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“When it comes to subjective offenses like disturbance or disobedience vs. objective infractions like tardiness or truancy, minority students are more likely than White students to be referred for disciplinary action.”

Do the Crime, Pay the Time: Privelege and Punishment

Saisree Kumar, Features & Insights Editor November 14, 2022

In 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the first federal hate crimes statute that stated it was a crime “to use, or threaten to use, force to willfully interfere with any person because of race,...

What we could’ve learned from schools online era

Why You Should Go to School With COVID

Sophia Sherman, Editorial Editor, Media Director November 14, 2022

Ever since school fully came back in person in the fall of 2021, flu season isn’t the only sickness to worry about spreading.  It’s no secret online school was difficult for many people. Teachers...

Fitness TikTok has gone from positive encouragement to sexist nonsense.

The Nightmarish Devolution of Fitness TikTok

Lucca Swain, Social Media Director November 2, 2022

About six months ago, the Owl published an article addressing the fatphobia movement on TikTok, and how that lobby quickly turned from a force for good into a miserable cesspit of hypocritical body shaming....

Local girl tells funny joke, proves women could be funny.

Women Aren’t Funny

Sophii Sherman, Opinions Editor November 2, 2022

There has been a lot of progress in making comedy inclusive to women. With infamous comedians such as Amy Schumer, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and the thousands that seem to sprout from TikTok every...

The tardy policy is especially difficult given how long it takes to get through the crowded hallways.

A Sinister Tardy Policy

Jonathan Stafford, Features Editor November 2, 2022

Last school year, if a student was twenty minutes late or fewer, they were marked tardy. As tardies built up for a student, they would have some disciplinary measure enacted upon them to reduce the number...

Owen Kalisher 23 adding yet another save to one of his many from throughout the shutout against Fairview.

Kicking the Knights to the Curb

Sophii Sherman, Opinions Editor October 26, 2022

Deep into the second half of the tense Boulder vs. Fairview soccer game, the crowd holds its breath as the score still reads 0-0. The energy between the BHS Panthers and the Fairview Knights has always...

When immigrants study hard to come here for a better life on a skill-based visa that states they can do the given job better than a citizen, they never imagine how some of them may not be able to go back home for the next 20 years.

Shackled: Skill-Based Immigration is an Unfair Process

October 24, 2022

Forty-seven million people in the United States are foreign-born immigrants. Almost a million and a half immigrants are in the country due to their hard work and a skill-based visa. That's 1.4 million...

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

Even if you can’t vote, knowing what issues your community is deciding not only is important for its effect on your future but also for being a well-informed resident of Colorado. Here is a selection...

Students wait in the grueling line to enter their school.

An Identity Crisis

Jules Conners, News Editor October 12, 2022

You’ve probably sat in a class this week and witnessed about 30 students without their IDs on full display. “Disgraceful,” you think to yourself, “wow, these people are below me.” Then you look...

Fall is a time of falling leaves, Halloween spirit, and quiet contemplation.

Music for Fall

Lucca Swain, Social Media Director October 1, 2022

The Owl is back, and with it the gray skies and Jack O’Lanterns of fall, a time of melancholy and mystery and glorious displays of brightly colored leaves blanketing every square inch of the roads. And...

Boulder Highs sports teams often get more attention than other programs.

School Spirit: More Harm Than Good?

Sophii Sherman, Opinions Editor October 1, 2022

During the most turbulent time of the school year, when class expectations and school year norms are still being solidified, when people are trying to settle into the academic year and prepare themselves...

Rachel Christenson (‘23) bumps the ball as Ava Cawley (‘24), Palmer Robinson (‘24), Izzy Barsh (‘24), Marley Tuitele (‘25), and Kayla Rothman (‘24) cover her.

Spiking Into the Season

Saisree Kumar, Features Editor October 1, 2022

Boulder High’s Girls Volleyball team had their first at-home game on August 24th against Westminster High School. While the junior varsity team was victorious against the Wolves, the sophomore and varsity...

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