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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


Filed under Entertainment

  “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...

Video Club: Take Three

March 5, 2014


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By: Joe Chamberlin '16 Seattle Prep’s Video Club, moderated Mr. Othman, is a window activity formed to let students make videos and develop their video making skills in a variety of ways. The club was created informally out of student interest three years ago, and then was made into a formal window ...

Action-Packed Lone Survivor One of the Best Movies of the Year

George Kent, Staff Writer

February 20, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

  Starring Mark Wahlberg and a cast of three other core actors, Lone Survivor is an intense war movie based on the events of the Navy Seal operation “Red Wings” that took place in Afghanistan 2005 in an attempt to take out a dangerous Taliban leader.  The operation is compromised when the underlings of Taliban leader, Shah (Yousuf Asami), disc...

Movies to Fall in Love With

Meghan Kearney, Prep Life Editor

February 12, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

  Whether it’s having a romantic candle-light dinner or eating ice cream on the couch this Valentine’s Day, there is no other perfect post-date activity than watching a festive movie dedicated to this day of love and affection.  Hollywood has written countless screenplays about love, and...

Seattle Prep Choir to Perform at Benaroya Hall

Seattle Prep Choir to Perform at Benaroya Hall

February 7, 2014


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By: Natalie Birkhold '17 On February 10th Seattle Prep’s choir will be attend the Catholic School Choir Festival at Benaroya Hall. The Prep choir consists of a sophomore choir, a junior choir and the window choir, coming to a total of about one hundred students. Prep will be joined by several ot...

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