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Tough Break

Tough Break

By Lucas Russell               Thursday, October 19, was a crushing day for the boy’s Cross Country team. While the girl’s team barely qualified for state, the boy’s team narrowly missed it by 14 points. Head coach Alex Harris expected both teams to qualify, but several uncontrollable factors wreaked havoc on the team. Ultimately, the team was crushed.               Regionals ended up being a bad race […]

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DCPA’s Macbeth: A Hit with EPHS

Linsey Esterly             DCPA’s Macbeth, directed by Robert O’Hara, is a modernization of the classic tale by William Shakespeare. O’Hara did an excellent job reimagining the tragedy and making it extremely entertaining to watch.             Macbeth is essentially about a Scottish Thane and his rise to power, and how he goes insane with the more power he gains. There are witches that predict his rise […]

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J-Day ​ 2017​

Colorado ​ students​ ​ gather​ ​ for​ ​ a​ ​ day​ ​ of​ ​ journalism​ ​ and​ ​ learning​ Will​ ​Peters            Students​ ​from​ ​across​ ​Colorado​ ​gathered​ ​at​ ​Colorado​ ​State​ ​University​ ​on​ ​Thursday,​ ​October​ ​19 for​ ​Journalism​ ​Day,​ ​also​ ​known​ ​as​ ​J-Day.            Students​ ​visited​ ​seminars​ ​on​ ​everything​ ​from​ ​ethics​ ​to​ ​photography,​ ​all for​ ​the​ ​purpose​ ​of​ ​helping​ ​the​ ​students​ ​to​ ​take​ ​their​ ​writing,​ ​newspapers,​ […]

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Do video games cause violence?

Hayden Filsinger       It has been a longstanding debate between parents and gamers. Do video games cause violence? Video games were first invented in 1958, the first game was a very simple tennis game available for computer.  This was the start of something big. Video games saw a huge spike in fans starting in the 1980’s and ever since, millions adopted gaming as their hobby.  […]

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Varsity bobcats first win

By: Aaron Acusta  ​​ ​​ ​​ ​​ ​   Although​ ​they​ ​haven’t​ ​won​ ​a​ ​game​ ​in​ ​more​ ​than​ ​two​ ​seasons​ ​,​ ​Estes​ ​Park Bobcats​ ​took​ ​their​ ​first​ ​win​ ​last​ ​friday​ ​for​ ​their​ ​Homecoming​ ​game​ ​scoring​ ​42​ ​-18 against​ ​Front​ ​Range​ ​Christian​ ​School.​ ​There​ ​was​ ​screaming,​ ​cheering,​ ​laughter,​ ​and pure​ ​joy​ ​on​ ​the​ ​field.​ ​Everyone was​ ​surprised​ ​when​ ​the​ ​bobcats​ ​got​ ​their​ ​first​ ​touchdown.​ ​And​ ​when​ ​we​ […]

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