NASA Discovers the Unknown

//CAITLIN ENGLISH// Contrary to popular belief, NASA’s latest discovery is not just dust on the telescope lens. Announced on Weds., NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope has unveiled the first known system of seven Earth-size planets that revolve around a single star; much like the Milky Way. Three of these newly discovered planets are located in the […]

What’s the Deal with E-Cigarettes?

//HANNAH LOVELL// Since elementary school, kids have been taught the risks of smoking cigarettes. Commercials run daily to scare young adults and teenagers out of smoking, but is it truly effective? Teenagers are now addicted to nicotine in a whole new light. E-Cigarettes (electronic cigarettes) are becoming more and more popular among high schoolers today. […]

PHOTOS: Wrestling State Tournament

On Feb. 17, 18 and 19, Mountain Vista wrestlers took to the Pepsi Center to participate in the 2017 State Wrestling Tournament. Seniors Trent Schultz, Nolan Stritchko and Preston Weaver, junior Nico Gonzalez and sophomore Roger Meyer were the Golden Eagles who took on the best of the best from around the state. Gonzalez, Meyer […]


// KEYAHN GOLGOON Ever since he was a kid, Aaron Hart has been running. Nearly all of his family members before him were runners, persuading him into pursuing a career of running throughout high school. “I love running,” Hart said. “My grandparents, parents, and brothers have all run before, so I kind of have the […]

Vista! What’s Happening

Week of October 21- 25 MONDAY No School   TUESDAY School Activities:   WEDNESDAY School Activities: Unified Soccer at Mountain Vista Small gym at 7 p.m.   THURSDAY School Activities: Parent/Teacher Conferences at 3:30 p.m.   FRIDAY Sports: JV Boys Ice Hockey vs. Cherry Creek at Ice Ranch at 5:15 p.m.   SATURDAY Sports: JV […]

Student Profile: Alex Sedláková

// JETT CROWSON Alex Sedláková came to Vista for her freshman year, like all the other incoming students. But unlike the other freshman, Sedláková came to Vista as an exchange student from Slovakia [?] for her first year. “I decided to come to America because I’m in love with the USA and I saw Grease, […]

“Lion” Review

Genre: Drama Based on: “A Long Way Home” (2013) by Saroo Brierley and Larry Buttrose Director: Garth Davis Writer: Luke Davies Starring: Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham and Nicole Kidman Release Date: Nov. 25, 2016 Runtime: 1 hour, 58 minutes Rating: Rated PG-13 for thematic material and some sensuality Plot Summary: “A 25-year-old Indian […]