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Why Avatar: The Last Airbender is the greatest show of all time

Why Avatar: The Last Airbender is the greatest show of all time

Jenna Giffin, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Life, Opinion

When I’m getting to know someone, a question I commonly ask is, “Have you seen Avatar?” and I usually get a response such as, “Oh, yeah, the movie with the blue people?” or even worse, “Oh, you mean the last airbender movie?” which I usually respond with, “Don’t ever speak of the mo...

Breakfast around town

Breakfast around town

Jenna Giffin, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Life, Opinion

Everyone has heard the saying “breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” so deciding where to go out for breakfast might be the most important decision of the day. This can seem impossible when towns like Fort Collins have so many promising choices. Three popular choices are Snooze, Silve...

I’m a “Sucker” for the Jonas Brothers’ Comeback Song

I’m a “Sucker” for the Jonas Brothers’ Comeback Song

Annabel Lasher, Writer

March 8, 2019


Filed under Opinion

The time has finally come. After six long years of waiting, on March 1st, 2019, the Jonas Brothers announced their comeback by releasing, what is arguably their best song yet, “Sucker.” The anticipation was lifted as the upbeat track started rolling and Nick Jonas began the first verse in...

Cheater Cheater

Cheater Cheater

Erin Hutcheson, Staff Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Opinion

The month of love and chocolate is finally over. Every heart shaped decoration has been put away and the pink aesthetic of the month is finally over. The happy couples will hopefully stop rubbing their “perfect” relationships in our face.   But, that perfect relationship, might have a...

Bury A Friend

Bury A Friend

Erin Hutcheson, Staff Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion

At 17 years old, Billie Eilish has taken over the industry. Her first EP titled “Don’t Smile At Me” dropped back in August 2017 and she has been nonstop since then. Her growing fanbase has been anticipating her first album set to drop March 29th, but she has released some singles people have been g...

Watch Serenity

Mia Stolpe, Staff writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Most of you have probably not seen or even heard of the movie “Serenity” starring Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway. This was the same boat I was in when I walked into the movies Sunday night. My friends and I went to the theater planning to see a movie that wasn’t even there (thanks to my...

Is the cost of college too high?

Karina Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Features, Opinion, Uncategorized

College tuition is a concern for many students in the United States. About one in four adults are paying off student loans; the average borrower has around $37,000 in debt. That's a 54 percent increase from 2009 where the average student debt was $24,000 at graduation. In 10 years there has been a $1...

We Need Less Cardi B

We Need Less Cardi B

Annabel Lasher, Writer

February 20, 2019


Filed under News, Opinion

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards aired on Sunday, February 10th, left millions of people content, emotional, and shocked, especially after the winner of Rap Album of the Year was presented. Cardi B, up against Nipsey Hussle, Pusha T, Travis Scott, and the late Mac Miller, made history as she became t...

Support yourself

Support yourself

Mia Stolpe, Staff writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Alright, ladies, I’m about to talk about something a little sensitive---boobs. As great as they are, they come with lots of struggles. The added weight, the back problems, and running---they definitely don't make everything easier. Another thing that makes them a drag is bras.   Bras are extreme...

Are periods too expensive?

Karina Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Bleeding every month and spending money on your period is an every month occurrence for most women. While this is a “problem” that can’t be fixed, worrying about whether or not you can afford your period is a problem that can be fixed. Yet, affording sanitary products remains an issue for many women. Tampons are considered a ...

Romantic or Disgusting?

Romantic or Disgusting?

Erin Hutcheson, Staff Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion

It’s officially February and you know what that means. It’s the month that is painted in pink and red hearts. The stores are full of cute candies and chocolates; the streets are full of romance. Sounds exciting, right? Well, not for everyone. or some of you, February is the most dreaded month. Vale...

The Community Experience of Rocky Mountain High School
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