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We’re Sorry if This Story Offends You

We’re Sorry if This Story Offends You

by Jake Grosvenor and Chandler Patrick
March 13, 2017
Filed under editorials, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Censorship (n): the suppression or prohibition of any parts of books, films, news, etc. that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable, or a threat to security. It’s been an age-long issue of trying to draw the ever-so-thin line of what is considered offensive or not. In more recent years, it ...

Get Out Movie Review

Get Out Movie Review

by Makayla Purvis, Co-Entertainment Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 MPAA Rating: R Director: Jordan Peele Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Catherine Keener, and Bradley Whitford Release Date: February 24, 2017   Jordan Peele, best known for his comedic sketch show “Key & Peele”, makes his directorial debut with the new...

Anti-Bullying Programs Being Antiproductive

Anti-Bullying Programs Being Antiproductive

by Audrey Purciful, Reporter
March 9, 2017
Filed under editorials, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year. Though that isn’t many, in comparison to the world's population of 7.4 billion, but that is still a lot of people. A lot of children and teenagers. That’s 77% of students who are bullied mentally, physically and emotionally. In the U.S. alon...

The War On Living

The War On Living

by Eli Duncan, Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

The War on Drugs. The War on Men and Women. The War on Christmas and, most importantly, the War on Terror. Political figures have given any subject a new war and two opposing sides. Each war is and different, and each side is right in their own ways. The issue with having a “War on…” is that nothing is truly...

Moonlight Changes Everything

Moonlight Changes Everything

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURES, SHOWCASE, spotlights

Two teen friends, both guys, sit together on a late, breezy night on a Miami beach, the Atlantic crashing onto the shore in front of them. One of the friends is popular at school, chasing girls, hanging with other guys. The other friend is quiet, timid, trying to find his way into adulthood while also sea...

Big Sean’s “I Decided.” Review

Big Sean’s “I Decided.” Review

by Brisa Muscaglione, Senior Reporter
March 6, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: “I Decided.” Record Label: GOOD Music Release Date: February 3, 2017 Rating: 9/10   Big Sean’s latest album, I Decided., made me decide that this is one of the hottest albums dropped so far this year. Big Sean, otherwise known as Sean Anderson,  earned the...

PVTV Gets a Makeover

PVTV Gets a Makeover

by Andrew Ochoa, Reporter
February 27, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Video Production, one of Palo’s most popular electives, is getting an upgrade. The class, founded two years after the school was built, has only grown over the past nineteen years. Beginning as a single period, the class has gained students, increased production value, and helped win Palo Verde many...

Meet Your 2017-2018 Student Council Candidates

Meet Your 2017-2018 Student Council Candidates

by Hope Freeland and Jake Grosvenor
February 24, 2017
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

It’s that time of year again! Before ending another chapter in our lives in high school, we must elect those who will help better and improve the upcoming years with the annual Student Council Elections. On Feb. 24, the elections were held to see who would fill the position of President, first and...

Kehlani Ashley Parrish’s “SweetSexySavage” review

Kehlani Ashley Parrish’s “SweetSexySavage” review

by Brittany Blanco, Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: SweetSexySavage Record Label: Atlantic Records Release Date: January 27, 2017 Rating: 10/10 Kehlani Ashley Parrish, a R&B/Hip-Hop artist, released another long-awaited debut album, SweetSexySavage, on Jan. 27. Kehlani has always been a huge fan of dancing, but later on she fell in l...

A Cure For Wellness review

A Cure For Wellness review

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 9/10 MPAA Rating: R Director: Gore Verbinski Starring: Mia Goth, Dane DeHaan, and Jason Isaacs Keeping with the trend of stunning and intriguing horror movies,  A Cure For Wellness, directed and written by Gore Verbinski,  proves that the horror/thriller genre is not all ghost s...

The Dangers of Cyber Bullying

The Dangers of Cyber Bullying

by Alexandra Timpa, Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

It’s 2017 and the amount of technology we have is incredible. Devices such as phones, tablets, and computers have all been created to make our lives easier. In a matter of seconds, we can have the answer to any question appear on the screen of our phone. However, these devices aren’t always used ...

Palo is Beautiful Spirit Week

Palo is Beautiful Spirit Week

by Hope Freeland and Sedona Goodbar
February 20, 2017
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

During the week of Feb. 13 to Feb. 17 Palo Verde celebrated school spirit and took on a unique twist of the “Life is Beautiful” music festival to show their school pride. Palo Verde’s 2017 Panther Week’ theme was “Palo is Beautiful.” Monday’s dress up day was rock and roll themed. Essentially,...

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