The Prowler

Revival of Rock ‘N’ Roll

Hailee Munno, Editor-in-Chief January 20, 2023

From the revolution that began in the early 1950s, rock has gone through countless highs and lows throughout the decades. Now, music lovers all over the globe face the question, is rock ‘n’ roll dead? Rock...

ASL teacher Emily Pomrening shows off her vast collection of student-gifted rubber ducks.

Toys: Adults will be kids

Tim Przybylski, Staff Writer January 20, 2023

It all began with a duck. After returning from online learning, a student gave ASL teacher Emily Pomrening a rubber duck. She loved the gift and put it on her classroom board. The duck’s joy was infectious,...

West Aurora junior Evan Hackney poses as a role model with Shawn Ellis (left) and Shane Ellis (right) while wearing an original Michael Washington “Kids Need Heroes” shirt.

Designer recognizes ‘Kids Need Heroes’

Jillian Schudiske, News Editor November 9, 2022

Who do you admire?  Often, children grow up and credit their achievements to a particular person- their role model. Yet, children without positive influences often grow up without support and encouragement. Junior...

Settling the score on athletic superstitions

Sophia Woods, Feature Writer October 20, 2022

Even the arguably greatest basketball player Michael Jordan was convinced that it wasn't just his amazing skills and 6’6” build that made up for his success but his University of North Carolina shorts. ...

Would you like to be famous?

Hailee Munno, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2022

Hundreds of thousands of followers on social media, fancy cars, multiple houses, a name that anybody could recognize; the alluring life of fame seems to be abundant in glitz and glamor, but the repercussions...

People are obsessed with parasocial relationships

Hailee Munno, Editor-in-Chief October 20, 2022

Taylor Swift spotted with possible new boyfriend: Kim Kardashian faces marital problems: Harry Styles speculated to be engaged.  In the age of media flooding society daily, following celebrity whereabouts...

Minecraft version 17.1 Pocket edition screen shot by Paige Collins

Sandbox games encourage creativity

Paige Collins, Graphic Editor May 17, 2022

Real-time strategy, shooters, role-playing, simulation, puzzlers, action-adventure… Video games are one of the most popular forms of modern entertainment.   A unique type of video game is the sandbox...

Graphic by Paige Collins

Black holes: ‘darkest zones of human soul’

Paige Collins, Graphic Editor May 17, 2022

Staring into the starry sky, one can't help but wonder what lies in the darkness, the endless expanse of space.  Black holes are one of the many oddities of the galaxy that baffle  scientists to this...

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Americanized Food Disorder

Max Otero, Staff Reporter May 17, 2022

Some foods we commonly eat are directly associated with another country. Our minds instantly go to Mexico when we think of tacos. Likewise, when we dream of Italy, bowls of spaghetti come to mind. However,...

Photo by Hailee Munno

C isn’t average

Hailee Munno, Feature Editor May 17, 2022

Twice a year, students nervously open their report cards.  An “A”?  Elation and an immense feeling of satisfaction. An “F”?  Disappointment and perhaps a flood of tears.  Seeing a “C”,...

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Spending as coping mechanism

Julia Gerard, News Editor May 16, 2022

Everyone has probably used the “I am only shopping because I am stressed” gimmick at some point in their lives, but it does raise the question: can spending money really brighten someone’s spirits?   Retail...

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