Uncovering the Real “Jurassic Park”

//CAITLIN ENGLISH// In 1993, screenplay, writer and director Steven Spielberg released “Jurassic Park”, which later became a cult classic and raised interest in the modern study of dinosaur life. As scientists continue to study some of the oldest creatures on Earth, they take chances in order to stumble across discoveries that can further develop the […]

PHOTOS: Mens Varsity Lacrosse vs. Arapahoe

//CAITLIN ENGLISH// On Friday members of the boy’s varsity lacrosse team kicked off their Spring Break with a game against Arapahoe High School. After a long and hard fought game, Vista lost to Arapahoe 14-15. Photos by Caitlin English  

“Kong: Skull Island” Review

Genre: Fantasy/Sci-Fi Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Writers: Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein and Derek Connolly Starring: John Goodman, Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston, Corey Hawkins, Samuel L. Jackson, Toby Kebbell and Jason Mitchell Release Date: Mar. 10, 2017 Runtime: 2 hours Rating: Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action, and for brief strong language Plot […]

“Get Out” Review

//DAVID ROBINSON// Genre: Horror Director/Writer: Jordan Peele Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Marcus Henderson, Betty Gabriel, Lakeith Stanfield, Stephen Root, Lil Rel Howery and Ashley LeConte Campbell Release Date: Feb. 24, 2017 Runtime: 1 hour, 44 minutes Rating: Rated R for violence, bloody images and language including sexual […]

National Honors Society Officers Travel to Zimbabwean Orphanage

//HANNAH LOVELL// Mountain Vista’s National Honors Society is working closely with an orphanage in Zimbabwe to improve the quality of the lives of kids there. So far, they have raised enough money to purchase a van which will transport the children to school. The officers plan to travel to Zimbabwe to work directly with the […]

A Brief History Behind “Beauty and the Beast”

//CAITLIN ENGLISH// With the release of Disney’s live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast” on March 17, The company continues to set the bar higher for future live-action remake movies worldwide. Starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast, the movie is expected to break a worldwide box office gross of $452 […]

Make the SHIFT

Human trafficking is the modern day version of slavery, commonly believed to be hidden away in third world countries, away from the law and a justifiable line between right and wrong, but junior Aubrey Gerken advocates for awareness that that’s just not true. Gerken organized and spoke at the student-run Shift Justice Conference; an event […]