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Americans are stubbornly attached to their daily showers at somewhat detrimental effects.

You Don’t Need to Shower Every Day

Caitlin Rogers, Staff Writer July 6, 2022

Either after a long day or before a long day begins, most people like to enjoy a warm shower to wash off their fatigue. Those who shower every day, though, may be doing more harm than good to both their...

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...

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...

Summit attenders discuss threats to the ecosystem in the ecosystem breakout session.

Boulder Climate Youth Summit Inspires the Community to Take Action

Cate Landry, Staff Writer February 13, 2020

Inspiration was the theme surrounding the Boulder Public Library auditorium on Saturday, Feb. 2 during the Climate Youth Summit organized by the Youth Advisory Opportunities Board, a group of 16 high schoolers...

Student members of the Sunrise Movement Club at Boulder hold up protest signs outside the Denver Capitol building on January 9th.

Boulder High Sunrise Movement Members Detained after Peaceful Protest

Cate Landry, Staff Writer January 26, 2020

Due to ongoing legal events, the names of students have been retracted from this article in order to protect their privacy.  On Friday, Jan. 9, six members from the Boulder High chapter of the Sunrise...

Think Before You Buy: The Impact of Fast Fashion

Eleanore Hoffmeyer, Staff Writer November 14, 2019

You might want to think twice before you go all out on a shopping spree or spend your mom’s latest paycheck at Urban Outfitters. Turns out, participating in retail culture can have devastating effects...

Dr. Duncan goes above and beyond the call of duty when it comes to recycling and composting. Not only does she make sure to dispose of her own waste properly—she also ensures that the rest of the schools waste is processed correctly.

Champions of Change

Grace Schwab, Copy Editor October 25, 2019

In light of the recent climate strikes, environmental preservation burns in all of our minds. The forests are flaming, global temperatures are scorching, and Swedish teen activist Greta Thunburg is spitting...

You Marched… Now What?

Cate Landry, Staff Writer September 26, 2019
If you felt inspired by the global climate strike, here are some easy ways to continue to use your voice to spark change. 
Boulder High members of the Sunrise Movement were some of the first to arrive to the protest, getting there nearly an hour before it officially began.

Global Climate Strikes Come to Denver

Jac McCarty, Editor in Chief September 23, 2019

Over 7,500 protestors gathered in Denver to protest climate change last Friday, joining the wave of climate strikes occurring around the world. One of the major coordinators of the event was the Sunrise...

School Strike for Climate

Lili Stevens, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 19, 2019
This upcoming Friday, September 20th (yes, the same day as the Area 51 raid), thousands of young Coloradans are meeting at the State Capitol building in Denver to protest with the Sunrise Movement. 
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