The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


The student news site of Aspen High School


AHS students wait in long lines as a result of the schedule change that shortened lunch.

Lack of Planning Leads to Schedule Change

Kalea Hoffner, Staff Writer March 16, 2023

During the week of February 6, the ASD school board implemented a new daily class schedule at AHS designed to make up for the deficit in instructional minutes. As of Feb. 23, ASD has had a total of...

Arcyrilc nails, a style inspired from and created by the Black Community, spotted at AHS.

Fashion Trends You May Not Have Known Were Set by the Black Community

Sara Michelin, Staff Writer March 7, 2023

While Black History Month was in February, that does not mean Black history isn't relevant anymore. So here is a brief history of six popular fashion trends at AHS that represent Black cultural influences...

Aspen High School Gay-Straight Alliance club gathers around pride flags hanging in the lobby of AHS.

Brianna Ghey: a Martyr for Trans Rights

Oceane Jones, Editor-In-Chief March 7, 2023
Whether we like it or not, by failing to lobby for transgender rights we are complicit in the hatred lobbied at the trans community.
Quintanilla and Nettletons work displayed at Aspen Chapel.

Creative Minds Unleashed “Here”

Ava Cherry, Editor-in-Chief March 6, 2023

The Aspen Chapel Gallery’s current installment, “Here,” features the work of two Aspen High School seniors, Beckham Nettleton, and Michael Quintanilla. “Here” is a showcase of life in the...

Too Much Fluff, Too Little Substance

Beau Toepfer and Quintessa Frisch March 6, 2023

Fluff pieces have become more prevalent; important events are receiving less coverage due in part to desensitization to tragedy and the necessity requirement to hold readers’ attention. In some cases,...

Students pose to show their respective styles.

How the Clothes We Wear Are Reminiscent of Our Past

Lauren Kinney, Social Media Editor March 6, 2023

Fashion trends are constantly changing, and often come full circle. All of a sudden, something in the back of your middle-aged mom’s closet is the most trendy thing. Trends from the past are becoming...

A timeline of technology advancements and events over the years.

The Mysterious World of Social Media Through Generations

Elsa Tullar, Staff Writer March 6, 2023

The generational divide draws a line between the overwhelming concept of old and the new, where technology takes over and is involved in everyday life, where personalities develop, diversity increases,...

AHS skier transposed in front of AHS.

Despite Last Year’s Warnings, Ski Day Lives On

Blake Zilberman, Staff Writer March 6, 2023

Last March, students were looking forward to a fun day of skiing. The administration had set a target attendance of 80% for the event to continue the following year. Unfortunately, attendance was only...

What Happened to Adam Sandler?

What Happened to Adam Sandler?

Haley Schmela, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

Adam Sandler, a man who once brought utter happiness into the lives of anyone with a good sense of humor. His movies, being incredibly stupid, seem to have taught me more life lessons than any bump in...

What the music you listen to says about you

Stella Iverson and Olivia Cook February 28, 2023

We all know and love music, but what does your music taste really say about you? Country First up we got good ol’ country. Country music often tells a story, usually about love, or your dog, or your...

Endangered Species: Talking Point of the Century

Endangered Species: Talking Point of the Century

Rylee Smith, Staff Writer February 28, 2023

As of 2023, there are more than 42,100 species on the IUCN Red List, threatened with extinction. IUCN’s list was created to help to gain insight into the health of global biodiversity.  Losing these...

Teléfonos en los Bolsillos

Jazmin Soza Ortega , Staff Writer / Staff Writer February 28, 2023

Se ha organizado la ley desde el primer día de clases hasta el último día del año escolar a lo largo del tiempo, lo que no se ha respetado o quizás lo que aún no se ha discutido de manera relativa. No...

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