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Designing Lifestyle

Designing Lifestyle

George Kent, Editor-in-Chief

February 24, 2017

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

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

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

"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

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

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....

Non-Catholics Find Acceptance, Opportunity at Prep

Non-Catholics Find Acceptance, Opportunity at Prep

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

October 27, 2016

What does it mean to be Catholic? To many students, raised in Catholic households, attending mass each Sunday since birth, this is not a question that merits answering. But to a large portion of Prep students, it is a question they are confronted with each day. 73% of Seattle Prep students are Catholic....

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...

Olympic Week 2016 Feature

Olympic Week 2016 Feature

March 17, 2016

Each year, Seattle Prep takes one week to engage in a test of strength, wits, and spirit. Olympic Week brings out the best in Seattle Prep Spirit.

Slip ‘n sliding into Spring Break

Olivia Smith, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016

Spring Break, a time to let off steam, relax, get some vitamin D, and take one's mind off of school for a whole week. It's always timed perfectly with the stress of second semester building up, when everyone seems just about ready for a break. Whether you're going someplace sunny, chilly, or spending...

Students Wary of Zika Virus in Dominican Republic

Mimi Jurion, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016

Following the Ebola scare in 2014, the deadly mosquito virus known as the Zika virus is prevalent to many countries in South America, particularly Brazil, Venezuela, Columbia and some cases in the Dominican Republic. There is no immediate threat to our 13 Prep students traveling on the Dominican Republic...

Different Faiths Find Reason to Observe Lenten Traditions

Mikaela Frigillana, Co-Online Editor

March 9, 2016

“What are you giving up for Lent?” That is the question frequently asked this time of year, as those of the Christian faith enter the 40-day period of fasting and self-examination in preparation for Easter. Though a religious season, the six weeks of Lent and the ideas that go along with it, have...

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