Gillian Holmgren

Gillian Holmgren March 12, 2018

Durango High School students and staff can expect big changes next year. Starting in June, Southwest Community College (formerly Pueblo Community College) is moving in. SWCC’s Durango campus currently lays on the second floor of the Common Building, adjacent to Albertsons. The facility, which was originally built as commercial office space, currently houses approximately 50 […]

Gillian Holmgren January 26, 2018

Colorado is a hub for the nation’s best skiers/snowboarders/shredders. As the town of Durango is basically snow free in January, DHS students are still finding their way to the slopes to knock out a few runs and tricks. Whether its riding the lift with a couple of good pals, drinking hot cocoa after a day […]

Gillian Holmgren December 1, 2017

“I just start kissing them… I don’t even wait. And when you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything… grab ‘em by the p***y,” 45th President Donald Trump stated in the 2016 Access Hollywood Tapes. 23 women have accused President Trump of sexual assault, yet he remains free of consequences. Around […]

Gillian Holmgren December 1, 2017

This year at Durango High School, a new series of tests have been implemented into the curriculum: literacy assessments. “I think that it’s good that they are making sure we can write in all the different subjects, but I feel like the way that the literary tests are formatted and graded isn’t effective because, based […]

Gillian Holmgren October 24, 2017

Friday the 13th, 2017 kicked off the 8th annual Telluride Horror Film Festival. Over the course of the weekend, they showcased dozens of horror packed thrillers, spoofs, and shorts – many of which were the world premier, the U.S. premier, or the Colorado premier. Several directors from the features were also there to support their […]

Gillian Holmgren April 14, 2017

Eric Archuleta is a senior at Durango High School who has an very real impact on everyone he meets. While his senior year comes to an end, he looks to the future and reflects on his high school career.   Interviewer: Are you looking forward to graduation? Eric Archuleta: Yes I am but also am […]

Gillian Holmgren March 17, 2017

Donald Trump’s 2005 tax return was leaked to a former reporter named David Cay Johnston, revealing that Donald Trump paid $38 million in taxes in a year where he made $150 million. The question is, is it just to be paying a certain amount of taxes while the president of the United States doesn’t pay […]

Gillian Holmgren February 26, 2017

Andrew Coleman is a Sophomore at Durango High School who has some pretty sweet ukulele skills. He made his first impression on the stage of the talent show in January where he showed off these skills, accompanied by his wonderful singing voice. Since then, he has been recognized as the “Ukulele Kid” around the halls. […]

Gillian Holmgren February 2, 2017

Durango High School is known for a variety of different things, and one of them happens to be the vast options of clubs DHS has .to offer. There are 34 clubs throughout the school that meet regularly. The intended purpose of the clubs range from making a large-scale difference in world to simply changing the […]

Gillian Holmgren February 1, 2017

The services and products offered at Planned Parenthood facilities all across America have struck up controversy between U.S Citizens for years, and recently President Obama started a bill into motion in September protecting the institution and its funding permanently. The rule Obama is working to enforce first and foremost protects the Title X program. This […]