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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...

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YEAR ON ZOOM LEFT PROFOUND CHALLENGES AS A NEW STUDENT

Bri Juszczyk, Executive Opinion Editor May 20, 2021

I am no stranger to being the new kid at school. I have moved a total of five times between second grade and now, my junior year of high school. Before I moved to Arlington Heights in October of this year,...

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SUMMER BRIGHTENS AS CAMPS OPEN

Maeve Molina, Executive Features Editor May 19, 2021

Since I was in 7th grade, every summer, I would take a bus filled with kids from my age all the way down to six-year-olds to Camp MacLean in Burlington, Wis. The stuffy coach bus filled with the sounds...

SPEND EACH DAY LIKE IT'S YOUR LAST KNIGHT

SPEND EACH DAY LIKE IT’S YOUR LAST KNIGHT

Genevieve Karutz, Executive Opinion Editor April 14, 2021

Well, the time was finally here. With my new Vera Bradley backpack draped over my shoulders, I felt anxious at the thought of my first day at Prospect. I had documented my first-day fears in a colorful...

FANS EAGERLY AWAIT RETURN TO IN-PERSON SPORTING EVENTS

FANS EAGERLY AWAIT RETURN TO IN-PERSON SPORTING EVENTS

Aidan Murray, Executive Online Sports Editor March 10, 2021

The smell of freshly cut grass and hot dogs at Guaranteed Rate Field on June 11th, 2019 was something magical. What made this particular night so special was me being able to witness the first home run...

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CHILDHOOD VIDEOTAPES IMPACT PERCEPTION

Kailie Foley, Features Editor March 10, 2021

Editor’s note: This is the full version of the story that ran in issue six of The Prospector. When my older sister walked into my room a few months ago, I was immediately curious about the Sony Handycam...

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PROSPECTOR POLITICAL PUBLISH WEEK #36: SEN. CRUZ, IT IS TIME TO GO HOME

Brendan Burke, Associate Editor-in-Chief February 18, 2021

He first burst onto the national stage when he appeared to be the more experienced far right presidential candidate in the 2016 Republican primary election. After losing to a radical reality TV show host...

REVISITING STAFF EDITORIAL REGARDING NO HOMEWORK WEEKENDS

Prospector Staff February 11, 2021

This article originally ran in Issue #4 of The Prospector. We believe it is important to revisit this article as Prospect approaches another no homework weekend to remind teachers of the importance of...

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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...

PROSPECTOR POLITICAL PUBLISH WEEK #35: A DISCUSSION ON AMERICA'S NEW DAY

PROSPECTOR POLITICAL PUBLISH WEEK #35: A DISCUSSION ON AMERICA’S NEW DAY

January 22, 2021

I sat down remotely with Copy Editor Olivia Kim to discuss the inauguration of President Joe Biden and how the administration is now responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen here!

PROSPECTOR POLITICAL PUBLISH WEEK #34: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

PROSPECTOR POLITICAL PUBLISH WEEK #34: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

Brendan Burke, Associate Editor-in-Chief January 8, 2021

We saw domestic terrorism on Wednesday. We saw an event that is seen in corrupt, third world countries. We saw a “leader” that the Founding Fathers never would have wanted elected.  It has...

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LOOKING AHEAD TO THIS NFL OFFSEASON FOR THE BEARS

Cameron Sullivan, Executive Sports Editor December 10, 2020

After starting the season at an astounding 5-1, only the Chicago Bears could end up losing six straight and be 5-7. The Bears didn’t even get a win in the whole month of November, something only the...

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