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47 Ronin – Unfortunate Movie Reboot of Original Japanese Tale

47 Ronin – Unfortunate Movie Reboot of Original Japanese Tale

George Kent, Staff Writer

January 28, 2014


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  47 Ronin is a movie based on a Japanese folktale by the same name.  The original Japanese story was a tale of honor and revenge in which 47 Ronin (meaning Samurai without a master) set out to kill the man who caused their master’s death. This movie had the potential to be an intelligent reboot of a well-known...

Go long using the long-form option

Go long using the long-form option

Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer

December 28, 2013


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This story is currently using Long-Form Page Template. Every story has three options for its story page: Full-Width, With Sidebar, or Long Form. Simply, select which you would like on the left hand side of the Edit Story page. The default for this option can be set on the SNO Design Options page under...

New Music Window Makes a Sound

New Music Window Makes a Sound

Tessa Winkelhake, Photo and Graphics Editor

December 4, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Prep Life

  This year the Seattle Prep music department has added a new program, the music window, to the department run by science and Spanish teacher, Ms. Tordillos. In previous years there has been an instrumental group, but it did not meet consistently and was very low commitment. The new music group meets every window period, and wish to ...

Tom Hanks Returns in Captain Phillips

George Kent, Staff Writer

November 8, 2013


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  Tom Hanks is back! And he does not disappoint in Captain Phillips – a film retelling of the events that took place on the Maersk Alabama in April of 2009 after it was captured by a group of four pirates off the coast of Somalia.  The pirates escaped the ship in a lifeboat, holding Captain ...

Slapstick, Double-Crossing, and Hypochondria: The Imaginary Invalid

Slapstick, Double-Crossing, and Hypochondria: The Imaginary Invalid

George Kent, Staff Writer

November 4, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Prep Life

  The fall play is coming up soon, and the wild, slapstick comedy Imaginary Invalid is sure to be a big hit. The Imaginary Invalid was written by the French playwright Moliere in the 16th century and has been redone many times since then.  This particular version was recently created by Oded Gross and Tracy Young on the commission of the Or...

Get to Know Your Homecoming DJ

November 1, 2013


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By: Brian Bowers '16 Being a homecoming DJ is hard work.  Our Brian Bowers '16, sat down with Seattle Prep homecoming DJ Nate Graybeal AKA DJ Doogie Brian Bowers: How did your career as a DJ start? DJ Doogie:I started playing background music at events, while working for a special events company,...

Overflowing Talent at Coffee House

Overflowing Talent at Coffee House

October 25, 2013


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By: Maddie Quinn '16 It’s October, the leaves are crunching under students’ feet as they drag themselves into school and Coffee House was a success.  When is Coffee House not amazing?  This loved Prep tradition has, in the past, always been filled with laughter, applause, joy and talent.  Of...

Gravity’s Few Faults Easy to Overcome

George Kent, Staff Writer

October 25, 2013


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  Gravity is a tense drama film about two astronauts that are stranded in space after their spaceship is destroyed.  It’s directed by Alfonso Cuarón and stars Sandra Bullock as Dr. Ryan Stone and George Clooney as Matt Kowalsky. The two astronauts are on a routine repair mission for the Hubble Space Telescope when t...

Video by Students Gains Attention

March 12, 2013


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[vimeo http://vimeo.com/54622705] By: Maggie Delaney '15 The Panther talked with Joseph Eusebio ’13 about producing and directing the new Seattle Prep Promotional Video M.D.: Why did Prep want to make the promo video? J.E.: Every five years, Prep makes a new admissions video to give prospective studen...

Grizzly Bear tops 2012

Grizzly Bear tops 2012

February 27, 2013


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[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bteY_fs3Y18] Colleen Devine '13 2012 was a fantastic year for the music world. In honor of this, The Panther put together a list of the best albums of 2012, along with some honorable mentions. First and foremost, the best album of 2012 is Shield by Grizzly Bear....

Crazy For You: An Interview with Mr. Othman

February 27, 2013


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Gabriel Dunatov '14 (G.D.) G.D.: To start off, could you give students an idea of what "Crazy for You" is all about? Where does it take place, who are the prominent characters, etc. A.O.: Crazy for You is a musical based on Gershwin songs. Basically, they took famous musical songs from the Gershwin...

Deck The Hall Ball 2012: Starting the Holiday Season on the Right Note

January 16, 2013


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Deck The Hall Ball delivered once again. This seven hour concert put on by 107.7 The End radio station featured many of today’s favorite alternative artists. Taking place at Key Arena, the concert started at 3:00 with The Joy Formidable. This band from Northern Whales was the perfect start for a long night, br...

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