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Tate Franz 23 hack squatting 270 pounds in order to get legs like C-bum.

Bigorexia

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...

Ted Cruz Filibustered an Amendment to Obama Care by Reading Green Eggs and Ham for Nearly 24 Hours.

Does the Filibuster Benefit Our Government?

Charlie Martin, Business Manager May 9, 2022

In 1806, the US Senate Filibuster was accidentally introduced as a way to require more than just a simple majority to end debate. To end debate on a topic once a filibuster has been enacted, there needs...

Many have briefly learned about Cecil Rhodes in their history class, but few are aware of the extent of his influence, as well as the source of his wealth and fame.

The Racist History of the Rhodes Scholarship

Clara Thomas , Arts and Entertainment Editor May 9, 2022

Nearly every student has heard of the Rhodes Scholarship, a prestigious international award that, according to the Rhodes House, “supports exceptional young people for postgraduate study at the University...

Betty White stealing the spotlight on the red carpet at the 1988 Emmy Awards, where she was a nominee for Outstanding Lead Actress In a Comedy Series for The Golden Girls.

You Wish You Were Betty White

Caitlin Rogers, Staff Writer May 9, 2022

Betty White remains an inspiration to many of us still, even after she passed in her sleep on December 31, 2021. Only a few weeks from her 100th birthday, she accomplished countless things, starring in...

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...

The most popular alcohol, according to students, is beer.

Teenage Drinking: Driving Forces

Calvin Boykoff, Staff Writer March 14, 2022

Going to any high school party there is a high chance of alcohol being on the table, so it’s no surprise that many teenagers have indulged in drinking. After talking to students around Boulder High,...

Governor Polis signing into law a plastic bag ban. This ban fails to take into account the economic inequality of renewable bags being costlier, and broadening the gap between rich and poor.

The Climate Change Movement Needs a Reboot

Amelie Panaccione, Jr. Editor in Chief March 14, 2022

Growing up, I was the typical Boulder kid who was always outdoors, so when I had the opportunity to get involved in climate change I jumped at it. It seemed like the perfect mix of helping the world and...

NFL players look intently to the ground to see the result of the coin toss.

The Problem with O.T.

Jonathan Stafford, Staff Writer March 14, 2022

On January 23, 2022, there were several great quarter-final playoff football games. All of them came down to just one score, but the game that caught my eye the most was the Chiefs vs. Bills game, which...

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

After six years of being principal of Boulder High, Dr. Hill is leaving to pursue a new position as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources for BVSD. He is a  Colorado Springs native, and has had...

Subterranean horror, neon-lit cities and hidden dreamworlds are all what make up this months edition of Cinema of the Season.

Cinema of the Season – February

Leah Frankel, Staff Writer March 13, 2022

This is where I put all my thoughts on November. Thank you very much and good day to ya. Parasite - Bong Joon-ho There tend to be very few movies I believe to be worth the acclaim - Parasite...

While women may have many IUD options to chose from, theres no side-effect opt out.

Men Have Everything (Except Birth Control)

Alexa Dembo, Editor-in-chief March 11, 2022

Upon the recent public debut of a new form of male birth control (the “ballcuzzi”) by German designer Rebecca Weiss, birth control equity has come back into the spotlight. Birth control has been traditionally...

Patagonia and Allbirds are two corporations attempting sustainibility.

Invest in a Green Future

Kate Schwab, Staff Writer March 1, 2022

In the wake of the historic Superior and Louisville fires, climate change weighs heavily on the hearts and minds of our community. The climate crisis is accelerating at a frightening pace and is a challenge...

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