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 For this reason, we do not publish any anonymous or teacher-written submissions, and we do not discriminate against any ideology or political opinion.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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Kindle vs. Book

Holly Buhler '14, Staff Writer
January 23, 2014
Filed under Detours

With technology advancing every day, it was no surprise when books began to be replaced by the E-book. Although there has been online access to books for quite some time, tablets and technology of that sort have grown in popularity over the past few years. Many lovers of all things literature, including...

Following and Friending

Zoe H Fischer '15, Staff Writer
January 23, 2014
Filed under Detours, Uncategorized

With the development of social media, old verbs have gained new meanings. To “follow” someone is no longer considered creepy but it is normal in the world of social media. To “friend” someone no longer means to befriend them, which requires time and effort, but it considered an action that requires...

Cancer Survivor Spotlight: Mr. Rothenbach

Shivani Gaur '15, Columnist
January 23, 2014
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In the second installation of the Cancer Survivor Spotlight, I sat down with Strath Haven High School Physics Istructor Mr. Rothenbach.   Shivani: So first off, what type of cancer did you have? What stage?   Scholar Rothenbach: I was diagnosed with Hodgkins Disease, stage III B, ...

NAHS Visits the Barnes Foundation

Anna Jaoudi, Editor
November 22, 2013
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PHILADELPHIA, Pa - On a chilly, cloudy, autumn morning, the Strath Haven chapter of the National Art Honor Society, bundled in coats and scarves, clutching notebooks and bagged lunches, headed to the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia on September 23rd. The National Art Honor Society (NAHS), centered...

Monster Cereals

David Silverstein '16, Staff Writer
November 22, 2013
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Many kids wait until Halloween for the candy… and some for the cereal. Yes, that’s right, cereal. Every year, General Mills releases “monster cereals” that are only available around Halloween. These products first hit the market in the 1970’s and have been a favorite of many for decades. Originally,...

Bingo Month?

Marissa Lee '14, Staff Writer
November 22, 2013
Filed under Detours

Thanksgiving and winter break are just around the corner, which means the completion of leftover summer reading for spring semester classes and the submission of college apps. But before you go run off to do those exciting tasks, check out these cool facts about upcoming holidays: November 28th marks...

Legendary Titanic Violin Sold

Rachel Silverstein '14, Staff Writer
November 22, 2013
Filed under Detours

We’ve all heard the classic story of the Titanic’s orchestra: as the ship sank, the musicians kept playing in order to keep up morale, as some 1,500 passengers went to their doom. It’s been immortalized countless times through film and fiction, and even alluded to in completely unrelated works. After...

Frozen Yogurt Fraud

Frozen Yogurt Fraud

Zoe H. Fischer, Staff Writer
November 14, 2013
Filed under Detours

Whether you pop in to Mango's in Media or Yogurtland in Springfield for a delicious frozen treat, are you aware of what you are putting in your body? Is it simply yogurt that has been frozen, as the name suggests? Or is it a closer relative to ice cream? The latter seems to be more accurate despite the...

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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