Gillian Holmgren

Gillian Holmgren January 31, 2017

The results of Tuesday, November 8th left many people angry, disappointed, and up in arms. Recently, those feelings have been expressed in the form of protests all over the States – including California, Oregon, Florida, Massachusetts, Illinois, Colorado, and many more. Students at DHS have been taking part of these protests and voicing their opinions. […]

Gillian Holmgren January 30, 2017

Over the past 10 to 15 years, the rate of journalists being killed in Russia, Afghanistan and other countries has rapidly increased. Journalists in these countries face extremely difficult circumstances where they may be confronted with some sort of danger nearly every day and often have to leave assignments before finishing them. The most common […]

Gillian Holmgren January 21, 2017

As of today, January 20th, 2017, Donald Trump is the president of the United States. Obama is now only a civilian, and Trump will take his seat in the Oval Office. Durango High School students talk about what they are most looking forward to or most worried about as President Trump makes his way up the White […]

Gillian Holmgren January 13, 2017

Barack Obama’s second 4 year term is coming to an end on January 20th, 2017 when Donald Trump is inaugurated in Washington, D.C. to start his new role as president of the United States. Durango High School students share their opinions and feelings about Obama leaving the white house and what he has been able to accomplish since […]

Gillian Holmgren December 9, 2016

A special “getting to know you” interview with Erik Skaggs, the new Science teacher who started teaching at Durango High School this year. He talks about his teaching career, teaching in Ignacio, and his favorite things about Durango including the community, outdoor activities, and the accessibility of the mountains. Reporter: How long have you been […]

Gillian Holmgren December 2, 2016

A few weeks after Donald Trump won the presidential election, Jill Stein announced that she would be campaigning for a recount in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. A lot of Clinton and non-Trump supporters felt that Hillary Clinton should have won based on polls and statistic gathered before the election. Jill Stein had the same suspicions […]

Gillian Holmgren November 11, 2016

Earlier this year, North Carolina passed a law where transgender people are forced to use the public bathroom that correlates to their given sex. This is an ongoing issue throughout school districts across America for Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender or Queer (LGBTQ) students where schools struggle with letting kids use the restroom that corresponds with […]

Gillian Holmgren October 28, 2016

Donald Trump, the republican presidential candidate, has spoken briefly about his new plan that will supposedly decrease how much the American people are taxed overall by taxing the population based on income and changing the current seven bracket system to a three bracket system. Donald Trump’s goal with this tax plan is to overall reduce […]

Gillian Holmgren October 21, 2016

Over the course of the 2016 presidential elections, this year’s candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, have turned the presidential race into a roast session filled with irrelevant puns and not-so-fine medium roast. On Wednesday, October 19th, the third and final debate occurred containing an abundance of these “humorous” statements. “We have some bad hombres […]

Gillian Holmgren October 21, 2016

Prior to the upcoming Presidential election, students and other community members have been expressing their opinions about the candidates through political bumper stickers as a way to communicate who they plan on voting for. “Political bumper stickers are annoying to me but it is also self expression. They are just opinions, so the majority of […]

Gillian Holmgren September 13, 2016

        Fashion club is one of the many clubs offered at DHS that are looking forward to a lot of exciting events in the near future and the rest of the year.         “We’re working really hard to promote ourselves in the school and community and fundraise for a trip to L.A.,” said Sr. Anna […]