College Basketball Is More Appealing Than NBA

Eric Young, Head Sports Editor

May 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

With March Madness and the NCAA Tournament finally wrapped up, for some, basketball season is over; but for NBA fans, it continues on. The shorter season in college basketball and the hundreds of teams that compete in in the sport makes college basketball more appealing to basketball fans. The NCAA...

Location switch jeopardizes prom

Location switch jeopardizes prom

Brendan Donahue, Reporter

May 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

One of the most remembered high school traditions may be in danger for the upcoming classes of students. Soon, the experience of prom may change because of the recent location switch, from Evans Hall on Washington and Lee’s (W&L) campus, to the gym here at RCHS. A location may not seem like a big deal at f...

Prom in the gym PROMises success

Nic Benke, Secondary Editor

May 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

For at least three years, the junior classes of this school have fund-raised and decorated for prom at Washington and Lee’s exalted Evan’s Dining Hall. For $2,000, a similar price most any other organization pays for, students have had nothing but cookies and water served from office water...

Procrastination Provides Purpose

Procrastination Provides Purpose

Adam Webster, Reporter

May 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Sometimes the urge to avoid an unavoidable task, such as homework or chores, is too strong to ignore. Regardless of the fact that it will have to be done eventually, you just keep pushing it further and further ahead until it needs to be done. While some people may procrastinate more than others, it affects just about e...

2016 Albums And Songs Of The Year

2016 Albums And Songs Of The Year

Chris Ritter, Head Visual Editor

April 2, 2017


Filed under Music Reviews

Honorable Mention (no particular order): David Bowie - Blackstar Kendrick Lamar - untitled unmastered. Gallant - Ology Noname - Telefone Flume - Skin Isaiah Rashad - The Sun’s Tirade Rihanna - ANTI Kweku Collins - Nat Love The 1975 - I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so u...

Winter and its Societal Effect

Prowler Staff

March 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As Valentine’s Day approaches, it seems appropriate to reflect on the romantic effect of the winter season on our lives. For centuries, winter embodied the idea of death. The Greeks characterized the onset of winter with the myth of Demeter who symbolized the harvest and fertile life that the Greeks...

UN Desperately Needs Reform

UN Desperately Needs Reform

Kaizad Irani, Head Online Editor

March 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In 2017, Portugal’s former prime minister António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres will succeed Ban Ki-Moon as the next United Nations (UN) Secretary-General. Guterres will have to work on reforming the key foundations of the United Nations in order to modernize this outdated, ineffective, and unfair organiz...

Cafeteria Needs to Expand Technologically

Musa Kamara, Head Online Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Food service businesses have been particularly smart in keeping up with the latest trends in technology. For example, most American adults carry some sort of financial card in their wallet. The practical choice for any restaurant would be to invest in technology with card-reader capabilities in order to maximi...

Welfare Spending Needs Revision

Welfare Spending Needs Revision

Kala Youngblood, Talent Show and Cat Track Coordinator

March 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As an exchange of power between political parties approaches in January, many wonder how their lives will be affected. For some Americans, this change potentially puts their income on the line. I am talking about Americans who rely on welfare. Our welfare system is broken and lawmakers are relying on...

2017 Grammy Predictions: Who Will and Should Win

2017 Grammy Predictions: Who Will and Should Win

Chris Ritter, Head Visual Editor

February 10, 2017


Filed under Music Reviews

Album Of The Year: “25” — Adele “Lemonade” — Beyoncé “Purpose” — Justin Bieber “Views” — Drake “A Sailor's Guide To Earth” — Sturgill Simpson   The 2016 record year brought some of the most creative, high-reaching, and artistically daring albums of the decade. This year...

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