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Disney remakes classic films

Disney remakes classic films

December 7, 2017

By Megan Sulak, staff writer When sophomore Alex Lasky saw the live-action Disney film “Cinderella” for the first time, he was blown away by the quality. “I remember being like, ‘Woah, this is weird because I've seen the cartoon, and now this is coming to life,'” Lasky said. “It was an ...

Justice League does not live up to expectations

Justice League does not live up to expectations

December 1, 2017

By staff writer, Manisha Panthee With a production budget of $300 million, it was to be expected that JusticeLeague would have to live up to high expectations. Unfortunately, those expectations were not to be met. Very high on the list of of most expensive movies produced in the 21st century, the ope...

Thor: Ragnarok creates colorful, unique experience

Thor: Ragnarok creates colorful, unique experience

November 12, 2017

By Cassidy Delahunty, editor-in-chief  I went into Thor: Ragnarok with a very optimistic expectation. All of the previews had given the impression that this new Thor movie would be different from the superhero movies that are so common lately: gritty dramas with no comedic relief and the color saturation...

Prospector's Fall Favorites

Prospector's Fall Favorites

October 25, 2017

By Grace Givan, executive entertainment editor  Each season has activities associated to it; fall, specifically, is the time of year to go to to on nature walks, visit apple orchards and bake seasonal treats. Read on to get the Prospector's scoop on the best of these activities in Northeas...

Students, teachers experiment with Halloween costumes

Students, teachers experiment with Halloween costumes

October 19, 2017

By Grace Givan, executive entertainment editors  Science teacher Nick DelBoccio paid a total of $220 for his Jedi Halloween Costume for Prospect’s Haunted High School in 2007. DelBoccio ordered his costume online, and three weeks had passed before he decided to leave a voicemail regarding the...

Lack of new challenges in gaming creates concern

Lack of new challenges in gaming creates concern

October 19, 2017

By Cole Altmayer, copy editor  Video game journalists and actual gamers don’t exactly operate on the same wavelength. In fact, the two groups barely operate in the same universe. Gaming websites like Kotaku, Polygon and IGN have become punchlines among much of the gaming crowd. However, neve...

Classic Corner: Princess Bride and Head on the Door

Classic Corner: Princess Bride and Head on the Door

October 10, 2017

The Princess Bride, a classic to be remembered beyond its current 30 years By Mandi Hall, executive features editor  “Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.” This line, likely the most famous line of the Rob Reiner’s film The Princess Bride, is often quoted...

'Twin Peaks: The Return' surprises, impresses

'Twin Peaks: The Return' surprises, impresses

September 27, 2017

By Cole Altmayer, copy editor  Reboots, remakes, reimaginings, returns. Doesn’t every variation of the word put a bad taste in your mouth? It’s just clever marketing jargon for, “Hey, let’s take that thing you really like and make it something you really don’t.” You can practically smell th...

Vlogs inspire creativity

Vlogs inspire creativity

September 6, 2017

By Jenna Koch, entertainment editor  While on the way to the world series Cubs victory parade, senior Emily Lasky decided to take on a long-time interest in vlogging. She had been meaning to start vlogging for a while but needed the perfect opportunity to kickstart her channel, Lately Lasky on You...

Soundcloud helps aspiring artists find audience

Soundcloud helps aspiring artists find audience

September 6, 2017

By Cole Altmayer, copy editor  The advent of social media and the internet has completely changed the most important aspect of breaking of into the music industry: getting noticed. Gone are the days of talent agencies skulking around dingy punk venues looking for the next big hit. Would-be musicians...

Dunkirk portrays human compassion, resistance

Dunkirk portrays human compassion, resistance

August 16, 2017

By Mandi Hall, executive features editor  About Dunkirk German forces had invaded Poland, the Netherlands and France. The German navy ruled the sea. And 400,000 British and French soldiers were trapped on the beaches in between, with little hope of escape. Dunkirk tells the incredible true story of...

Arcade Fire disappoints with 'Everything Now'

Arcade Fire disappoints with 'Everything Now'

August 16, 2017

By Cole Altmayer, copy editor  I have to come clean: I’ve had a torrid love affair with not caring at all about Arcade Fire ever since their debut album “Funeral” was released. Granted, I was five years old at that point, and I’m not sure five year olds have the capacity to care about anythi...

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