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The new New Iced Apple Crisp Oat Milk Shaken Espresso from the Starbucks fall menu.  (Photo courtesy of Molly Mundt)

Fall drink review

Molly Mundt September 27, 2023

On August 24th Starbucks brought back their beloved fall menu. This menu includes the return of the famous Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL) for its 20th year as well as the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew and two new...

Student writing their name on the now mandatory bathroom passes. Photo courtesy of Xander Adkins

New policies create bladder-based troubles

Xander Adkins, Executive Opinion Editor August 28, 2023

I was only a boy when it happened. A small, naive, innocent 15-year-old boy. It was only my first day of sophomore year, and I had already heard horrifying tales of the new school policies. I had heard...

For we walk by faith, not by sight

For we walk by faith, not by sight

Ethan Stone May 18, 2023

In the mornings of my junior year, a silver blonde, bob cut haired woman, maybe in her 60s, would stand on the corner of Highland and Prospect Manor. She interacted with the students traversing to school...

Photo courtesy of Jason Block

Pep assemblies not so pep?

Nick Doherty, Columnist May 15, 2023

  *Editor's note: This is an opinionated viewpoint based on one of the members of Knight Media that does not reflect the viewpoints of the entirety of Knight Media           Prospects...

One student shares her familys experience with nicotine addiction

One student shares her family’s experience with nicotine addiction

Stella Palm, Copy Editor April 13, 2023

*fake name for confidentiality is Charlie Johnson* On the annoyingly long 15-hour car ride to Alabama, my family and I were stuck in the middle of Nashville traffic. As I rolled down my window, hoping...

In Prospects bathrooms, hand dryers line the wall where paper towel holders once hung. (photo by Emma Letzig)

Battle for the Bathroom

Nick Doherty, Columnist April 12, 2023

The war in the Prospect bathrooms has continued to wage. For the past three years, battle after battle has struck. First, there was an overthrow of the original rulers of the bathroom that would lead to...

The Lampoon

The Lampoon

March 15, 2023

Why did I write the Lampoon? That has been the question I've been asking since November when I first saw the Prospect Lampoon from an old Prospector article from 1986. The Lampoon in a nutshell is a work...

Blackhawks trade deadline review: Everything the Hawks did to make them the worst team possible

Blackhawks trade deadline review: Everything the Hawks did to make them the worst team possible

Matthew Niemczyk, KnightTV News/Features Director March 13, 2023

The NHL trade deadline has recently come to a close with the Chicago Blackhawks being very active. As obvious sellers, trying to gain as much draft capital as possible, the Blackhawks traded most of their...

Photo courtesy of World Baseball Classic.

World Baseball Classic: Excitement returns for baseball fans

Zach Moreth, Copy Editor March 13, 2023

It is finally that time of year. Not only is Major League Baseball (MLB) in the midst of spring training, the World Baseball Classic (WBC) has also made its return in the sports world after a six year...

Redefining modern feminism

Mina Bandic, Staff Reporter March 8, 2023

You could say I am a feminist. Women in STEM like Rebecca Cole are my icons, little boys who want to mansplain anything to me are my enemies and I believe in letting women do anything they want to do.    Now,...

Holiday traditions leave lasting impact

Holiday traditions leave lasting impact

Brooke Michalczyk, Executive Opinion Editor March 7, 2023

More than 14,000 firework displays illuminate America’s sky each Independence Day; approximately 4.6 million pounds of paper is thrown out every Christmas morning; a minimum of 46 million turkeys fill...

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Sex, Drugs and the Middle Urinal

Xander Adkins, Staff Reporter March 7, 2023

Fifteen minutes into the lunch period was when it hit me. I immediately got up from my plastic stool and walked to the exit as fast as my bladder would allow me. Slosh-slosh-slosh. Halfway through my trek...

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