The Jungle Book; A New Version

The Jungle Book; A New Version

Jordana Rothberg, Staff Writer

May 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Watching Disney movies used to be my absolute favorite past time. They were my best friend when all of my others were busy; they kept me company while my parents slept in. Disney movies grew to be such an obsession that I would have not only the movie lines memorized, but the books as well.   Na...

No Grades, No Problem

Carson Friedland, Staff Writer

May 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

I sit down to the test.  I have studied for nights on end, yet I still feel unprepared and tremble as the test is handed out.  I feel that I have to do well on this test and get at least a 92% to keep an A in the class.  Suddenly the material no longer matters, the learning, the notes, the projec...

Game of Thrones Season Six: Guess Who’s Back?

Game of Thrones Season Six: Guess Who’s Back?

May 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Caution: Spoilers Ahead!    As the school year comes to a close and spring sports seasons are ending, students are looking for a new extracurricular activity to invest their time. Game of Thrones season six is exactly that activity. The first two episodes have already been released, and new epi...

The Boss rolls in the Sauce of Cash

The Boss rolls in the Sauce of Cash

Madison Osberger-Low, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A moviegoer can expect to laugh at a Melissa McCarthy film, and while the previews for The Boss are hysterical, the movie doesn’t live up to its expectations. McCarthy’s latest film that was released April 7 is humorous, but it can’t hold a giggle like her best film, Bridesmaids. Set in Chicago, t...

Retired Soccer Star Abby Arrested for DUI

Retired Soccer Star Abby Arrested for DUI

Chelsea Moore, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

It was a shock to girls worldwide when American soccer star and role model, Abby Wambach, got arrested for driving under the influence, but also a good reminder that even the best of us make mistakes. From this, she created a powerful message to all high schoolers, especially when prom and the end of the sc...

Is Stress Killing The Teenager

Is Stress Killing The Teenager

Jordan Fox, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The alarm sounds at 6:30 and it’s time for Student Senate, at 8:05 the regular school classes start. By 3:20 the day’s classes are finally done and you get a quick break before sports. Finally at 6:30 you get to go home but the never-ending pile of homework awaits you. This demanding schedul...

To Take or Not To Take: My Opinion on IB Diploma

Jordana Rothberg, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

For most people at Aspen High School, school is seen as the first building block for the future. What type of future you want to have is supposed to be decided during this time. In making this decision, leaving sophomore year at AHS and entering junior year you are required to figure out whether or not yo...

Nordic Junior Nationals: An Unforgettable Experience

Chelsea Moore, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

I’ve waited almost my entire life until I was old enough to qualify for Nordic Junior Nationals and represent the Rocky Mountains. I have always gazed longingly at the older skiers donning the special red and black uniforms, training with all my heart and hungry for my time to come. And it did-...

Becoming the Best by Stopping Food Waste

Olivia Clauss

March 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

France has recognized a problem within their own country—food waste is an issue that needs to be addressed. To take action, France recently became the first country to demand their supermarkets, through a law, to give unsold food to those in need. While France has recognized that they need to stop...

7 Ways To Brighten Up Your Room

7 Ways To Brighten Up Your Room

Olivia Oksenhorn, Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

With spring on its way and the weather getting warmer, I’m feeling an urge in the air to clean and redecorate. However, although many people know they want a change, they can come up short on ideas. If you want to spruce up your room in time for the new season, here are seven ways to make your room...

Ambiguity in the AHS 2016/17 Schedule: Editorial

Olivia Oksenhorn, Editor

February 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Earlier this year, it was announced that the 2016/17 schedule would change from an eight period schedule to a seven period one. As the news of this change spread, students began to get upset, and protest next year’s schedule for various reasons, the main one being the fact that a seven period schedule...

The Importance of Reading the News

The Importance of Reading the News

Carson Friedland, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Throughout my life I was taught that nothing mattered more than history and news of today, because what happened in history and the current events affect the future; this future is the world in which I will lead my life.  I find myself, as a frequent reader of news, more and more alone in this belief a...