Children’s Media: Quantity Over Quality

By Scott Buck               Children’s media has become a dumping ground for unoriginal ideas and tired moral tales that instead of engaging our children’s minds, basically dangles shiny objects in front of their faces for 90 to 100 minutes.          This trend has apexes with the film The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature. This film is a corporate product through and through. You […]

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STAR WARS: The Power of Costume

[ezcol_3fifth] By Megan Miller        Would Princess Leia be the same princess we know if she didn’t wear her white dress or golden bikini? If the Emperor didn’t have a dark, oppressive cloak, would he still seem to be the enemy all come to fear?        Costumes are an important aspect to filmmaking because they make the characters and the world the characters live in […]

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Our Band Goes To State

By Lexi Schrag Band making it to state is obviously a big deal at EPHS. This year the State competition was held in Grand Junction, which meant a long drive for Estes Park band members, six hours to be exact. Those who are in band, woke up at 5:30 AM the morning after arriving in Grand Junction. Once they arrived, the set up their instruments […]

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Marching to Victory

Estes Park High School Marching Band Wins First At State A six-hour bus ride to Grand Junction kicked off the band’s exciting weekend. “The bus was definitely the worst part,” said sophomore Abbie Housewright, “it was sweaty, cramped, and shaky.” The members tried to make the best of the time; Card games sprung up between rows of seats and snacks were exchanged and bartered as […]

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Carpman and Peters Soon To Audition for the Drum Corps Internationals

By: Gabe Van Gerwen                 Band is an extracurricular or club that you don’t think of very often. Some think of it as a sport, or even more than a sport, specifically fanatics like Will Peters and Levi Carpman. These two are extremely talented when it comes to their instruments, and to show off their talent and advance their ability they have auditioned for the […]

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