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Success through lending a hand

June 2, 2010

By Andy Barr Graduation affords seniors an opportunity to meditate upon the last four years spent in high school; the accomplishments, the successes, the learning, the hardship, and the failures. For the rest of the school, graduation is a time for self-evaluation, a time to take stock of the prog...

An answer to the Iranian problem

January 10, 2010

Since the dawn of U.S. involvement in the Middle East, the nation of Iran has been a thorn in the side of the Western World. We’ve had no trouble sending troops into Iraq and Afghanistan, but there remains an international consternation over sending troops into Iran. This apprehension stems from the...

A place for everyone and everyone in their place

November 3, 2009

Examining Prospect High School’s Class System By Andrew Barr On June 16, 1858, Abraham Lincoln, expressing his belief that the United States could not exist so vehemently at odds on the issue of slavery, observed that “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” Indeed, Mr. Lincoln’s words have ec...

The Nobel Peace Prize: prerequisite for disaster

October 13, 2009

As the much anticipated holiday of Halloween approaches, and the nation’s youth prepare to run from house to house taking advantage of the free confectionary treats that are handed out unconditionally, one wonders if the Nobel Peace Prize selection boards have prematurely gotten into the spirit of th...

The summer of our discontent: What Mr. Obama hasn’t done in the last three months

October 1, 2009

Over the summer, students at Prospect find themselves engaged in a multitude of activities: band, athletics, summer school, summer reading, and of course, leisure pursuits. Now, even though high school students are notorious for their busy schedules, it would seem logical that the President of the United States would be busier. But looking back at what the chief...

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