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Free Solo, a harrowing adventure

Free Solo, a harrowing adventure

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Free Solo is a beautiful, inspiring, and nerve-racking experience that frames a spectacular film by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, who is also known for another climbing movie Meru. The audience was intrigued with the mix of characters, emotion, and cinematography that is well-balanced. The m...

A secret portal into an alternate universe is located in the AHS girls bathroom stall

A secret portal into an alternate universe is located in the AHS girls bathroom stall

Sophie Schlosser, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Satire, Showcase

SATIRE --- While the AHS class of 2019 enjoys their senior privilege of sitting on “the boat,” the sophomore girls rule the most coveted throne in all the school: the porcelain throne. Or toilet, that is. Located across from the main office, one specific stall in the girl's bathroom has transfo...

Jolaine Pfeifer: the adventurous story behind the AHS registrar

Jolaine Pfeifer: the adventurous story behind the AHS registrar

Chloe Brettmann, News Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Queen of PowerSchool and AHS Registrar Jolaine Pfeifer has been serving AHS students and the counseling office since 2015. But before moving to Aspen with her husband after college and later taking a job in the middle school, Pfeifer followed her family across the country and the world. “I grew up...

“Dior: From Paris to the World” Denver Art Museum Exhibit

“Dior: From Paris to the World” Denver Art Museum Exhibit

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

“Dior: From Paris to the World” is scribbled across the top of the entrance to the exhibit as people crowd inside. The entrance is shaded with a French building facade, hiding all the fashion house’s secrets within. Tickets for the exhibit were sold out for six weeks prior. The exhibit consists...

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” nails 2000 teen flick remake

Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” nails 2000 teen flick remake

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Pop star sensation Ariana Grande just released her highly anticipated music video for her single “thank u, next”. The video pays homage to several different rom-com movies of the 2000s and the lyrics are about teenagers and their mistakes they make while being in love. Grande imitates many different ...

Ski CO terrain expansion into Pandora’s area on Aspen Mountain

Ski CO terrain expansion into Pandora’s area on Aspen Mountain

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Ski Co has decided to expand terrain onto Pandora’s run and back side of Aspen Mountain in order to create a wider variety of difficult terrain. The Pandora terrain expansion covers 180 acres and is located directly south of Walsh’s run. Approximately 71 acres will be gladed terrain, similar ...

Top 10 New TV Shows to Watch This Fall

Top 10 New TV Shows to Watch This Fall

Alex Engelmann, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

   It’s finally autumn and the cold weather is here. The leaves are changing, the days growing shorter and the air is getting colder. This means it’s time to curl up with a blanket and some hot cocoa and binge-watch your favorite TV shows. Below is a list of the top 10 new TV shows to watch th...

Tharyn Mulberry: a catalyst for academic achievement

Tharyn Mulberry: a catalyst for academic achievement

Katelyn O'Callaghan, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

It was Lunch time. The candidates for the new AHS  Principal position were strutting into the lunchroom in fancy business attire, hoping to make a good impression. All the candidates sat with board members and higher officials, except one, Tharyn Mulberry. Instead, he sat with a group of students. I...

Chris Keleher: An Aspen Running Legend

Chris Keleher: An Aspen Running Legend

Stefani Wojcik, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

8th-grade teacher at Aspen Middle School and Cross Country team coach Chris Keleher is driven by his dreams and lives life doing what he loves. Keleher grew up in the valley and is an avid runner who has dedicated his life to mentoring runners and students in the valley. Read on to find out more about ...

After Pittsburgh massacre, Aspen’s houses of worship consider adding more security

After Pittsburgh massacre, Aspen’s houses of worship consider adding more security

Sophie Schlosser, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Under the Chabad Jewish Community Center’s stately chandeliers and white vaulted ceiling, a standing-room-only crowd of Jewish and non-Jewish mourners gathered in remembrance of the Pittsburgh massacre victims and to discuss the safety of Aspen’s places of worship. In one of the deadliest att...

Will Gun Control Help or Hurt?

Will Gun Control Help or Hurt?

Ethan Linn, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  A large group of students chanted “Hey, hey, NRA, how many kids did you kill today?” as they walk out of class April 20th, 2018. They were protesting assault rifles on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. Because many people are protesting guns, one would think there is ...

5 Healing Stones Every Student Needs to Get Through High School

5 Healing Stones Every Student Needs to Get Through High School

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

For thousands of years, people have used alternative medicine to cure the body, mind, and spirit. Healing stones are one of the most popular forms of alternative medicine and have recently become a huge trend. Healing crystals work by connecting to Chakras: the seven energy centers of the body, including...