The Prospector

Mars Colony

Mars Colony

Baylee Vogler, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is planning to send astronauts to Mars with the purpose of exploring and colonizing the planet by the 2030’s. Before you grab a pen to sign yourself up, you might want to take a closer look at what’s in store for the volunteers.

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Transportation Tips

Transportation Tips

Britney Chen, Online Editor

February 15, 2018


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We live in a time where we complain about long commutes, standstill traffic and never-ending road construction. However, engineers and entrepreneurs are designing new ways to get you from point A to B faster, cheaper, and more efficient

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Corporations Rule the World

Corporations Rule the World

Ben Lyons, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018


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As of February 2017, Oxfam reported that just six men own more than half the world’s wealth, a drastically smaller number than the  62 in 2016. In just a year wealth has been consolidated more than ever before, begging the question of when that number might finally tic down to one.

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Franchises of the Future

Franchises of the Future

Rachel Van Leeuwen, Opinion Editor

January 29, 2018


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It’s the year 2018. We are eagerly anticipating many movies this year, but we’re most excited for movies such as, Avengers: Infinity War, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Solo: A Star Wars Story, and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. 50 years from now, in 2068, movies like these will still be coming out.

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Moving Out

Moving Out

Britney Chen, Online Editor

January 21, 2018


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Living on your own. The freedom. The independence. You can do whatever you want when you want it and your parents can’t tell you no. It sounds great but reality has a way of slapping you in the face.

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Expectations

Expectations

Aubrie Hickmon, News Editor

January 9, 2018


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Most popular. Most beautiful. Most likely to become a billionaire. This is what life was supposed to be when I grew up.

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Off the Grid

Off the Grid

Baylee Vogler, Staff Writer

January 2, 2018


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Generally, when people are asked what they want to be when they grow up, they don’t answer by saying they want to go off the grid. In fact, whenever I mention this, I get the sympathy pat on my head and the, “Oh sure honey; dream big.”

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Tall, Blonde, and Blue Eyed

Tall, Blonde, and Blue Eyed

Abi Lingam, Staff Writer

January 2, 2018


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But this is me looking back at puberty now. However, when young, uneducated, Abi Lingam was romping around the world there was nothing she was more excited for than puberty.

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The Perfect Family

The Perfect Family

Maddy Reagan, Staff Writer

December 24, 2017


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When I was younger I had dreams, a little too ambitious of dreams but they were desires nonetheless. I planned my future on out-of-reach wishes about who I would marry when I was older. In retrospect, it’s a little zealous to believe that 8-year-old Maddy could actually date a celebrity like Zac Efron, but I convinced myself that I too, was famous.

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Having Superpowers

Having Superpowers

Baylee Vogler, Staff Writer

December 22, 2017


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A lot of kids dream about being a superhero. Having some kind of special ability or suit you can jump into and fly away. This was my dream when I was younger, and it still is today. However, when you look at the basics of having superpowers, you start to realize how unrealistic they really are.

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