Colt Roundup

Should Shakespeare Be Taught In Today’s Schools?

Veronika Rimer, Section Editor

January 6, 2017

Imagine young high school students waking up every morning dreading their first period English class. They experience anxiety and fear knowing that difficult questions will be asked in class about a four hundred year old play th...

The Perilous Journey of the not so Innocuous Girl Book Review

Addison Wallace, Section Editor

January 6, 2017

The Perilous Journey of the not so Innocuous Girl, by Leigh Statham, is about Lady Marguerite, a girl in 17th century France. With a line of suitors and a considerable amount of money, she decides that she doesn’t like her l...

Santa on Trial

Santa on Trial

December 2, 2016

The Beyonders Book Review.

Josh Parker, Staff Writer

November 27, 2016

The Beyonders is a fictional fantasy series written by Brandon Mull, the author of the well-known series, Fablehaven. The Beyonders was published on March 15th, 2011. The series has 3 books: Beyonders: A World Without Heroes, Beyonders: Seeds of Rebel...


Elizabeth Mayo, Staff Writer

November 27, 2016

There are many holidays in the month of November, but for writers, the holiday that matters the most to them is NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo, otherwise known as National Novel Writing Month, is a writing contest that takes place du...

Superheroes Take Over the World

Mazana Boerboom, Staff Writer

November 6, 2016

The superhero market is booming, DC and Marvel movies are racking up millions, and at times billions, of dollars in the box office for every movie they release. The fan base is huge for these franchises, and that is no exaggeration. Be...

Are Teen Books Too Much?

Sarah Mallinger, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

In many states, parents or school advisers feel they should ban certain books for different reasons. Many, however, stand against this view. While parents and teachers encourage children to read, they don't always agree what'...

Pokemon Centers

Josefina Ventura, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

Pokemon centers have been placed throughout Japan. Recently there has been an opening of a Pokemon center megastore featuring Rayquaza, a legendary Pokemon that spends a majority of its time flying in the ozone layer. A megastore...

Pokemon GO

Josefina Ventura, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

Recently, there has been a game in development called Pokemon GO. There has been leaked footage of the game on, showing what the game looks like, so far, and some of the gameplay. The game’s initial release is thi...

The Wildest Story About America’s Wildest Woman.

Chloe Collins, Editing team

April 28, 2016

Untamed, by Will Harlan captures the crazy, liberating, funny, wild life of Carol Ruckdeschel. The author of this captivating biography had the honor of working alongside Ruckdeschel for twenty some odd years. Carol, the island outcas...

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