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Planet Coaster review

Planet Coaster review

Samuel Just, Staff Writer

January 12, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Planet Coaster is a game about building the amusement park of endless fun and creativity, with no limits to what can be created. The game is know as the “spiritual” successor to Frontier and Atari’s “Roller Coaster Tycoon 3” which was released in 2002. The game officially released on PC gaming...

Celebrity news is not news

Celebrity news is not news

Hannah Aldawud, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

The world of journalism is a competitive field that usually requires at least four years of college and numerous different types of experience. Many graduates have hopes of writing intellectual broadminded works for prestigious newspapers, magazines and websites. Sadly, many journalists end up writing...

Why Overwatch saved the class-based shooter genre

Why Overwatch saved the class-based shooter genre

Samuel Just, Staff Writer

October 5, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Right now, I am in love with Blizzard’s first person shooter "Overwatch." It is easily one of my top 5 games of the year, either for its extensive line up of characters (labeled as ‘Heroes’ in game) or the overall feeling of the game. As of Sept. 23, there are 22 heroes in "Overwatch" with...

Top 8 Movie Remakes Out Before 2020

Top 8 Movie Remakes Out Before 2020

Jayden Dale, Graphics Editor

September 22, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, List, Opinion

Cinema in 2016 has been riddled with more remakes, good and bad, than I can count.  In spirit of that, here are the top 8 films I’m excited to see remade before 2020. #8 All Quiet on the Western Front This 1930 War-Drama was the first to project the horrors of war onto the silver screen. It is renowned for encapsulating just that perfect...

SeaWorld ends orca performances

SeaWorld ends orca performances

Nathaniel Martinez, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Last November, SeaWorld pledged to end the theatrical orca shows at its San Diego location in 2016. The shows are supposed to be replaced next year with more “natural” and educational shows with its San Antonio and Orlando locations following suit in 2019. On March 17, the company went further and...

Gym exemption decision reached

Gym exemption decision reached

Staff, Staff

April 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Ah, gym exemption. The debate over state mandated gym is a favorite amongst high schoolers. In fact, it’s not even much of a debate; rather, it’s more of a complaint. Many teens seem to be opposed to mandatory gym because there are other classes they wish to take in its place. However, options are...

Community welcomes new principal

Prowler Staff

March 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Over the past decade, North has developed a reputation as one of the best, if not, the best school in the District. We consistently score high on the ACT among other academic achievements, and maintain low discipline levels. In those years, we have experienced the tenure of three principals, with the...

The Election

Zahra Ali, Opinion Editor

March 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

From socialism to mass deportation, this presidential election has brought a flood of oddities to the surface. There is Hilary Clinton—a woman making a stand, Bernie Sanders—a Jewish candidate who continues to hold up in the polls, and of course, Donald Trump—a business man who smashes all election...

Cell phone addiction becomes a problem

Lauren Hansen, Journalism 1

March 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

They’re with people all day seven days a week, they answer every question, they never abandon people, or gets annoyed, and people love them unconditionally, cell phones. Cellphone addiction has become a problem throughout the world, but especially in America. People need to monitor their phone usa...

Food marketing towards children skews nutritional value

Adriana Kladis, Journalism 1

March 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Every day, children ages 2-17 see on average, 12-21 TV commercials for food products, totaling up to 4,400-7,600 commercials a year. Food marketing to kids, which includes using cartoon characters, commercials, and celebrity spokespersons to advertise a company’s unhealthy products is persuading kids to ea...

LGBT individuals face trouble within family

Maggie Bergmann, Journalism 1

March 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion

All around the world, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people face discrimination in almost all aspects of their lives, but this all hits the fan when the person is your parent. Parents are shaming their child for being a part of the LBGT community. This has a major effect on the child...

District funding should benefit all groups

Carly Kramer, Staff Writer

February 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Over winter break, District 202 released a statement detailing their plans to equip each of the four high schools in the district with artificial turf in the football stadiums. The project is supposed to take place over the course of two years and cost around $6.5 million dollars, but here’s my question:...

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