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Water is Life

Water is Life

February 28, 2017

Peering past the the wispy white tear gas engulfing a mass of shadowy figures, native elders and water protectors, fighting for clean water stand, burning ...

Storytelling in Hip Hop

Levi Wood, Opinions Editor

January 24, 2017

Filed under Culture, Opinions, Showcase

If I had a penny for how many times I have heard how modern day rap and hip-hop ain’t what they used to be, I’d be rich. Everyone is talking about it, but is it true? Is modern day rap really just a whole bunch of hubbas and huddas with an off beat trap mix in the background? Well, as quoted by Snoop Dogg on westfesttv, “I don’t know who created [modern rap] but all them...

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s Lecture at University of Colorado

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s Lecture at University of Colorado

September 10, 2016

If I had to describe Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s lecture in one word, it would be enlightening. Though she only spoke for an hour, she sai...

Letter to an Incoming Junior

Letter to an Incoming Junior

May 19, 2016

You may have heard people say, “Junior year is the hardest year of high school”. Well, I believe that may be true, but it’s still manageable. Ju...

Soccer Salary Scandal

Soccer Salary Scandal

May 19, 2016

Recently it has been released the USWNT (United States Women’s National Team) is suing U.S. soccer because they get paid a quarter less then the USMNT (...

Bic for Her

Natalie Mitchell, Guest Contributor

May 18, 2016

Filed under Opinions

Have you ever been walking through the soda aisle of a grocery store and noticed the two highly similar yet slightly different versions of calorie-free Coke: Diet Coke and Coke Zero? If you look closely enough you’ll realize that conveniently, they are both the same soda, just geared towards different genders. Diet Coke is in a silver can with a cursive font. This soda is ma...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

April 29, 2016

Dear Howler, I am writing you this letter to give a little piece of my mind about bandwagon fans and the illegitimacy of their species. THEY ARE EVERYWH...

This is How We Do (Senior Year)

This is How We Do (Senior Year)

April 28, 2016

I am an almost legal adult that’s roughly 23 days way from graduating. I have infinite wisdom, most of which I pull from Nick from New Girl (You don’t...

“Addams Family” is a Must See

Daisy Fuchs, Web Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2016

Filed under Culture, Opinions, Spotlight

We all have family problems, but most families don’t have a torture chamber in their basement or a monster for a butler. For as unreadable as this situation may seem, the Monarch thespians brought it to life in the spring musical Addams Family starring Solomon Abell as Gomez and Sydney McDonald as Morticia. In this dead funny comedy the ideas of family, duty, and love ar...

What’s the big deal with education?

What’s the big deal with education?

December 2, 2015

Earth’s creatures are on the brink of a sixth mass extinction. One person every four seconds is dying of hunger. Habitats and ecosystems being ripped apa...

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