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Reading the Rainbow, Counting the Colors, Tasting the Tales

Reading the Rainbow, Counting the Colors, Tasting the Tales

Adriana Briscoe, News Editor

February 6, 2020

One day I was frantically raiding my sister’s closet searching for something to wear. I told her that I wanted to wear her purple sweater because it was the third day of the month, and three is purple. It can’t be any other color. “That’s wrong. Three is green,” she said.  What even? ...

Prospector Political Publish Week #12: Democratic primary approaching big events

Prospector Political Publish Week #12: Democratic primary approaching big events

Brendan Burke, Copy Editor

January 31, 2020

Although it may seem as though the Democratic primary has been going on forever, the biggest moments of the entire race are among us as the Iowa caucus will occur on Feb. 3. Democrats that have been running campaigns for the past year have been all over Iowa in the recent weeks giving speeches a...

Prospector Political Publish Week #11: Bloomberg's Unconventional Approach Yields Early Momentum Gains

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter speaks with Mike Bloomberg, the founder and CEO of Bloomberg L.P., at the Bloomberg Television headquarters building in New York City Jan. 12, 2017. (DOD photo by U.S.  Air Force Staff Sgt. Jette Carr)

Rick Lytle, Online Editor-in-Chief

January 26, 2020

On Nov. 24, 2019, Former New York City Mayor and Businessman Michael Bloomberg officially started his 2020 campaign for President. Just two days later, this article from a Washington Post columnist effectively captured the thoughts of many voters: what the heck was he thinking? No legitimate candidate had filed to start their campaign since Tom S...

Prospector Political Publish Week #10: An analysis of last Democratic debate before Iowa caucus

Prospector Political Publish Week #10: An analysis of last Democratic debate before Iowa caucus

Brendan Burke, Copy Editor

January 19, 2020

This Tuesday, CNN and the Des Moines Register hosted the seventh Democratic debate before the Iowa caucus on Feb. 3. Not only was this the smallest debate stage with only six candidates taking the stage, it was the last time the front runners had a chance to have a shining moment before the importance of the Iowa caucus sets in.  This debate was the best one of the entire campaign trail due to th...

Prospector Political Publish Week #9: Soleimani death poses possibility of new war

Prospector Political Publish Week #9: Soleimani death poses possibility of new war

Brendan Burke, Copy Editor

January 10, 2020

Any teenager that has gone onto Instagram or TikTok during the first week of this new decade is already well aware of a new viral meme: World War III. This trend started after the media was informed of the airstrike orchestrated by President Donald Trump on top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani near an airport in Baghdad, Iraq on Jan. 3.  Another World War is not going to formulate after the events, but after Iran fired over a doze...

Prospector Political Publish Week #8: Impeachment dominates politics, requires finale

Prospector Political Publish Week #8: Impeachment dominates politics, requires finale

Brendan Burke, Copy Editor

December 12, 2019

UPDATE: Both articles of impeachment were approved by the House. This does NOT mean that President Donald Trump has been impeached; it just means that the two articles will be moving to the House for full vote sometime next week. Sept. 24 was a day that no one had expected to have such a drast...

Your Conference Championship Saturday Viewing Guide

LSU quarterback #9, Joe Burrow, hands off to running back Nick Brossette #4, SELU vs LSU at Tiger Stadium, September 8th 2018, Tammy Anthony Baker, Photographer

December 7, 2019

Rick Lytle, Online Editor-in-Chief Is there anything better for sports fans than coming up with a bunch of scenarios with limited possibilities of occurring? Whether it’s finding a way for the 7-6 Bears to win the NFC North or finding a way for a 10-2 team to sneak into the College Football Playo...

Prospector Political Publish Week #7: Impeachment, dropped Harris bid lead to eventful political week

Prospector Political Publish Week #7: Impeachment, dropped Harris bid lead to eventful political week

Brendan Burke, Copy Editor

December 6, 2019

Editors’ Note: This edition of Prospector Political Publish can be found in Issue #4 of The Prospector being released on Dec. 10. The print issue does not mention Billionaire Tom Steyer as one of the candidates nominated due to his qualification being recent. Link to the print article here: OPI...

'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' shines this Thanksgiving weekend

'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' shines this Thanksgiving weekend

Tommy Carrico, Executive Entertainment Editor

November 28, 2019

If there’s one theme Hollywood has milked more than any other, it’s family. From “A Field of Dreams” to “The Lion King,” it’s evident that family relations are the easiest, and perhaps most cliche, way to develop relatable characters.  However, many cliches exist because they are o...

Prospector Political Publish Week #6: Takeaways after fifth Democratic debate

2020 presidential candidates Senator Cory Booker, a Democrat from New Jersey, from left, Representative Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat from Hawaii, Senator Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat from Minnesota, Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, Senator Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California, Andrew Yang, founder of Venture for America and Tom Steyer, co-founder of NextGen Climate Action Committee, stand on stage for the Democratic presidential debate in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. The Democratic presidential races new pecking order will be on full display Wednesday night, with Pete Buttigieg taking the debate stage as the emerging front-runner in Iowa and top 2020 rivals Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren trying to knock him off that perch. Photographer: Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Brendan Burke, Copy Editor

November 23, 2019

(photo courtesy of Elijah Nouvelage) As the Democratic field begins to slim in numbers of candidates at the debates, 10 nominees traveled to Atlanta last Wednesday to participate in the fifth Democratic debate. Covering big issues like impeachment, health care and electability, here are the wi...

Prospector Political Publish Week #5: Democratic field too large for its own good

Prospector Political Publish Week #5: Democratic field too large for its own good

Brendan Burke, Copy Editor

November 15, 2019

The fifth Democratic debate will occur next Wednesday, Nov. 20 with 10 candidates taking the stage — compared to 12 candidates in October’s debate. Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke has since dropped his bid for the primary and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro ...

Prospector Political Publish Week #4: Political affiliation deemed necessary in divided government climate

Prospector Political Publish Week #4: Political affiliation deemed necessary in divided government climate

Brendan Burke, Copy Editor

November 7, 2019

As our country goes through an impeachment of the president, increased gun violence and an ongoing debate about how to combat climate change, we can clearly see a straight divide within our current government. The need for politicians to associate with a political party is higher than ever in this hostile environment.  This Tuesday was Election Day in the United...

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