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10 Things I Hate About Valentine’s Day

10 Things I Hate About Valentine's Day

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018

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

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

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...

Yelp: Slowly Killing the Restaurant Business Since 2004

Anti-Yelp Poster

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

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

Lisa McGuire's kindergarten class

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

January 22, 2018

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

The cast of ASFB's Nutcracker after an evening performance.

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

January 5, 2018

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

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

Exchange Students from Denmark and Argentina

Niko Hansen

December 13, 2017

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

The bus line in the morning.

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017

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

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

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

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...