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PROSPECTOR POLITICAL PUBLISH WEEK #27: THE NEED FOR A YOUNGER CONGRESS

PROSPECTOR POLITICAL PUBLISH WEEK #27: THE NEED FOR A YOUNGER CONGRESS

Brendan Burke, Associate Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2020

The 116th Congress is the title for the current federal legislative body of the American government. Starting on Jan. 3, 2019, the 116th Congress resembled a very historic time in American politics. Not only were more women elected to Congress than ever before, the highest rates of people of color were a...

Prospector Political Publish Week #3: A debate on the Trump impeachment

Prospector Political Publish Week #3: A debate on the Trump impeachment

October 31, 2019

By Brendan Burke, Copy Editor Editor’s Note: We are trying a new way to reach out to our readers this week by allowing them to participate in a civil debate concerning the topic of President Donald Trump’s possible impeachment and the editorial below. Readers can participate through leaving a c...

Prospector Political Publish Week #2: Political discourse loses civility

Prospector Political Publish Week #2: Political discourse loses civility

October 26, 2019

Brendan Burke, Copy Editor For week #2 of Prospector Political Publish, I will be discussing how the American government needs to end the uncivil political discourse within this country. Political discourse is defined as the formal exchange of reasoned views that provide alternative methods to solve an i...

Prospector Political Publish Week #1: Takeaways after Democratic Debate

Prospector Political Publish Week #1: Takeaways after Democratic Debate

October 19, 2019

By Brendan Burke, Copy  Editor This week, the Prospector will be starting an all new recurring column titled “Prospector Political Publish.” This is going to be a column where one of our writers will be sharing their opinions and informing readers on weekly political issues and including helpful li...

The Debator: Week 1

The Debator: Week 1

November 9, 2017

By Ayse Eldes and Anthony Romanelli, copy editor and opinion editor  This week, I sat down with fellow Debate team member and Prospect opinion editor junior Anthony Romanelli for our first edition of the Debator. Our topic stems into the current Yemeni civil war and its many facets, initiated...

My trip to Cambridge, as told through my camera roll

My trip to Cambridge, as told through my camera roll

August 16, 2017

By Ayse Eldes, copy editor  Harvard, day 1                   After perilously waiting 10 hours for my roommate to arrive, we took our first journey to eat at Annenberg Hall. My group proctor, a grad student from Virginia tech, informed us that the dining hall, with stained glass and rows...

Senior shares why she will brave the shave

Senior shares why she will brave the shave

March 23, 2017

By Emma Simon, guest writer In first grade, my best friend and I created a game called “Superheroes.” Our superhuman job was to walk around the playground and pick up litter. We loved it because we got to be superheroes, and we were helping people. As you can probably guess, I have never been th...

Women's March unites society

Women's March unites society

January 25, 2017

By Flynn Geraghty, associate editor-in-chief  Click here to view The Prospector's photo gallery from the Chicago Women's March by Elisabeth Rohde, executive visuals editor. For as long as I can remember, I have always been a hardcore feminist. However, before last weekend, I had never attended an...

2016 wasn't horribly bad, and here's why

2016 wasn't horribly bad, and here's why

January 4, 2017

By Caley Griebenow, associate editor-in-chief “Fight with my sister less, and take Spike on more walks.” That was what nine-year-old me wrote on a slip of paper and sealed it in an envelope. It was the first day back from winter break, and my fourth grade teacher assigned the class to create rea...

Highlights from my trip to China

Highlights from my trip to China

October 2, 2016

By Amanda Stickels, executive online editor This summer, my mom and I took a trip to China for two weeks. We found this particular tour called the Heritage Tour through my adoption agency and decided to it was an amazing opportunity for me to learn more about my culture and talk to other people who ...

Students travel to Italy for Spring Break exchange

Students travel to Italy for Spring Break exchange

April 18, 2016

By Caroline Binley, online editor-in-chief The exchange in video My lesson in pasta, failure and astrophysics Italians aren’t the only spaghetti chefs in the universe. Black holes, too, know how to cook. One has gravity so strong, and changing in strength so quickly, that it stretches any object that comes too clo...

Kairos retreat undeserving of criticism

Kairos retreat undeserving of criticism

February 2, 2016

By Diana Leane, copy editor As a 16-year-old girl, I’ve heard my fair share of gossip, and over the years I’ve built up a tolerance to the drama. In order for something to shock me, typically someone very innocent does something very scandalous. However, recently I was shocked for the opposite reas...

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