The Prowler

Immigrant workers on their way to work. They deserve to be recognized for their hard work and contribution to the country instead of being accused of “taking” the jobs of Americans.

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 hyp...

Reggaeton is becoming many parts of the United States. It’s time that our town finally opens up to this new genre of music.

OPINION: Time to recognize rise of Reggaeton

March 6, 2019

Here’s a hot take: Peachtree City dwellers need to get more familiar with Reggeaton, the Latin-inspired music that is sweeping the entire nation. ...

The children in this photo are part of the Guarani tribe in Salta, Argentina. They should not be cast aside and ignored when speaking of Argentina because they, too, are a part of this country.

OPINION: People confuse race and ethnicity

February 8, 2019

Here’s a hot take: it’s time that the difference between race and ethnicity is finally discussed in detail, and many people still do not (or refuse ...

The locomotive was a game-changer circa 1800, and for a while in Atlanta history, rail was more than a big deal. Can public transit today be the comeback kid we all so desperately need?

OPINION: Trains are cool

December 5, 2018

Here’s a hot take: expansion of public transportation in the Atlanta metro area is a necessity. I mean, who doesn’t love a good train? Now, ...

Today’s political arena is wacky. It’s all the more reason to value common sense.

OPINION: Facts are facts

November 6, 2018

Here’s a hot take: we need to start examining issues with a fine-toothed comb and putting genuine effort into finding the truth rather than using pol...

Two students depict their close friendship by hugging each other. Discussing about your problems can strengthen a friendship, but only if the discussion doesn’t become a competition.

Problems vs. problems is a problem

October 2, 2018

Here’s a hot take: your problems are not a competition. Problems and issues you have aren’t meant to be compared because that’s only a one way ticket ...

The demographic tab on the Common Application for colleges has a question to select what race you identify as. Colleges will not decline your application based on your race, so there's no reason to lie and exploit minorities in the attempt for a personal gain that will ultimately be detrimental.

OPINION: Exploiting minorities for college applications is just wrong

September 26, 2018

Here’s a hot take: even if you are genetically part of a minority, don't select you are that minority in college applications unless you actively practice th...

Student stands in front of a trash can about to cut up a charging cord that has somehow survived thanks to some old fashioned electrical tape. Popping bubble wrap is a cacophony compared to cutting up a phone charging cord.

That’s a wrap on bubble wrap

September 9, 2018

So here’s a hot take: cutting up phone chargers with scissors is the most calming thing you could ever do with your life. We all know the long-standi...

For much of mankind’s history, clothing has been gendered. Here the case is made that these designations have no inherent value, and the benefits of accepting androgynous dress are unparalleled.

Conversation around fashion still clothes-minded

April 26, 2018

Here’s a hot take: the future of fashion is genderless. You should be excited about that. Clothes are just one of the wild ways in which we add dynamism t...