The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


Out of Pocket Ice Cream Review

Out of Pocket Ice Cream Review

November 18, 2022

Everybody loves ice cream. However, sadly some of you just don’t love the right ones. So here is your ice cream horoscope. If you’re easily offended, stop reading here before it’s too late. Vanilla:...

The main campus library at Ivy League member Columbia University at dusk. Some believe that getting admitted into this university,
which boasts a 5.8% acceptance rate, is a traditional sign of success.

Editorial: Pursuit of Success Vs. Happiness

November 18, 2022

High School seniors are at the peak of the college application season. Around the world, millions of people are condensing their personas into a few hundred words for their college essays. They market...

The Death of Democracy

Oceane Jones, Editor-in-Chief November 18, 2022

The power of the vote is one that impacts every American citizen. No matter who you are, no matter your race, sex, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, or gender identity, the impact of U.S legislation...

New Albums

New Albums

Madyson Ryan, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

My Favorite Albums from 2022 (So Far) Music holds the power to bring people together, and deepen relationships further. I use music in my daily routine. From simple things like driving to school, performing...

Kanye Wests tweet saying he will go death con 3 on JEWISH PEOPLE.

Kanye West’s Hate Speech Cannot Be Tolerated

Stella Iverson, A&E Editor November 18, 2022

Kanye West now known as Ye, is being faced with some serious accusations concerning his anti-semitic rhetoric on Twitter. One example of his anti-semitism was through a tweet threatening that he will “Go...

Protesters on September 25, 2022 in Chicago.

US Needs to Keep Promises to Iranian Students

Harper Axelman, Editor-in-Chief November 18, 2022

Despite the cost of their protest, Iranian students have displayed incredible bravery and resolve against an extremely violent and oppressive regime. As an older anonymous Iranian man said in a recent...

Gender Neutral Bathrooms

Ava Cherry, Editor-in-Chief November 16, 2022

As of March 15, nearly 240 anti-LGBTQIA+ bills have been proposed by state legislatures this year alone. Over 150 of these bills specifically target transgender individuals. However, this legislature does...

A group of junior and senior students gather around a first aid demonstration during Aspen Mountain Guide School training, led by Brent Maiolo.

Unique Aspects of Education in Aspen

Elsa Tullar, Staff Writer November 16, 2022

*Originally published in the Snowmass Sun on November 16* From avalanche safety training to receiving a ski instructor certification, Aspen High School students are provided with many incredible...

SET Passes which students can use during the 45-minute period to create goals and meet with their teachers.

New schedule at AHS…Will This One Finally Stick?

Deena Tehrani and Kellar Leach November 9, 2022

The 2022-23 school year at AHS began with a new schedule that includes SET and 80-minute classes. The past four years have seen four new schedules, influenced by Covid restrictions and changes. This...

Bente Doolan walks around her bus at the end of her route.

The Struggle is Real at the ASD Transportation Department

Chelsea Doolan, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

Since 2019, there has been a shortage of driver staff in the transportation department. With the two different release times for the elementary, middle, and high school, ASD has developed two different...

Boys Basketball walking onto the court in the basketball season of 2021-2022.

Boys and Girls’ Basketball Inequality

Araya Thompson, Staff Writer November 9, 2022

The basketball opportunities at AHS vary drastically between boys' and girls' teams. In 2016, the boys club basketball team started a travel team led by coach Alex Schrempf. In 2019, the Amateur Athletic...

AHS’ Stinky Smell

Lauren Kinney, Social Media Editor November 9, 2022

Have you ever wanted a candle that smelled like the school? Me either. My Christmas list has candles all over it, but none of them have the scent of the school septic system. When I think about AHS, my...

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