Humans of Rockhurst High: Damon Ross

“I want to be a doctor because I broke my leg the beginning of football season and I learned a lot of things about the medical field from the experience. I started taking physiology this year, and it’s really interesting. I started thinking maybe I could do this for a living. My parents have been encouraging me since I was a freshman to get into … Continue reading Humans of Rockhurst High: Damon Ross

Dear Josh: Column #3

Rockhurst’s favorite solitary advice column returns once again. Due to the large number of submissions, some questions were set aside for Dear Josh: Vol 4. Enjoy! Q: Why do white trucks pull out in front of red mustangs? A: Reader, I am shocked and appalled by this heinous act. It infuriates me that even in 2016 our society is plagued by white elitists, even in … Continue reading Dear Josh: Column #3

Humans of Rockhurst: Debut Edition

Read the debut edition of “Humans of Rockhurst High” by Josh O’Dell, Managing Editor of the Prep News. Josh plans on using this column to highlight the uniqueness in our student body, a diversity of opinions, and our students’ struggles. Damien Cortes “I want to be a doctor when I grow up because I feel like I could help a lot of people. I don’t … Continue reading Humans of Rockhurst: Debut Edition

The Great Debate: Backpacks vs. Satchels

Most people don’t put much thought into what means they use to carry their school supplies; to others, this decision is more than a matter of function. For them, backpacks constitute a fundamental statement about oneself. Backpacks and satchels both allow easy access to things, and can be an interesting addition to someone’s everyday look. The case for backpacks is very simple. For most, the … Continue reading The Great Debate: Backpacks vs. Satchels

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

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

SULLIVAN: Embrace your inner freshman

The good (or bad) news about freshman year is that it is only the beginning of your journey through Rockhurst. More homework, more opportunities, and more responsibilities are soon to follow. However, upon taking a retroactive look at my freshman year experience, I realize I had some great times. Nothing compares to the first time you get to walk down the hill during the Braveheart … Continue reading SULLIVAN: Embrace your inner freshman

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

Starbucks Mugged with Christmas Cup Controversy

  This piece was published in the December 2015 issue of the Prep News ———————————————————————————————————————————– Recently, the Starbucks Corporation has been brewing up a latte of controversy regarding their minimalist cup design for the holiday season. The cup, which in the past has included “Christmas” like images such as snowflakes, ornaments, holly and snowmen, has been designed this year to be a simple shade of … Continue reading Starbucks Mugged with Christmas Cup Controversy