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Summer Hits 2017: Lana Del Rey’s “Lust for Life” review

Summer Hits 2017: Lana Del Rey’s “Lust for Life” review

by Brisa Muscaglione, Features Editor

August 24, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Album Title: Lust for Life Record label: Interscope Records Release Date: July 21, 2017 Rating: 7.5/10   To be blunt, Lana Del Rey’s newest album, Lust for Life, is a stark departure from her earlier musical creations. Being her third no. 1 album in the Billboard 200 charts, Del Rey ...

Summer Hits 2017: Dunkirk review

Summer Hits 2017: Dunkirk review

by Cole Greenberg, Entertainment Editor

August 23, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 9/10 Starring: Tom Hardy, Harry Styles, Cillian Murphy Director: Christopher Nolan Release Date: July 21 MPAA Rating: PG-13   Uncertainty - one of our greatest fears as human beings. Not knowing our future is what can make us vulnerable and scared, yet it is also what ...

Summer Hits 2017: Kesha’s “Rainbow” review

Summer Hits 2017: Kesha’s “Rainbow” review

by Erica Jane, Entertainment Editor

August 22, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

Title: Rainbow Record Label: Kemosabe Records Release date: August 11, 2017 Rating: 9.5/10 It’s safe to say that Kesha was everyone’s guilty, but favorite pleasure in late 2000’s. It’s also safe to say that when Kesha dropped her new album, I was jumping right into the bandwagon. I was imme...

Summer Hits 2017: Dark Tower review

Summer Hits 2017: Dark Tower review

by Jake Grosvenor, Editor-in-Chief

August 21, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Director: Nikolaj Arcel Starring: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey and Tom Taylor Rating: 8/10 Bringing in a “ironic” 19 million dollars in box office sales, The Dark Tower brings tower junkies old and new into Keystone Earth for the first time on screen. This film previously had a rocky ...

Welcome Back Panthers

Welcome Back Panthers

by Andrew Ochoa, Features Editor

August 15, 2017


Filed under SHOWCASE

Welcome back, Panthers! This week, after a shortened yet restful summer, students both old and new begin adjusting to their new school schedules. It is an exciting time for teachers and students as old friendships are revived and new relationships are formed. With ten new teachers and our new fr...

Wonder Woman Review

Wonder Woman Review

by Eli Duncan, Reporter

June 5, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 8.5/10 Director: Patty Jenkins Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, David Thewlis, Elena Anaya, Danny Huston Release Date: June 2, 2017 MPAA Rating: PG-13   In DC Comics’ and Warner Bros. Pictures’ senior attempt at kickstarting their own extended movie universe, they exceeded expe...

Senior Panther Bites 2017

June 3, 2017


Filed under OPINIONS, Panther Bites, SHOWCASE

After four years worth of hard work and dedication, Palo Verde seniors are finally graduating on June 10th, 2017 and taking different paths towards their future endeavors. Here is a glimpse into the high school experience of the last class of the 90s before they graduate...   What’s your favorite memory from high scho...

Miley Cyrus’ “Malibu” Single Review

Miley Cyrus’ “Malibu” Single Review

by Erica Jane, Reporter

June 1, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

“Malibu?” More like Mali-bye. As the days get longer and the sun gets brighter, everything from schoolwork to music seems to repeat itself. Just like Miley’s new single, Malibu, it gets tiring. Seeming to mature from her robust personality, Miley moves on from “23” and “We Can’t Stop,...

The Wrong Way to Handle Terrorism

The Wrong Way to Handle Terrorism

by Eli Duncan, Reporter

May 29, 2017


Filed under editorials, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Radical Islamic terrorism has plagued the Western world and the Middle East since the late 70’s. Islamic terrorism entered the Western world on April 12, 1985 when explosions shook the El Descanso restaurant in Madrid. That blast killed 18 people and injured 82, including 11 American servicemen. Over th...

Master of None Season 2 Review

Master of None Season 2 Review

by Cole Greenberg, Reporter

May 27, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

The majority of attempts to capture the modern world through film and television are all largely the same - overused trends and music, poking fun at old people and technology, and, of course, the never ending, stereotypical jokes about young people and their phones. It always seems as if the writers,...

The Effects of Apple’s Monopoly

The Effects of Apple’s Monopoly

by Joseph David, Reporter

May 25, 2017


Filed under editorials, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Apple’s release of the iPhone on June 29, 2007 marked the day that would initiate a technological global phenomenon that would continue to accelerate with each new release over the course of the following decade. Prior to the iPhone, companies such as LG, Blackberry and Motorola were already ins...

How Schools Are Ruining Our Youth With Abstinence

How Schools Are Ruining Our Youth With Abstinence

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor

May 23, 2017


Filed under columnists, OPINIONS, SHOWCASE

Say no to drugs, wait till marriage, one hit and you’re on the road to failing, only fools and idiots drink; these phrases are some of the most echoed amongst students in the United States. The idea of teaching kids abstinence and temperance has been around for a long time, and as the years have gon...

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