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ISIS stopped by BCPSOne card checkpoint

ISIS stopped by BCPSOne card checkpoint

By Finn Hasson

April 1, 2015

On the night of March 8, the BCPSOne Card scored its first victory in what is sure to be a long, illustrious career. Thirteen armed ISIS fighters approached the school with diabolical intent, but were stymied by the staunch new security system. Security cameras show the group approach the building in a...

My invisible uncle

My invisible uncle

By Leah Crenshaw

March 23, 2015

Like most high school kids now, I don't remember much from 2001. I don't remember the first Harry Potter movie premiering. I don't remember my first few days of K4 classes at St. James Day School. I don't remember my uncle, Michael Morgan Taylor, stock trader for Cantor Fitzgerald on the 104th floor...

American Sniper: patriotism or propaganda?

<i>American Sniper</i>: patriotism or propaganda?

By Claire Lefton, Sycamore High School

February 12, 2015

“In the latest Hunger Games movie, Philip Seymour Hoffman’s "Plutarch" views propaganda footage… and says, 'It’s a little on the nose, but of course so is war.' He could be talking about American Sniper,” film critic David Edelstein wrote in New York Magazine. Clint Eastwood’s extremely success...

A blind eye no more toward Africa

A blind eye no more toward Africa

By Chris Ludlam, Advanced Math and Science Academy

February 11, 2015

Everyone, it seems, has heard about the Charlie Hebdo attacks in France last month. If you haven’t, then you need to be more in touch with the world. But have you heard about the Baga Massacre, which occurred just days before? Given how much has been in the news about it (i.e., how little), I do...

Je ne suis pas Charlie

Je ne suis pas Charlie

By Faith Terry, Starr's Mill High School

February 9, 2015

About two weeks ago, The Prowler staff gathered for a photo. We all held up pencils, an image shared on social media by countless others around the world to show support for journalistic freedom of expression in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris.