A different view of town

On a quiet Friday afternoon the Aspen Square sits empty with quiet stores some of theses stores are completely empty  and some are just closed due to the pandemic.

Oliver Semple

May 13, 2020


Five indoor plants that will improve your home

Healthy jade plant

Tessa Guthrie, Editor-in-chief

May 11, 2020

Recent studies have shown that houseplants improve concentration and productivity by up to 15%. Indoor plants are not only beneficial to the visual aspect of your home, but are also good for purifying air and boosting your mood. With everyone spending much more time at home lately, indoor plants are ...

Dr. David Baugh is ready to get to work

Dr. Baugh during an April 17th Interview with the Skier Scribbler.

Emily Kinney, News Editor

May 8, 2020

Dr. David Baugh will be at the helm of Aspen School District as the new superintendent starting July 1st, and is bringing a lifelong love of learning and collaboration to the district. Baugh will be moving to the valley from Pennsylvania, where he previously worked as a superintendent in the Centennial...

Hozier’s “The Parting Glass” review

The album art for Hozier's rendition of  The Parting Glass, released on all streaming platforms, sang live on The Late Late Show.

Aja Schiller, News Editor

May 7, 2020

Andrew Hozier-Byrne, commonly known as Hozier, recently released a recording of himself singing a cover of “The Parting Glass” on The Late Late Show.  “The Parting Glass” is a traditional Scottish folk song and is also heavily associated with Irish folk songs. Coming from an Irish backgro...

The Platform: class commentary

Inmates Goreng (Iván Massagué) and Trimagasi (Zorion Eguileor) as they eat the leftovers from the floors above them in

Ava Cherry, News Editor

May 7, 2020

One of Netflix’s newest viral hits, the psychological thriller, The Platform, coincidentally provided a timely commentary on class hierarchy prominent in capitalistic society. The film follows protagonist Goreng’s journey through ‘the pit,’ a vertical prison. The floors each have a rectangular...

Why are people eating oranges in the shower?

A photo posted by Reddit user, GuyFieriFanAccount, with the caption,

Katelyn O'Callaghan, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2020

According to Reddit users, eating an orange in the shower is a liberating act of consumption that will bring unbridled joy. The phenomena quickly became a trend, and has made users jump into their showers with an orange in hand. The internet craze began on Reddit, a social media site, in 2016 when...

Blue light glasses and online classes

Blue light glasses and online classes

Stef Wojcik, News Editor

May 6, 2020

Blue light glasses have grown in popularity given peoples’ shift to remote living; however, because these glasses do not have a prescription, there is a controversy as to whether or not they are truly used for protection or if these glasses are the latest fashion trend. COVID-19 has forced many people...

Tiger King ethics

Carole Baskin and one of her caged tigers.

Ava Cherry, News Editor

May 6, 2020

*This article contains spoilers from the first season of “Tiger King”* As Tiger King quickly gained popularity through shock factor, many viewers overlooked the show's unethicality. Netflix’s “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness” intimately follows the emotional and legal battles...

How Earth Day benefits our world

A tree standing in a botanical garden in Beijing, China.

Aja Schiller, News Editor

May 6, 2020

Earth Day was founded in 1970 and falls on April 22 every year. Earth Day is a holiday to honor environmental education in hopes of raising awareness around pollution. Earth Day has currently been observed for 50 years, but the way that people honor Earth Day has significantly evolved. This evolution...