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Amazon, the company of Jeff Bezos, has had a complicated past with climate change.

Jeff Bezos: What’s He Up To

Lara Spijkerman, News Editor April 6, 2020

On Tuesday, Feb. 18, Jeff Bezos announced on his Instagram that he is launching the Bezos Earth Fund. Through this fund, he will be donating 10 billion dollars of his own fortune to help combat climate...

In politics, accountability is turning into more of an option rather than a necessity. As Republicans continue to back up this presidential bully, I can only laugh through my pain because these were the same Republicans who impeached former President Clinton for “high crimes and misdemeanors” for having inappropriate relations with his secretary, Monica Lewinsky.  

Is This the End of American Democracy?

Lauren Carvalho, Staff Writer April 2, 2020

When President Trump was acquitted on Feb. 5, I wasn’t surprised. In politics, accountability is turning into more of an option rather than a necessity. As Republicans continue to back up this presidential...

The 45th president of the United States, Donald Trump, who recently faced impeachment.

Impeachment Recap: What You Should Know

Lili Stevens, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 24, 2020

In December of 2019, President Donald Trump became the third United States president to be impeached by the House of Representatives. The democratic-majority House voted to impeach Trump on the grounds...

The ninth Democratic debate was one of the

A Recap of the Ninth Democratic Debate

Miller Dunbar, Opinion Editor February 23, 2020

The ninth Democratic presidential debate took place on Wednesday, February 19th, just four days before the Nevada caucuses. This debate saw six participants, while the previous had eight. Andrew Yang,...

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...

A protest organized in support of the Equal Rights Amendment. Photo by roya ann miller on Unsplash.

Lara Spijkerman February 11, 2020

The feminist movement for equality of the genders has been a long-fought battle. Starting in the 19th century with influential historical figures such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, men...

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...

Now in their seventh month, the Hong Kong protests have seen an increase in violence from both police and protesters.

Hong Kong Protests Becoming Increasingly Violent as They Drag On

Eleanore Hoffmeyer , Staff Writer January 9, 2020

Hong Kong protests are now in their seventh month, and they’ve become more and more destructive as protestors have become increasingly frustrated. The protests started in June of 2019 over a new bill...

The House of Representatives has begun the impeachment proceedings to determine whether President Trump should be removed from office.

Impeachment Proceedings

Miller Dunbar, Opinion Editor January 7, 2020

The United States House of Representatives has begun the process of impeachment proceedings. They are trying to determine whether or not President Trump’s conduct and dealings with foreign powers merit...

Beginning at 11:00 a.m. at Union Station, the march proceeded through Denver's streets all the way to the Capitol building itself.

Students Strike and Sit-In Against Climate Change

Jac McCarty, Editor in Chief December 16, 2019

DENVER, Col., Dec. 6—Four Boulder High students staged a sit-in at the Capitol building today, alongside over a dozen members of the Sunrise Movement, a youth climate activism group.  Protestors...

Sign used to promote the 2016 Trump and Pence election campaign. They worked together then, but will it still be that way come 2020? Photo courtesy of Creative Commons.   

The Worst Case Scenario: Trump vs. Pence

Bryce Myers, Staff Writer December 10, 2019

 The Donald Trump impeachment hearings started Nov. 13, and they are making both Democrats and Republicans happy that he might get out of office. However, if Trump is impeached, then that means Mike Pence...

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Lack of Decency Proves Controversial

Jac McCarty, Editor in Chief November 24, 2019

With the predicted success of the Justice Department’s immigrant DNA extraction proposal, the Trump administration has decided to take things up a notch. This new proposal, if passed, would allow federal...

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