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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...

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 cover

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

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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...

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