ORF: Check out these weird news headlines

Man makes gruesome discovery after finding 40 dead cats ‘stacked’ in freezers he won in auction http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/man-makes-gruesome-discovery-after-9092281   Cloudspotter films ‘angel’ in the sky as people brand it ‘a gift from God’ http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/cloudspotter-films-angel-sky-people-9088651   Smelling bad odors which don’t exist is a serious sign you should visit the doctor immediately http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/smelling-bad-odours-dont-exist-9089229   US student dressed as creepy clown is BLOWN UP after being chased into … Continue reading ORF: Check out these weird news headlines

Guest Writer: Fantasy Football Week 7

How ’bout those Chiefs?  This past week in the NFL was full of upsets and surprises, and I’ve got the scoop on who to add to cement your fantasy teams. Quarterbacks Alex Smith (Kansas City) — After a tidy 19/22 and 224 yards passing, Smith is looking more reliable from a fantasy standpoint. He hardly ever makes mistakes, but this does take away from his … Continue reading Guest Writer: Fantasy Football Week 7

Guest Writer: Fantasy Football Week 6

The recurring theme for this past week was, “wait… who?”  Surprise performances from Marcus Mariota, Adam Vinatieri and Martellus Bennett last week meant waiver wire chaos this week. I had some good suggestions last week (Sammie Coates, Jordan Howard and the Bills D/ST to name a few) and am confident the players below will help your team in the coming week. Quarterback Brian Hoyer (Chicago) … Continue reading Guest Writer: Fantasy Football Week 6

Sullivan: Clown epidemic should be taken seriously

One trend with the internet and social media is that people online have a tendency to take things too far. This rings true for the latest social media trend: clown sightings. Despite horror movies, these makeup wearing jokesters are rarely dangerous. However, these clowns may have a more sinister goal. The frenzy began in Greenville, South Carolina, where kids reported to their parents that a … Continue reading Sullivan: Clown epidemic should be taken seriously

Season change opens the door to new activities

With pools closing and temperatures beginning to drop, students are now being forced to accept that summer is actually over. Thankfully, there are plenty of new activities students can take part in as summer fades away, and a new season begins. A new season means different weather, and fall weather tends to be a favorite among Rockhurst students. The crisp leaves falling to the ground … Continue reading Season change opens the door to new activities

Guest Writer: Weekly Fantasy Football Roundup

How’s it going, Rockhurst? I’ll be constructing a weekly fantasy advice column here on the Prep News Online. Week 4 in fantasy was eye-opening to say the least. Matt Ryan and Julio Jones overloaded scoreboards while Gronk and DeAndre Hopkins did the fantasy equivalent of wetting the bed. While I can’t legally guarantee these players will lead you to victory each week, I can guarantee … Continue reading Guest Writer: Weekly Fantasy Football Roundup

Dear Josh column: debut edition

Managing Editor of the Prep News Joshua O’Dell is known for having a dry sense of humor, often snarky and sarcastic. In this recurring column, O’Dell will answer questions from students sent in a survey. He will discuss serious things like college, but also light hearted things like Harambe. Enjoy! As a junior looking at colleges, what are the things I should focus on in my search … Continue reading Dear Josh column: debut edition

ODU: State of the Prep News

With the new school year in full swing, we have all witnessed major changes and new developments within the school and the entire Rockhurst community. One of these new changes involves the Prep News and the Quarterly. Aside from new staff members, a new adviser and a new journalism lab, there are many changes coming to how we produce and share the news with our … Continue reading ODU: State of the Prep News

Roudebush & Niemuth Defend the Second Amendment

This piece was published in the December 2015 issue of the Prep News and was co-written by Forrest Roudebush and Jack Niemuth ———————————————————————————————————————————–—————– In wake of the recent 353 mass shootings this year, the American public is again debating the best way to curb gun violence. Many are calling for increased gun control, saying restrictions on certain firearms will lead to better public safety. Proponents … Continue reading Roudebush & Niemuth Defend the Second Amendment