Avengers: Age of Ultron Review

Avengers: Age of Ultron Review

Ashley Rodriguez, Senior Reporter

October 6, 2015

Marvels Avengers Age of Ultron (2015) is one of the greatest movies Marvel has produced. The Marvel universe began with the movie The Avengers: Avengers Assemble, which was just a battle against Loki (Tom Hiddleson), the God of mischief and lies. The threat to the world for Avengers: Age of Ultron...

Editorial: Donald Trump more like Donald Dump

Editorial: Donald Trump more like Donald Dump

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter

September 29, 2015

Donald Trump, the man singlehandedly making a fool out of the presidential race, is currently leading at double digits, in 10 out of 11 polls (CNN,NBC). But why? The memes are quite comical, and the bullying in debate is fun to watch. Citizens of the United States must understand the scary reality...

PARCC: The Good, the Bad, or the Ugly?

PARCC: The Good, the Bad, or the Ugly?

Tyler Jungbauer, Writer

May 5, 2015

    Even though the Manitou Springs High School, as well as numerous other schools and academies across the country, already underwent the first stage of PARCC testing, there is still yet another round of difficult testing. The PARCC test (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness f...

Not a Compliment: Street Harassment in the Modern Age

Not a Compliment: Street Harassment in the Modern Age

Lily Reavis and Aubrey Hall

May 5, 2015

Pop culture and mainstream media have been standardizing cat-calling and street harassment for decades. Movies and T.V. shows often depict men whistling, yelling "compliments", and blatantly staring at women they find attractive. Though these things are depicted as being relatively harmless, and in some ...

Unpractical Thought, Practical Thinking

Unpractical Thought, Practical Thinking

Tyler Jungbauer, Writer

April 29, 2015

  Fareed Zakaria, who is a writer for the Washington Post and a host on CNN, recently published a book titled In Defense of A Liberal Education, which comments heavily on modern education’s tendency to stray toward a STEM-based focus (STEM standing for "science, technology, engineering, an...

Bolder sound revives Drake’s appeal

Bolder sound revives Drake's appeal

Hannah Kimmett, writer

March 20, 2015

Drake’s new album is such fire! Not only did he cop Beyoncé's method of dropping albums with zero press, he also dropped it at midnight on February 13, 2015, making to near impossible to know that the drop even happened. If you’re reading this you’re too late is by far Drake's best al...

Puppy mills and the real story behind pet store puppies

Puppy mills and the real story behind pet store puppies

Lizzy Anderson, Writer

March 20, 2015

Puppy mills have been around for years, but why do we still continue to let them to operate, when they break most animal cruelty laws? When walking by pet stores, most people watch the dogs wrestling and playing, however most of these dogs are hiding a deep dark secret. Those cute puppies come from...

The controversy over sex ed, and why it needs to change

When it comes to the birds and the bees, teenagers these days are often terribly misinformed on a lot of important points.

Lily Reavis, Senior Writer

March 13, 2015

Sex ed, or sexual education, is a high school course has been a controversial topic for as long as it’s been around. Parents who oppose it often  believe that it promotes sexual activity within their teenagers. Teenagers believe that it’s a waste of time. Teachers can feel awkward and wary to indulge...

Feminism vs the 21st Century

Feminism vs the 21st Century

Lily Reavis, Senior Writer

March 9, 2015

Video: The Prospector's Lily Reavis interviews (in order of appearance): Savannah Riley (12), Brennan McLaren (11), Sean Crossno (12), Valerie Karr (11), social studies teacher Mr. Jones, Sam Bishop (11), Noah Sobeck (9), Maddie Dayhoff (11), Mikayla Hobbs (12), Aubrey Hall (9), Mia Elliott (11),...

Excelling through the arts

Even during his unfilled free block, Mr.Leve is working on music for the coming years.  Here he is captured transposing modern pop music into football game rally music for next year.

William Dillinder, Writer

March 5, 2015

  Upon passing by the band room on an early Tuesday morning, one may be serenaded by the sounds of complete chaos: randomization of scales, eardrum shattering attempts at “high C’s” in the trumpet section, and the flamboyant display of percussive obnoxiousness can all culminate into a cataclysm...

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