Q & A: Rockhurst English teacher Mr. Lawlor discusses his podcast

To view the 250 word front page feature story on Mr. Sean Lawlor and his podcast, pick up the most recent print edition of the Prep News. Q: Who originally brought up the idea of a podcast? A: It rose organically in conversation with my friend Matt, a close friend of mine since we attended DeSmet together. We were hanging out in Cincinnati in the … Continue reading Q & A: Rockhurst English teacher Mr. Lawlor discusses his podcast

Q&A: Jack Franke discusses the Prep News trip to DC

From Nov. 6 to Nov. 9, members of the Prep News staff traveled to Washington D.C. for a national journalism convention. I sat down with Jack Franke to discuss how the trip went, and more importantly, to learn what he got out of the experience. Why did you as well as other members of the newspaper travel to Washington D.C. last week? A portion of … Continue reading Q&A: Jack Franke discusses the Prep News trip to DC

Q&A: Mr. Hicks on his unique teaching style

Students who have had Mr. Matthew Hicks as a teacher know his teaching style isn’t necessarily the most orthodox. Mr. Hicks often tells stories from his life in class, and his jokes are always popular among both his freshmen and seniors. Although “I digress…” has practically become his catch phrase, Mr. Hicks understands that his stories and jokes do have a purpose in the classroom. … Continue reading Q&A: Mr. Hicks on his unique teaching style

Q&A: Binh Ngo takes the long trip back home

For most students at Rockhurst, summer is a time for travel. But few students travel for the same reason as sophomore Binh Ngo. This past summer, Ngo returned to visit his hometown in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Binh answered the following questions detailing his trip. Why did you go back to Vietnam last summer? I went back to Vietnam to visit many of my relatives and friends … Continue reading Q&A: Binh Ngo takes the long trip back home