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Seattle Prep ventures to Vietnam and Cambodia

Maddie Deasy, Staff Writer

April 28, 2018


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This year Seattle Prep students have been given the opportunity to experience a completely different lifestyle and culture through the Vietnam and Cambodia service trip. On this trip students will be able to see beautiful landscapes, eat delicious food and work with wonderful people they might not have...

“Times Up” on Inequality

Abby Malzewski, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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“Times Up” is a movement that was founded on January 1 of this this year by Hollywood celebrities. This movement has built off the popularity of the #MeToo movement and the Harvey Weinstein cases that were recently brought to light. Although the “Times Up” and #MeToo movements are very simil...

Sex vs. Gender: A Road Map

Isabella Yuson, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


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On Google, “gender” is listed as a synonym of “sex.” Likewise, “sex” is listed as a synonym as “gender.” By this logic, “sex” and “gender” are the same thing. However, this is not the case. “Sex” and “gender” has many differences. Firstly, sex is biologically based:...

Students Walk Out to Honor Parkland

Students Walk Out to Honor Parkland

Annika Bjornson and Emma Cooney

March 15, 2018


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On March 14 at 10am, the Seattle Prep community joined the rest of the nation in a 17 minute walk out to honor the 17 students and faculty who lost their lives at the school shooting in Parkland, Florida exactly one month ago. The shooter was 19-year-old former student Nikolas Jacob Cruz, who killed ...

Cooney, Cruz-Vanegas and Kent win awards in 2018 WJEA Write-Off Contests.

March 11, 2018


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Yesterday, members of The Panther journalism program attended the Washington Journalism Education Association state conference and competition. As part of conference, students participated in "write-off" contests where they watched a short press conference or presentation and were then tasked with writing...

Prep Artists Produce Stunning Animal Pieces

Prep Artists Produce Stunning Animal Pieces

Tia Flores, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018


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This year’s Prepsters competing in the Art Gallery contested to see who could make the best window art. Provided with only a bundle of colorful sticker paper and a window to plaster their designs on, contenders worked tirelessly for five days. Students also had to create a piece under this year...

New Semester, New Me

Kellen Carr, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


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As the new semester rolls around Prep students are beginning to set new goals. They range from joining the math team, to getting more sleep, to doing homework the day it was assigned, and even to go outside more and travel more. The range of activities that Prep students do stretches so far that getting...

Prep Students Glow Hard or Glow Home After Finals!

Sophie Jurion, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018


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After weeks of preparation and hard work for finals, Prep students made the Glow Dance a night to remember! The Glow Dance was Thursday, January 18 in the gym and doors open at 7pm and is over at 9pm. Students dressed up in bright colored tops, such as pink, yellow, orange, or red. Groups of friends...

Sophomores Bond on YWR and YMR

Maddie Deasy

March 1, 2018


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  Becoming a young man or a young woman is a struggle for any high school student and sometimes a little help is necessary.  But how do the Young Men’s and Young Women’s Retreats help Seattle Prep sophomores deal with this ever changing and challenging time in their lives? Tess Johnson...

Adventure Found on The Freshman Retreat

Adventure Found on The Freshman Retreat

Abby Malzewski, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018


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This year’s freshman retreat, inspired by the movie Up, took place January 25-27. During this retreat, the freshmen bonded, tapped in to their spirituality, and had a great time. The retreat went quite smoothly thanks to the many helping hands behind the retreat. Freshman retreat leaders and crew...

Black Student Union Spreads Solidarity, Justice

Black Student Union Spreads Solidarity, Justice

February 28, 2018


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When Nailah Patrick, BSU president, walked up to the podium at Prep’s celebration of Martin Luther King, she delivered a much-needed truth bomb to the 700 students sitting in the gym. Patrick repeated the insensitive comments often heard through the halls of the school. Comments like “Can I touch yo...

Three Clubs, Two Meetings, One Fantastic Musical

Three Clubs, Two Meetings, One Fantastic Musical

Emma Cooney, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2018


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A Malibu barbie walks into Harvard Law School. Though this may seem like the set up to a joke that will ultimately insult both the barbie and the law school, it is actually the premise for Seattle Prep Drama’s winter musical, Legally Blonde. The show follows the bubbly Elle Woods (played by Julia...

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