Monthly Archives: January 2011

Review: Bananagrams are one tasty game

By Jordan Hohlfelder, news editor When the words “banana grams” are brought up, what initially comes to mind? A child’s snack, perhaps a hybrid of banana flavored chips? You would be wrong. Bananagrams has taken over the game scene the … Continue reading

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Jazz band travels to Norway to experience traditional music

By Joey Danaher, staff writer Missing school at the start of the semester is tough, but six days would be very challenging for anyone. Members of Boulder High’s jazz band faced that very scenario when they traveled  to Norway in early … Continue reading

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Review: ‘The King’s Speech’ speaks to me

By Benn Myers, commentary editor “The King’s Speech” snuck up on me. It was a film I never remembered seeing a trailer for, about a story I had never heard before.  I heard about it through word of mouth; the … Continue reading

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Planning for 63rd annual Conference of World Affairs underway

By Jordan Hohlfelder, news editor The University of Colorado at Boulder will host the 63rd annual Conference of World Affairs from April 5-7. The conference includes participants from all over the country who will gather to discuss world issues that … Continue reading

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Opinion: Stop playing board games

By Benn Myers, commentary editor I’ve decided that there is no claim more fallacious than that of board game companies who boast that their products bring people together.  I’ve spent my whole life playing these games, and from the Sorry … Continue reading

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Swim team honors seniors during home loss to Fossil Ridge

By Joey Danaher, staff writer The girls swimmers struggled last week to keep up with Fossil Ridge, losing by the score of 213 to 102. Boulder suffered from the absence of the majority of their year-round swimmers. Even with the … Continue reading

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Panthers run table this week to seize control of Front Range League

By Cory Waltrip, features editor Those Fort Collins schools were no match for Boulder. The Panthers defeated Fort Collins and Fossil Ridge in consecutive victories this week to take sole possession of first place in the Front Range League. The … Continue reading

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Crackers turn to diamond in Christmas miracle

By Starsong Brittain, staff writer On Dec. 24, language arts teacher Jill Johnson and her boyfriend of  six years, Rhys Campbell, were about to exchange presents in their apartment but pulled Christmas crackers first. Inside the second cracker, a diamond … Continue reading

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Waltrip’s Wildlife: Counting down the top 10 coolest animals on the planet

By Cory Waltrip, features editor The question of what is the coolest animal is a debate that has raged on for centuries but has yet to be resolved. I am here to solve that problem. As a licensed animal editor … Continue reading

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Our favorite juice heads are back on the ‘Shore’

By Jordan Hohlfelder, news editor “Jersey Shore” started three years ago with eight strangers picked to live in a house on the infamous Seaside in New Jersey. “Jersey Shore” featured the typical fake tans, muscles and big hair that everyone … Continue reading

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