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“Disco to Dabbing” Features High School Math Teacher, Discusses Popular Culture

“Disco to Dabbing” Features High School Math Teacher, Discusses Popular Culture

Sage Stevens, Reporter
February 19, 2016
Filed under Podcasts, Showcase

The Prospector is proud to present the new podcast, "Disco to Dabbing." "Disco to Dabbing" features Manitou teachers and their responses to our current generation. This episode, hosted by Kaitlyn Davidson, features Mr. Talbott, high school math teacher. He covers his youth, including disco, pet r...

Anywhere But Home: Asma Rassem

Anywhere But Home: Asma Rassem

Sage Stevens, Reporter
February 19, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Sage Stevens Asma Rassem (12) is from the port city of Al Hudyah, Yemen. She graduated last year, but is now a self-titled "Super Senior," as a result of her program not allowing her to return home to Yemen. Unlike most exchange students, she has no idea when she might return home, and when she does whe...

GSTA Students Participate in Night Out to End Youth Homelessness

GSTA Students Participate in Night Out to End Youth Homelessness

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief
November 13, 2015
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

At 5:45a.m. on Friday, November 13, eight students, with messy hair and tired faces from a night in the cold without much sleep, arranged themselves on a couch in the meeting room of the First United Methodist Church in Colorado Springs. One student was still outside, fast asleep despite the no...

National Football League Catches Some Criticism

National Football League Catches Some Criticism

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter
November 5, 2015
Filed under Features, Opinions, Showcase

There are certain job titles that take a burden on people's life, not in the sense that the work that the job issues the worker is issued an overload, but rather what the worker does is frowned upon by society — to be frank, no one likes these people. Parking enforcement enhances society, but at...

Kind of a B16 Deal: Manitou’s Newest Wave of Eligible Voters

Kind of a B16 Deal: Manitou’s Newest Wave of Eligible Voters

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter
October 21, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

Next year's presidential election will be held on Tuesday, November 8. Approximately 25 candidates have declared intent to run, while three so far have dropped out. A large portion of the student body is very politically aware. Over half of those, who completed a school-wide survey involving vot...

Exchange Students React to New Documentary, “He Named me Malala”

Exchange Students React to New Documentary, “He Named me Malala”

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter
October 20, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

In this country, children are allowed to attend school from an early age. As we near adulthood, most of us can choose to continue being educated, or we can give it up. Because of our long tradition of free public education, we often don't see it as a privilege and a gift. But in some parts of the world,...

GSTA Under New Leadership

GSTA Under New Leadership

Connor Cupit, Reporter
September 24, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

Wyatt Fries has always been an active member of the GSTA, or the Gay Straight Tran* alliance within the school, but this year, he became president of the club. The GSTA is a club in which students of all genders, or non-genders, and sexualities can come together to be in a friendly environmen...

Canvas on the Campus

Canvas on the Campus

Theodore Weiss, Senior Reporter
September 18, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

The 2015-2016 school year will be the fifth year that Manitou Springs school district has implemented the iPad. There's no doubt that it has improved productivity, however after 5 years with the same iPad it has definitely slowed down and hasn't been working as well as it was at the start. Switching fr...

“Ten stories. Ten students. Ten emerging filmmakers.”

“Ten stories. Ten students. Ten emerging filmmakers.”

Tyler Jungbauer, Writer
May 15, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

Mía Elliot (11), Marley Kaiser (10), and Scott Larwood (9) all sat around one of the lacquered wooden tables in the Manitou Springs High School Media Center, discussing film and their experiences with it, as a reporter from this newspaper sat by and listened. All three of them have been selected for...

It’s What Happens Behind Closed Doors That Really Depicts the Truth (Featured Manitou Alum Post)

It’s What Happens Behind Closed Doors That Really Depicts the Truth (Featured Manitou Alum Post)

Julia Beebe, Contributor
April 9, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

Julia Beebe graduated from Manitou Springs High School in 2013 and studies fashion business at Columbia College Chicago. Her essay has been featured on the blog "Not Ourselves Alone: Gender Politics and Parenting in the 21st Century" on the website ChicagoNow.com during their special series 30 Days of ...

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