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Many of us are taught a fairytale of Thanksgiving. However, the truth isn
Glorification and Oppression: The True Story of Thanksgiving
Halie Leland, Staff writer

What narrative did you grow up with around Thanksgiving? Did it go anything like this: The Mayflower braved the Altlantic waters to arrive on the shores of Massachusetts carrying “Pilgrims” who fearlessly...

"Emily in Paris"?
"Emily in Paris"?
Ruby Link, Staff writer
If you
"The Jesus Rolls" is the Best Worst Thing Ever
Keegan Jack, Webmaster & Social Media Director
Joffrey Baratheon, Nate Jacobs, Amy Dunne, Joe Goldberg, and Sherlock Holmes are some of the many characters problematically glorified in modern pop culture.
Pop Culture's Problematic Portrayal of Psychopathy
Luke Leiden, Webmaster and Social Media Director
With all the devastating events this year, it’s difficult to find things to be thankful for this thanksgiving.
Being Thankful in 2020
Gracie Lee, Staff writer • November 13, 2020
Some uninspiring college application questions have students asking "why?"
There are no Stupid Questions, but...
Elliote Muir, Editor-in-Chief • November 13, 2020
Traditional marriage appears to be on its way out. But whether it’s truly dying or simply transforming remains to be seen.
The Precarious Future of Marriage
Luke Leiden, Webmaster & Social Media Director • November 13, 2020
With the results of the elections announced, many Biden/ Harris supports went down to Pearl Street Mall in celebration of a historic victory.
Celebration and Cheer, Boulderites in Photos
Isabel Oliver, Features Editor • November 12, 2020
Chautauqua open space and hiking trails offer many Boulderites a perfect location for forest bathing!
Forest Bathing: a New Approach to the Outdoors
Teachers have had to change many aspects of how they teach due to COVID-19, especially with a lot fewer people. At Boulder High, this means teaching in person and virtually at the same time.
What Makes a Great Teacher?
Online school has led to many students losing their primary way to play music with others.
BHS Music Classes in the Time of COVID-19
Your voice and your actions are just as valuable to the environment from inside your home as they are on the streets.
How to Be a Stay-At-Home Climate Activist
An inside look into the coolest new restaurant in town with great food and even better atmosphere, Daikon Banh Mi Shop.
Delicious Daikon
If you
"The Jesus Rolls" is the Best Worst Thing Ever
Keegan Jack, Webmaster & Social Media Director • November 24, 2020
Joffrey Baratheon, Nate Jacobs, Amy Dunne, Joe Goldberg, and Sherlock Holmes are some of the many characters problematically glorified in modern pop culture.
Pop Culture's Problematic Portrayal of Psychopathy
Luke Leiden, Webmaster and Social Media Director • November 24, 2020
Revisiting Sally Rooney’s Magic
Revisiting Sally Rooney’s Magic
Clara Fraser, Opinions Editor • November 19, 2020
Madeline Miller takes greek classics to a new level in her writing.
Madeline Miller’s Fresh Take on Greek Classics
Ella Webber, Staff writer • November 19, 2020
“The Glorias” focuses not only on Gloria Steinem but also on feminism, the civil rights movement and the fight for women’s rights.
"The Glorias" Review
If you are teenager and looking for new music, Teens of Denial is one you need to check out!
"Teens Of Denial" Review
The Queen
"The Queen's Gambit" Review
The colorful characters of Among Us that many of us have seen while patiently waiting for the game to begin during quarantine.
Among Us and AOC
It
So You Want to Listen to Classical Music
Getting tested for COVID-19 is a painful process many have experienced during 2020, but how should we really be getting tested?
Akash's COVID Corner: How Should we be Testing for COVID-19?
Akash Woods, Staff writer • November 20, 2020
 In the midst of another Covid-19 surge, Boulder High has been getting a slacker
Redeeming Boulder High
Halie Leland, Staff writer • November 19, 2020
With Oregon passing Measure 110 during the election, many people have been asking: should more states decriminalize hard drugs?
