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Keith Knight: Informing America One Cartoon at a Time

Keith Knight: Informing America One Cartoon at a Time

Emma Cooney, Editor-in-Chief

July 28, 2017


Filed under Feature, Prep Life, Showcase

When cartoonist Keith Knight came to visit Prep in May, he met a lot of students who couldn’t decide whether they should laugh or cringe at his art. Though that reaction may be uncommon for some artists, Knight’s cartoons, largely focused on issues of race in America, with an emphasis on police brutality,...

Fr. Fitterer Plans for the Future

Fr. Fitterer Plans for the Future

Emma Cooney, Managing Editor

May 23, 2017


Filed under Feature, Prep Life, Showcase

Father Paul Fitterer has been Prep’s priest for 38 years, and is going to retire after this year. He sat down with the Panther one last time to talk about future plans and, in true Jesuit fashion, to reflect upon his time at Prep. What are your plans for the future? The plans for the immediate fu...

Senior Hidden Talents Revealed

Isabella Yuson, Staff Writer

May 21, 2017


Filed under Feature, Prep Life

As the year is coming to a close, it is almost time to say goodbye to this year’s seniors. Throughout their years at Prep, they have shown their variety of talents whether it is in the classroom, on the stage, on the field, or outside of school. Here are some examples of seniors that have very interesting...

Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover

Owen Hendricks and Myles Nowak, Staff Writers

May 12, 2017


Filed under Feature, Prep Life

As their days of High school come to a close, Seniors of the class of 2017 were asked to recall their favorite classes and novels over the past four years. The Seniors picked their favorite classes primarily on the likeness of the teacher and the content of the class. For Senior Luke Pfister he chose...

FloorCookies: Hungary for Ms. Pásztor’s Blog

FloorCookies: Hungary for Ms. Pásztor’s Blog

Annika Bjornson, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Feature, Prep Life, Showcase

Math Teacher Ms. Pásztor has a strong passion for cooking that lead to her creation of her blog, FloorCookies. The blog covers all sorts of topics -- from creative crafts to traveling to life lessons -- but it all came from wanting to share Hungarian recipes that she has perfected in her free time. Th...

“I was a stranger and you welcomed me” How Jesuit leaders are reacting to the refugee ban.

Gabi Jeakle, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Feature, Opinion

President Donald Trump has proposed building a wall between the borders of Mexico and America. He has placed a ban on refugees from seven middle eastern countries. While these policies have caused controversy for individuals and groups, they have particularly violated the ideals of Jesuit teachings....

Designing Lifestyle

Designing Lifestyle

George Kent, Editor-in-Chief

February 24, 2017


Filed under Feature, Prep Life

Aidan Curtin '17 loves design. The senior, attending Pratt Institute next year with a focus in architecture, has been drawing buildings since 8th grade. He described his interest as growing from an image of a facade he drew in class one day: "I was just like 'oh I can keep doing this' and so I drew a...

Get Jiggy With It: Irish Dancers at Prep

Get Jiggy With It: Irish Dancers at Prep

Annika Bjornson, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Feature, Prep Life, Showcase

Think Pulse is the only group of dancers on campus? Think again! Shannon Curtin '19, Cameron Lambert '19, and Jasmine Lee '18 are competitive Irish dancers with a lot of passion for their form of art. The dance style has it's roots in a traditional Irish practice and is characterized by a stiff upper...

Art on Thoughts

Emma Cooney, Managing Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Feature

Art is capable of expressing ideas, emotions, and different views of the mundane world.

WAGA Films Seeks Larger Audience

WAGA Films Seeks Larger Audience

Sophie Piacentini, Katarina Conces, and Mark McClean

January 31, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Showcase

"WAGA Films is a gateway into a bigger professional film production service," said Will Gardner, one of the two creators behind WAGA Films. Adam Ambuske '19 and Will Gardner '19 started a film production company called WAGA Films their freshman year at Seattle Prep.  Gardner and Ambuske started the c...

Commercialization of Christmas

Commercialization of Christmas

George Kent, Isabella Yuson, Joe Robinson, and Annika Bjornson

December 16, 2016


Filed under Feature

Charlie Brown knows it, the Coca Cola Company knows it, the Pope knows it. Whether the fact is loved or hated, no one can deny that Christmas has become an extremely commercial season. Each year, starting in November and continuing to the 25th of December, millions of dollars are spent and earned in...

Six Panther Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Six Panther Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

Paul Winebrenner, Sports Editor

December 4, 2016


Filed under Feature, Prep Life, Showcase, Sports

On a drizzling Seattle day that flashed with sporadic sunlight, a bright spot shone on Seattle Prep as 6 student athletes signed their letters of intent to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. All six D-1 bound athletes were applauded and lauded by their peers and coaches respectively....

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