The Prowler

Opinion: Youth matters

Opinion: Youth matters

October 3, 2019

Over the past few days, the entire world has been talking about Greta Thunberg and her speech at the United Nations Climate Change summit bashing the older generations for turning a blind eye toward the already severe and worsening state of climate change.  Why exactly has this yo...

Opinion: Teens need to recognize the dangers of vaping

Opinion: Teens need to recognize the dangers of vaping

September 23, 2019

Vomiting, severe headaches, lung diseases, and now, even death -- these symptoms all come from the popular electronic cigarettes such as Juuls and Novas.  Now more than ever, teenagers need to realize...

Opinion: Pep rallies should not be held during school

Opinion: Pep rallies should not be held during school

September 13, 2019

Neon ‘80s-colored outfits, costumes ranging from farm animals to superheroes, and staggering “senior citizens” roaming the school hallways, one clearly sees that Homecoming Week is finally upon us.  H...

Opinion: Brazilian government must do more to save native tribes’ homes

Opinion: Brazilian government must do more to save native tribes’ homes

August 30, 2019

Earlier this week, thousands of people on social media caused an uproar after discovering that the Amazon Rainforest has had approximately 9,500 fires burning for nearly the past month.  These “lungs of the world” are not only home to thousands o...

Opinion: New bookbag policy only hurts students

Opinion: New bookbag policy only hurts students

August 20, 2019

The school year has began once again, and with it are newly implemented rules. One rule in specific that is an ongoing topic of conversation for many students these past few weeks has been the infamous “bo...

OPINION: What’s the point?

OPINION: What’s the point?

May 21, 2019

One thing that I have noticed since May started is that some teachers have a countdown to summer on their boards, and it is really annoying me. I do not see the point in having a countdown when summer is so c...

Real Talk

Real Talk

Sophia Bender and James Hindy

May 17, 2019

Welcome back to “Real Talk.” In this week’s episode, Staff Writers Sophia Bender and James Hindy sit down to discuss Marvel Studios’ newest movie “Avengers: Endgame.” Together, the pair talk about what the movie means for the fra...

OPINION: Senior siblings in the spotlight

OPINION: Senior siblings in the spotlight

May 15, 2019

As a senior, I can tell you with absolute confidence that senior year has been great. I’ve been able to relax a lot more than previously, and my future has been basically been confirmed, for at least th...

Immigrants are not ‘stealing’ Americans jobs

Immigrants are not ‘stealing’ Americans jobs

May 9, 2019

Here’s a hot take: Many Americans, who are the sons and daughters of immigrant workers themselves, need to realize that they are demonstrating pure hypocrisy whenever they complain about immigrants ...