ProspectorNow

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...

Victoria's Secret: Not So Secret

Victoria's Secret: Not So Secret

June 7, 2019

By Grace Baldino, online editor Ladylike, the all female group from Buzzfeed, released a video trying on historically accurate bras, including a Greco-Roman bra, the first patented bra, and a 1950’s bullet bra. “I have respect for everyone who has helped to evolve the bra into something that mad...

Baby Butch Blues: an unspoken struggle

Baby Butch Blues: an unspoken struggle

May 17, 2019

By Jenna Koch, Associate Editor-in-Chief While my friends were eagerly waiting for their prom dresses to come in the mail, I was waiting as well. For a piece of clothing, yes, but not a prom dress. When it finally arrived, I picked it off my dining room table and stealthily snuck it up to my room. I s...

Marvel Cinematic Universe Undergoes Temporary Fluke

Marvel Cinematic Universe Undergoes Temporary Fluke

May 15, 2019

By Tommy Carrico, Executive Entertainment Editor Vulture.com defines cinematic universes as “interconnected worlds in which a number of different franchises can exist simultaneously. After both of the comic book giants successfully established their cinematic universes (Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)...

What we get wrong about college admissions

What we get wrong about college admissions

May 15, 2019

By Olivia Kim, Associate Online Editor-in-Chief The season for exploring the next steps after high school is kicking into high gear for juniors. With the recent college admissions scandals and the Harvard lawsuit, the strategy of how to get into a dream school is becoming less clear. Wealthy parents, s...

Welcome to the Self-Care Cafe

Welcome to the Self-Care Cafe

April 18, 2019

By Mackenzie Noelle, Executive Features Editor The “self-care” tag on any social media platform is like a haven. It’s like walking outside in a thunderstorm umbrella-less and then coming into a café lighted simply by a few string lights, wicker baskets full of flowers and signs on the walls say...

Lightfoot’s victory a how-to for underdog candidates

Lightfoot’s victory a how-to for underdog candidates

April 3, 2019

By Anthony Romanelli, Executive Opinion Editor Former US assistant attorney and political newcomer Lori Lightfoot defeated longtime establishment veteran Toni Preckwinkle in the Chicago mayoral race on Tuesday the 2nd. Lightfoot easily swept her competitor, winning approximately 74 percent of the vote, with 97...

News outlets need to report what consumers need, not just what they want

News outlets need to report what consumers need, not just what they want

February 25, 2019

By Anthony Romanelli, Executive Opinion Editor As I type this, the stop story across all news channels is that of Jussie Smollett, an actor best known for playing Jamal Lyon on Fox’s Empire, and the racist attack by Trump supporters he faked in order to gain the attention and pity of his fans. Liberals decry Smollett’s exploitati...

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...

BTS: IS IT BS?

BTS: IS IT BS?

November 2, 2018

By Grace Baldino BTS is the most popular of global phenomenon out of Korea right now. They are basically the new Girls Generation. They are pushing the boundaries of traditional KPOP ideas by writing songs about social issues and using their platform to raise money for anti-suicide organizations lik...

Insatiable: What Not to do in a Teen Show

Insatiable: What Not to do in a Teen Show

September 23, 2018

By Grace Baldino, news editor Belle was headstrong, Jasmine wasn’t going to be sold to her husband, Esmerelda didn’t need a man to be truly happy, Moana was persistent and determined, Anna was a princess who actually ate food in the movie, and Elsa saved her sister with true love. With so many empowe...

The Student News Site of Prospect High School
Opinion