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Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost

The sun breaking through the clouds after a day of overcast weather. Weather in Colorado is unpredictable even on a good day, so some light on a cloudy day is a welcome sight.

by Bennett Edlund, Reporter

January 7, 2020

All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost, The old that is strong does n...

This political cartoon depicts climate change activist, Greta Thunberg standing up to political figures, using her voice as a catalyst for change to save the planet. Thunberg’s power blows President Trump away in his views and lack of action regarding Climate Change.

Climate Change Crisis: This holiday season, you may be curled up by a fire, but in a few years, our planet’s going to be on fire.

December 19, 2019

    For the last few decades, the phrases “climate change” and “save the Earth” have been throw...

A snap map showing five students' favorite things to do during the winter. Created by Amanda Brauchler

Bored? Discover Five Things To Do in the Winter

December 14, 2019

Sometimes, there seems to be nothing to do in Douglas County during a cold day. Maybe you've exhausted...

108: How the Internet Affects the Way We See the World

Amnesty International Club's art fixture made of paint swatches interposes club president Natalie Aston '20.

by Jana Seal, Editor In Chief

October 31, 2019

     108: The Amnesty International Club has spent weeks contextualizing this number. First, you saw it ...

RC Update Episode #1 – Quinn Pogge and Andrew Dupper

by Matthew Fink and Jack Gianetto

September 30, 2019

Mr. Winkleman blowing his nose during seventh period in the library.

A Student’s Guide to Combatting the RC Plague

September 23, 2019

Don't you hate it when you wake up with a really bad sickness? Always being too hot or too cold? Here...

Cartoon by Copy Editor Kira Zizzo. There have been 74,000 forest fires raging through the Amazon Rainforest.

We Didn’t Start the Fire…Or Did We?

September 9, 2019

Blinding crimson flames crackle as they engulf millions of lush, vibrant trees in the Amazon Rainforest,...

Something, Somewhere, Someone

Texas creek runs through meadows, mountains, and forests. Creeks such as these act as a gathering point for all sorts of wildlife from bears to beavers.

by Bennett Edlund, Reporter

September 5, 2019

    Something Growing A small mountain stream flows downriver, growing little by little via snowmelt, and merging with other streams...

Social media plays a part in revealing the humor coping mechanisms of Gen Z. (Photos labeled for reuse with modification on Wikipedia and Flickr.) Photo illustration by Kira Zizzo.

How Self-Deprecating Humor has Defined the Mental Health Issues of Gen Z in an Alarming Way

August 30, 2019

Your finger glides down the sleek, chilling glass surface of your phone as you peruse the wide world of...

Cofisnozia Causing Panic Throughout the Nation

by Emily Wilson, Editor

May 15, 2019

As the outbreak of Cofisnozia continues, students who are still attending school are now being required to take a seminar class on personal hygiene. The seminar includes how to properly wash your hands, how to cover a cough and sneeze to minimize spread of germs, and how to have a better chance of staying healthy. Many school...

Five Stars for Five Guys Shakes

by Brooke Andel, Reporter

April 8, 2019

It’s a typical day at school or work, counting down the hours until you can kick back and relax at home, and maybe if you’re lucky and finish all your work before bed watch an episode of that Netflix show that you’re dying to know the end of. You know, it’s been a hard day...maybe you will even allow yourself to get...

Michael McGuire lifts and kisses his son, Wish Kid Michael McGuire during the closing assembly in the gym March 8. The closing assembly celebrated Michael and his wish to go to Disney World.

We Believe in Michael’s Wish

March 25, 2019

Wish Week expands beyond one student, one grade, or even one school. Wish Week means bringing one ex...