The student newspaper of Strath Haven High School. The Panther Press is first and foremost a reflection of the opinions and interests of the student body. For this reason, we do not publish any anonymous or teacher-written submissions, and we do not discriminate against any ideology or political opinion. While we are bound by school policy (and funding), we will not render any article neutral, although individual points may be edited for obscene or inflammatory content. Finally, the articles published in the Panther Press do not necessarily reflect the views of the editors or advisors.

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Begin Again: A Review

Sofia Sheehan, '17, Staff Writer
September 10, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

New York. We’ve seen plenty of directors try to showcase the beauty of it with films like Manhattan, Frances Ha, Martin Scorcese’s New York, New York, and countless others. I had felt that the love letter to New York had become a cliché genre with no other unique story to tell, that is until I saw...

Nolan’s Album (P)reviews

Nolan Heihle, '15, Staff Writer
September 10, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Hello Strath Haven, and welcome to yet another edition of Nolan’s Album (P)reviews. This month, I’m giving you an in-depth analysis of albums that have been left for dead by the market- my personal top three of this month’s offerings. Musik, die Schwer zu Twerk- Electric Würms The Electric Würms...

The Most Annoying Songs of 2014

Noah Mendell '16, Staff Writer
May 29, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A word of warning: I do not want anybody reading this coming to me in any building, establishment, or planet, accusing me of speaking my opinion as if it were higher than anyone else’s. I am only writing to express what I think were the most annoying songs of the school year. So without further ado,...

Most Anticipated Films of the Summer

Sofia Sheehan, '17, Staff Writer
May 28, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A Million Ways to Die in the West (May 30th) Unapologetic writer-director Seth Macfarlane comes back to the movies after the big success of his debut, Ted. This time he is leaving the city he loves to hate and is going to the Wild West. Seth Macfarlane stars as Albert, a sheep farmer, who, after backing...

PS4 Review

Ben Harowitz '16, Staff Writer
May 28, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I’ve recently managed to get my hands on the new Play Station 4, Sony’s newest offering to the world of video game consoles. I chose it over its rival Xbox One because it was a hundred dollars cheaper, among other advantages that I’ll get to later. The Play Station 4 might just be the sleekest...

Summer Must Eats

Shivani Gaur, '15, Staff Writer
May 28, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Before every summer, I like to make a list of some “Must go to” places. This year, my love for food has led me to create a Must Eat list. So I decided to ask some of you which are the best places to eat or drink nearby (Nonalcoholic drinking of course) …. Max Brenners - Recommended by Ellen Kruse...

Ghost Stories

Jeffrey Himelstein '16, Editor
May 28, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It has been about two and a half years since Coldplay released its most recent album, Mylo Xyloto. At long last, Coldplay released its highly anticipated sixth album called Ghost Stories on May 19, 2014. Despite the new album having a more melancholy tone, it succeeds for its instrumentals and Chris...

Strike Up the Band (and Orchestra)

Jeffrey Himelstein '16, Staff Writer
April 9, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Strath Haven High School students compete in many arenas. While sporting events come to mind, instrumental music festivals have been the battleground for many of our classmates. Instrumental music is immensely popular among Strath Haven students. According to John Hontz, director of the high school...

Disney and Racism

Anna Meaney, '14, Staff Writer
April 9, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For many, Disney princess are a source of great joy, providing lessons for children about how to be good people and find their fairy tale ending.  However, with the recent popularity of Disney’s newest movie, Frozen, some are accusing Disney of racism. A common accusation of Disney is that they...

Frozen Review

Zach Liga '16, Staff Writer
April 9, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Frozen is a 3D computer-animated musical fantasy-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. Did you know that Frozen is the 53rd animation film from the Walt Disney Animated Classics? In fact, this film was based off Hans Christian Anderson’s, The Snow Queen. Directed by Chris Buck and...

Hot or Not

Sierra Matika '14, Staff Writer
April 9, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

HOT Florida: If you’re under the direction of Mr. Hontz and didn’t go on the Disney trip, you missed out. I mean what could be hotter than waiting in line for roller coasters with 22 of your dearest friends in the 80 degree, sunny Florida? Or choosing which 3 summer outfits get to come out of...

Game of the Year

Ben Harowitz '16, Columnist
April 9, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This year’s Game of the Year? Flappy Bird. Yes, you read that right, and yes, it’s true. Every year, IGN (an entertainment review website) honors video games in every category from best graphics to best gameplay. Then there’s the most honorable award of all- Game of the Year. To everyone’s shock,...

The student newspaper of Strath Haven High School. The Panther Press is first and foremost a reflection of the opinions and interests of the student body. For this reason, we do not publish any anonymous or teacher-written submissions, and we do not discriminate against any ideology or political opinion. While we are bound by school policy (and funding), we will not render any article neutral, although individual points may be edited for obscene or inflammatory content. Finally, the articles published in the Panther Press do not necessarily reflect the views of the editors or advisors.
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