A perspective on anxiety and the college application process

Bella Williams ringing the bell after sending in her college application.

Taylor Gurtman, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

“Start your college applications over the summer!” teachers, parents, and upperclassman had warned the Aspen High School class of 2020 in the spring of their junior year. The majority of them disregarded that suggestion, choosing to enjoy their summers instead. Next thing they knew, the school year...

A guide to the costs of senior year

Tatum Diemer, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2019

As fall slowly creeps through the valley, and the Aspen leaves are changing to their famous color, many AHS seniors are scrambling to complete their college applications with deadlines approaching quickly. Although this can be a great time of excitement as AHS seniors prepare for their future, there...

Homework: The Demise of Students

Homework: The Demise of Students

Ethan Hunt, Editor in Chief

October 15, 2019

   As “the dark side of school” burdens our lovely students up and down the entirety of our valley, teachers seem to become more and more relentless when it comes to the vast amount of homework that is being assigned  every night. As the constant battle between the pleasure-seeking students o...

10 ways to get the most out of the college fair

College flags displayed in the Aspen High School cafeteria in the week leading up to College Fair.

Tessa Guthrie, Design Editor

October 3, 2019

Every year Aspen High School hosts a massive college fair that helps students find their path after high school. The fair was created by Kathy Klug and is now the biggest college fair on the Western Slope. Over 246 colleges attend, as well as students from all over Colorado. The fair also includes 30 infor...

Enjoy Highschool

Maeve McGuire, Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2019

Friday Night- the bleachers swell over, full of the AHS student body chanting the dance team’s new mantras. The next day, students spend their downtime hanging out with friends, representing AHS in their respective sport, or -maybe not so much anymore- in someone's busy basement, socializing covertly....

The hottest yoga studio in Aspen

The hottest yoga studio in Aspen

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

September 22, 2019

Arjuna is a local hot yoga studio that celebrates the working of the body and offers a variety of different types of yoga to various skill levels. Located on East Hopkins Avenue, Arjuna offers four different classes: Bikram, Vinyasa Flow, Yin, and Inferno Hot Pilates. Each class challenges various...

Stress Reduction at AHS

Ethan Hunt, Editor-in-chief

September 22, 2019

As the student body at AHS readily jumps back into the mandatory struggle of the dreaded school year, a tide of panic and stress is seemingly on the rise. Students showing signs of confusion and bafflement can be seen around every corner of the building while teachers urgently attempt to calm down their...

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

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

One of the students at AHS stressing about the final.

Ava Thornely, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

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

People gather at the Pro Choice March in Frankfurt to protest strict abortion laws.

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

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

Many seniors have some exciting opportunities ahead of them after they toss their caps!

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

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 cute and fashionable outfits for Spring.

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

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...