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Editorial: Betsy DeVos’ Education Plans Will Negatively Affect Public School Students

Editorial: Betsy DeVos’ Education Plans Will Negatively Affect Public School Students

Lily Reavis, Editor-in-Chief
February 8, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the United States Education Secretary, with a senate vote of 51-50. As a Colorado public high school student, this affects my peers and I greatly. Not only is DeVos wildly unqualified for the job via her lack of experience with public education or studen...

Editorial: American Education is Mainly Sports

Editorial: American Education is Mainly Sports

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter
October 11, 2016
Filed under Reviews

My math teacher mentioned this book, "The Smartest Kids in the World." He was talking about how in the end of it, the author went to this school tour that they were going to enroll their kids in, and on the end of the tour they asked a question: "What do you not want us parents to know about this school?"...

Review: Watsky’s “x Infinity” brings Criticism, Satire and a Theoretical Robot Clown Apocalypse

Review: Watsky’s “x Infinity” brings Criticism, Satire and a Theoretical Robot Clown Apocalypse

Mo Heinger, Reporter
October 11, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

George Watsky's fourth studio album, "x Infinity," came out on Aug. 19, 2016. Before coming into the rap scene, Watsky was an award-winning slam poet, and that has always been reflected in his music. He paired the release of this spoken-word masterpiece with the release of his only book, "How to Ruin...

Editorial: Colin Kaepernick Takes a Stand in His Own Way

Editorial: Colin Kaepernick Takes a Stand in His Own Way

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter
September 16, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

On September 2, Colin Kaepernick, quarterback of the San Fransisco 49ers, sat during the pledge of allegiance before a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. "I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color," Kaepernick said in an...

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....

Editorial: Free Kesha from Sony Productions

Editorial: Free Kesha from Sony Productions

Lily Reavis, Prospector Editor-in-Chief
March 15, 2016
Filed under Opinions

Last week, a Manhattan Supreme Court Judge refused to allow 29-year-old pop star Kesha to terminate her six-album deal with Sony Productions after she accused her producer, “Dr. Luke”, with years of abuse. The courtroom filled with tears from Kesha and her supporters, as the case was widely disregar...

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...

Editorial: Watch Your Language!

Editorial: Watch Your Language!

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter
March 7, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

With registration not far around the corner, students are starting to sign up for new classes. Some people might be completing their 4-year plans. One part of this plan out is your two required semesters of language. There are the options of Spanish, French and German. They are the most studied...

Editorial: Are The iPads Still Beneficial?

Editorial: Are The iPads Still Beneficial?

Zach McGee, Reporter
March 3, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The iPad is one of the greatest pieces of technology that the world has ever seen. One that students of Manitou Springs High School, Middle School and Elementary School have came to know and use on a daily basis. Though there have been some technology glitches through the years, the iPads have always...

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