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Review: “‘Awaken, My Love!'” Was Worth the Wait

Review: “‘Awaken, My Love!'” Was Worth the Wait

Mo Heinger, Reporter
December 12, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Showcase

After a noticeable hiatus, "Childish Gambino" ha returned to the music scene with an album that has a sound unlike any other. This addition to the artist's long list of hit songs was definitely worth the wait and here's why.

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Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
December 1, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

This review contains spoilers for the movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” If you do not wish to read these spoilers, the Prospector recommends leaving this page. After five nearly dormant years in the Harry Potter world, 2016 has brought both a new screenplay and movie. Based off...

Doctor Strange: A Magical Movie?

Doctor Strange: A Magical Movie?

Sabrina Randolph, Reporter
November 16, 2016
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Comic book and video game fans will appreciate this new movie, "Doctor Strange," inspired from the classic Marvel comic books. Doctor Steven Strange, the man played by award-winning Benedict Cumberbatch, is a madly creative neurosurgeon looking for challenge. That is, until he gets into a devastating...

Review: The Purge: Election Year

Review: The Purge: Election Year

Chloe Armstrong, Reporter
October 18, 2016
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The Purge is a set of three movies. The very first one, which is very simply titled, "The Purge" came out in 2013. The second one came out in 2014 and is named, "The Purge: Anarchy". The third movie came out on July 1, 2016. This one was titled, "The Purge: Election Year". If you don't know, these...

Review: “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” Brings Perspective on Everything from Fatherhood to Drug Abuse

Review: “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” Brings Perspective on Everything from Fatherhood to Drug Abuse

Mo Heiniger, Reporter
October 11, 2016
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On February 26, 2016, the long-awaited Macklemore & Ryan Lewis album "This Unruly Mess I've Made" was released. Listeners have observed both serious and humorous sides of Ben Haggerty (a.k.a. Macklemore) and this album beautifully highlights both of these. Popular songs off of this album include...

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
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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...

Election 2016, A Debate of Insults

Election 2016, A Debate of Insults

Jackson Parker
October 10, 2016
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  28 days remain this election cycle and the candidates are dueling in the ring. Insults are only becoming worse and there is an overwhelming distraction from real issues facing America. Last night's debate was no different, with no real answers to our healthcare system, economic policy or future...

Review: “Wild World” by Bastille

Review: “Wild World” by Bastille

October 10, 2016
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On September 9th, 2016, Bastille released their new album, "Wild World". Bastille is described as a British indie pop band. Before "Wild World", they had four other albums, "Bad Blood", "VS. (Other People's heartache)"," Other People's Heartache", and "Other People's Heartache pt. 2.". "Pompeii" from...

Review: “The False Foundation” by Archive

Review: “The False Foundation” by Archive

David Misyura, Reporter
October 6, 2016
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"Archive" is a music collective based in London, Britain, with all of its individual talents contributing to create the unique music that the collective is known for. The group has had great success throughout Europe, reaching and maintaining the top spot on French charts for a whole week with their...

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Review: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Senior Reporter
September 20, 2016
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This review contains spoilers for the book, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child". If you do not wish to read these spoilers, the Prospector recommends leaving this page. On the beloved fictional character Harry Potter's 36th birthday, another thing was celebrated: "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child"....

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