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Social Media Silencing Conservative Views

Social Media Silencing Conservative Views

by Eli Duncan, Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

To say the President for this election cycle is unorthodox is an understatement. With the growing use of social media by politicians to reach their followers, the concern is this: have people taken over many of the most popular social media sites to show what party they stand for and add their bias...

Vine Shuts Down

Vine Shuts Down

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
January 20, 2017
Filed under FEATURES, NEWS, SHOWCASE, trends

On Tuesday, Jan. 17, the app Vine shut down after almost four years of being a place for many to share videos. The social media app, Vine, had been scheduled to shut down since late 2016, but Tuesday marked the official closing of the app. Vine was a video sharing site that allowed users to upload...

Panthers Proudly Present: One Acts 2017

Panthers Proudly Present: One Acts 2017

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
January 14, 2017
Filed under clubs, events & competitions, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

On Jan. 10 and 11, Palo Verde theater students put on their student-directed One Act plays for parents, family, and fellow students. There were six individual plays, each directed by a senior who has been in theater for all four years. The first night showcased The Last of Sherlock Holmes, dire...

Rouge One: A Star Wars Story review

Rouge One: A Star Wars Story review

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
January 8, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 7.5/10 Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna Director: Gareth Edwards MPAA Rating: PG-13 Release Date: December 16, 2016   A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, there was once a small group of martyrs that lead a rebellion against an evil Galactic Empire. Scrappy,...

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’. ...

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