The Student News Site of Prospect High School


The Student News Site of Prospect High School


The Student News Site of Prospect High School


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‘Woke’ M&M fall into indefinite slumber

Ella Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2023

Fragility can be defined as: egg shells, the male’s ego and my grandma’s prized plate collection. And, apparently, Mars’ spine because a few long-winded tirades from Fox News are enough for them...

‘Flipping’ gender norms: female M&Ms run the world in shoes they can walk in

‘Flipping’ gender norms: female M&Ms run the world in shoes they can walk in

Ella Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief January 13, 2023

Breaking news: the tectonic plates of our dreadful pop-culture obsessed planet are shifting. This event is so abominable in nature that Fox News had to deprioritize coverage of an attempted coup in Brazil...

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Ranking all 75 new movies I watched in 2022

Kevin Lynch, Editor-in-Chief January 6, 2023

Welp, 2022 has finally come to a close, and while I don’t think its catalogue of films quite hit the highs of some of 2021’s major releases, it was still good to see blockbusters and smaller releases...

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Sunset Overdrive: Peak Open-World

Xander Adkins, Staff Reporter December 19, 2022

When the Xbox One released back in 2013, many were cautiously optimistic about what new experiences it would bring to the table. Microsoft rather infamously stumbled at the end of the Xbox 360 generation...

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College Basketball Weekly

Nick Doherty, Colmnist December 4, 2022

Chicago-area college basketball twice weekly! Weeks 1 and 2: #19 Illini, DePaul and Wildcats rising. Hello and welcome to a new season of college basketball! Yes I know that the season started two weeks...

Why the Blackhawks should extend Kane and Toews

Why the Blackhawks should extend Kane and Toews

Matthew Niemczyk, KnightTV News/Features Director November 10, 2022

In 2014, Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane signed 8-year contracts with the Chicago Blackhawks. With the start of the 2022/2023 NHL season, those contracts are coming to a close. The two Blackhawks legends...

Wind and rain come down hard at the Walt Disney World resort during Hurricane Ian. (Photo by Mollie Kearns)

Hurricane Ian: My first (and hopefully last) hurricane experience

Mollie Kearns, Executive News Editor November 10, 2022

Sitting in my hotel room at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, AirPods tucked in my ears as Taylor Swift’s cover of Earth, Wind and Fire’s “September” came on. The first line rang clearly...

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Dream Chicago Cubs off-season

Billy Buelow, Sports Reporter October 25, 2022

Despite finishing the 2022 season with 88 losses and 74 wins, there are plenty of reasons for fans to be optimistic with the direction the Cubs organization is heading. Over the season's final 71 games,...

Spice up your life with Starbucks fall classics

Spice up your life with Starbucks fall classics

Mollie Kearns, Executive News Editor October 24, 2022

August: the month of temperatures that feel 100-plus degrees, back to school season and the start of fall. But wait — fall doesn't start until late September, right? Well, not for me. Fall officially...

Students take part in the 2022 powder toss homecoming tradition. (Photo courtesy of Alyssa Degan)

A tradition too far?

Nick Doherty, Colmnist October 18, 2022

Traditions are everywhere! They are a part of our culture, families and school life. One of my personal favorite examples of a tradition in a school setting is at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. During...

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“I’m Glad My Mom Died:” don’t judge a book by its title

Ella Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2022

Pastel pink and an ethereal pale yellow: two Easter egg-esque colors of whimsy and spring. Lightness, all around. A smiling young woman, holding something that is seemingly stuffed to the brim with confetti. The...

Decked out in neon, Prospect fans cheer loudly during the Hersey vs. Prospect game at George Gattas Memorial Stadium on September 23rd. (Photo by Priyanka Shah)

Fan behavior gone too far?

Nick Doherty, Colmnist October 6, 2022

Over a week has passed now since Prospect and Hersey played each other in football, and even if the 41-34 loss was not what Prospect fans would have wanted, it was truly a great game. But I think one...

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