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 For this reason, we do not publish any anonymous or teacher-written submissions, and we do not discriminate against any ideology or political opinion.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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Study Finds Second Floor Hallway to be Preferred Hub for Unabashed PDA

Ryan Sheehan, '17, Editor
April 15, 2017
Filed under Detours

A recent study conducted by the school’s resident third block AP Statistics class has concluded that, when given the choice, the most brazen of Haven’s couples prefer the second floor hallway for their passionate midday rendezvous. Apparently unsatisfied with the typical subjects of drugs and cheating,...

The Bistro is Closing!?

Hendrick Xiong-Calmes, '18, Online Editor
April 15, 2017
Filed under Detours

After many years of being the saving grace of many Haven students who buy their lunch, the Bistro’s reign in the cafeteria is coming to a close due to revisions made in the district’s food plans. Unfortunately, this year will be the last in the long legacy of the Bistro here at Haven. Hungry students...

Haven Conspiracy Theories

Maddie Marks, '19, Editor
April 15, 2017
Filed under Detours

Conspiracy theories. Yep, those far-out stories that corrupt your idea of just about everything you know. (But hey, these are the things that make the internet interesting.) You probably know some, you might believe in some, and you might even have some of your own. Most times, these theories are about...

Boy Scouts Open Membership to Transgender Boys

Hendrick Xiong-Calmes, '18, Online Editor
April 15, 2017
Filed under Detours

With our new president, many progressive changes in social spheres are being prompted not by legislation, but by the people themselves. As evidenced by the reactions of the LGBT+ community in the face of Donald Trump’s election, many people are worried about what this will mean for the future of gay...

Capes: A Rising Superpower in the World of Fashion

Ryan Sheehan, '17, Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Detours

Have you been wondering what to get for your fashionable friend this holiday season? No? You don’t subscribe to the forced consumerism of the holiday season that convinces a general populace that material goods will make all of their problems momentarily disappear? Well, that’s a pretty bleak outlook,...

Why Snapchat is Problematic

Ryan Sheehan, '17, Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Detours

As of the last time I checked, I have a Snapchat score of 31,211. What this means is that, in my lifetime, I have sent and received a total of over thirty-thousand snapchats. What this also means is that I, much like many others at Haven, am taking up a sizable amount of storage space on an NSA server...

This Year’s Hot Halloween Costumes

Ryan Sheehan, '17, Editor
November 25, 2016
Filed under Detours

Has your dining room table just recently acquired a bowl of festive gourds? Do you see at least three candid pictures of people apple picking at Linvilla every time you open up Instagram? Were you scared the other day because your neighbor covered his bushes in super spooky fake cobwebs without any warning?...

Philly’s Best Haunted Attractions

Olivia Riess, '19, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under Detours

As Halloween passes by daredevils and scaredy cats alike have and will continue to be attending haunted houses. For some odd reason, we, as teens, just love being frightened. The sweaty palms, the rapid heartbeat, and the shakiness gives us a strange rush as we are terrified to the bone time and time...

Tracks on the Campaign Trail

Brendan Lordan, '17, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under Detours

While the 2016 presidential election has been almost nothing but firsts, there’s one tune that candidates have been singing for years: the tradition of the campaign song. As political tension rises, we are reminded how important art is in reacting to and changing political behavior. From the protest...

Zodiac Calendar Welcomes New Sign Ophiuchus

Lynnea Zhang, '19, Staff Writer
November 13, 2016
Filed under Detours

Ever find out that your entire life could be a lie? Welcome to 2016. There has been uproar on the Internet involving NASA and their introduction of the new constellation Ophiuchus into the zodiac system. The zodiac system is form of western astrology focused on the path of the sun and where it measures...

Mindfulness: Living in the Present

Maddie Marks, '18, Editor
November 13, 2016
Filed under Detours

It is not uncommon to feel iffy about mindfulness. In a world where everything is moving and dancing around us, stopping for a few minutes and doing nothing can be challenging. But no, mindfulness is not exclusively for movie or TV characters that sit alone and say oohhmm every few seconds, and it has...

The Perks of the PSATs: Memes

Paige Gillespie & Elisa Kruse, '18, Staff Writers
November 13, 2016
Filed under Detours

With college just around the corner, all students are faced with one inevitability: standardized testing. For most juniors, this dreaded series of tests begin with the PSAT. At Strath Haven, the PSAT consists of arriving to school half an hour early, sitting in the gym for four straight hours, making...

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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