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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

Thrifting is a cheap, eco-friendly and accessible way for many people to buy products, making it trendy in today's community. The appeal of thrifting, according to Juliana Park ‘24, is “how good it...

Westworld is an amusement park that endorses violence from the wickedest souls to answer deep philosophical questions.
Westworld, A Glimpse Into the Future
Amelie Panaccione, Editor-in-chief • September 21, 2022

Westworld is a compelling sci-fi show that brings awareness to the intricacies of human society. This captivating show aired in 2016 on HBO and made headlines for its controversial plotline and questionable ethics. Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy—married in 2009—created Westworld. Nolan also worked on movies like Interstellar and The Dark Knight. This show stars notable actors including Evan Rachel...

Teachers can view your screens and open tabs even after class hours.
Go, Go, GO Guardian
Saisree Kumar, Features Editor • September 20, 2022

There are two things every BVSD student should know. One is that the school nachos are absolutely delightful. The other is that the district has installed what might be described as spyware onto all student's school accounts- spyware that lets teachers see and change, in real-time, what students are doing online. GoGuardian is a program that BVSD introduced to the district primarily during the pandemic...

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

Welcome back, class of 2023! This year is already showing signs of being one of the rowdiest of previous years and possibly one of the rowdiest to come. Entering this year, many have high hopes for the senior program, Team Rowdy, which, to sum it up in a brief sentence, is Boulder High’s senior student section at various games.  Already, Team Rowdy has proven its worth by showing outstanding...

Bitcoin is the most widely used cryptocurrency in developing nations.
Cryptocurrency Encourages Economic Equality
Amelie Panaccione, Editor in Chief • September 14, 2022

Cryptocurrency - one word brings controversy and a new technologically advanced currency to this time period. In one word, cryptocurrency is the possibility of making thousands of dollars with one investment and losing thousands of dollars with the rise in cryptocurrency scams. In America, cryptocurrency is looked at as a financial asset and is emerging as a day-to-day way to pay for everyday items...

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

In the morning when you feel a little bit tired, a little lackluster, what do you do? Typically, the average teenager will grab a coffee or an energy drink and let that boost of energy carry them throughout the day.  Despite this, most do not know the true effects of consuming high-energy drinks such as Red Bull and Monster Energy. While they may give you a boost, there are many negative side effects...

Tate Franz 23 hack squatting 270 pounds in order to get legs like C-bum.
Bigorexia
Calvin Boykoff, Staff Writer • May 18, 2022

When one is considering a change in their body shape or size, what do they do? Well, they most likely will hit the gym, an urge that has swept the nation over the past couple of years, seemingly spiking during the first months of the pandemic. The most affected by this? Teenagers. As of 2021, the percentage of under 18-year-old gym goers has come up to 16.10% of the American gym-goers, which is...

Dr. Morales is especially interested in working for Boulder High given the schools rich history.
A Vision and Mission of Trust and Respect
Hannah Cohen and Amelie Panaccione May 9, 2022

Next school year, Dr. Alana Morales will assume the principalship at Boulder High. Dr. Morales brings her passion for education and drive for connection, along with two decades of teaching and three years in the role of assistant principal. Her arrival was announced in February, two months after Dr. Hill announced he was taking a job with district management. Dr. Morales became involved in education...

Banned books offer insight into the topics that shape America.
Book Banning is More Sinister than “Protecting the Children”
Amelie Panaccione, Jr. Editor in Chief • March 22, 2022

Book banning has spread violently in recent weeks. The media is full of outrage over the extreme censorship of books that open readers’ eyes to racial or gender struggles. These bans are knowingly focusing on authors who are something other than white and cis, and are headed by the GOP. However, this wave of censorship goes much further than the front of parents “concerned” for the well-being...

Dr. Hill has been principal of Boulder high for six years and now is leaving to pursue an administrative position in BVSD.
Bidding Adieu to Dr. Hill
Saisree Kumar, Features Editor • March 14, 2022
According to the U.S Department of Health and Human Services,  your social ties with friends impact your mental, emotional, and even physical well being. Senior friends (Left to right) J.D Espinoza, Diego Castruita, and Eric Ivan Gonzalez give their mental health a boost during lunch.
Teens' Mental Health
Quinn Merrill, Staff Writer • March 1, 2022
Patagonia and Allbirds are two corporations attempting sustainibility.
Invest in a Green Future
Kate Schwab, Staff Writer • March 1, 2022
Months before the election, Boulder residents prominently displayed their support for City Council Candidates.
Local Elections '21
Hannah Cohen, Opinions Editor • February 3, 2022
Boulder High librarian Becky Vancura proudly displays the many brand new Chromebooks that are still waiting to be picked up by BHS ninth graders.
1:Web @ BHS
Norrie Boyd, Business Manager & Cartoonist • February 3, 2022
I-70 continually gets backed up on the weekdays from over-congestion and the tricky mountain turns increase braking.
A Deep Dive on Traffic
Amelie Panaccione, Jr. Editor in Chief • February 3, 2022
China’s foreign policy has become extremely abrasive in the past year.
China’s Aggression Is Getting Out Of Hand
Lucca Swain, Staff Writer • January 23, 2022
Pictured in this graphic is the idea of compound interest, and why it is advantageous to start investing early.
The Advantages of a Roth IRA
Kate Schwab, Staff Writer • January 11, 2022
With careful investment, you too can become a master of the stocks.
Know it Owl: The Foolproof Guide to Investment
Charlie Martin and Kate Schwab January 11, 2022
Students who are late to class and have unexcused absences can expect to face consequences such as lunch detention and Saturday Community Service.
The New Attendance Policy
Annika Bjorklund, Editor-in-chief • January 10, 2022
Arapahoe Ridge senior Jason Macias (left) and New Vista senior Areli Banuelos (middle) from the Broadway East class working on their FAFSA with the help of Americorp volunteer Joe Daus (right).
What does it Mean to be a Dreamer in Boulder?
Araceli Lopez, Staff Writer • January 10, 2022
An encampment on the intersection of Arapahoe Ave. & Folsom St.
The Homeless in Boulder
Saisree Kumar, Features Editor • January 7, 2022
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