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Election 2016, A Debate of Insults

Election 2016, A Debate of Insults

Jackson Parker
October 10, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

  28 days remain this election cycle and the candidates are dueling in the ring. Insults are only becoming worse and there is an overwhelming distraction from real issues facing America. Last night's debate was no different, with no real answers to our healthcare system, economic policy or future...

Review: “Wild World” by Bastille

Review: “Wild World” by Bastille

October 10, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

On September 9th, 2016, Bastille released their new album, "Wild World". Bastille is described as a British indie pop band. Before "Wild World", they had four other albums, "Bad Blood", "VS. (Other People's heartache)"," Other People's Heartache", and "Other People's Heartache pt. 2.". "Pompeii" from...

Review: “The False Foundation” by Archive

Review: “The False Foundation” by Archive

David Misyura, Reporter
October 6, 2016
Filed under Reviews

"Archive" is a music collective based in London, Britain, with all of its individual talents contributing to create the unique music that the collective is known for. The group has had great success throughout Europe, reaching and maintaining the top spot on French charts for a whole week with their...

Review: “Coloring Book” Discusses Struggles of the Rap Lifestyle

Review: “Coloring Book” Discusses Struggles of the Rap Lifestyle

Mo Heiniger, Reporter
September 22, 2016
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On May 12, the up-and-coming rapper Chancelor Bennett aka. Chance the Rapper released his mixtape entitled, "Coloring Book." Events in Bennett's life like the birth of his daughter, his engagement, him getting signed right out of high school, and others clearly influenced his music in a very authentic...

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
September 20, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

This review contains spoilers for the book, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". If you do not wish to read these spoilers, the Prospector recommends leaving this page. On the beloved fictional character Harry Potter's 36th birthday, another thing was celebrated: "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child"....

Review: “Star Trek Beyond” Proves Successful through New Adaptations

Review: “Star Trek Beyond” Proves Successful through New Adaptations

Mo Heiniger, Reporter
September 16, 2016
Filed under Reviews

Originally appearing as comic books in 1967, the Star Trek franchise has been adapted as books, video games, television series, and movies. The latest installment of these is "Star Trek Beyond". Since its initial release on Jul. 7, the film has grossed $318.1 million internationally. "Star Trek Beyond" is the third film in the franchise's reboot series. Th...

Review: Is “The Secret Life of Pets” an Overused Storyline?

Review: Is “The Secret Life of Pets” an Overused Storyline?

David Misyura, Reporter
September 9, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

"The Secret Life of Pets" is the latest animated film released by the studio behind the "Despicable Me" series, Illumination. The movie takes on the premise of exploring the daily lives of pets when humans are not home, thus making way for plenty of humorous and creative moments throughout the movie....

End of the Year Choir Concert

End of the Year Choir Concert

Meghann Root and Sage Stevens
May 19, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

On Friday, the Manitou Springs Mustang Chorale put on their annual end of the year concert. Some of the repertoire included latin gospel pieces, madrigals and pieces based off of Robert Frost poems, one of which was "The Pasture" arranged by Z. Randall Stroope. The arrangement was directed by Hayley ...

2016 Spring Dance Concert Finishes Production

2016 Spring Dance Concert Finishes Production

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter
May 13, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

The annual spring dance concert was this past week. This concert included multiple of the dance classes combined. There were 21 dances overall. The combination of group dances, duets, and solos were very even. The music was used very creatively, and the dances were overall very well done. The...

Hayley Hamblin Illustrates Choreographic Ability in New Dance Music Video

Hayley Hamblin Illustrates Choreographic Ability in New Dance Music Video

Mia Elliott, Reporter
May 12, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

Starring Hayley Hamblin (12), Josh Chambers (11) and Bri Anderson (8), this intricate dance piece is a tender senior goodbye. Choreographed by Hayley Hamblin to John Mayer's Stop This Train, the trio tells a story of difficult departures and high school friendships through the form of dance. ...

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