Monthly Archives: October 2011

Hyperspeed increase in cyber schools has some lawmakers beginning to cry foul

By Cory Waltrip, editor-in-chief Online schooling is a trend that has been taking the nation by storm. As it has become more and more popular, questions have arisen about the quality and accountability of the schools. Thirty percent of the … Continue reading

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Opinion: Wheldon’s death should be a wake-up call for all athletes

By Loic Guegan, staff writer In an age where safety is a priority in sports, many people tend to overlook the fact that sports are still rather dangerous. We always hear about athletes breaking bones or tearing muscles, but when … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Parks and Recreation’ is must-see-TV on NBC

By Cory Waltrip, editor-in-chief Parks and Recreation is the funniest show on television. You are just plain wrong if you disagree. If you aren’t tuning in to NBC every Thursday night to watch this hilarious sitcom, then there’s some loose … Continue reading

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With PSAT, Boulder High students prepare for college entrance exams, hope to qualify for National Merit Scholarship

By Loic Guegan, staff writer   Many Boulder High sophomores and juniors took the PSAT/NMSQT for the first time on Oct. 15. For many of these Boulder High students, it was their first experience taking any standardized tests in high … Continue reading

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Review: Aspen Leaf wins taste test over Ripple in ‘fro-yo’ showdown

By Morgan Fleming, staff writer Everyone knows of Ripple. Almost immediately after the frozen yogurt shop was discovered, it became loved by all. It seems as if day in and day out the yogurt and topping assembly line is packed … Continue reading

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Opinion: Contrary to popular belief, Tebow disappoints in debut as Broncos starting quarterback

By Loic Guegan, staff writer In Tim Tebow’s first week as the Broncos starting quarterback, his fourth quarter comeback was indeed a relief for Broncos fans. But if you look at the game as a whole, Tebow’s play was not … Continue reading

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Now in its sixth year, Boulder High’s haunted house is set to scare each night through Halloween

By Chandler Baker, staff writer This week marks the opening of many haunted houses, including Boulder High’s “Dark Descends,” which opens its doors from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. each night from Thursday to Halloween. As a fundraiser for the … Continue reading

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Owl Poll: Proposition 103

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Senior tributes deadline extended to Friday

By Joey Danaher, assistant editor Due to a miscommunication to some parents regarding the due date, the deadline for senior tributes has been extended to Friday, Oct. 28. The tributes should be turned in to adviser Jeff Likes’ mailbox in … Continue reading

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Opinion: Taking a tax hit today is necessary to prepare our kids for a stronger economic future

By Cory Waltrip, editor-in-chief I know I’m not a voter quite yet (one more year!), but my opinions still matter, right? That’s why I’m going to rant and rave in favor of Proposition 103. I believe that if we don’t … Continue reading

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