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Students travel abroad

September 3, 2014 Natalie Cozart 0


Nine Heritage students and two teachers took the opportunity to travel across the world to experience new cultures.
It was a trip in the making. They had been planning for over a year and a half. But the chance finally came to stamp their passports and walk onto European territory.

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Horseflies spark evolutionary chain reaction

April 18, 2014 Brendan Allen 0

Why do zebras have stripes? A University of California, Davis research team has solved the enigma that is the origins of a zebra’s stripes. This evolutionary problem has been debated for 120 years and some hypotheses include the stripes being a form of camouflage, a heat management system or a countermeasure to attack from biting flies.

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Irish traditions continued in America

March 19, 2014 Devan Walsh 0

America’s gone green–no, not economically–but culturally. The fighting Irish are showing their true colors this St. Patrick’s day, and they are celebrating countless traditions.
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Sudan struggles through religious conflict

February 26, 2014 Emilee Hafler 0

For the past three months, a civil war has over swept large areas of Sudan. The solders of northern Sudan have come into the southern part and have been stealing animals, killing people in the villages and burning homes. The main cause of the intense fighting is a rivalry between two major ethnic groups, the Dinkas and the Nuers.

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From the embryo to medicine

February 6, 2014 Brendan Allen 0

You may have heard about stem cells in newspapers, on the television, or simply in your Biology class. Now, new methods have made these shape-shifting cells even more prevalent…

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RTD to update bus system

January 25, 2014 mmai 0


According to the Denver Post, the RTD has recently proposed a plan on renovating about 60 of their buses traveling on U.S. 36, or parts of I-70 from Denver to Boulder. For Heritage graduates who have chosen to go to University of Colorado at Boulder, the ride back home during every break has been rough and stuffy.

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January 27th marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 22, 2014 Katie Logar 0


Seeing as January 27 is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, many world leaders are doing their part in honoring and commemorating the tragic event which began over eighty years ago.

Officials from such countries as the U.S., Canada and Israel are among those remembering the Holocaust.

Joel C. Rosenberg, a New York Times bestselling author of twelve books, including seven novels as well as five works of nonfiction, makes a good point on his official Flash Traffic blog regarding this year’s particular importance of commemorating the Holocaust.

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Nelson Mandela’s legacy on Heritage

December 20, 2013 mmai 0


Born on July 18 in 1918, Nelson Mandela was born in Mvezo, South Africa. The first to go to school in his family, he started to be interested in African history while learning Xhosa, English and social studies.

His decision to change the customs in South Africa stemmed not only from school, but also from a ceremony in which he learned that he and his village were enslaved in their own country by the white foreigners. Mandela soon after became actively involved in the anti-apartheid movement, joined the African National Congress, or the ANC, and then because of this, was arrested and confined to prison for 27 years.

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