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‘Ultron’ Delivers Fun, Action

George Kent, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015


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By George Kent Avengers, Age of Ultron has been the most anticipated movie of the year, and has already topped the box offices in its opening weekend, but does it live up to the hype? Can any movie live up to the hype garnered by the first Avengers movie, directed by Joss Whedon, which was universally acclaimed made billions in the box office? Whedon...

Going Green and Gold for St. Patrick’s Day

Meghan McLaughlin, Editor-in-Chief

March 17, 2015


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  With spring just around the corner, flowers come into bloom, leaves return to the trees, and that fresh green color is restored to the great outdoors. Yet this may not be the only type of green that will be seen. March 17 is the day one is obliged to receive a quick pinch for the absence of...

Into the Woods and Down the Drain

March 14, 2015


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JEFFREY PELAYO '17 2015 is predicted to be the year for bigger, better, and bolder movies. The year has barely begun, yet viewers are already excited for what 2015 has to offer. Although 2014 had the least viewer ratings for cinematic history, the film industry is trying to make 2015 the year where it all changes. There were some movies that ended 2014 w...

SNL Hits 40 Years

March 11, 2015


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LEEDS RISING '16 On February 22, 2015, one of the greatest American television shows reached a major milestone. As of last Sunday, Satur­day Night Live had aired 40 seasons since 1975. After “The Tonight Show with John­ny Carson” had its re-runs no longer run on the weekends in 1974, NBC was look­ing...

Students Clash Viewpoints on Academy Awards

George Kent, Staff Writer

February 16, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

With the Academy Awards rapidly approaching, the Panther asked two students to give their viewpoints on the Ceremony. The results were amusing. 'the Movie Lover': The Academy Awards have long been the epitome of snootiness in film. There are no explosions or one liners here. Instead, viewers strap in...

“Planes, Trains, and Automobiles” Makes The Definitive Thanksgiving Movie

George Kent, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

  There are movies for every season, but one that often gets overlooked is Thanksgiving. It might be that there is nothing about this holiday that is compatible with the flashy, fun Hollywood blockbuster, or maybe it's that all of people's feel-good movies are heaped onto the Christmas season...

Sam Lachow Brings Huckleberry to the Neptune

Sam Lachow Brings Huckleberry to the Neptune

Kate Delaney, Entertainment Editor

November 25, 2014


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  “I’ve always been cool with Prep. It’s one of the only schools I never had beef with.” -Sam Lachow Seattle rap artist Sam Lachow sat down with the Panther in a moderately crowded Starbucks on a slightly rainy Tuesday afternoon to talk about his new album "Huckleberry," his upcoming show at the Neptune Thea...

Prep Drama Brings Shakespeare to Appalachia

Prep Drama Brings Shakespeare to Appalachia

November 13, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Prep Life

Prep’s drama program is about to have another hit with their latest production of The Taming of the Shrew. The story is traditionally set in Italy and it’s centered around a young rich man named Lucentio who comes to the city to study at a university. His intentions change however after he sees a young woman named Bi...

Horror Movies Haunt Audiences this Halloween

George Kent, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

  Horror movies. What better way to escape from the stresses of daily life than putting oneself through two straight hours of extreme terror. Horror movies are a very controversial genre. They have been proven to increase blood pressure and have other negative physical effects, critics often hate them, and their violence a...

Coffee House Starts Arts Week Off Strong

Coffee House Starts Arts Week Off Strong

June 13, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Prep Life

By Kate Delaney '16 Three times a year, Prep students are brought together by the Friday afternoon magic that is Coffee House. After that last bell rings, students flock to the theater to experience the singing, poetry, comedy acts, piano playing, and dancing that displays the raw talent of their peers. This past Friday was the last of the year,...

Students Display Outstanding Work During Arts Week

June 8, 2014


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By: Jessica Cary '16 Seattle Prep kicked off Arts Week on May 12th. Arts Week is a huge ordeal for all those involved. Preparation began weeks ago in order to be ready. In fact, students began making art pieces as early as September. Some of those pieces will be on display in the Commons for the du...

Bumbershoot 2014 Offers Diverse Line-Up

Bumbershoot 2014 Offers Diverse Line-Up

May 30, 2014


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By: Evan Sarantinos '16 It’s that time of year when summer music fests start revealing their lineups, and what better music festival is there to attend than Seattle’s very own Bumbershoot! This August/September marks Bumbershoot’s 43rd annual fest and it is safe to say that the lineup is on point. With headliners like The Head and the Heart, Wu-Tang Clan, The Repla...

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