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Bird Box viewing doesn't require blindfold

Bird Box viewing doesn't require blindfold

January 24, 2019

By Grace Baldino, online editor If you were presented with corpses of other mangled human bodies, and had been forced to stare in horror as they commited suicide in some of the most gruesome ways, can you truly say you would take your time to think? No. Your brain wouldn’t let you. A rush of ad...

Opinion: Gillette’s new ad isn’t brave; it’s bad advertising

Opinion: Gillette’s new ad isn’t brave; it’s bad advertising

January 24, 2019

By Anthony Romanelli, Executive Opinion Editor When Gillette unveiled its new “The Best Men Can Be” ad campaign on Jan. 14 to address sexual misconduct and bullying among men, the response was predictably mixed. The ad itself begins by asking, “Is this the best a man can get?” before playing clips of men sexually...

The Truth behind senior year

The Truth behind senior year

September 20, 2018

By Amanda Stickels, editor-in-chief Going into senior year, I was so excited — not necessarily because of the capital “S,” Senior year, but because that meant the worst of it was over. Junior year was done, and I could finally breathe. Senior year was going to be full of friday night footbal...

The Debator Season two episode one: Hurricane talk

The Debator Season two episode one: Hurricane talk

September 17, 2018

By  Anthony Romanelli, executive opinion editor, and Ayse Eldes, Editor-in-Chief https://soundcloud.com/user-718785034/debator

'I Wear The Black Hat' required reading

'I Wear The Black Hat' required reading

February 6, 2018

By Erin Schultz, associate editor-in-chief Sitting in an otherwise silent classroom, my friend and I were whispering while we were supposed to be reading. As my teacher patrolled the aisles between our desks, he witnessed me performing an obscene hand gesture with not one, but two, hands. But as he ...

The Debator: Africa and the American classroom

The Debator: Africa and the American classroom

December 8, 2017

by Ayse Eldes and Anthony Romanelli This week opinion editor Anthony Romanelli and I sat down to talk about African perception in the American classroom. Our conversation stems from personal experience with what context African countries are and are not discussed in our everyday classes. A rapidly gro...

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...

What journalists get wrong about journalism

What journalists get wrong about journalism

November 7, 2017

By Erin Schultz, associate editor-in-chief  From every middle school newspaper club to every Journalism 501 class, the first rule any student learns is that journalists must be Switzerland. Bias, though human nature, is frowned upon, and if detected, will make you less of a journalist. But...

Pro-gun movement considers ban in wake of shooting

Pro-gun movement considers ban in wake of shooting

October 10, 2017

By Anthony Romanelli, opinion editor  The National Rifle Association, a lobbying group dedicated to protecting gun owners and their firearms, has strongly condemned the use of “bump stocks” in the Las Vegas shooting and has advocated for additional regulation on the devices, a strong depa...

Saudi Arabia arms deal: How much is too much?

Saudi Arabia arms deal: How much is too much?

August 28, 2017

By Anthony Romanelli, opinion editor  Saudi Arabia has recently eclipsed India as the United States’ primary arms client, with over $200 billion in weaponry shipped over the entirety of the Obama administration and an additional $115 billion to come under President Trump. The Middle Eastern coun...

'News' year off to a rocky start

'News' year off to a rocky start

August 20, 2017

By Anthony Romanelli, opinion editor  Remember when 2016 was the crazy year? 2017 has so far proven just as unpredictable in regard to news. This summer, a huge amount of new developments, standoffs, protests and summits rocked the world. A few key stories can sometimes slip through the cracks, but g...

Thanks Obama; how his eight years impacted two Prospector editors

Thanks Obama; how his eight years impacted two Prospector editors

January 24, 2017

By Leo Garkisch, copy editor I have not thrown up since January 20, 2009. That was Barack Obama’s inauguration day. George Stephanopoulos was reporting live on screen as my third-grade self sipped orange Gatorade out of a water bottle before I doubled over and splattered my lunchtime matzo ball sou...

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