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Khalid’s “American Teen” album review

Khalid’s “American Teen” album review

by Chandler Patrick, Editor-in-Chief
April 2, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album: American Teen Record Label: RCA Records Released: March 3, 2017 Rating: 10/10 Who would have guessed that 19-year-old Khalid Robinson from El Paso, Texas, would become an almost overnight sensation, with one of the hottest singles of the year, “Location” , peaking on Billboard’s The Hot 100 a...

Top 5 Netflix Shows

Top 5 Netflix Shows

by Makayla Purvis, Co-Entertainment Editor
April 1, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Supernatural Interested in escaping from reality and just being able to drool over two hot, hunky guys on screen? Supernatural just might be the show for you! This long running CW series, currently on it’s thirteenth season, showcases the haunting journeys of two brothers, Sam and Dean Winches...

Teacher Spotlight: Coach Zach Brandt

Teacher Spotlight: Coach Zach Brandt

by Andrew Ochoa and Sedona Goodbar
March 31, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Palo Verde High School has had some amazing teachers in its company, but one teacher that has proved to be a great addition to this pack of panthers is teacher and tennis coach, Mr. Zach Brandt. Coach Brandt is a native to Las Vegas and has been a teacher for a total of 18 years, and only two of th...

Ed Sheeran’s “÷” album review

Ed Sheeran’s “÷” album review

by Hailey Rodis, Co-Entertainment Editor
March 30, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: ÷ (Divide) Record Label: Asylum Records UK Release Date: March 3, 2017 Rating: 10/10 The time has finally come, after months of waiting Ed Sheeran announced that he would be releasing another album, ÷ (Divide) and it is all anyone could have asked for. It’s no secret th...

First Amendment in Schools

First Amendment in Schools

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

The first amendment: the right that everyone has the right to say what they want when they want, or freedom of speech. It was one of the most important things to our founding fathers when making the U.S.A. and our constitution. However, while we are guaranteed this right, it seems that schools don’t t...

5 Most Anticipated Superhero Films of 2017

5 Most Anticipated Superhero Films of 2017

by Makayla Purvis and Hailey Rodis
March 27, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Whether you're down for Iron Man or are completely engulfed in Superwoman's elegance, even the smallest superhero movie buffs can get excited about what's to come from movie makers this year. 1. Power Rangers Take a look at the latest reboot of the popular children’s television series, but t...

Jay Som’s “Everybody Works” album review

Jay Som’s “Everybody Works” album review

by Erica Jane, Senior Reporter
March 25, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: Everybody Works Record Label: Polyvinyl and Double Denim Records Release Date: March 10, 2017 Rating: 9/10 Young and hungry, Melina Duterte brings brilliance in her new album, Everybody Works. With careful lyrics and pristine charm dancing into every song, Everybody Works is Duterte’s f...

Why the “F” Word is So Important

Why the “F” Word is So Important

by Emma Dooher, Reporter
March 24, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

The “F” word. No not that “F” word; get your mind out of the gutter. Feminism, that’s the one. Feminism is often confused as women who see themselves as better than men, not women who are equal to men. Feminism is defined as the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of th...

Logan Review

Logan Review

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 8.5/10 Director: James Mangold Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart Release Date: March 3, 2017 MPAA Rating: R   It’s finally happened - an original superhero film that isn’t a superhero film; A bold, fearless vision that will be remembered as one of the great comic book movies of...

Panther Bites: Zodiac Signs Edition

Panther Bites: Zodiac Signs Edition

by Makayla Purvis and Hailey Rodis
March 21, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, Panther Bites, SHOWCASE

What is your zodiac sign? What are the characteristics? My sign is Cancer and we are moody, cranky, intuitive, easy going, sympathetic, and unpredictable. Also extremely unpredictable (Taylor Conti, sophomore) I am an Aries--independent,bold,fiery, spontaneous (Ashya Turner, senior) My sig...

The Current State of Cops

The Current State of Cops

by Eli Duncan, Reporter
March 17, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Cops have had an increase in bad publicity over the past few years in terms of them being accused of racism. Shows like “Cops” don't even touch on the hardships cops face in the line of duty. The current state of cops, according to the mainstream media, is they're all racist people with a vendet...

Senior Spotlight: Jillian Thomas

Senior Spotlight: Jillian Thomas

by Chandler Patrick and Brisa Muscaglione
March 15, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Ever since she was little, star senior Jillian Thomas seems to have been destined to be a leader. From working her way up to Senior Class President to being a star in Zion’s Youth Symphony and Chorus group, Thomas sets a prime example of young adult ready to enter the world. Growing up with four olde...

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