Arts

El Diablo December 20, 2018

Thanksgiving was originally created to celebrate the plentiful harvest between English pilgrims and Native Americans. Today, Thanksgiving is a holiday in which family and friends gather to eat, drink, and usually watch football. It’s a very popular holiday, not only because of the abundance of food but also because it is a time for gathering […]

El Diablo December 20, 2018

At DHS, the two art subjects of painting and watercolor are separated into two classes, despite seeming to be very similar. Are they worthy of their own class or should they save resources and student time by having one class? For students who are art aficionados, it seems to work out well. Student painters who […]

El Diablo December 19, 2018

“Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn has come under fire after the discovery of pedophilia and rape jokes posted on his Twitter page. James Gunn, a recently respected and loved creator of the “marvel GOTG” movies, has been disowned by Hollywood this summer after 10-year-old tweets involving pedophilia resurfaced causing him to lose his […]

El Diablo December 18, 2018

  From Hidden Figures to Black Panther, to Coco, these past few years have witnessed a significant increase in Hollywood’s representation of minority groups in big features. Crazy Rich Asians are no exception, and despite its outstanding soundtrack, spot-on casting, and breathtaking cinematography, the greatest credit it can receive is in regard to its extraordinary representation […]

El Diablo December 14, 2018

All over the world, you can see the variety and individuality of people walking down the streets through the way they dress.  With fashion being commonly seen as one major aspect of identification, what do the students at DHS think about fashion’s influence on personality and first impressions? DHS fr. Nevaeh Erlandson shares her thoughts […]

El Diablo December 13, 2018

At DHS, the two art subjects of painting and watercolor are separated into two classes, despite seeming to be very similar. Are they worthy of their own class or should they save resources and student time by having one class? For students who are art aficionados, it seems to work out well. Student painters who […]

El Diablo December 13, 2018

The Oscars added a popular films category to its roster causing mixed reactions on whether these money making smash hits really deserve such an award past a high “rotten tomatoes” score. The members who work for Dawn Hudson the CEO of the Academy located in Los Angeles, CA have made the decision to add the […]

El Diablo May 22, 2018

 In a competition of over 120 bands, Durango High School concert band has defied all odds, including beating out front range 5A schools in order to qualify for state competition for the first time in over 40 years.     On Monday, March 5th, the DHS concert band went to regionals in Palisade, Colorado. The band took […]

El Diablo May 22, 2018

Throughout time, Logic has released many albums and become one of the leading musicians in the world. Logic attempted to be a trap artist with his first album, Under Pressure, and he also tried to be a cultural statement with his album, Everybody. Bobby Tarantino 2 is a return to mixtape style music making for […]

El Diablo May 22, 2018

(Warning: This review contains some spoilers. Reader’s discretion advised.) A Quiet Place is, objectively, one of the most original thriller flicks in years. It doesn’t rely on unnecessary gore, blathering dialogue or recycled clichés to keep the plot moving forward. Rarer still for a horror film, it isn’t about the anti-hero or the impossible survivor; […]

El Diablo May 14, 2018

Music is a great way to unwind and chill from this crazy fast moving world. Not only does music induce a relaxing state, but it releases endorphins making the person feel happy and calm. Many students will use music to fall asleep for different reasons. Frequent studies have been done, but none of them show […]