The Student Newspaper of Bingham High School

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The Student Newspaper of Bingham High School

The Prospector

The Student Newspaper of Bingham High School

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One Century Ago

Sophie Whitehead, News Editor March 16, 2023

One century ago, Americans were listening to soap operas on the radio, eating Welch’s grape jelly, and were driving black Model Ts. Now, Americans watch the Hallmark Channel, eat Welch’s fruit snacks,...

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Carter Carling, Staff Writer March 16, 2023

On Feb. 4th, a Chinese spy balloon was shot down just off the coast of South Carolina. On Feb. 10th, a UFO was shot down off the coast of Alaska. On Feb. 11th, a UFO is shot down over Canada. Feb. 12th,...

Students graduating.
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Seniors! It’s Time to Apply for Graduation Cords

Ella Stringham, Proofreader March 16, 2023

You’ve heard about them since you were a sophomore. You’ve seen them hanging on your older siblings’ walls. You’ve walked by posters for them all around the school. Now you’re finally a senior,...

The Morp poster. 
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All About Morp!

Ximena Santana, Staff Writer March 16, 2023

Morp is coming up this month and many students have questions surrounding it, some may include: What is Morp? Why is it a boy’s choice dance? Why is it themed after a song? Why isn’t there a Sadie...

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Many stores in the U.S have already begun stocking their shelves in preparation for Valentine’s Day.

‘Sup Singles! So-Called “Valentine’s Day” Isn’t Real

Elle Bird, Opinion Editor January 26, 2023

Chocolate. Hearts. Naked Baby with a weapon? Valentine’s Day has been a staple in society for so long, but people have forgotten the interesting traditions, history, and purpose behind the beloved holiday....

A girl listens to music in a bright orange coat on the beach.
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Top Music at Bingham in 2022

Lindsay Reynolds , Staff Writer January 26, 2023

Songs are an important part of everyone’s life. Whether it's listening to the radio, jamming out to your favorite song, or even just in movies and shows, songs are everywhere. While everyone has different...

Alta ski slopes taken from Sugarloaf chair lift

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From Mailmen to Millions – The History of Skiing in Utah

Syd Alexander, Social Media Editor December 2, 2022

It's a basic morning in early elementary school: you roll out of bed after your mom already yelled your name twice, and you're just in time to finish forgotten math homework before you leave to catch the...

 A snow covered mountain in the foreground of a beautiful sunset.

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We’re Done with Daylight Savings

Lindsay Reynolds, Staff Writer December 2, 2022

Daylight savings may be ending, and a bill changing it is being reviewed currently. Get ready to be permanently on daylight savings time, which means the sun is going to go down earlier all year. This...

Utah Changes Its State Flag

Helena Borremans, Staff Writer November 3, 2022

After much criticism against the current state flag, the people of Utah have come together to choose a flag that better represents the state as a whole. For many years people have said that the current...

Queen Elizabeth: Her Life, Legacy and What Comes Next

Malia Lombardi, Staff Writer November 3, 2022

Queen Elizabeth died on September 8, 2022 at 6:31 pm in the Balmoral castle, a large estate house located in Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.  The cause of death was old age. She was the first...

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