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PROSPECTOR POLITICAL PUBLISH WEEK #23: WHO DID IT BETTER? STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENTS RESPOND TO PANDEMIC, CAUSE CONTROVERSY IN BETWEEN

PROSPECTOR POLITICAL PUBLISH WEEK #23: WHO DID IT BETTER? STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENTS RESPOND TO PANDEMIC, CAUSE CONTROVERSY IN BETWEEN

Brendan Burke, Associate Editor-in-Chief
April 27, 2020
Filed under Opinion, Prospector Political Publish

For this week of Prospector Political Publish, Brendan Burke sat down with right-leaning moderate senior Ben Sell about the handling of the coronavirus outbreak being handled by the state and federal governments. Listen to the podcast here: ...

Prospector Political Publish Week #3: A debate on the Trump impeachment

Prospector Political Publish Week #3: A debate on the Trump impeachment

October 31, 2019
Filed under Blogs, Opinion, Prospector Political Publish

By Brendan Burke, Copy Editor Editor’s Note: We are trying a new way to reach out to our readers this week by allowing them to participate in a civil debate concerning the topic of President Donald Trump’s possible impeachment and the editorial below. Readers can participate through leaving a c...

Prospector Political Publish Week #2: Political discourse loses civility

Prospector Political Publish Week #2: Political discourse loses civility

October 26, 2019
Filed under Blogs, Opinion, Prospector Political Publish

Brendan Burke, Copy Editor For week #2 of Prospector Political Publish, I will be discussing how the American government needs to end the uncivil political discourse within this country. Political discourse is defined as the formal exchange of reasoned views that provide alternative methods to solve an i...

Prospector Political Publish Week #1: Takeaways after Democratic Debate

Prospector Political Publish Week #1: Takeaways after Democratic Debate

October 19, 2019
Filed under Blogs, Opinion, Prospector Political Publish

By Brendan Burke, Copy  Editor This week, the Prospector will be starting an all new recurring column titled “Prospector Political Publish.” This is going to be a column where one of our writers will be sharing their opinions and informing readers on weekly political issues and including helpful li...

Phone Call With Ukraine Leads to Impeachment Hearings

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 27:  U.S. President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar on the phone in the Oval Office of the White House June 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Trump congratulated Prime Minister Varadkar to become the new leader of Ireland. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

September 24, 2019
Filed under News

By Brendan Burke, Copy Editor This past week, President Donald Trump has been under fire after stating that he had a phone call with the president of Ukraine on the grounds of getting information about former Vice President Joe Biden, one of Trump’s possible campaign rivals in the upcoming 2020 ele...

Administration addresses fake shooting threat

Administration addresses fake shooting threat

September 9, 2019
Filed under News

By Brendan Burke, Copy Editor During the night on Thursday, August 29, a photograph began to circulate on group chats via Snapchat showing a student holding a weapon with a caption telling people not to come to school on Friday, August 30.  A concerned student came across this picture and told his parent...

Anti Abortion Laws Cause Controversy

Anti Abortion Laws Cause Controversy

May 21, 2019
Filed under News

By Brendan Burke, Copy Editor  In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court was hit with the life-changing case Roe v. Wade, a lawsuit that would allow women to get abortions in the United States because of rights granted by the fourteenth amendment. Now, over four decades later, new pieces of legislation have ...

Illinois Raises Age to Buy Tobacco Products

Illinois Raises Age to Buy Tobacco Products

April 14, 2019
Filed under News

By Brendan Burke, Copy Editor On Sunday, April 7, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law that raised the legal age to purchase cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old. This bill has been a hot topic within the Illinois General Assembly for over a year...

Prospect grad visits to talk youtube success

Prospect grad visits to talk youtube success

March 14, 2019
Filed under News

By Brendan Burke, Staff Writer Prospect High School alum Keaton Keller visited the second period App Development class on Monday, March 11 to talk about his immense success on YouTube and to inspire the many aspiring creators. Keller graduated from Prospect in 2015 and he has been widely known acros...

GameWorks sees increase in business over virtual reality

GameWorks sees increase in business over virtual reality

March 4, 2019
Filed under Entertainment

By Brendan Burke, Staff Writer With the release of the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive in 2016, virtual reality has grown to popularity amongst consumers. Its impact is seen in the household, the gaming industry, and most of all, the typical arcade. Most children enjoy going to the arcade and playing a...

Movie remakes plague 2019

Movie remakes plague 2019

February 27, 2019
Filed under Entertainment

By Brendan Burke, Staff Writer  People all over social media have been deeming 2019 “The Year of the Movies” but we should not be so quick to assume that. If the movie lineup is really examined, we should notice that most of the movies coming out this year are either continuations of previou...

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