Why Rachel Maddow Releasing Trump’s Tax Returns Was a Good Thing

//CONNER DAVIS// Last night on her show, MSNBC journalist Rachel Maddow released the top two pages of President Donald Trump’s 2005 tax returns. The release was met with both liberal and conservative criticism for being overhyped. However, I do not believe her presentation was overhyped. These tax returns have been big news since Hillary Clinton […]

PHOTOS: Beauty and the Beast

StageFlight Theatre put on eight showings of their latest production, Disney’s “Beauty And The Beast.” The cast of 43 was able to put together an impressive rendition of the classic fairy tale after rehearsing since early December. Photos by Conner Davis

PHOTOS: Mens Varsity Basketball vs. Grandview High School

The mens varsity basketball team took on Grandview High School in the Sweet Sixteen round of the Colorado 5A state tournament on Wednesday, March 1. Vista got off to a slow start and wasn’t able to pull ahead of Grandview for the entirety of the game. Despite the best efforts of the Golden Eagles, Vista lost, […]

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 […]

The State Of The First Amendment

//CONNER DAVIS// All statistics from The Knight Foundation’s recent study on the First Amendment Many people are worried about how First Amendment rights may change with President Trump in office — especially those rights of the press. Already, six journalists have received felony charges for covering riots in Washington D.C. This is a direct violation […]

Fake News: What It Is And What It Does

//CONNER DAVIS// The media played a critical role in the past election cycle (although perhaps it did not play the role well enough since there is a man who is chipping away at the First Amendment in the highest office of the United States government). Coverage of each candidate and what they chose to do […]

PHOTOS: Wish Week Earnings Reveal Assembly

Today, Friday, Feb. 3, it was revealed that Mountain Vista, with the help of feeder elementary schools and Mountain Ridge Middle School, raised $127,000 during Wish Week. That amount surpasses the original goal by $27,000, enough to grant a wish every month for 17 months. Photos by Savanah Howard, Laureen Lippert & Tyler Merchant Video by […]