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A Tribute to the Queen of Soul

Joe Robinson, Social Media Editor

October 12, 2018

Described as the “Queen of Soul”, Aretha Franklin had a voice that could not be missed. Her intensely melodic voice and deep passion in her music gave her a voice that rang across the country and made ripples in the social segregation and tension of her time. On August 16, 2018, Franklin passed at...

One Acts Spring onto Seattle Prep Stage

One Acts Spring onto Seattle Prep Stage

Audrey Frigon, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018

The annual Festival of One Acts returned to the Seattle Prep stage this spring. After a grueling five weeks of rehearsals, the shows are ready for the bright lights of the theater and are anticipating the arrival of audiences. This year, there were seven shows all directed by first-time directors....

Arts Week Showcases Student Visual and Performance Art

Arts Week Showcases Student Visual and Performance Art

Sophie Jurion, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018

Arts Week at Seattle Prep was an exciting time for students who are eager to express their creative juices, share their artistry, and tap into undiscovered talent. On Monday, the Art Gallery opened in the Commons, and the Spring Choir Concert sings the playlist from the romance musical, LaLa Land....

Seattle Prep Loves Love, Simon

Audrey Frigon, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018

The film Love, Simon hit theaters a few weeks ago and it has already sparked buzz in Hollywood for being one of the first mainstream movies with a gay leading character, especially in the romantic comedy genre. Love, Simon is a love story about a closeted teenager based on the 2015 novel by Becky Al...

Television Shows and Movies Diversify Leading Roles

Chloe Saharic, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018

Throughout the past decade, television and movies have made increasing efforts with race and gender minorities playing lead roles, but there is still a big gap the industry must fill. According to a “2017 Hollywood Diversity Report” from UCLA, the Les Angeles Times reported that minority actors “...

Queer Eye Unites Communities Through Makeovers

Joe Robinson, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

No matter political standing, religious views, or personal beliefs, nothing can beat the wholesome nature of Queer Eye. The original show features five gay men, known officially as the “Fab 5”, as they give makeovers to straight men across New York City in their style, lifestyle choices, décor, and...

Trump, Harvey Top 2017 News

Tessa Zink, Staff Writer

February 24, 2018

“I don’t think that thing he has done has been beneficial to the United States. I think that we would be far better off without him as our president,” said Ava Whitman ’21 regarding President Trump’s actions through the course of 2017. January 20th, 2017 was the date of President Trump’s...

The Golden Globes 2018 Addresses Important Issues

Isabella Yuson, Staff Writer

February 17, 2018

The 75th annual Golden Globes were broadcast on NBC on January 7 and it was a show to remember. Hosted by late night host Seth Meyers, the awards ceremony was filled with laughing, crying, rounds of applause, and standing ovations. The Shape of Water was nominated for 7 categories and The Post, Three...

December Brings Jedis, Circus to Big Screen

Suzanna Graham, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017

Pitch Perfect 3 Genre: Musical Comedy Release date: December 22 In the third and final movie of this popular series, Pitch Perfect 3 features the reunion of the Barden Bellas as they come to the discovery that there aren’t that many job opportunities for acappella singers. The girls decide t...

Quizlet, Duolingo Must Have Apps for School

Quizlet, Duolingo Must Have Apps for School

Tia Flores, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

Here are some apps to help with homework/organization.

Netflix’s Mudbound Bogged Down By Bad Acting

Noah Pingul, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

Mudbound, a book that is a staple for junior year reading at Seattle Prep, has now been made into an award winning Netflix movie. Set in the Mississippi Delta after World War Two, the book and movie follow multiple perspectives within two families. One family are the white landlords who moved to a farm t...

Students Find Focus with Music Study

Quinn Losse, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017

Whether it is classic or alternative, listening to music can be one of the best ways for a student to focus on completing homework or for reviewing before a test. Junior Lulu Dawson, a frequent concert-goer and music enthusiast, makes a routine of listening to music while she does her homework every...

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