The Seattle Prep Panther

Grandma Style Meets Skater Boy: Fall Fashion at Prep

Mimi Jurion, Editor-in-Chief

October 12, 2016

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

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

(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

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

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

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

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...

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

  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

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

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

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

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...

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