The Seattle Prep Panther

One Actstravaganza

One Actstravaganza

Emma Cooney, Managing Editor

May 26, 2017

The Spring One Act Festival at Prep is a theater festival showcasing student-directed short plays. For senior participants, One Acts are a great way to close out the year, or try theater at least once before graduation. This year’s six shows, four of which are directed by seniors, have a blend of both...

Summer On a Teen Budget: Free Activities in the 206

Annika Bjornson, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017

No matter what people's interests or budgets look like, they are sure to be able to find fun, cheap activities within Seattle during the summer of 2017 that range from rock concerts to dance lessons in the park to maritime festivals. The Panther has provided a wide variety of opportunities below, all...

Your Future Favorite Artists–Emerging Singers of 2017

Joe Robinson, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

In 2017, we should expect to see the rise—and resurgence—of artists who are making their way into the spotlight. Remember the song “Mr. Brightside”? The band who wrote the song, The Killers, will be making a comeback this summer with their new album, their first since their 2012 hit Battle Born...

Prepsters Embrace Interesting St. Patrick’s Day Traditions

Owen Hendricks, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017

March 17th marks St. Patrick's day, a religious celebration celebrated by millions worldwide. Though some choose to celebrate this holiday by eating corned beef, cabbage, and potatoes, others choose to dye their toilets green, or wear green for the day. However some students at Prep celebrate this holiday...

Rest In Penquin

Abby Arthur and Noah Pingul

March 6, 2017

To all Club Penguin members, it’s time to say goodbye to your igloos, and your puffles, because after 11 years Club Penguin is shutting down. Club Penguin began in October of 2005, and will close March 29 2017. This open world game reached its peak in 2007 when it was bought by Disney. At the time...

Local Up and Coming Artists

Mimi Parent and Mia Griff

March 6, 2017

In Seattle, the music scene is extremely active. Many new local artists are developing and forming. With this in mind, The Seattle Prep Panther has determined the best new local bands! Hey Marseilles Spotify Followers: 80,966 monthly listeners Genre: Pop Background: Hey Marseilles is an indie po...

Get Out Revolutionizes Horror

George Kent, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2017

There is a thin line in horror movies between comedy and horror. It is a more difficult distinction to make than one might imagine. In that moment of intense tension before a scare, it is a natural impulse to want to laugh away the pain. The audience wants be amused, or be scared, or something, anything...

Oscars Seek to Diversify

Lilly Thompson, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017

In times of turmoil, people have always looked to entertainment for a way to escape and immerse themselves in music, movies, television, etc. The first couple months of 2017 have been wrought with anger, injustice, disbelief and division. But when Americans cannot agree on political views and morals...

Movies to Watch Out for in 2017

Noah Pingul, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

2017 returns many iconic characters and returns audiences to many beloved franchises. This year also brings audiences to some new stories and subsequently new characters. This is a list of the top 5 most anticipated movies of 2017. 1: Star Wars the Last Jedi The seventh movie in the iconic franchise...

A Controversial Win For a Controversial Musician

Sophie Freeman, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017

On October 13, 2016, performer, Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize in Literature. The announcement came as a shock, as many believe an artist such as Dylan is not deserving of this award because he does not follow in the footsteps of winners from the past. His song writing and iconic tracks seem to stray...

Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Syle

Mimi Jurion, Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2017

WHO is YSL? Other than the mispronunciation of his name, french designer Yves Saint Laurent is famous for being the successor of Mr. Dior and for his creative outlook on style throughout the eras. His iconic color blocking dress, white doves and statement pink bows are symbolic of his work, and allows...

Modern Art Movement Allows Individuality of Expression

Joe Robinson, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

Modern art has influenced our culture and lifestyle immensely and was the reigning art style for over a century. Hundreds have portrayed their emotions, views, or ideals through the obscure shapes and shooting lines. Modern art is an umbrella term for a plethora of other styles—cubism, futurism, and...

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