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SUMMER REOPENING SPARKS CONCERN

Ella Mitchell, Executive Entertainment Editor May 20, 2021

Frontier Days, for my family at least, is a week-long extravaganza. Our proximity to the Arlington Heights festival always makes for large gatherings that feature sweltering, face-melting heat that requires...

THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER REVIEW: FIGHT OR FLIGHT

THE FALCON AND THE WINTER SOLDIER REVIEW: FIGHT OR FLIGHT

Kevin Lynch, Copy Editor April 25, 2021

“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” is most certainly a Marvel property. After so long since a “proper” Marvel release (that being “Spider-Man: Far From Home”), it feels almost reassuring...

WANDAVISION: MARVEL’S UNSURPRISINGLY SURPRISING GEM

WANDAVISION: MARVEL’S UNSURPRISINGLY SURPRISING GEM

Kevin Lynch, Entertainment Editor March 8, 2021

I’ve always considered Scarlet Witch to be one of the most one-dimensional and unlikeable Marvel heroes ever put to page or screen. There have been innumerable plotlines where she has gone unhinged to...

CRITICS TOO HARSH ON UNIQUE PLOT OF

CRITICS TOO HARSH ON UNIQUE PLOT OF “THE LITTLE THINGS”

Aidan Murray, Executive Online Sports Editor February 21, 2021

The last movie I saw before COVID-19 was on Mar. 6, 2020. When I went again last weekend, the whole landscape of movie theatres was different due to the ongoing pandemic. However, once I looked up to the...

2021 SPRING MUSICAL KICKS OFF PRODUCTION

2021 SPRING MUSICAL KICKS OFF PRODUCTION

Kevin Lynch, Entertainment Editor February 15, 2021

The Theater Department held a meeting Thursday to update interested students about this year’s spring musical. Fine Arts Coordinator Jeremey Morton announced in this meeting that this year’s performance...

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STAGNATION THREATENS THE FUTURE OF DCEU

Kevin Lynch, Entertainment Editor February 5, 2021

DC movies aren’t as good as Marvel movies. It’s practically a fact in the pop culture world at this point, one that you have to agree with lest you risk looking like a raving lunatic in the entertainment...

THE TOP 25: SAVING PRIVATE RYAN

THE TOP 25: SAVING PRIVATE RYAN

Kevin Lynch, Entertainment Editor December 4, 2020

Welcome to “The Top 25,” a series on ProspectorNow where I’ll be taking a dive into IMDb’s list of top ranked movies to see how well they hold up and also whether they deserve to be on this prestigious...

ROUNDTABLE SET TO HOST OPEN MIC NIGHT VIRTUALLY

ROUNDTABLE SET TO HOST OPEN MIC NIGHT VIRTUALLY

Elizabeth Keane, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2020

With issues dating back to 1961, Creative Writing Club sponsor Michael Andrews said that Roundtable is likely one of the oldest clubs at Prospect. Roundtable consists of a group of artists who create photography,...

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NEW YORK: SILENCE EXISTING AMID CHAOS

Kailie Foley, Features Editor November 11, 2020

A poetry collection titled “Poems of New York” put together by Elizabeth Schmidt sat on my lap as I gazed outside of the window from my bed. I scanned the street comparing every inch of pavement to...

“THE MANDALORIAN” SEASON TWO STARTS STRONG

Joey Delahunty, Executive Entertainment Editor November 8, 2020

When the first season of “The Mandalorian” came out, I was skeptical. The promotional material made it seem like a story about a loner hero, which is difficult to pull off, and spin-offs often feel...

THE TOP 25: THE GREEN MILE

THE TOP 25: THE GREEN MILE

Kevin Lynch, Entertainment Editor November 8, 2020

Welcome to “The Top 25,” a new series on ProspectorNow where I’ll be taking a dive into IMDb’s list of top ranked movies to see how well they hold up and also whether they deserve to be on this...

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THE TIMELESS LITTLE BLACK DRESS

Marina Makropoulos, News Editor October 12, 2020

During the early morning hours in New York City, a woman by the name of Audrey Hepburn steps out of a yellow taxi cab on fifth avenue, wearing an elegant black dress. The name of this movie, that would...

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