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How Well Does Television Portray High School? (Hint: Not Well)

How Well Does Television Portray High School? (Hint: Not Well)

Gabi Jeakle, Staff Writer

May 24, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

  It has been seen countless times. The typical high school rom com with the protagonist who just cannot seem to fit. Until of course they take off their glasses, and suddenly the world sees them for all that they really are, attractive and super talented. Children are raised on TV shows and...

Rising Star Brings Seattle Students to Broadway

George Kent, Staff Writer

May 19, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Prep Life

Prep Junior Matt Seib took to the big stage this March, starring as J.P. Finch in the Fifth Avenue Theatre's musical How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying. Performed March 3-5 over just one weekend on the Fifth Avenue stage, the musical was the result of Rising Star, a program that provides...

The Panther Breaks Down Hollywood: A Study in Deadpool

George Kent, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

You've never seen a movie like Deadpool. Unless you saw Deadpool this weekend. Which, judging by the box office, you probably did. Ryan Reynolds (technically director Tim Miller’s) ten-years-in-the-making superhero comedy has made an enormous splash this month, pulling in a $137 million profit domestical...

Festival Lineups: Coachella, Sasquatch, Watershed

Maggie Kerner, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The seasons of spring and summer bring excitement to those who love music. These seasons have the most anticipated music festivals on the West Coast. Coachella, Sasquatch, and Watershed. These festivals are the highlights of the year for many music lovers. During the last six weeks, lineups have been...

The Revenant Drags Its Way Into Oscar Contention

George Kent, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Almost every person, animal, and landscape in director Alejandro Iñaritu’s new movie The Revenant is out to kill its protagonist, legendary frontiersman Hugh Glass. Glass, a rugged trapper and survivalist, is played by a teeth-gritting, spitting, rasping, bleeding Leonardo DiCaprio, whose seems to...

Star Wars Divides Fans Loyal to Series

Isabella Yuson, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

On December 18, 2015, Disney released the eighth episode of the Star Wars trilogy, entitled The Force Awakens. It has been 32 years since the last episode was released and fans were thrilled to see another adventure filled with Jedi, stormtroopers, and jaw-dropping battles. The movie got an 8.4 out...

Miss Universe Crowning Gone Wrong

Mariella Saludares, Staff Writer

February 18, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

It would be almost impossible to find someone who did not hear about the Miss Universe debacle. On December 20, 2015, the Miss Universe pageant took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, and many people were tuning in. At the end of the night, the finalists ended up being Miss USA, Miss Columbia, and Miss Philippines,...

Surviving Zombies in High School: The Impossible Knife of Memory

Emma Cooney, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The Impossible Knife of Memory-featuring calculus, PTSD, and zombies (in a sense)-is a hard-hitting look into the way our pasts and private lives affect our day-to-day behavior. Hayley Kincain, the main character, is having to care for her father while trying to survive a new school. Her father is a...

Where the Wild Things Aren’t: PND Nutcracker After Sendak

Gabi Jeakle, Staff Writer

December 24, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Gone are the days of haunting holiday choreography. This year, a new Nutcracker takes the stage. For the last 31 years, the Pacific Northwest Ballet has performed a unique and magical annual holiday production conceived children’s book illustrator Maurice Sendak and artistic directors Kent Stowell...

How to Build a Snowman: The Right Way

Leeds Rising, Staff Writer

December 20, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Have you ever wanted to build a snowman, but never felt that you could?  From creating square monstrosities to cylindrical atrocities, it can be easy to feel like a failed Victor’s Frankenstein. So, to up your front yard décor game and gain the respect of every elementary school student nearby,...

Creed Enters the Ring

George Kent, Staff Writer

December 19, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

There is a scene in Creed, director Ryan Coogler’s newest addition to the Rocky franchise, in which the title character, Adonis Creed, races down the streets of Philadelphia flanked by wheelie-ing bike riders. As the biker’s circle him in slow-motion, Adonis pumps his fist, jumps in the air, and...

Carnival at Bray Highlights December Page Turners

Emma Cooney, Staff Writer

December 19, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

The shelves of McKay Library in Adelphia Memorial Hall hold more than just extra copies of assigned reading books. Scattered across the tables and shelves in the library are a host of amazing novels and many popular young adult books. There are genres for all your reading tastes, so whether you are looking...

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