Prom dress shopping in 2020

Prom dress shopping in 2020.

Stella McAniff, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

Locals shift to skinning in wake of resort’s closure

An uphiller skins up Ruthie’s side of Aspen Mountain accompanied by their dog.

Kaelyn Kroeger, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

On Saturday, March 14th, Aspen Skiing Company shut down all mountains in response to Colorado governor Jared Polis’s executive order to issue all Colorado ski resorts to close. As a result, many members of the Aspen community got their ski touring sets or borrowed from neighbors, friends, and family...

Gap Year Profiles

Sam Gibb Standing on a mountain with his skis in hand.

Mackenzi Hart, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

Samuel Gibb, a current senior at AHS, will be taking a gap year and spending time traveling around the world to ski. Sam has been an avid skier since he was a child. He will also be entering the workforce, in order to pay for his travels. Not all students go with the common college after high school...

COVID-19 Mental Health Implications

Counselors recommend connecting virtually with others during this unceratin time.

Emily Kinney, News Editor

April 23, 2020

As people across the United States worry about contracting the COVID-19 virus, other concerns have surfaced from mental health professionals. These concerns are not in regard to the population’s physical health\; instead, they focus on the possible impact of COVID-19, and the efforts to stop its spread...

Misguidance during times of crisis

Trump's series of liberate states tweets, an image from

Hannah Smith, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

To slow the spread of COVID-19, the CDC strongly urges social distancing, meaning that people should stay at least 6 feet apart, avoid group gatherings, and stay out of crowded places. On April 15th, thousands of people defied the CDC’s guidelines and gathered in close-knit crowds in Colorado, Michigan,...

Masks: How they are becoming a health tool and a fashion trend

These are some of the various fashion masks that are being made to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

The surgical face mask is now becoming a staple in everyday life. When history looks back on the pandemic of 2020, those white and blue rectangles that hide the mouth and nose is what they will see. The masks began appearing almost immediately after the start of the spread of COVID-19. Many Asian countries...

Spring Sports Senior Recognition: Women’s Soccer

AHS 2020 Women's Soccer Seniors, Karen Galvan-Sanchez, Payton Curley, and Maeve McGuire playing in a home game last Spring.

Emily Kinney, News Editor

April 22, 2020

Due to the cancellation of spring sports, seniors who participate in boy’s and women's lacrosse, women’s soccer, women’s golf, track and field, baseball, and women's tennis are missing out on their Senior Night. During Senior Night, players, coaches, and parents come together to celebrate the accomplishments...

Why Carole Baskin killed her husband

Carole Baskin look-alike feeding Don Lewis to a lion in Joe Exotic's music video

Katelyn O'Callaghan, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2020

*Disclaimer: All theories discussed are not facts. This is my opinion. Please do not sue me for slander!* Since the debut of the popular Netflix documentary, Tiger King, fans are left to grapple with the burning question of if Carole Baskin killed her ex-husband Don Lewis. Well, buckle up all you...

Many colleges change their standardized testing policy in light of COVID-19 pandemic

Schools around the country are adopting a test-optional policy due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tatum Diemer, Editor-in-chief

April 18, 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, standardized testing dates around the country have been canceled or postponed. For many current high school juniors, this means that they will struggle to get the test scores they are seeking or be able to take a standardized test at all in time for the college...

Little Fires Everywhere Review

Kerri Washington and Reese Witherspoon on the set of Little Fires Everywhere.

Taylor Gurtman, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

Disclaimer: This article may spoil key themes of the book and movie. Hulu has gifted the world a new TV show amidst the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States. Little Fires Everywhere, was an adaptation from the novel by Celeste Ng. The show starring Reece Witherspoon and Kerri Washington has been...

The end of a revolution: Bernie drops out of presidential race

Participants at a rally for Bernie Sanders  in Downtown Denver hold up a sign spelling his name.

Bella Hoffman, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

Senator Bernie Sanders ended his presidential campaign last Wednesday, clearing Joe Biden’s path for the Democratic nomination. Immediately following an announcement he made to his campaign staff, Bernie made a press release statement. "I wish I could give you better news, but I think you know the...

Aspen Shortsfest Goes Virtual

Aspen Shortsfest was held virtually amidst COVID-19 restrictions.

Lauren Fox, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

With COVID-19 making in-person screenings no longer an option for this year’s Aspen Shortsfest, Aspen Film turned to digital screenings. Each year, Aspen Film curates internationally recognized short films from all over the world during the Aspen Shortsfest. This Oscar-qualifying festival was held...