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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


// HALEY KOLSETH, MIKAYLA OLAVE & GABE BARNARD // For over a century, women have been continuously struggling to get themselves out of the objectifying mold that society has put them into while simultaneously fighting for their equal rights. 2017, specifically, has been the year to celebrate women of all shapes, sizes, ethnicities, religions and […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]