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Opinion: PSD Should Postpone In Person Until Spring 2021

Image courtesy of Poudre School District.
December 19, 2020
A recent Poudre School District announcement, which can be read here, has confirmed a tentative deadline for the transition back to in person learning. Simply put, PSD shouldn’t send high school students back in person next year. 

The Rapidly Rising Cost of Magic the Gathering

December 18, 2020

Magic the Gathering is one of the most popular trading card games across the world. It has a lengthy and complex lore, full of unique characters and fantasy monsters. It is set in a multiverse, where powerful...

The Imminent Potential of an American Third Party

December 18, 2020

One of the defining features of the American political landscape is the two party system. It is an informal one, there is no law codifying this system. The only thing maintaining the status of the...

The Actual Beliefs of Lenin and Marx

December 18, 2020

                      Joe Biden is not a socialist. He has not called for the nationalization of any industries, nor centralized...

Here Are Some Amazing Bands You May Not Have Heard Of – Indie Bands

December 18, 2020

In recent years, independent and alternative music has had a resurgence. Artists like Mom Jeans, Rex Orange County, and Tame Impala are some of the better known faces of this trend. There are also...

Review: Cyberpunk 2077

Review: Cyberpunk 2077
December 18, 2020

Cyberpunk 2077 was one of the most, if not the most, anticipated video games of 2020. Ever since its 2012 announcement, fans of the game have been following its rocky development. Its release date being...

Top Seven Apps for Students

December 3, 2020

Socratic Socratic is an app powered by Google that has been a huge time saver. Socratic is sort of like a photomath, but for any subject. I like using this app not for looking up the answers, but it makes...

You Can’t Be Among Friends, but you can Play Among Friends

Among has sprung onto the Gaming Scene during quarantine.
November 19, 2020

From jobs, to sporting events, to hanging out with friends, quarantine has limited us a lot. For me, that last thing has been a real downer--the limitations and restrictions on being around friends and...

A Dream of How to Reduce Gun Violence in the US

November 11, 2020

This is the second installment in a new series of articles published by The Highlighter in co-operation with the RMHS Political Engagement Club. In this series, two or more articles will take opposing...

Growth in FoCo

A view of Fort Collins shows off its beauty and peace.
November 3, 2020

Most people hear the word growth and think of positive things, for example, economic growth, financial growth,  mental growth, etc. the term “growth” is generally positive and implies development. Unfortunately,...

Senior Parade!

Even though this is for the seniors, RMHS teachers show their appreciation as they congratulate the students for three successful years.
November 3, 2020

On Monday, September 21st 2020. The Rocky community celebrated the progression and advancement of the senior class. It is a tradition for Rocky Mountain High School to celebrate with the seniors for the...

EHX-The Holy Grail Nano Reverb

November 3, 2020

Hailing from the famed company Electro-Harmonix in NYC, the Holy Grail is a welcome addition to any guitarist’s board. With three settings Flerb, Hall (cathedral), and an emulated spring, it offers...

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