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December Artist of the Month: Giahan Tran

December Artist of the Month: Giahan Tran

Shannon McGovern, Copy Editor

December 10, 2019

What kind of art are you most interested in and why? “[I am most interested in] animation because as a child, I was always very imaginative. I always loved to build up stories and characters in my head, and I would love to be able to bring them to life on the screen.” 2. Are you intereste...

'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' shines this Thanksgiving weekend

'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' shines this Thanksgiving weekend

Tommy Carrico, Executive Entertainment Editor

November 28, 2019

If there’s one theme Hollywood has milked more than any other, it’s family. From “A Field of Dreams” to “The Lion King,” it’s evident that family relations are the easiest, and perhaps most cliche, way to develop relatable characters.  However, many cliches exist because they are o...

Music production class invites all skill levels

Music production class invites all skill levels

Madison Manczko, Opinion Editor

November 26, 2019

Prospect students will soon have the option to enroll in a semester-long Music Production course starting next year. The course will teach students the fundamentals of producing, writing, and arranging music as well as how to electronically record lyrics and vocals.  This course will be taught by Peter ...

October Artist of the Month: Emily Laffey

October Artist of the Month: Emily Laffey

Joey Delahunty, Entertainment Editor

November 3, 2019

What kind of art do you like to make?“Mainly I like to oil paint, because I think it’s easier to get the colors to show up and it’s much easier to work with texture.” How long have you been making art?“I think since middle school I started drawing, and then in seventh grade I started takin...

Happy Playlist

Happy Playlist

Ryan Barich, Executive News Editor; Adriana Briscoe, News Edior

November 1, 2019

News editor Adriana Briscoe covered in her personal column “Lyrics produce negative emotions, negative reactions” how slow, melancholy songs can illicit depressing feelings in oneself. In contrast to this, Adriana feels that it is important to mix in those songs that create a more upbeat feeli...

Real high school experience differs from TV perceptions

Real high school experience differs from TV perceptions

October 31, 2019

By Rachel Zurbuch, Executive Features Editor When I was eight-years-old, the first thing I thought about high school was that it was exciting. I had just finished watching “High School Musical,” and I was completely obsessed with the idea of being a high schooler, or, as I liked to call it, a ...

Prospector Unsolved investigates the Haunting of Cuba Road

Prospector Unsolved investigates the Haunting of Cuba Road

October 30, 2019

Executive Producer: Tommy Carrico, Executive Entertainment Editor

Hubby’s Dog House Review: Potential to Become Mt. Prospect’s Top Dog

Hubby’s Dog House Review: Potential to Become Mt. Prospect’s Top Dog

October 10, 2019

By Tommy Carrico, Executive Entertainment Editor If there’s one thing every kid who grew up on the south side of the tracks in Mt. Prospect can agree on, it’s that there’s nothing to do. We outgrew Sunset Park and Big Surf, Keefer’s Pharmacy moved to Northwest Highway, Weller Creek is buggy ...

Extended: Minecraft blocks Fortnite, reclaims video game crown

Extended: Minecraft blocks Fortnite, reclaims video game crown

October 3, 2019

A shorter version of this story ran in the Oct. 4 newspaper. By Tommy Carrico, Executive Entertainment Editor “Minecraft” celebrated its tenth anniversary in May; “Fortnite” turned two in July. But despite this age gap, “Minecraft” hit an unexpected stride this summer, as its related searc...

"The Chef Show" Cooks Up Great Second Volume

"The Chef Show" Cooks Up Great Second Volume

September 24, 2019

By Tommy Carrico, Executive Entertainment Editor Netflix is a hectic scene; with so many new releases hitting the platform roughly every week, it can be easy for hidden gems to fall through the cracks. For anyone looking for such a diamond in the rough, look no further than “The Chef Show.” Featu...

“The Dark crystal: age of resistance” review

“The Dark crystal: age of resistance” review

September 16, 2019

By Joey Delahunty, Entertainment Editor  “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” is Netflix’s new high fantasy show, and at first glance it is a perfectly generic fantasy story. That first glance isn’t entirely inaccurate in all honesty, but it also undercuts quite a bit about this strange ...

September artist of the month: Madeline Flannigan

September artist of the month: Madeline Flannigan

September 12, 2019

Interview by Madison Manczko, Opinion Editor   Q: How long have you been creating art? A: I started in 5th grade. That’s when I really started getting into it and buying sketchbooks and markers.   Q: What is your favorite type of art to create? A: Right now I really like drawing with jus...

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