Colorado University Football Player Arrested for Assault

Defensive Lineman Josh Tupou, key to the Buffs defense, was booked into the Boulder County Jail Thursday, accused of breaking a hole in a fence at a party in February and tackling a guy less than half his size. The official charges are listed as: suspicion of second-degree assault, two counts of third-degree assault, criminal […]


Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy passes Colorado House

A measure to ban Colorado mental health professionals from practicing gay conversion therapy with minors has cleared the state House of Representatives. The proposal passed on a 35-29 vote with one Republican, Daniel Thurlow, joining every Democrat in the chamber who supported the bill. The measure would forbid therapists from trying to change the sexual orientation or […]


Vote for Mountain Vista in 9NEWS Poll

9NEWS has started a poll to determine which high school student body in Colorado has mastered the art of the selfie. 9NEWS believes that taking selfies is an art, and encourages students to cast their vote and to send their selfies. At the time of this posting, Mountain Vista High School is in second place […]


PARCC: The Lows of Standardized Testing Commentary

JOHN BELLIPANNI//TARA O’GORMAN Partnership for Assessment of Readiness of College and Careers (PARCC): Colorado’s latest ploy to “advance” education? Who hates PARCC? Students. Teachers. State and local school boards. Who likes it? No one. Students are one factor. “There is a gap in the [reliability of standardized tests],” Colorado state Rep. Paul Lundeen (R-Monument) said. […]


Live Stream Apology

VISTAj would like to apologize for everyone who tried to watch the livestream of the Mountain Vistas-Overland 5A Great Eight basketball game. The Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA) would not allow us to live stream the game due to a contract they had established with NFHS Network. Editor Gretchen Cope has written an opinion […]