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The Climate of the Country in Regards to the Incident at the ‘March for Life’ in Washington D.C.

by Jana Seal, Editor In Chief

January 26, 2019

On Friday, January 18, a confrontation at the March for Life in Washington D.C. would make headlines of both liberal and conservative news outlets-- before the full story even surfaced. In a group of Black Israelites’ attempts to provoke a group of ‘MAGA’-hat-wearing students from Covington Catholic High School (C...

Girls Who Code

by Jana Seal, Editor In Chief

December 20, 2018

Women make up only 29% of the workforce in science and engineering careers, but about half of the entire general workforce (ngcproject.org).  In the past, these industries weren’t just male dominated-- they were entirely male-possesed. As a new progressive era picks up, women are spearheading their own involvement in these ...

A Very Commercial Christmas

by Jana Seal, Editor In Chief

December 14, 2018

Originally published in Vol. 15 No. 2 of The Rock      Nov. 2, 2018. This is the day that Starbucks began using holiday cups-- which means that on and before Halloween, employees were unpacking festive cups, bags, menus and decorations. A once two-day holiday has evolved into a two-month one, overshadowing Thanksgiving and ...

Let’s Get Real: Finals

by Kira Zizzo, Editor

December 14, 2018

‘Finals’ is basically a synonym for stress. Finals are creeping up around the corner and with that comes an ocean of pressure and feeling overwhelmed. Many students are feeling this immense pressure-- you’re not alone. This is one whole week of numerous tests and countless hours of studying, but you can get throug...

Movies That Remind Us of the Christmas Spirit

by Daxton Garner and Wyatt Mosteller

December 11, 2018

During this time of holidays, people are stuck wondering what movie they are in the mood for watching. Luckily for them, 52 students put their opinion in on what the best holiday movies are and the top five are presented in this post.  Elf is about a little baby boy who crawled into Santa's bag and was brought to the ...

An Uneducated Person’s Top Five Favorite Movies

by Matthew Fink, Reporter

December 7, 2018

For each movie, there will be a synopsis about why I have a movie in said place, and also an overall score out of 10. 5 .  Dunkirk - Directed by Christopher Nolan, Rated PG-13 This one leaves a pretty big impact on you. The way that the movie was directed makes you think so much more. The movie does not have much talking, so every other sound seems amplified. The two highli...

Jingle to the Beat

by Sam Keer, Managing Editor

December 7, 2018

1.  All I Want for Christmas is You- Mariah Carey (1994) Incredible love and Christmas song to belt at anytime or dance to. Even the version with Justin Bieber is good. Great harmony and lyrics to enjoy during the holiday season. Amazing song to get someone in the holiday spirit. 2.  Santa Tell Me- Ariana Grande (2013) ...

A Cantonese Thanksgiving

by Lily Hansen, Reporter

November 13, 2018

Leung and her family go to King's Land Chinese Seafood Restaurant for Asian cuisine and dancing dragons. On holidays and most Sundays, King's Land has dancers that come in for tips and dress up in a Chinese dragon train costume. King's Land Chinese Seafood Restaurant has a rating of 3.5/5 on Yelp. Most of the complaints that weigh down...

How to Fake Your Own Death… And the Consequences of Misleading Media

by Jana Seal, Editor In Chief

November 6, 2018

Originally published in Vol. 1 of The Rock      Corruption in Russian politics has continued, and will likely continue as long as President Vladimir Putin is in office, to prevail as a prominent world issue. As a recognized critic of the Kremlin and the President, Babchenko has had a target on his back since before 2014. T...

Who Goes to College?

by Hailey Wyneken, Social Media Editor

November 5, 2018

Surprisingly enough, only 58% of Colorado students end up going to college. At Rock Canyon, students are used to the idea of going to college after graduation. With a 79% participation rate in AP classes and 61% of students being college ready. Rock Canyon places itself fairly high among other schools. “I always just p...

Missing Pink?

by Alec Sutula, Sports Editor

October 31, 2018

The scarecrows, pumpkins and buckets of candy often fill our minds during the month of October. But for many others there is something that is closer to the heart. October is Breast Cancer awareness month. One in eight women will be diagnosed with Breast Cancer in their lifetime. For the Rock Canyon community, we have honor...

A Case For Hype

by Michael Cacciavillani Davenport, Reporter

October 31, 2018

Over the last few years hyped streetwear has played a significant role in fashion-- but is the hype worth the price? Brands like Adidas and Nike have a higher price on their shoes but implement the newest technology and the highest quality, not to mention they have a great aesthetic. Adidas’s technology is called boost, and...

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