Month: May 2018

El Diablo May 22, 2018

There are paintings, drawings, photographs, and ceramic pieces on display in the commons in order to show the hard work of all the students. We have many talented students here at DHS that put in a significant amount of time and effort into their projects. Make sure to stop by The Commons to admire their […]

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 22, 2018

On April 20th, Durango High School experienced a peaceful walkout in protest against the current gun laws in America. Durango High School’s student body has continuously contributed to local protests, particularly those about US gun laws. The majority of students are standing up for what they believe is right, whether they are for or against […]

El Diablo May 22, 2018

In early April, La Plata County watched while two wildland fires got out of control near Elmore’s Corner. These fires took the whole fire department to fight, which has caused the National Weather Service to issue the first red flag warning of the season.     Durango has had a fairly dry winter this year, which, because […]

El Diablo May 22, 2018

The Stranger Things crew are in trouble, and this time it’s not the demogorgon. Stranger Things creators, “The Duffer Brothers,” are under fire by a fellow filmmaker who claims that they stole his idea from a short film he called “Montauk”. Filmmaker Charlie Kessler claims that he met the brothers at a premier party for […]

El Diablo May 21, 2018

In 1972, Congress passed the Educational Amendments which mention Title IX, a law that prohibits any type of discrimination against women in federally-funded athletic programs. Title IX includes the equal treatment of both male and female athletes concerning equipment and supplies, scheduling of games and practice times, coaching, tutoring, locker rooms, competitive facilities and much […]

El Diablo May 21, 2018

A common complaint from the high school age population of Durango is that during the hot summer months, without school to provide structure, there seems to be nothing to do. But this summer, before you throw the towel in and spend your days locked inside glued to your laptop screen, I suggest getting a good […]