The Prospector

Coronavirus In Schools Across Utah

Bingham High School Miner statue wearing his mask
James Mcnee, Staff Writer October 30, 2020

As we venture further into the year at Bingham High, the infamous Covid-19 has been rampant throughout every school district on a global scale. The fear, as well as the cases, have risen exponentially...

COVID Adjustments in the Theatre Community

Theatres are empty worldwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brinlee Eller, News Editor October 27, 2020

Prolific stagecraft. Draining rehearsals. Months upon months of preparation and full-time devotion. All can make for a magical evening of stunning theatricals until a simple virus intrudes and wipes the...

Bingham’s Ghosts Have School Spirit Too

School spirit isn't just for students these days... Photo credit: Jaiden Gunn
Kylee Page, Artist/Cartoonist October 27, 2020

  Everyone knows of the ghost stories all high schools have. But are they true? Is it all made up by the students? I set out to find out the answers to these questions, and what I found astonished...

Most Important Presidential Election Yet, How to Use Your Voice

Our symbolic American Flag.
Brittany James, Staff Writer October 27, 2020

With the year 2020 bringing everything it has to offer—from protests, to a virus running rampant—stakes couldn’t be higher for this year’s presidential election. Topics have been debated. Political...

The Power of Mindset

Make the choice to have a positive mindset and it will brighten your life.
Jaida DeMill, Sports Editor October 27, 2020

School, covid, quarantine, and deadlines have all made life crazy. From barely missing an “A” to running out of time for homework, things tend to build up. Everything just seems to be going wrong right...

Today’s Goal: Soccer

Bingham vs Herriman; Kassie Leonce, 24 Picture credit: Emily Miller
Jaiden Gunn October 27, 2020

Soccer is one of the nation’s most popular sports, especially in high school. For soccer players, it’s a huge commitment, especially for high school players. It takes a lot of skill and athleticism...

The Beasts of Entertainment

Little girl and boy watching video or playing games on their smart phones.
Jacob Lloyd, Minitorial Editor October 27, 2020

Long ago, in an internet not far away, there lived a giant beast: Netflix. It was the only one who could satisfy our addictions.   For years, nothing changed. The beast never changed. The beast’s...

For the Love of Hockey

Braxton Porter #18, Bingham Hockey’s Captain, celebrates after scoring a goal. Photo Credit: Courtney Ryan
Molly Laukka October 27, 2020

In 1875 the first indoor hockey game was played with a huge crowd, who all loved the game, cheering each team on. Now 145 years later Braxton Porter, Talon Olson, and Carter Bohin are just some of the...

Utah’s Hidden Treasures: The Secrets of the Great Salt Lake

View of Antelope Island surrounded by pink water
Hannah Blankman and Ella Milakovic October 27, 2020

Everyone knows the Great Salt Lake. It’s the central feature of our state and the namesake of our capital city. You can even see it’s vibrant blue water from space. But what you don’t see is the...

Whoa Hollywood, What Happened?

Whoa Hollywood, What Happened?
Cale Montoya, Staff Writer October 27, 2020

The Hollywood film business has been thriving and making money on a daily basis for decades—until now. This little thing called COVID-19 snuck up on the world and prolonged every event imaginable. Hollywood...

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The student newspaper of Bingham High School
October 2020 Issue