Decriminalization vs. Legalization of Drugs
Selah Dow, Staff writer • November 18, 2020
The political spectrum can lead to many conversations, especially with those on the complete opposite sides, but how can those conversations be productive instead of leading to a screaming match?
Productive Political Conversations
Akasha Brahmbhatt, Editor-in-Chief • November 17, 2020
One vote for the electoral college is thousands of individual voices that are drowned out and clumped together.
Colorado’s Adoption of the Popular Vote Means More Than Just a Vote
The ground on which George Floyd was pinned in Minneapolis, Minnesota gave flight to a predictably short-lived revolution.
Get Angry Again
COVID-19 has wreaked havoc in 2020, but how dangerous is it really?
Akash's COVID Corner: How Dangerous is COVID-19?
With Covid-19 affecting schools nation-wide, BVSD students have felt the impact of online learning, especially during the first month of school.
Online School: Necessary but Damaging
Depop is a dream for flea market lovers, but it has its faults.
Depop: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly
After a long and uncertain election day Coloradans took to the streets to protest the current government and law enforcement systems.
Denver Protests Call Into Question Tactics Used By Police and Demonstrators
Amelia Chapman and Ella Webber November 19, 2020
BVSD seems to finally be listening to students calling for change when it comes to sexual violence prevention and support.
BVSD Updates Title IX Policy
Isabel Oliver, Features Editor • November 19, 2020
On Nov. 6, Boulder County will move into Level 3: Safer at Home.
Boulder Moves Into Level Three: Safer at Home
Gracie Lee, Staff writer • November 12, 2020
The 2020 election has been a crazy one...here
Election Breakdown
Keegan Jack, Webmaster and Social Media Director • November 4, 2020
A sight many school-goers had hoped they
Boulder High Shuts Down In-Person Learning
BVSD is monitoring all active cases and school-related exposure on their website.
COVID-19 at Boulder High
Grace Haislmaier sits alone in Ms. Spekl
First Week Back at BHS
A slurry bomber drops fire retardant on the Lefthand Canyon Fire.
Cal-Wood and Lefthand Canyon Fires Break Out in Boulder County
The Common App is one of the most popular ways to apply to colleges.
Colorado Free Application Day
We tried the French toast from six iconic Boulder restaurants and rated their presentation and taste, averaging the two to determine the overall score.
Best French Toast in Town? So Glad You Asked
Elliote Muir, Editor-in-Chief • November 18, 2020
Artist
Signs of the Cowpocalypse
Luke Kreidl, Opinions Editor • November 13, 2020
Although Pumpkin Pie is a classic fall themed dessert, this year, I wanted to see what other recipes I could make with Pumpkin Purée.
Recipes to Try Besides Pumpkin Pie
Isabel Oliver, Features Editor • November 8, 2020
The best Halloween candy, KitKat, has an iconic packaging many of us love and get excited to see once the Halloween season arrives.
What is the Best Candy Bar?
Kai Fox, Staff writer • November 8, 2020
With the new release of popular video game series, FIFA, dedicated players who were disappointed in the previous copy are asking the question: is it worth the cost?
Is FIFA 21 Worth the Cost?
Calvin Boykoff, Staff writer • November 23, 2020
This week, Boulder High announced that offseason sports practices are cancelled until Dec. 1
BHS Sports Canceled Until December 1
Larson Burak, Sports Editor • November 20, 2020
Just like the rest of the world, the ski industry is having to adapt to COVID-19. The 2020-21 season is sure to look different from seasons past.
The Ski Industry's New Reality
Elliote Muir, Editor-in-Chief • November 19, 2020
Lukas Haug, left, looks towards the finish line at the Colorado State Cross Country meet on October 17.
Lukas Haug Likes Short Shorts
Larson Burak, Sports Editor • November 19, 2020
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