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iPhone X Release: Why Buy?

iPhone X Release: Why Buy?

Olivia Zwieg, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

We all know the feeling of buying a new iPhone, but the excitement dies down shortly after a brand new and technologically advanced iPhone comes out months later. 10 years after the original iPhone revolutionized the world, Apple’s latest product, the iPhone X, with a retail price of $1,149.00, is...

How to Balance Both School and Athletics: Becoming Successful Against All Odds

How to Balance Both School and Athletics: Becoming Successful Against All Odds

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

January 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

For many, the American Dream revolves around the idea of going to college, although not many people are able achieve this dream without making a sacrifice. However, for Jamison Fuentes, one of the best baseball players at AHS, this dream has become tangible due to his continued effort in both school...

‘Don’t Smile at Me’ by Billie Eilish is Your Next Obsession

‘Don’t Smile at Me’ by Billie Eilish is Your Next Obsession

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

January 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

If you want to add another incredible artist to your playlist, 15-year old Billie Eilish is your next obsession. Back in 2016, Eilish posted a song called ‘Ocean Eyes’ onto SoundCloud. This song was actually meant for her dance teacher to choreograph too, but the song soon went viral and she quickly...

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s Nutcracker

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet’s Nutcracker

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

January 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

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....

Lack of snow for AHS Skiers

Lack of snow for AHS Skiers

Niko Hansen, Staff Writer

January 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Winter is coming, right? Ski season has finally hit Aspen, but this year, it’s with a lack of snow. The preliminary monthly weather report at the Aspen Water Plant shows it snowed 10.8 inches in November, about half the average of 21.84 inches. This leaves Aspen natives all around the town with finge...

Why We Need To Redefine Hazing

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

December 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

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...

From Stage to Class

From Stage to Class

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

December 18, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

One of the most iconic characters to take the stage at Theatre Aspen last summer was Tracy Turnblad, the lively teenager from Baltimore who stars in Hairspray. Taylor Hartsfield, who sang and danced her way to the Corny Collins Show in Hairspray, is filling in until April for AHS theater teacher Lo...

Denmark to Aspen

Denmark to Aspen

Niko Hansen

December 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

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...

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


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

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


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

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...

What Does the Future English Department’s “Grading” System Look Like?

What Does the Future English Department’s “Grading” System Look Like?

Aja Schiller, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

  Schools use a standardized grading system to judge their student’s work, and a student’s GPA (grade point average) is considered by colleges, which can determine a student’s acceptance. Recently, the AHS English department visited Fairview High School in Fairview, Colorado to observe t...

Tennyson Center for Abused or Neglected Children

Tennyson Center for Abused or Neglected Children

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Annually, child protective services deems over 700,000 children abused or neglected, and takes them into custody. Over the month of November, a group of freshman at AHS, have been raising money to make care packages for little girls who have been separated from their families because of abuse or neglect....