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Take Out Just Isn’t the Same

Garrit Wilson, Contributor

March 24, 2020

Seven days ago, on March 16, 2020, Colorado Governor Jared Polis ordered that all restaurants close their dining rooms. This action was obviously a reaction to the COVID19, and was launched in order to “flatten the curve” in Colorado. Polis’ order was a quick reaction to the panic of the state. This...

A Message of Hope in a Time of Hopelessness

Evan Morgan, Contributor

March 22, 2020

If you would have asked any high school senior what they thought their last quarter of school would be like, the thought of dancing the night away at their last prom would have been seen dancing through their eyes. Smiles would have shown across their faces as they imagined their silky gowns and funny loo...

Puppy Pow Wow

Puppy Pow Wow

Evan Morgan, Contributor

March 13, 2020

There is an overwhelming amount of jubilation felt when there are nine, five-month-old, puppies crawling on top of you. There is an even stronger sense of tranquility when those puppies settle down and fall asleep on your legs in one big massive pile. This experience is not common for most people, but...

Still Grateful for the Dead

Jaden Clarke, Contributor

March 12, 2020

1972 is a hallowed year for followers of the Grateful Dead. This year saw the band cross the pond and go on tour in Europe, creating scores of hours of recordings, all of which beat many bands studio performances. 1972 also saw the Grateful Dead record themselves on video for the first time at the Old R...

New Pretzel Pop-Tarts

New Pretzel Pop-Tarts

Sala Hording, Contributor

March 4, 2020

Over the weekend, I, together with my American host family, decided to review the new addition to the Pop-Tart family: Pop-Tarts Pretzel Chocolate. The brand, owned by Kellogg’s, recently introduced this flavor as well as the Pop-Tarts Pretzel Cinnamon Sugar.   I am a foreign exchange student and had neve...

“She lives in daydreams with me”

“She lives in daydreams with me”

Raegan Marlow, Contributor

March 4, 2020

December 13th, 2019, former member of One Direction, Harry Styles came out with his album “Fine Line.” This album is supported by four singles, “Watermelon Sugar,” “Adore You,” “Lights Up,”, and “Falling.” Rolling Stone released an interview with Styles back in August 2019, where...

“Left, Right, Left:” The danger of Crossing Streets at School

Evan Morgan, contributor

March 4, 2020

Children are taught that the “safe” way to cross the street is to stop, look left, right, left, and then proceed if it is safe. This method, however, is not efficiently serving its purpose. There is a growing issue of safety at street crossing surrounding the local schools in Fort Collins, Colorado. After...

2020 Update

2020 Update

Lilah Claycomb, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

It’s 2020, the year everyone has been waiting for, and the year in which we get to refresh and start over. However, the year has begun with a bit more excitement than was perhaps expected by the people who were looking for a restart, and, unfortunately, a good deal of the events that have occurred...

Food Delivery Showdown | DoorDash, Grubhub, and UberEats

Food Delivery Showdown | DoorDash, Grubhub, and UberEats

Edgar Morales, Alan Anaya, and Lilah Claycomb

February 19, 2020

The food delivery industry has been booming in the past few years with a series of services dominating from Postmates to DoorDash, delivering your cravings right to your doorstep from the tap of your phone. In this series of reviews, Highlighter students Alan Anaya, Lilah Claycomb, and Edgar Morales put...

Opinion: The Only Christmas Movies You’ll Ever Need

Opinion: The Only Christmas Movies You’ll Ever Need

Payton Perkins, Editor

December 20, 2019

It's the Christmas season, and that means all the time in the world for movie binging over break. What better way to relax after finals than watching the top 8 Christmas movies of all time. From mature to kid-friendly, this list has all the recommendations you need.

Opinion: Clean It Up

Opinion: Clean It Up

Quintinn Rice, Writer

December 11, 2019

Are we a good community? I would say the people of Rocky and the community are all a good community, but when you see someone being messy, help them pick up after themselves. Helping out the community doesn't just mean picking up a piece of trash and calling it a day; it's more than that. It means t...

Rubbers for Rocky?

Rubbers for Rocky?

Cameron Jones, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Contraception is important, it helps prevent things like pregnancy and STD's. This can be through the use of condoms, the pill, an IUD, and many more. Some methods like condoms are widely available at drugstores, but it takes a doctor visit to get a birth control pill or an IUD. No options are avail...

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