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OPINION: You shouldn’t get mad at Beyoncé for talking about race

OPINION: You shouldn’t get mad at Beyoncé for talking about race

February 19, 2016

By Caley Griebenow, features editor On the night of December 13th, 2013, I remember staring at my computer screen, and my jaw practically hitting the floor. Beyoncé did it. She had dropped her self-titled album without any promotion or formal announcement, and iTunes was dominated by her black-and-pi...

Staff editorial: Rumors run rampant, must relent

Staff editorial: Rumors run rampant, must relent

February 5, 2016

Staff editorial represents the opinion of the entire Prospector staff. Staff members voted in support of this editorial 19-0. In response to recent events in the Prospect community, a major problem has come into play. As each of us finds out what happened, we turn to our friends to make sure they've...

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...

In memoriam: 'that's so gay'

In memoriam: 'that's so gay'

February 1, 2016

[column size=one_half position=first ] By Caroline Binley, online editor-in-chief Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to celebrate a dear friend who is gone too soon. “That’s so gay” has been part of our lives, our vocabulary and our social commentary since we entered the deepest depths...

Delete Twitter?

Delete Twitter?

January 18, 2016

By Erin Schultz, broadcast editor Last night in my living room, my mom was sitting in a chair watching a video on her phone. My dad and sister were on the couch playing a game on their iPad. I was in another chair browsing Twitter on my laptop. My phone was in my lap. As I looked up, I saw the LCD gl...

My dad has cancer, and that's OK

My dad has cancer, and that's OK

January 17, 2016

By Lauren Miller (@lomillah) My dad has cancer. He was diagnosed October 10, 2013. You probably don’t know because I didn’t want a lot of people knowing. Once I tell people, I get a pity-filled, “I’m sorry. I had no idea.” Then I say, “You know, it’s been tough, but we’re getting through i...

Staff editorial response: feminism fundamentally flawed

Staff editorial response: feminism fundamentally flawed

January 15, 2016

This piece was written in response to the Prospector's issue five staff editorial, "Feminism club worthy, needed."   By Mason Schweinzger, guest writer To begin with, feminism is incredibly misguided in modern society, but it hasn’t always been this way. Up until about 10-15 years ago, women’...

Taking the road less traveled to college education

Taking the road less traveled to college education

January 13, 2016

By Isabelle Rogers, executive entertainment editor Native Foods Cafe, the Rocky Mountains, Skiing, John Denver. Going to school in Denver was what I always dreamed of, and University of Colorado Denver was my way of getting there. I mean who wouldn’t want to spend 4 of the funnest years in a city l...

The short side of life

The short side of life

January 8, 2016

By Amanda Stickels, staff writer Being short is just downright dangerous. When Sophia Tirado tried to grab a bowl that was on the top shelf in her kitchen, she realized that she couldn't even remotely reach it. Because she was 4'11", she was used to not being tall enough to reach things. She then tried many methods to get the bowl. At first, Tirado stacked a...

Shooting flowers: one student's take on gun control

Shooting flowers: one student's take on gun control

January 6, 2016

By Leo Garkisch, staff writer What do those delusional liberals want, anyways? “Take away my guns?” said typical American Connor Servative. “Not today, President Blackenstein!” Clearly, the Left doesn't understand that when the Ebolapocolypse comes, we will need all 270 million guns owned by American civilian...

Teens not excused from political awareness

Teens not excused from political awareness

December 18, 2015

By Claire Strother Honestly, I don’t remember many specific moments from elementary school beyond a couple Halloween parties where we wrapped kids in toilet paper. But there is one distinct memory I have that sticks out above the rest. I remember playing “Odyssey Baseball,” a trivia game where...

Students react to Donald Trump

Students react to Donald Trump

December 14, 2015

By Erin Schultz Donald Trump published a press release on Dec. 7 regarding his solution to terrorism. He wants to prevent all Muslims from entering the country. We asked students what they thought about his plan. ...

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