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Top 5 Colorado Ski Resorts

Top 5 Colorado Ski Resorts

Samuel Kristjanson, Staffer February 29, 2024

5. Loveland Resort: Loveland Resort is an intermediate to beginner ski resort with 1,800 acres of skiable terrain. Loveland provides some of the cheapest lift passes of any resort in Colorado. Children...

Feminine Art of Music: Must Listen to Before You Die

Feminine Art of Music: Must Listen to Before You Die

Gloria Namgung, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2024

Lorde's 'Pure Heroine', Lauryn Hill's 'The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill', Beyonce's 'Renaissance', Amy Winehouse's 'Back to Black' and Lana Del Rey's 'Did you know that there's a tunnel under Ocean Blvd'...

Bob Marley: One Love Review

Bob Marley: One Love Review

Lily Gibson, Staffer February 26, 2024

Out in theaters Bob Marley: One Love, directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, and starring Kingsley Ben-Adir, tells the story of Jamaican singer and songwriter Bob Marley and his music. This movie highlights...

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Review | The Farewell and Suppression of Emotion in Asian Households

Gloria Namgung, Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2024

In a film that shows the true meaning of family and connection, The Farewell, directed by Lulu Wang is the story of an Asian-American protagonist, Billi, played by Awkwafina who returns back to China when...

Opinion : The fight culture at Smoky Hill needs to end

Opinion : The “fight culture” at Smoky Hill needs to end

Rainey Sharp, Staffer January 22, 2024

On January 17, after the rivalry Smoky Hill and Eaglecrest boys basketball game, several fights broke out between students. It is unclear at this time if the fights were between students from both schools...

Review | Saltburn

Review | Saltburn

Simone Van de Sande, Staffer January 21, 2024

"Saltburn" directed by Emerald Fennell follows Oliver Quick, a scholarship student starting his first year at Oxford, having trouble fitting into the upper-class mannerism. Oliver unexpectedly becomes...

OPINION: School Volleyball vs. Volleyball Club

OPINION: School Volleyball vs. Volleyball Club

Lily Gibson, Staffer December 19, 2023

Volleyball is a common team sport everywhere, it's in schools, colleges, organizations, and so much more. Volleyball athletes look to practice and get better at their sport in places that are practical,...

Cafeteria school lunch review

Cafeteria school lunch review

Samuel Kristjanson, Staffer December 19, 2023

The cafeteria provides many different options when it comes to school lunch. In my opinion, the school lunch mostly has pretty good options. The base school lunch is free and students get an entree,...

OPINION| Daily Dangers: Invasive AI

OPINION| Daily Dangers: Invasive AI

Faven Getnet, Staffer December 5, 2023

In our world of smartphones and social media, for a couple weeks now something has been happening in schools. Some students have been using artificial intelligence (AI) for many things in school, but in...

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Review | A dissection of “Cupid Deluxe” by Blood Orange

Gloria Namgung, Editor-in-Chief November 27, 2023

Blood Orange, also known as Dev Hynes, released his critically acclaimed album 'Cupid Deluxe' ten years ago. Known for his distinct nostalgic yet modern sound, Hynes has been involved across many genres...

Review | Five Nights at Freddys Movie

Review | Five Nights at Freddy’s Movie

Blake Price, Staffer November 16, 2023

The Five Nights at Freddy's (FNAF) movie is about a game series called Five Nights at Freddy's created by Scott Cawthon. The first FNAF games were released on Aug. 8th, 2014, and the second one followed...

Is advisory necessary at Smoky Hill?

Is advisory necessary at Smoky Hill?

Samuel Kristjanson, Staffer November 6, 2023

The Cherry Creek School District (CCSD) mandates advisory classes each week for students across all schools. The class focuses on building trusting relationships with the teacher and fellow classmates....

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