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Why People Need to See More Independent Movies

Why People Need to See More Independent Movies

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
January 6, 2017
Filed under editorials, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

“I’ve never heard of that movie.” “I could hardly sit through that.” “But have you seen Suicide Squad?!” These are the types of questions and responses I’m bombarded with when I talk to people about films. In the modern age, mainstream blockbusters are so resonant among such huge n...

Basketball vs. Centennial Slideshow

Basketball vs. Centennial Slideshow

by Chandler Patrick, Editor-in-Chief
January 5, 2017
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, games & events, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

On Tuesday, Jan. 4, Panthers came back refreshed and strong from winter break to fight the Centennial Bulldogs at a home game. Students and parents alike came along to support the Panthers, as well as cheerleaders and the dance team. Panthers worked hard and with respect, but couldn't quite make ...

How Playoffs Are Starting to Take Away From the Traditional Bowls of College Football

How Playoffs Are Starting to Take Away From the Traditional Bowls of College Football

by Remington Foster, Sports Editor
January 4, 2017
Filed under columnists, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, sports news

Football games are all fun to watch, with all the moments leading up to the great moment of who will take the big win at the end of the big game, but college playoffs are starting to interfere with college football bowl specialty. Many players are now starting to decide to be a bench supporter for the...

La La Land review

La La Land review

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
January 3, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone Director: Damien Chazelle MPAA Rating: PG-13 Release Date: December 16, 2016   You know that feeling when you believe that you can walk on air? When everything around you seems like it’s bursting with energy? When you feel like...

J. Cole “4 Your Eyez Only” review

J. Cole “4 Your Eyez Only” review

by Brittany Blanco, Reporter
December 20, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Album Title: 4 Your Eyez Only Record Label: Dreamville Records Release Date: December 9, 2016 Rating: 9/10 J.Cole, an award-winning hip-hop artist and has never failed to satisfy his fans with his brand new music. He recently released his new album, 4 Your Eyez Only, on December 9, 2016,...

A Wonderful Winter Week Indeed

A Wonderful Winter Week Indeed

by Panther Print Photography Staff and Chandler Patrick
December 19, 2016
Filed under events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

On a cold Winter Week with Christmas around the corner, Palo students gathered as their school time got shorter Games they played and crazy sweaters they wore, Nothing in these hallways was ever a bore And as the week comes to a close, and all the students are set free They'll patiently wait...

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them review

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them review

by Hailey Rodis, Co-Entertainment Editor
December 13, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 8/10 Director: David Yates Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrell MPAA Rating: PG-13 Release Date: November 18 Explore the world of magic and wizards, before Harry Potter came to be, in a country very different than Great Britain. Take a look at the wizarding wor...

Why I Despise Taylor Swift

Why I Despise Taylor Swift

by Kaitlyn Suwanvichit, Reporter
December 9, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

As a young girl easily influenced, I used to look up to Taylor Swift in many ways. Now, being more mature, I’ve realized that Swift is not the role model she claims to be. Taylor Swift has written many pop hits for several years, and just last year, she announced that she was a real ‘feminist’. ...

Pearl Harbor: 75 Years Later

Pearl Harbor: 75 Years Later

by Joseph David, Senior Reporter
December 7, 2016
Filed under FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE

75 years have passed since the “date that will live in infamy,” as famously declared by former president Franklin D. Roosevelt. The attack marked US entry into World War II. The attack on Pearl Harbor is the most catastrophic foreign undertaking ever to hit US soil. 90 minutes was all it took to...

Moana review

Moana review

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
December 7, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 Starring: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Auli'i Cravalho Release Date: November 23, 2016 MPAA Rating: PG Directors: John Musker, Ron Clements “I am Moana of Motunui” As I came to find out, this was also the name of Disney’s next great movie. Disney released Moana o...

Athlete Spotlight: Savannah Johnson

Athlete Spotlight: Savannah Johnson

by Amanda Wiseman, Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under SHOWCASE, spotlights, spotlights

Racing past the screaming fans, her head is spinning and her lungs are burning. Who would have known that there is so much more to running than what we see. Savannah Johnson, a varsity cross country runner at Palo Verde High School, shares her story and the passion she has for her sport. Only being...

Why School Should Start Later

Why School Should Start Later

by Hope Freeland, Senior Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Sleep is a necessity for high school students and the amount of sleep a student gets will affect the rest of their day.  Because students don’t get enough sleep, they are having issues staying awake; if school started later then students would get more sleep and allow them to be more alert and focus...

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