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Band Performs Last Concert of Year

Band Performs Last Concert of Year

Anela Wright, reporter
May 12, 2016
Filed under Performing Arts, Showcase

  On May 10, the Manitou Springs high school band performed at their last concert of the 2015-2016 school year. It was an emotional night full of goodbyes to the seniors and awards given to the most determined musicians. Alena Akse (10), Mollie Anderson (9), Mason Aurand (11), Marc Ekker ...

Review: Captain America: Civil War (Spoiler Alert)

Review: Captain America: Civil War (Spoiler Alert)

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter
May 10, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

Captain America: Civil War is one of the best marvel movies I've seen since the original Avengers movie. It was gripping and always had me on the edge of my seat. The cast and the combination of characters from the MCU was perfectly constructed. Overall, I was very pleased with the performance. All...

Manitou Band Earns “Excellent” Rating at CHSAA Festival

Manitou Band Earns “Excellent” Rating at CHSAA Festival

Sita Ahlen, Sports and Activities Editor
May 4, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Performing Arts

The symphonic band piled on the bus early Friday morning and waited nervously for their arrival at Wasson High School in Colorado Springs, for "Festival" hosted by CHSAA. Here, they would perform a series of tasks and eventually be judged on their playing abilities. The band filed into the high...

Review: Rejjie Snow: Something a Little Different in the Rap Game

Review: Rejjie Snow: Something a Little Different in the Rap Game

Kieran Lynch, Reporter
April 26, 2016
Filed under Music

The rap and hip-hop culture in the U.K. and greater European area has been expanding since the early 2000's. This has resulted in an extensive number of sub-genres, such as grime rap. Grime was a backlash against the commercializations of the hip hop industry in the U.K. The genre got its start in the ...

“The Breakfast Club” Celebrates 30th anniversary

“The Breakfast Club” Celebrates 30th anniversary

Anela Wright, Reporter
April 11, 2016
Filed under Reviews

This past spring break, students were on beaches and with friends. But those of us who are Breakfast Club fans were celebrating the 30th anniversary of when this classic movie took place. The Breakfast club is about five high school students representing different stereotypes meeting in detention.  ...

Review: Is “Hello, My Name is Dorris” the Perfect Movie?

Review: Is “Hello, My Name is Dorris” the Perfect Movie?

Bryce Van Derveer, Reporter
April 6, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

Every once in a while, a movie simply gets it all right. It is funny, emotional, relatable, yet thrilling, well produced and acted out, but these movies often times float a tad under the radar, and receiving less than it's fair share of viewership. This the life of many brilliant movies, and unfortunately...

Review: “Lady Midnight” begins Dark Artifices Trilogy

Review: “Lady Midnight” begins Dark Artifices Trilogy

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter
March 30, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

"Lady Midnight" is the first book in the Dark Artifices trilogy by Cassandra Clare. It is the sequel to the Mortal Instruments series. It has been five years since Emma Carstairs' parents were murdered by Sebastian Morgenstern. Or at least, that's what everybody says. Emma, however, thinks that there...

Sound Nook Sessions: Emma Abendroth Performs Genres from Rap to Indie

Sound Nook Sessions: Emma Abendroth Performs Genres from Rap to Indie

Sage Stevens, Reporter
March 28, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sound Nook Sessions

Emma Abendroth (11) has been singing at local coffee shops for the past year. "I have been singing for as long as I can remember," she says. The Prospector was fortunate enough to host a sound nook session, in which she played covers of "Sorry" by Justin Bieber, "No Diggity" by Chet Faker,"Broadripple ...

App Review: Stack

App Review: Stack

Zach McGee, Reporter
March 9, 2016
Filed under Reviews

One of the latest free and addictive games on the App Store is a game called, "Stack". Stack was created by a group of App developers that call themselves Ketchapp. Ketchapp aims to create the best and most addictive games they can, and then put them on the App Store to offer entertainment for people...

Review: Are Free Games on The App Store Worth Your Time?

Review: Are Free Games on The App Store Worth Your Time?

Zach McGee, Repoter
March 9, 2016
Filed under Reviews

The App Store is chalk full of free games that are either very entertaining, very boring or just not worth your time. After taking a random sample of three of the newer versions of some of these free games, I have learned one thing. Most of these are not worth your time. I choose some of the top rated...

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