Fall Road Tripping Tips

Fall Road Tripping Tips

Chloe Brettmann, Staff Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

With EX-ED coming up, and fall break on its heels, Aspen students may find themselves on one or more road trips in the next couple of months. Long hours in a car or shuttle van can be miserable, especially when you are headed somewhere exciting and all you want to do is start your adventure. Road ...

Newly Cultured

Newly Cultured

Jordana Rothberg, Staff Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Aspen is often referred to as a bubble; a place in which the most common crime seems to be an under appreciation of the beauty we are surrounded by. Children grow accustomed to the safety of their home, and adults forget to lock their doors. The only way to pop my blinders to the rest of the world, the s...

A Fresh Perspective

A Fresh Perspective

Madison Thomsen, Staff Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Don’t walk through the door near the parking lot. Don’t walk up the Red Staircase. Don’t cross the yellow brick road. Don’t touch the boat. As a freshman you hear all the rumors and rules about what to do and what not to do in high school. They normally start early. I remember ...

Getting Ready for Hibernation

Getting Ready for Hibernation

Jordan Fox, Online Editor

September 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

ASPEN-- Now that summer is over, the quick descent into the darkest and coldest months of the year begins. While this time brings a new range of activities like skiing and skating, I’m still not convinced that those are worth the months of being frozen. There is always a chance that this year we will...

Tis the Season for Hot Cocoa

Zoe Cramer, Staff Writer

August 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion

With winter here, all you want to do is cozy up with a nice cup of hot chocolate to keep those taste buds dancing and the body warm. But where is the best place in Aspen to get hot cocoa? To find out, I went around town with Sophia Chase, and Lou Lou Buglione on a hot chocolate adventure. I know, it...

10 Fun Activities For a Denver Getaway

10 Fun Activities For a Denver Getaway

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

June 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When the calendar finally hits June 7, most AHS students and their families will be looking forward to getting out of the valley, even if only for a few days. But not everyone can afford an expensive beach vacation, so for those on a budget there are plenty of entertaining experiences to be had this...

Mi Chola Restaurant Review

Mi Chola Restaurant Review

Olivia Clauss

June 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The home of one of Aspen’s favorite restaurants, The Cantina, which used to be one of the most reasonably priced restaurants in town, is now home to Mi Chola.  This new restaurant has average food that is rather expensive, but the restaurant has a wonderful interior design. The Food The menu...

How to Get Away with Being the Younger Sibling

Zoe Cramer, Staff Writer

May 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If you scream, slap, tattle tail, or “steal” on a daily basis, you know what it’s like to have an older sibling. The relationship is both a blessing and a curse. Growing up as the youngest of three, I had to learn the hard way how to stand up to the big kids and avoid getting in trouble with ...

Stay Social, Not Media

May 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The twenty first century has been known for the boom of technology. We have turned a blue bird into an app called Twitter, photo albums into Instagram, pictures of you into selfies on Snapchat, and newspaper announcements into facebook. It’s really quite amazing what mankind has accomplished, but a...

The Impact of Teachers Leaving

Olivia Oksenhorn and Jordan Fox, Editors

May 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As the school year draws to a close and the seniors move on to the next chapter of their lives, students have to say goodbye to some teachers as well. Between new jobs, retirement, family, travel, and more affordable living areas, AHS is losing eight teachers and three staff members. While we will all...

Thoughts From a Student Who Survived Junior Year

Thoughts From a Student Who Survived Junior Year

Olivia Oksenhorn, Editor

May 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It is often rumored that junior year is the hardest year of high school, and what with taking the ACT, the start of IB classes, and beginning the college process, I have to say that I agree. Thus far in my high school career, junior year has certainly proved to be the most challenging. More hours of...

The Truth about Social Media and Sports

Harry Kahn, Editor

May 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

On Thursday, April 28, during the first round of the 2016 NFL draft in the Auditorium Theater in Chicago, Illinois, athlete Laremy Tunsil became known for much more than just his prowess on the football field. The six foot five 315 pound offensive tackle out of University of Mississippi was projected...