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Yelp: Slowly Killing the Restaurant Business Since 2004

Yelp: Slowly Killing the Restaurant Business Since 2004

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As the internet increasingly expands into almost every aspect of the modern world, many new services have been created, some that have possibly amassed to much power. Yelp, an online review website started in 2004, allows its users to leave reviews for every establishment imaginable. While the concept o...

What Do Kindergarteners Think About Pressing Social Issues

What Do Kindergarteners Think About Pressing Social Issues

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Each generation looks to the younger generation to fix their mistakes. The next few generations will have to deal with a plethora of issues the current generations face such as climate change, poverty, lack of resources, and nuclear war. While these are all very frightening issues that threaten everything...

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s Nutcracker

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s Nutcracker

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

January 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

The Nutcracker is one of the most famous classic ballets, having been in production in various forms since 1892. The story includes action, romance, and most importantly beautiful dancing and scenery. The magical story centers around a young girl, named Clara, and her family's Christmas Eve celebration....

Why We Need To Redefine Hazing

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

December 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On February 3rd a 19 year old student woke up in the hospital with a lacerated spleen, traumatic brain injury, and an abdomen full of blood. After suffering extreme alcohol fueled injuries, he had been left in the basement of a fraternity house for 12 hours before any of his “brothers” called 91...

Denmark to Aspen

Denmark to Aspen

Niko Hansen

December 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Ude godt, men hjemme bedst! (There’s no place like home) Leaving home is the hardest thing I’ve ever done. The feeling of saying goodbye to something, and knowing that when you come back, it may never be the same as when you left is the hardest part of leaving. People would change, previousl...

How School’s Can Press ‘Snooze’ on the Morning Bell and Benefit Students

How School’s Can Press ‘Snooze’ on the Morning Bell and Benefit Students

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The amount of sleep a student gets is vital to their mental health and their performance in school. On average, a public high school starts at 7:59am, according to the National Sleep Foundation, but multiple studies have shown that schools should start no earlier than 8:30am. At AHS, classes sta...

Run Like a Girl: Girls on the Run 5k in Steamboat Springs

Run Like a Girl: Girls on the Run 5k in Steamboat Springs

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

My heart was pounding as I felt my feet slam against the pavement. The announcer and spectators cheered us on as women from all walks of life ran in pink outfits. We were running a 5k to fight for equal pay and equal rights for all women. This race occurred on November 4 in Steamboat Springs, Colorad...

The 20 Best Gifts to Give This Holiday Season

The 20 Best Gifts to Give This Holiday Season

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On average, each American will spend over $700 on holiday gifts and goodies, totaling more than $465 billion nationwide. That's why it’s important to spend your money wisely and get gifts your recipient will want! The holidays are a exciting time of year, but it can be hard to know what to get you...

About Ancestry DNA From Someone Who Did A Test

Zoe Cramer, Design and Online Media Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It’s strange to think that you’re here today, but there were so many people before you, building your family tree until it eventually reached you. Your ancestors had whole lives before you. Maybe one was an athlete, traveling and breathing for the sole purpose of the sport they loved. Your great gr...

Christopher Wheatley: The Most Noticeable Teacher at AHS

Christopher Wheatley: The Most Noticeable Teacher at AHS

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion

At AHS, students commonly consider the staff to be a group with uniform traits and values, homogeneous in almost all aspects. However social studies teacher, Christopher Wheatley, sticks out amongst the rest. Having taught at AHS for about 10 years, almost every student has had a interaction with Whea...

Plastic Pollution? Here’s the Solution!

Plastic Pollution? Here’s the Solution!

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

About 38 billion plastic water bottles are wasted annually; more than $1 billion dollars is spent on plastic per year. At Aspen High School, 16 cases of 24 water bottles are purchased on average each school week, totaling to 384 bottles. This means that roughly 88 water bottles are wasted every week. ...

#MeToo

#MeToo

Olivia Zwieg, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

“I have not been able to avoid the memories resurfacing. I have felt sick in the pit of my stomach. I have felt such a flare of rage that the experience I recount below was not a unique incident with me, but rather a part of a sinister pattern of behavior,” Actress and avid feminist, Lupita Nyong...