THE SKIER SCRIBBLER

Big city culture in a small mountain town

Sam Kahn, News Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

We all dread when tourists descend upon Aspen for summer vacation. Our community is a mecca for visiting mountain bikers and hikers--but also for the most sophisticated music and culture aficionados who come here to sample the cultural smorgasbord Aspen offers. Instead of hiding from the visiting hoa...

A tribute to Aspen

A tribute to Aspen

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

April 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Recently I went down a rabbit hole of reminiscing that involved going through all the old photos and letters in my room. In addition to bringing back a flood of old memories, it reminded me how close I am to finally graduating and how far we have all come. After 13 years of new adventures, the class...

The March for Our Lives and for our rights

The March for Our Lives and for our rights

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The matter of raising the regulations for gun control in the United States is a controversial topic. Some people will do anything to protect their rights to the second amendment, while others are saying that we should be taking a stand in making our society better. When I heard about how much people a...

Travel Guide to Saquarema,Brazil: an Unforgettable Experience

Travel Guide to Saquarema,Brazil: an Unforgettable Experience

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Have you ever considered traveling to Brazil? This past Spring Break, I traveled for the second time to Saquarema Brazil.  My uncle lives in this beautiful country and that includes its perks. This includes no hotel, free food, and perfect beach access made this trip even more affordable. Brazil is...

The Top 10 Spring Fashion Trends 2018

The Top 10 Spring Fashion Trends 2018

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

April 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Runway fashion is one of the most influential acts in pop culture, and spring runways are always pushing the boundaries. However, these trends often seem too elaborate and difficult to incorporate into everyday life. Here are the top ten trends are seen on the runway this spring and tips for how to incorporate...

Celebrity take over

Celebrity take over

Olivia Zwieg, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The phenomenon of famous people being primary influences on young men and women has existed since before the 20th century. However, back then the public figures of the world used their platforms for propaganda purposes. If they weren’t famous for a talent or their appearance, then they would draw attention ...

Parental Influence; Helpful or Destructive

Parental Influence; Helpful or Destructive

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In 2012, I was in fourth grade and Barack Obama was running against Mitt Romney for president. Our school held a fake election where all the elementary students submitted a vote for a candidate. I voted Mitt Romney. My teacher asked me why I voted for Romney, and I replied, “Because my Dad talks about...

What it’s Like to be a Ski Racer

What it’s Like to be a Ski Racer

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

When I slide into the start gate on my long skis and tight boots, it’s a terrifying feeling. Ski racing is a practice that goes under-acknowledged in the world of skiing and snowboarding. Not many people really know the level of hardship and dedication one needs to give in order to compete in the spor...

The Seven Resturant Wonders of Aspen

The Seven Resturant Wonders of Aspen

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Aspen has many delicious restaurants, but many are off the most popular streets and worth a visit. While Aspen locals tend to know the best restaurants, many find themselves going to the same popular restaurants in Aspen over and over. These unique locations hide some of the tastiest restaurants in Aspen,...

10 Things I Hate About Valentine’s Day

10 Things I Hate About Valentine’s Day

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

If you are stuck single on Valentine’s Day, it can be a bittersweet occasion for the majority of humanity. On this holiday, over one billion greeting cards, 50 million roses, and 36 million assorted chocolate boxes are exchanged. This is one of the only days on the planet that has that many gifts dedica...

Finals Advice to Freshman, By a Freshman

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Photo by Aja Schiller Andrea Gallegos, freshman, studies for her finals in Karen Zohar's Freshman Seminar class.   Finals are approaching and the school is preparing for a week of vigorous testing. As a freshman who has never experienced finals for myself, the looming dread floating ...

Veganism: A Lifestyle That Can Make a Positive Change

Veganism: A Lifestyle That Can Make a Positive Change

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The new year is a time for resolutions and sometimes even a new lifestyle to try out. Trying out veganism can promote many health benefits. Many people have their questions about veganism.  Where do you get your protein from and how can you live without meat as a protein source? There are tons of alter...