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The Best Halloween Costumes For 2017

The Best Halloween Costumes For 2017

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Overall the total for money spent in America for costumes is over $3.1 billion dollars!  Halloween is a huge holiday in America. Last year party city’s most popular costumes were Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, Harley Quinn, and Wonder Woman. I’m here to give some ideas to make this year’s Hal...

A New Club at AHS

A New Club at AHS

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A homeless man stands in the cold, shivering. Dandy Lee, a 46 year old homeless man is walking home from a dinner set up by the Aspen Homeless Shelter. He is walking back to just a tent under bridge with few belongings. A new club this year focuses on helping the homeless of Aspen. Currently, there are ...

Fall In Aspen Doesn’t Only Bring Yellow Leaves; It Also Bring Rugby!

Fall In Aspen Doesn’t Only Bring Yellow Leaves; It Also Bring Rugby!

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

It was 1985. Aspen Mountain was covered in a sea of golden, yellow Aspen trees. Strong winds were blowing a huge white cloud towards the town of Aspen and the temperature was dropping by the minute. A huge crowd watched Aspen’s rugby team, the Gentlemen of Aspen, play the final match of Ruggerfest...

AHS Senior Qualifies for Dew Tour

AHS Senior Qualifies for Dew Tour

Gage Redman, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

AHS senior and amateur skier, Cassidy Jarrell, recently received an invitation to ski in the upcoming Dew Tour on October 10. The Winter Dew Tour is a ski and snowboard competition that offers aspiring athletes, like Jarrell, the opportunity to compete against some of the most talented skiers and sn...

Ricky Wojcik and Francesca Seeman Take Over as Head Boy and Girl

Ricky Wojcik and Francesca Seeman Take Over as Head Boy and Girl

Tatum Diemer, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A collective cheer ran through the AHS senior class as Ricky Wojcik and Francesca Seeman were elected as this year’s Head Boy and Girl. Towards the end of the 2016/17 school year, a series of campaign speeches and elections determined the leaders of each class. The winners (Wojcik and Seeman) assume the ...

Editorial: The Gun Control Debate Is Over

Editorial: The Gun Control Debate Is Over

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

October 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Last Sunday we all watched the chilling screams of people deciding whether it was safer to run or remain crouched behind the nearest object. We were horrified to see people sending messages to their loved ones in case they never saw them again. How many more mass shootings can we stomach before we decide...

How To Survive Senior Year From Someone Who Actually Did

How To Survive Senior Year From Someone Who Actually Did

Jordan Fox, Editor-In-Chief

October 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It’s 12:30 a.m on a Wednesday morning and you find yourself in the peculiar position of writing about your eternal search for the perfect doughnut because the University of North Carolina decided they must know something about you that isn't shown anywhere else in your application. For some inexplica...

Casino Night for Homecoming!

Casino Night for Homecoming!

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 10, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Homecoming Dance on Oct. 7 is fast approaching. Many preparations are being made to host this rambunctious event. The AHS sophomore class is in charge of planning the dance . This years theme is Casino Night! So get ready to play some poker and strut your stuff. What you might not know is that seve...

La Nina season hinted with early snows

La Nina season hinted with early snows

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A healthy La Nina snow season that is forecast for Aspen this winter is off to a great start, as seen by two snowfalls so far in October. According to Aspen Weather, (aspenweather.net), the prediction is that Snowmass will get 340 inches of snow, Aspen Highlands 325 inches and Aspen Mountain 307 inches d...

AHS Skiers Fight the Longhorns in White

AHS Skiers Fight the Longhorns in White

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The wait is almost over for rivals Aspen Skiers and Basalt Longhorns to face off. Number six Aspen, which is undefeated, will meet 12th-ranked Basalt on Friday for Aspen’s homecoming game. Kickoff is 7 p.m. Last Friday, the Skiers took the win against Coal Ridge, finishing on top with a score of 34-2...

Street Art: Art or a Crime?

Street Art: Art or a Crime?

Tessa Guthrie, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The punishment in Colorado for $400 worth of damage from graffiti is up to a year in prison or a $10,000 fine. There has always been a debate on what is art and what is not. A common topic for discussion is street art. While many people see street art as vandalism, others see it as a form of creative...

AHS Skiers Make Absence a Victory

AHS Skiers Make Absence a Victory

Madison Osberger-Low, Sports Editor

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

After an Ex Ed week break, the Skiers came back with a win against Grand Valley (30-26) putting the team 4-0 and ranked number 11 in the 2A division. The Skiers are also ranked number eight in a calculation called the “RPI,” which is a CHSAA-endorsed ranking system that helps determine playoff spots...