The Prospector

Students of Great Recession: Transfers rising, completion declining

Jordan Gass-Pooré, SHFWire Intern

March 3, 2015

There’s been a push in the last decade to accurately calculate college graduation rates as a way to address the education gaps between low-income students and their more affluent peers President Barack Obama upped the ante in ...

Latinos join March for Life, but also face other issues

Jose Soto, SHFWire Intern

January 27, 2015

WASHINGTON – Priscilla Trastaway and Jair Vergara, both 20, from Paterson, N.J., are a young couple who have decided that chastity is the best way to prevent difficult situations, including a possible abortion. “We decided that w...

Congress unlikely to react soon to Obama’s immigration order, debaters say

Jose Soto, SHFWire Intern

January 20, 2015

WASHINGTON - Two political commentators agreed Monday that President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration reform will probably remain in effect because Congress is unlikely to take action to change it. “The intention was...

Muslim leaders see new cartoon as further insult to Islamic faith

Joe Mussatto, SHFWire Intern

January 20, 2015

WASHINGTON – The latest edition of Charlie Hebdo has offended the leader of a U.S. Muslim advocacy organization, just a week after Islamic extremists murdered 12 employees of the magazine because of controversial depictions of...

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