watch “A Simple Favor”

Do yourself a favor, and go watch “A Simple Favor”

Maeve McGuire, News Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Despite an abundance of grim and uncanny plot twists, A Simple Favor manages to incorporate a subtle and dark sense of humor into the film, making the audience ask themselves, “Should I be laughing right now?” Director Paul Feig (“Bridesmaids”) succeeds in almost every aspect of this film; cre...

25 Mesmerizing Photos From Europe

25 Mesmerizing Photos From Europe

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

The group turned the corner of the narrow street filled with quaint cafes and fragrant bakeries. Suddenly, we saw it. A huge point of metal that seemed to pierce the clouds. People rode bikes and walked through a lush park littered with fountains surrounding it. This was it, we were finally seeing the...

Time to put Golden Goose in the caboose

Time to put Golden Goose in the caboose

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The high-end clothing company, Golden Goose, just released an outrageous line of shoes that appear to be completely worn out and taped back together, receiving a heavy amount of backlash. Shoes are a tremendous part of every-day life. Most people prefer to have their shoes look new or at least look...

The Supreme Court, losing sight of its ideals?

Chloe Brettmann, News Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Do you know how a Supreme Court Justice is appointed? Or why the Supreme Court and its Justices are important? In the last several years, there have been two new appointments to the Supreme court, but it seems the traditional role of the Court is rapidly changing. Looking at the Court today, there are a...

Ski Season has come to an end, what do we do now?

Olivia Zwieg, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The closing of the ski slopes seems to annually leave Aspen’s youth with way too much time on their hands. Teenage adrenaline junkies don’t seem to embrace all four seasons of Aspen as they could, and we would like to think it’s because of their oblivion to what their backyards have to offer t...

The year of lasts

The year of lasts

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

May 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As school roars to a finish, seniors begin to reflect on their high school experience as well as their best moments in their hometown of Aspen. The realization is upon us that activities and traditions, our last sporting games, last prom and last weeks of being home, will never be the same again.   ...

Generation Z: The Most Impatient Generation

Generation Z: The Most Impatient Generation

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

May 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In today’s world everything is fast, accurate, and in more quantity. Smartphones send texts within seconds, the internet provides millions of answers and resources, and people have more ways to achieve their goals. Generation Z (people born since 2000), are the biggest generation so far, and with the...