The Highlighter

Beauty and the Beast Gallery

Karina Benjamin, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Saying goodbye to America’s favorite rover

Karina Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

"My battery is low and it’s getting dark.” That was the last transmission of the Opportunity Mars rover nicknamed Oppy. The final transmission came back in June of 2018 during a huge dust storm, they continued trying to make c...

Is the cost of college too high?

Karina Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

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 stu...

Denver teachers have joined the movement across the country for higher teacher pay.

Karina Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

Denver teachers went on strike Monday, February 11, for the first time in 25 years over a base pay raise. In 2005 the district piloted the Professional Compensation System for Teachers known as ProComp. This system paid teach...

Are periods too expensive?

Karina Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

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...

Still Shutdown

Karina Benjamin, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Does our government ever confuse you? I know it confuses me most of the time, but this government shutdown has been more confusing than usual. I’ve got your back with this simplified rundown of everything you need to know abo...

Beauty and the Beast Is Coming

Karina Benjamin, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

There will be a Beast in the building third quarter as Rocky Mountain puts together their spring musical Beauty and the Beast. The Musical Theatre Production students start rehearsals at the beginning of third quarter and will put in m...

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