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The Buzz on Bandersnatch

The Buzz on Bandersnatch

Erin Hutcheson, Staff Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Netflix has been non-stop with the release of  movies and new content. “Stranger Things,” and “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” have been major hits for the streaming service. However, their newest movie is different than the rest, “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” is an interactive movie, releas...

Baby It’s Controversial Outside

Baby It’s Controversial Outside

Hannah Strahmann, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

Everyone has heard of the #MeToo movement giving a voice to women who have been sexually harassed and assaulted and now it has spilled over to Christmas. A few radio stations around the US, including Colorado’s KOSI and Cleveland's WDOK, have taken the 49th most popular Christmas song, “Baby It’s ...

Everythang’s Corrupt

Everythang’s Corrupt

Jason Bishop Jr, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Life, Opinion

This generation of musicians seems to be embroiled in drugs, sex, and conspiracy. Artists like Lil Pump, Lil Uzi Vert,  and 21 Savage have shaped a new era in the rap industry. However, Ice Cube, AKA O'shea Jackson, has come out with a new album that talks about topics such as Donald Trump, politicia...

Denver Broncos Playoff Hopes

Denver Broncos Playoff Hopes

Evan Johnson, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

For many Rocky Students, including me, the Denver Broncos are our ride or die team. We follow them everywhere and are always rooting for them. This season we had high hopes with GM John Elway’s cap busting signing of the star QB Case Keenum. Keenum signed on to the Broncos for a 2yr/$36,000,000 deal accomp...

What’s Cluckin’ with Chicken’nCone

Max Hand, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

Chicken’n Cone is a brand new chicken shack located at 234 N College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524 in Old Town. When I first walked up, I was surprised about the fact that it was just a small space rather than an actual restaurant. The whole area is made up of shipping containers that have been conve...

Rediscover Romance through Rom-Coms

Rediscover Romance through Rom-Coms

Karenna Doctor, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

“Rom-Coms,” or romantic comedies, are a universally known movie genre that divides viewers on their relevance and entertainment qualities. Some think Rom-Coms are too sappy and convoluted to even give the titles a second glance, while everyone else loves them, even if they don’t admit it. If yo...

Responsibilities of a new pet

Responsibilities of a new pet

Bethany Rush, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Whether you are getting your first pet or you are adding a new member to your furry family, there are important things that need to be considered to make sure you are prepared to welcome home an animal. One of the biggest things that someone needs to think about is: Can you afford a pet? It is impo...

Movies you should Watch

Jason Bishop Jr, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Features, Life, Opinion

In my lifetime, I have seen plenty of movies but there are just some that stand out the most. These are my recommendations for westerns and comedies. Westerns: I'm not gonna lie, lately, I have really been into Westerns. It may just be because I have been playing “Red Dead Redemption 2” a lot,...

What Rocky Students Think About the New Start Time

Della Fisher, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion

https://youtu.be/18oqNOu-pNY

Cuddling this Holiday Season

Hannah Strahmann, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

It’s November and it’s getting cold again. The lights are up in Old Town and everyone is serving hot chocolate. On top of all of this, it is cuddle season: a season where everyone wants to snuggle up next to someone around the holidays and just cuddle. However, not everyone has a person to cuddle...

Red Dead Redemption 2: Worth The Wait?

Evan Johnson, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Life, Opinion

2010 was the last time. It’s been a while since we’ve seen a Red Dead game, but it was worth the wait. “Red Dead Redemption 2” is a prequel to the 2010 game “Red Dead Redemption,” and the third entry in the expansive series. “Red Dead Redemption” was an automatic hit in 2018 and it se...

Stan Lee

Stan Lee

Spencer Nelson, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Life, News, Opinion

The man, the myth, the legend Stan Lee. Stan Lee was a memorable man who started his adult life by joining the army and repairing telephone/communications devices and ending it by doing what he loved--creating entertaining comics for all to enjoy. Originally named Stan Martin Lieber, Lee was born on December 28...

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