Ranger Review

Bernie Sanders deserves the Democratic nomination

As of March 13, Bernie Sanders has 725 delegates compared to Joe Biden's 881 delegates.

Quinn Ferguson, Ranger Review Reporter

March 13, 2020

The Democratic nomination is one of the most important decisions for left voters this year, for beating Trump out of office is a major effort. Bernie Sanders is the best candidate for all of these endeavors. As an experienced politician that has held the title of mayor, representative, and senator, he...

Polarization of the Parties

Photo Credit: Marlee Mikesell

The 2020 election is already very divided, and it is only in the early stages. The republican and democratic parties have become very split overtime, and that is causing issues with this election.

Marlee Mikesell, Team Leader

March 11, 2020

It is both an honor and our civic duty to vote; however, with polarized political parties I personally am struggling with picking who I want to vote for. Since being a kid, I have always wanted to vote, but I did not think that my first time voting would be an election that would be so historic.  ...

What I did not know about a woman’s unspoken reality

Women, often facing an unspoken reality of sexism and objectification, stand together to combat their common challenges. According to Brigham Young, “You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.”

Conner Graves, Ranger Review Reporter

February 28, 2020

There is an unspoken consciousness amongst women that they must be hyper-aware of their surroundings due to their gender. When they are alone in public, they are fearful of what may happen; they cover their shoulders for fear of being sexualized, frequently check to see if they are being followed, or ...

Climate change is real

Bomb cyclone that hit Colorado. These crazy weather patterns are due to climate change.
Photo Credits: Creative Commons

Clayton Saunders, Ranger Review Reporter

May 9, 2019

Global warming was the first phrase used to describe the changing climates due to pollution. Since then, more research has been done to give the phenomenon a new name of Climate Change. Climate change is caused by greenhouse gases being released into our atmosphere, which trap in heat from the sun. T...

Coloradans overreact to the snow and cold

 A snow plow clears the road to make it safe and drivable for people. It is important for people to get to work and school, no matter the weather.

Anna Icke, Ranger Review Reporter

March 21, 2019

Welcome to Colorado: the land of icy wind and fast-changing weather. When someone chooses to relocate to our area, there are some understood risks. The largest of these is bad weather conditions and hazardous roads during storms. Obviously, it’s not always as easy to get from Point A to Point B during a stor...

High-school graduation, dependent on the SAT

The motto for the SAT is “Achieve More,” in recent years schools have increased expectations for students.

Marlee Mikesell, Ranger Review Reporter

February 4, 2019

Colorado is ranked the 30th in the country for education, due to students college readiness, graduation rates and schools’ quality overall; therefore, it would be crazy if Colorado had some of the highest expectations for our High-Schooler’s Scholastic Aptitude Tests (SAT), right? The SAT is used for col...

Blocking websites is a problem

In the U.S., 87% of students use the school computers or use the schools WiFi.  Photo credit: Startup stock Photo company.

Carter Caines, Ranger Review Reporter

December 11, 2018

In 27 states across America, including Colorado, publicly funded schools are required to have software on all computers that filter out sexually explicit, obscene, and potentially harmful material. Although I agree that school should be able to block some of our internet access, I think that some...

War on drugs targets the lower class

The leaves of a marijuana plant shows the immorality of the drug war. The scales of moral justice weighs on the war on drugs. Photo Credits: Creative Commons.

Clayton Saunders, Ranger Review Reporter

November 14, 2018

The war on drugs in America is a highly debated topic in today’s day and age. Starting in the Nixon era, the drug war primarily attacked the lower and middle class. When President Nixon started the movement, he targeted minor uses of substances such as marijuana, cocaine, and opium as a way to jail mino...

Influx of Gun Violence Sparks National Controversy

Students from around the country protest gun violence at the March for Our Lives in Washington, DC. Over 2,000 protests were registered in 2018.

Rhianna Lingle, Ranger Review Reporter

November 5, 2018

  Gun violence has been an issue in America since the rise of automatic weapons and the wider  availability of guns across the country. Since Colorado’s Columbine High School shooting in 1999, this issue has become increasingly relevant due to numerous school shootings. The shooting at ...

Vote no on Proposition 112

Fracking wells drill down one to two miles vertically before turning 90 degrees and drilling for a mile more. The water, sand and chemical high-pressure mixture is then pumped into the shale rock, causing the rock to release oil and natural gas.

Anna Icke, Ranger Review Reporter

November 5, 2018

With the Colorado election coming up on November 6th, registered voters across the state are receiving their mail-in ballots. These 2-page ballots contain not only candidates running for office, but 13 statewide issues, and various issues specific to our district. One major state issue on the ballot...

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