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Christmas in Seattle Draws Crowds to Downtown

Christmas in Seattle Draws Crowds to Downtown

Grace Weiand, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

For those looking for fun Christmas activities, Seattle is filled with exciting things to do that are perfect for all price points and ages. From places to do holiday shopping, to seeing a fun holiday show, there is something for everyone! To do something fun with friends, head to Westlake in downtown...

Top 5 Presidential Scandals of all time

Top 5 Presidential Scandals of all time

Sophie Piacentini, Staff writer

November 10, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

This election has been full of lying, deception and controversy. Scandals involving past presidents and presidential candidates go back to the 1800’s and maybe even before. These are the top five presidential scandals. 5. Grover Cleveland's Affair During Grover Cleveland's 1884 presidential electio...

Westworld Underachieves on HBO

George Kent, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

HBO has a new show with a high budget, so of course it will be getting a lot of attention, but Westworld, a dark, strange sci-fi drama, has more than the usual hype. An enticing, topical pilot drew viewers in and started rumors spinning. Was Westworld going to be the next Game of Thrones? Well, no....

Can Sketch Comedy Pick the President?

Gabi Jeakle, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Since its conception, Saturday Night Live has been known for its satirical jabs at the state of contemporary politics. From Chevy Chase taking prat falls as Ford, to Tina Fey informing audiences about her view of Russia, SNL and politics go together like Hilary and Pant Suits, or Trump and walls. Not...

Who Said it?

November 2, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The three presidential candidates for this election have said some very odd things. This article is for you to guess who said it.   Did Gary Johnson say that? Who said it Gary Johnson or Ted Cruz? A-"Every time you pass a law, it is a little bite out of freedom." Who said it Gary Joh...

Grandma Style Meets Skater Boy: Fall Fashion at Prep

Mimi Jurion, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

This year's seniors are the last 90s kids left at Prep to leave a legacy of fashion trends from their childhood generation- capturing the essence of "off the shoulder" shirts worn by Sandy in Grease and Rachel Greene's stylish "mom jeans" in Friends. As always during the fall season, turtlenecks, bomber...

Spine-Chilling Must-See TV This Fall

Lilly Thompson, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Autumn has arrived, and the time to curl up on the couch with a piping hot Pumpkin Spice Latte and dig in to some superb fall television is finally upon us. With Halloween close at hand, this year’s selection of hair-raising shows are sure to gear viewers up for the spooky season. Shows like “American...

New Student Pep Band Makes First Appearance

New Student Pep Band Makes First Appearance

October 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Prep Life

(the following excerpts are reprinted from the February 12, 1954 issue of The Panther) On Wednesday, Feb. 3, the clash of cymbals and the roll of drums heralded the return of Seattle Prep’s school band on the occasion of the second Prep-O’Dea game. The band, resurrected from an undeserved three-...

Summer Blockbusters to Watch Out For

Mariella Saludares

June 10, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

When people think of summer, they think of swimming pools, ice cream, or sunscreen. But what really hypes up the hot season are the new upcoming summer blockbusters that will surely make a person laugh, scream, or cry. Here are three films that everyone can watch out for this 2016 summer season. Captain...

Derulo Delights at iHeart Radio Music Awards

Mikaela Frigillana, Online Editor

June 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Some of the biggest names in Hollywood took the iHeartRadio Music Awards stage on Sunday, April 3, to celebrate all the exciting achievements in music over the course of the past year. The host of the evening, Jason Derulo, wowed the crowd with his high-energy choreography-based introduction featuring...

Tesla Model III Thrills Consumers

Paul Winebrenner, Staff Writer

June 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Feature

Many Prep students dream about cars. Dream they have scratched their car; dream they have a Ferrari or a Maserati, or a Tesla. Well very soon, it may be that more than one Tesla makes its day home in the Prep garage. With the release of the Tesla Model III, not only did students find a new dream car...

An Interview With Jeff Hobbs, Author of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

An Interview With Jeff Hobbs, Author of The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

Emma Cooney, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The biographical work, The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace, tells the story of “a brilliant young man who left Newark for the Ivy League.” It is about Robert Peace, a man born in the unstable and criminally active streets of Newark and a student of the Ivy League at Yale, forced to constantly...

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