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  • Farmer Athletes Bundle up for Another Winter Sports Season

    Farmer Athletes Bundle up for Another Winter Sports Season

    Samuel Reich, Rookie Reporter

    November 21, 2017

    Yet another season of winter sports has now arrived, and excited Farmers are dusting off last year’s gear for a fresh start. Friday, Nov. 10 was the official starting point of the winter sports season, where old and new players alike gathered together under the scrutinizing but animated eye of las...

    Coach Coach Dowd and boys' basketball team during a game.

    Courtesy of denverpost.com

  • $5 to Read (Microtranactions Ruin Games)

    $5 to Read (Microtranactions Ruin Games)

    Aydan Harr, Rookie Reporter

    November 21, 2017

    Four years ago, micro-transactions were almost unheard of in video games, we were making jokes about hours armor in AAA games but we weren't ready for the punch line to actually happen. The argument is always made that micro-transactions don't affect you if you don’t buy them, but that's not exac...

    Grand Theft Auto online microtransactions

  • To Vape Or Not To Vape

    To Vape Or Not To Vape

    Nathan Reich, Rookie Reporter

    November 21, 2017

    E-cigarette smoking, commonly called vaping, is a relatively new practice that is rapidly gaining momentum. Vaping involves inhaling the vapor released when a combination of vegetable glycerin, propylene glycol, and nicotine is burned in an electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS), commonly called a...

  • Matt Duchene Finally Traded

    Matt Duchene Finally Traded

    Brendan Jordan, Sports Editor

    November 14, 2017

    After a little over two years of speculation and rumors, the Colorado Avalanche finally met their match and have traded star forward and former third-overall draft pick Matt Duchene to the Ottawa Senators. The news that Duchene had finally been traded struck the hockey world on Nov. 5. However, com...

    Courtesy of Sports Illustrated

  • Benefits of Learning New Languages

    Benefits of Learning New Languages

    Lendsy Barriga, Staff Writer

    November 13, 2017

    Have you ever been interested in learning a new language and being able to understand and speak it as you travel around the world? You might think that in order to fully learn a language you have to be fluent, but that’s not the case. If you are talented in memorizing and speaking a language grammati...

    There are many languages to learn!

To Vape Or Not To Vape

Nathan Reich, Rookie Reporter

November 21, 2017No Comments

E-cigarette smoking, commonly called vaping, is a relatively new practice that is rapidly gaining momentum. Vaping involves inhaling the vapor released when a combination of vegetable glycerin, propylene glycol, and nico...

Northern California Wildfires Ravage Communities

Northern California Wildfires Ravage Communities

November 14, 2017

JFK Files Baffle Historians

JFK Files Baffle Historians

November 13, 2017

STEM Drives Forward to New Challenges and Opportunities

STEM Drives Forward to New Challenges and Opportunities

November 13, 2017

New Student Movement Looks for Changes in GT

New Student Movement Looks for Changes in GT

October 20, 2017

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Farmer Athletes Bundle up for Another Winter Sports Season

Samuel Reich, Rookie Reporter

November 21, 2017No Comments

Yet another season of winter sports has now arrived, and excited Farmers are dusting off last year’s gear for a fresh start. Friday, Nov. 10 was the official starting point of the winter sports season, where old and new ...

Matt Duchene Finally Traded

Matt Duchene Finally Traded

November 14, 2017

Farmers Shine in Cross Country State Championship

Farmers Shine in Cross Country State Championship

November 9, 2017

Wheat Ridge Farmers JV softball Team

October 30, 2017

Varsity Volleyball Tries to Recover

Varsity Volleyball Tries to Recover

October 17, 2017

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