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Lauren Day, Online Editor
October 15, 2019

In the exciting, dramatic, fast-paced existence that we call life, people have made it a habit to argue. Debate. Have charged conversations. We listen to respond, make sure to say “I hear you,” then continue on to contradict their opinion, or give them a piece of our minds. Rarely do we make an effort to place ourselves in another’s shoes, sympathize with them, empathize with them. No. It seems most important, now more than ever, for us to thrust their opinions in the spotlight, ensuring they...

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Sophie Jurion, Editor-in-Chief
October 9, 2019

“Tick tock,” goes your clock. You are spending another sleepless night before your makeup SAT at Franklin high school; your original date was cancelled due to construction at the school. You are a filled with anxiety as you try to remember the quadratic formula. Your alarm finally rings, and you roll out of bed. Then as you arrive to Franklin you discover a sheet of printer paper taped to the South Seattle’s locked front doors: “PLEASE CONTACT THE COLLEGE BOARD.” For the second time in...

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Kate Leahy, Editor in Chief
May 22, 2019

When most seniors reflect on their time at Prep they probably are reminded of Olympic Weeks, embarrassing stories, sports games or infamous class projects. However, I have chosen to remember my time at Prep in a slightly different manner: by saving every. Single. Paper. I have accumulated while at Prep. It all started second semester freshman year when I was clearing out my overstuffed inch and a half Xavier Collegio binder. Thinking I might need the handouts or assignments in that binder sometime...

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Jeffrey Go and Jack Coleman
November 20, 2019

“As human beings, we want to know and connect with each other. When we see or hear something that challenges our viewpoints, we seek to know that and where it is coming from,” said Weeks. There are so many different cultures in the world. Consequently, this mixing bowl of cultures has gradually seeped into the media society consumes such plays, movies and music, including the students at Seattle Prep. “Culture unifies a group of people group--same traditions, honoring who they are. Cultures...

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Paige Stanley, Staff Writer
November 14, 2019

Whether it’s lumpia, arepas, spaghetti, schnitzel, baguettes, chai tea, and more, students at Prep have diverse pallets regarding their favorite family foods. While Prep students come from over 64 zip codes in the greater Seattle area, many students also come from different family heritages around the world. With these heritages, students share their favorite family recipes. Alex Battle ’21 has strong family roots in Germany. Her mother was born in raised there and her entire family on her...

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Cyrus Berger, Staff Writer
November 12, 2019

Foreign film suggestions from prep world language teachers ranged from surrealist short films to classic fairy tales to historical thrillers. Madame Mobarek, Prep’s new French teacher, recommended three films, starting with Jean Cocteau’s 1946 version of Beauty and the Beast (in French, La Belle et La Bête). Mme. Mobarek also suggested Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Conformist, a 1970 French, West German, and Italian co-production about 1930s Italian fascism. Finally, Mobarek recommended the...

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Margot Gwynn

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Margot Gwynn is a freshman at Seattle Prep and is excited to be a new member of The Panther!  A former competitive gymnast, Margot now runs cross country for Seattle Prep during the fall, and she looks forward to trying out for the Seattle Prep Girls Lacrosse Team in the spring. Her diet consists of...

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