The Owl

An actor portrayal of the perilous fate that awaits the ignorers of road rules (no children were harmed with this production).

License to Flatten: E-bikers

Heidi Naumov, Guest Contributor May 15, 2023

What was wrong with normal bikes? Why, why are we giving young, wild, irresponsible children faster bikes? Are children not dangerous enough to their health and society on normal bikes? And besides that,...

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...

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

In our world, little kids have endless opportunities for entertainment; they have their playgrounds and classes that engage them with art, finger painting, and other fun activities. Parents go above and...

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

While retirement is not on most teenagers’ minds, one thing is for sure: you don’t want to be old and poor before you die. You can help mitigate the latter by investing a small sum of post-tax income...

Expressing yourself can be both a blessing and a curse.

Perspectives From a Man Bun-er

Cody McConnell, Sports Editor January 5, 2022

When I go home to my relatively conservative family on the East Coast, there is rarely a dinner where my man bun and bright attire aren’t mentioned. When I look around Boulder, I consider the way I present...

“Okay, Boomer”

Maya Clements, Business Manager January 21, 2020

The contemporary differences between generations have become more apparent than ever, and connections between boomers, millennials, and Gen Z kids remain tenuous and filled with apprehension. Each generation...

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