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The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

The student news site of Manitou Springs High School

The Prospector

Editorial: America Has an American Problem in Need of an American Solution

Editorial: America Has an American Problem in Need of an American Solution

Oda Tiller-Brattebø, Senior Reporter April 12, 2019

It is February 14th, 2018 and I’m sitting in the couch with my mom as images flash at us from the TV screen. It is from the United States of America, a place I’ve always thought of as a safe haven;...

Students Abby Pribilla (9) and Dominique Ortonword (11) stand holding signs with the faces of victims from the Florida school shooting. The leaders of the Walk-Out made signs for participants to hold up during the event, but many students made their own as well.

Student Leadership Shown Through School Walkout

Amanda Nagel, Reporter March 23, 2018

On Wednesday, March 14th at 10:00am, students all over the country stood up from their classes and walked out of school. This was the one month anniversary of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman...

MSHS students have put together a, Walk Out for Student Lives, where on March 14 at 10 a.m. they will walk out of the school and join at the Mustang Plaza for 17 minutes for the 17 lives lost in the Parkland shooting. All students are welcome-- but not required-- to participate, and will be no repercussions from the administration as long as all students are back in their classes at 10:40. We can be the generation to end school shootings. Now is the time to show up.

Editorial: Sided With the NRA in 2017? We’re Voting You Out In 2018

Aubrey Hall , Student Life Editor March 13, 2018

On February 14, Nikolas Jacob Cruz shot and killed 17 people and injured 14, making the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida one of the deadliest school massacres in U.S. history....

The damage done to Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood following the shooting.

Editorial: Gun Violence and the Opposition of Safety by GOP Candidates

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief January 12, 2016

In the past three months, I have been indirectly connected to three mass shooting crimes. On December 12, a girl was arrested for planning to commit mass murder in her school. I can’t completely confirm...

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