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Another way Circle K attemps to price gouge its customers is by covering up the iconic 99 cent label on every can of Arizona it sells with its own logo.
Circle K is not OK
Milan Gdowski and Rogan Oakes September 22, 2023

 K is one of the most common places for the students of Boulder High to get a quick drink or snack when they have freetime during the school day. It is so popular amongst the students of Boulder High...

Emergency responders blocked off Arapahoe as cars attempted to take students to school even 30 minutes after the initial call was made.
Fake Shooting Reported at Boulder High- Twice
Hannah Cohen, Editor-in-chief • April 27, 2023

Before school started on Wednesday, February 22nd, Boulder High School went on lockdown. At 8:33 am, the non-emergency line at CU received an anonymous call from a person who said they were going into the school with gunshot sounds in the background. Police arrived on the scene. The next week, almost the exact same thing happened. On the 22nd, over 100 emergency responders ultimately arrived...

Boulder High has an exceptional business program.
FBLA Means Business
Jules Conners, News Editor • April 27, 2023

FBLA stands for Future Business Leaders of America, and this phenomenal team of Business people and young entrepreneurs is breaking ground with extreme success. The team, which is now on its way to possibly becoming State champions, has some of the most participation of any school club.  FBLA’s mission is to “inspire and prepare students to become community-minded business leaders in a global...

Buildings, buildings everywhere. In place of the old liquor mart is a project that is being undertaken by Brinkmann Constructors.
Why Is There So Much Construction in Boulder?
Saisree Kumar, Features Editor • April 27, 2023

As Boulder High School students, we are all familiar with the recent construction projects that have been popping up throughout the city. While some of us may be excited about the prospect of new buildings and infrastructure, others may be concerned about the potential impact on our community. How beneficial do these projects promise to be, and do the consequences outweigh the value? If you've taken...

Tuition alone at Pomona College costs over $58,000 a year.
Tuition is Thousands a Year. Where Does That Money Go?
Hannah Cohen, Editor-in-chief • April 27, 2023

In the middle of November, classes and working laboratories in the University of California’s 10 campuses came to a halt. Almost 50,000 workers- primarily graduate students and researchers -at the schools went on strike to demand increased wages, as well as better health care and transportation access, according to the LA Times.  A Boulder High student’s annual tuition at UCLA is $40,434, as...

Students must scan IDs to get in, but often the door is held open and ID scans rarely occur.
School Safety: Fireworks at BVSD Board Meeting
Jonathan Stafford, Features Editor • April 27, 2023

Less than two years after the horrific mass shooting at King Soopers in South Boulder, the threat of school violence has reared its head in Boulder. Just weeks ago, a former student threatened acts of violence at our cross-town rival, Fairview. Student safety continues to be a pressing issue within schools nationwide, as shootings and other violent acts are committed on school grounds seemingly weekly....

Boulder High Title IX Assembly
Boulder High Title IX Assembly
Jules Conners, Staff Writer • April 5, 2023

“FRIES”- Freely Given, Reversible, Informed, Enthusiastic and Specific. These rules for consent were taught at multiple grade-level assemblies on Friday, January 6th.  The safety of students and staff are of importance to our school and the district, “Boulder Valley School District is committed to keeping our school communities safe.” Says BVSD in their safety mission statement. Points...

So many options, so little time.
The College Controversy
Heidi Naumov, Staff Writer • February 14, 2023

How can a borderline minor, fresh out of high school (where they had to ask to go to the bathroom), be expected to make a decision about the course of the rest of their lives? Institutionalizing the search for passion and purpose in life, as well as attaching it to a strict timeline, may not be the answer for everyone. The belief that there is only one path to success is rather narrow-minded, although...

The hidden culture of girls bathroom at BHS is nuanced and deep.
"No, What Are You REALLY Doing in There?"
Jane Dunbar, Staff Writer • January 25, 2023

Every student who uses the girls bathroom at Boulder High School has undoubtedly lived the troubling experience of getting hit in the face with the smell of cotton candy vape clouds and Pink’s “Fresh and Clean” while in a stall, masking the normally horrendous smell of a public school bathroom. The “bathroom girls” have a slightly infamous reputation around the school. People complain about...

Captain Ryan Barnes helps cart the robotics team to victory.
Take a Byte of the BHS Robotics Team
Madelyn Barnes, Staff Writer • January 17, 2023
This incident came in the first year that gun violence was the number one cause of death of children in the United States.
Fairview's Social Media Threat Poses More Questions Than Answers
Amelie Panaccione, Editor-in-chief • January 9, 2023
Osvaldo Garcia Barron, wholl always offer a smile in the hallway, is involved in numerous leadership programs.
Student Spotlight: Osvaldo Garcia Barron
Jules Conners, News Editor • January 7, 2023
With its picture-perfect backdrop, decades of Boulderites have wondered why our cross-town rivals have few windows facing the mountains.
Was Fairview Really Designed by a Prison Architect?
Sophii Sherman, Opinions Editor • January 7, 2023
Local issues are known to spur tension in a community that votes fairly homogeneously in national elections.
Your Future, Your Ballot
Hannah Cohen, Editor-in-chief • October 24, 2022
Students wait in the grueling line to enter their school.
An Identity Crisis
Jules Conners, News Editor • October 12, 2022
Apocalypse, situated on Pearl St., is a popular, but expensive, thrift shop in Boulder. Although it’s location is great, the price seems to be a huge turn-off.
Boulder's Thrifting Chronicles
Madelyn Barnes, Staff Writer • September 25, 2022
Teachers can view your screens and open tabs even after class hours.
Go, Go, GO Guardian
Saisree Kumar, Features Editor • September 20, 2022
Up in flames: Boulder Highs Team Rowdy censorship could be described as set ablaze.
A Little Too Rowdy?
Calvin Boykoff, Sports Editor • September 19, 2022
Cryptocurrency Encourages Economic Equality
Amelie Panaccione, Editor in Chief • September 14, 2022
Red Bull is the favorite energy drink as surveyed by Caffeine Informer, with 74 mg of caffeine
Why Energy Drinks Are Ruining Your Body
Calvin Boykoff, Staff Writer • July 8, 2022
Tate Franz 23 hack squatting 270 pounds in order to get legs like C-bum.
Calvin Boykoff, Staff Writer • May 18, 2022

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