The Seattle Prep Panther

The Responsibility of Speech

January 16, 2015


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SIENA JEAKLE '15 I was about to write this editorial about how annoying I find the Twelfth Man culture, but recent events have led me to change my focus. With the Charlie Hebdo tragedy, I’ve been thinking a lot about freedom of speech and the responsibilities of journalists, and I find myself caught...

The Beauty of Boredom

December 19, 2014


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SIENA JEAKLE '15 The holiday season is upon us, and that means we’re soon going to have a few luxurious moments of free time. Two weeks of relaxation to spend talking to our family and making memories. Two weeks of wonderful nothing. However, there is a war on nothing. Our phones are designed to...

Sun, Sun Go Away

November 1, 2014


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SIENA JEAKLE '15 The days have been growing colder, darker and rainier. A constant fog is overtaking our city, each day sinks deeper into a perpetual grayness that will cling to our world until spring. I love it. There’s something about these gray days that boosts my spirits. This seems strange, sin...

The Evolution of “Nerd”

November 1, 2013


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By: Maggie Delaney '14 I call my sister, my friends, and myself a nerd. I use it sarcastically and as a term of endearment. For me it has lost almost all of its derogatory connotation. What I’m really saying, in the words of vlogger John Green, "You liked stuff". Which is not a good insult at all. I...

Lesson Learned at Bumbershoot #1

September 30, 2013


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By: Maggie Delaney  ‘14 At the beginning of June, my sister and I bought our three day Bumbershoot tickets. We like to go to concerts and music festivals together; it’s kind of our thing. We were really looking forward to it and we planned out which groups we would see each day. After the first...

Lesson Learned at Bumbershoot #2

Lesson Learned at Bumbershoot #2

September 30, 2013


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By: Elise Feider Bumbershoot was a great weekend – filled with music, food, and entertainment, but this is not an article about the festival. However, what I wore to Bumbershoot was the inspiration of this article. Looking back at my photos, I am drawn to the ones in which I am wearing a pink gem stone on my forehead. The gemstone was meant to look somethin...

Whom to Blame When You’re Exhausted

September 30, 2013


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By: Gabriel Dunatov "Tonight’s the night that I’ll finish everything," I think. "When I get home, I’ll start immediately and I’ll get all my work done!" That’s my dream, anyway. The reality is far less succesful. Staggering through my front door after school, I find it impossible to begin my...

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