“Caption This” Contest Winner Announced

Congratulations to Andy Bauer, the winner of the Prep News Online’s “Caption This” contest, and the winner of a $15 Chick-FIl-A gift card. Check out some of our favorite submissions, including Andy’s, below. Winner: “Thursday will be a white shirt and tie day with no late start.” -Andy Bauer Honorable mentions: When they say theContinue reading ““Caption This” Contest Winner Announced”

Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN” Review

Many know Kendrick Lamar as a fantastic concept artist, able to weave narratives with fantastic beats to create meaningful and fun albums. DAMN, Lamar’s 4th album, is a breath of fresh air that continues to break ground in storytelling. 2015’s To Pimp a Butterfly was heavily layered with jazzy instrumentals and complex storytelling. If TPABContinue reading “Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN” Review”

Teenage Alcohol Abuse: The Dangers of a Toxic Drug

Teenage alcohol consumption is a growing problem in America. More and more teens are being attracted to drinking alcohol at younger ages. In fact, the National Institute of Health found that in a 2013 National Survey on Drug Usage and Health (NSDUH), approximately 5.4 million people between the ages of 12-20 reported partaking in alcoholContinue reading “Teenage Alcohol Abuse: The Dangers of a Toxic Drug”

Royals look to bounce back from mediocre season

The 2016 season for the Kansas City Royals was  average as they went 81-81 and finished  in third place in the AL Central. Last season was disappointing after winning the World Series in 2015. This year the Royals look to bounce back to the top of the division, this may be out of their reachContinue reading “Royals look to bounce back from mediocre season”

Baseball team off to solid start

After coming up short in last year’s District Championships, the Rockhurst baseball team is off to a fine start. The Hawklets won each of their first five games before falling 8-7 to Olathe Northwest March 27, showcasing a powerful offense the whole way. Following nail-biters against Blue Springs (3-2), Liberty North (7-6) and Oak ParkContinue reading “Baseball team off to solid start”

H*ck: The Issue of Swearing at Rockhurst

You’re sitting in heavy traffic, listening to the radio to pass the time. Your favorite song, “Broccoli” comes on, but some of the words have been censored, leaving it muffled and incomplete, unlike the buttery flows you’re used to. You’re outraged, but helpless. Some of these “so-called” curse words are generally not allowed to beContinue reading “H*ck: The Issue of Swearing at Rockhurst”

Dear Josh: the Finale

Why do all good things have to come to an end? Well, if you’re at all familiar with the classic Christmas story “A Christmas Story,” you’ll know that, much like sunny-side up eggs, killstreaks, and human life, stuff’s fragile dude. Call it imperfect design. I’m pretty sure Aquinas wrote something about it once… Is HarambeContinue reading “Dear Josh: the Finale”