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Black Ops 4: Review

Black Ops 4: Review

Jason Bishop Jr, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

The makers of the all too well-known “Call of Duty” franchise have released yet another addition to the collection. “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” has turned what we expect out of a first person game upside down and it is now something totally new.   Released on October 12th, 2018, “Black Ops...

‘Self-Care’ and Drug Addiction After Mac Miller’s Death

‘Self-Care’ and Drug Addiction After Mac Miller’s Death

Karenna Doctor, Staff Writer and Copy Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

While most of the country was taking part in Halloween festivities, a separate group was dedicating their night to a beloved musician and friend: Mac Miller. A variety of musicians including Miguel, SZA, and Chance the Rapper, performed in a tribute concert to the 26 year-old rapper who died in early Septem...

Where’s My Money Going?

Where’s My Money Going?

Veronica Barajas, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

Having money is nice, working over 40 hours a week is not. As a teen, spending money is something that comes easy. We have few bills to pay, so when getting a paycheck it may seem easy to spend that money right away. We learn about saving and investing our money in most financial life management class...

NFL Trades: Who won and who lost?

Jason Bishop Jr, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

It’s that time of year where your NFL team can become even worse or is getting better. The NFL trade deadline has just passed and here are the biggest upsets and wins.   Packers safety, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, was traded to the Washington Redskins for a 2019 fourth-round pick. In my opinion...

The Political Pendulum Has Returned to Authoritarianism

The Political Pendulum Has Returned to Authoritarianism

Karenna Doctor, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The US has recently made a full circle in domestic politics and is seeing similar patterns to the 20th century. The younger generations are pushing for changes similar to those of the 1960s, while there is a return of conservatism like that of the Reagan administration. On the other hand, the presiden...

Not The Season To Be Inappropriate

Not The Season To Be Inappropriate

Erin Hutcheson, Staff Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It’s that time of year again. It’s spooky season, which means everyone’s thinking of their costume for Halloween. There are endless possibilities of creative, cute, scary costumes, but some people take a different approach. For years, people have been dressing inappropriately and offensively for Halloween. ...

Is This the Spooky Show of The Year?

Is This the Spooky Show of The Year?

Della Fisher, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion

When Netflix released the “Haunting of Hill House,” the hype was unreal, with rumors saying the show was so scary that viewers nearly passed out. But is this ghost story that scary? When I started this show I was ready to be spooked. This show seemed like the perfect storm, with Netflix killing...

Vote for Ballot Issue 1A

Katherine Bowes, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Colorado suicide rates have increased more than 34% since 1999 and research shows that more than half of those who suffer from mental illness or who committed suicide had not been diagnosed by a professional. Nationwide, the increase was from 10.5 to 13 suicides per 100,000 people, the highest rate record...

Insatiable Review

Insatiable Review

Bethany, Staff Writer

October 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The series “Insatiable” came out on Netflix back in August of 2018. The new series stars Debby Ryan and other known actors like Dallas Roberts. The series continues to receive criticism over some of its depictions of eating disorders and bullying.   The new drama series is about a bullied, ove...

Stop Silencing Sexual Harassment.

Stop Silencing Sexual Harassment.

Bethany Rush, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Sexual harassment is a controversial issue that has been talked about a lot in the last year since the MeToo movement began, but there are many components that are still not talked about and this should change. There should not be anything taboo about discussing sexual harassment or assault. &nbs...

Touring Manufacturing

Touring Manufacturing

Jason Bishop Jr, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Life, Opinion

There are a several options available for students who are looking for a career in manufacturing. I was given the opportunity to check out two. I took a tour of Woodward, Inc. and Nordson Medical to see their facilities and how things run. The experiences were very positive and they made me feel like I wa...

Tha Carter V: Lil Wayne

Katherine Bowes, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion

On September 28th, “Tha Carter V,” Lil Wayne’s new album was released. Its previous drop date was supposed to be in 2011, giving his fans a seven-year wait. During that time, he released mix tapes called “Sorry 4 the Wait,” continuing to give the denied gratification to all his listeners. Hones...

The Community Experience of Rocky Mountain High School
Opinion