Preview: DECA State

//BEN YOSHIDA & JETT CROWSON// This weekend, DECA will be competing in their state competition, going up against the best schools in Colorado. The event will be held at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. Mountain Vista is sending 74 of their best competitors, participating in various event categories. Many are new members eager to compete, […]

Oscars Nominations and Predictions

Oscars Sunday is approaching and many people are starting to get excited for the big day and even make predictions for who they believe the winners will be. Here are the nominations and predicted winners for each category:  BEST PICTURE NOMINEES   ARRIVAL Shawn Levy, Dan Levine, Aaron Ryder and David Linde, Producers   FENCES […]

COMMENTARY: The Broncos’ Problem Offense and its Fixes.

//CHARLIE PENVARI// A big question mark continues to reign above Denver Broncos General Manager John Elway as the 2017 offseason addresses questions about the struggling Broncos offense. 3rd place in the AFC West in average points a game, total yards and 27th in the league for rush yards at an average of 92.8 yards per game, […]

REVIEW: How Will President Trump Affect Global Security

This past Thursday, Feb. 16, there was a panel discussion by Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab (CELL) at the University of Denver concerning the effect that Donald Trump will have on national and global security. It was a lively discussion, leaving many questions, but answering just as many. The talk was moderated by Samuel J. Rascoff, […]

Trump’s Transgender Law

//ANNE GERRINGER// On Jan. 22, 2017, Donald Trump removed all protections for transgender students that had allowed them to use the bathrooms of the gender they identify as.  People in the community who disagree with Trump’s stand believes that if these protections are removed, it will endanger transgender students in schools. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos […]

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. […]