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 For this reason, we do not publish any anonymous or teacher-written submissions, and we do not discriminate against any ideology or political opinion.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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An Environmental Issue that Runs Deep

Benjamin Davidson '17, Staff Writer
January 23, 2014
Filed under Opinions

According to the New York Times, on December 10, 2013, the European Parliament rejected a bill banning deep-sea trawling. After much debate, the bill’s failure was a heavy disappointment for deep-sea conservationists. On the surface, bottom trawling appears to be nothing more than a new and highly...

Picasso: Brilliant, Innovative,…Libidinous?

Sunny Chen '15, Staff Writer
January 23, 2014
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While Pablo Picasso is generally acclaimed as one of the most influential artists in history, few are aware of the degree of scandal in his love life. In his time, Picasso was infamous as a ladies man.  He entertained himself with perhaps hundreds of women, both in between and during marriages and relationship....

The Evolution of Interior Content Storage

Josh Kauffman '15, Editor
January 23, 2014
Filed under Opinions

For four years, from 1964 when he was twenty-nine years old to 1968 when he was thirty-three, American film and comedy icon Woody Allen performed stand-up across the United States. In dark clubs from Brooklyn to Pasadena, Allen played before crowds that ranged from raucous to enthralled to just plain...

The Copyright Reality

Lev Boonin, '14, Staff Writer
January 23, 2014
Filed under Opinions

There was a time when if you wanted to see a movie or TV show after it had been in theaters or aired on TV, you got the licensed DVD or watched it on Netflix. But that era is changing. How many people reading this feature have downloaded a movie, a song, or a TV show from a third party website? How often...

The President and the Shutdown

Sarah Myers '17, Staff Writer
November 22, 2013
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The most recent federal shutdown has resulted in outrage among the mainstream media, Republicans condemning each other, a victory for the Democrats, and even an irate stenographer obsessed with God and freemasonry in the House of Representatives (search “house stenographer outburst”). Everyone seems...

A Super Wawa in Media?

Jeffrey Himelstein '15, Staff Writer
November 22, 2013
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Ever pass by the intersection of Providence Road and Baltimore Pike, and notice empty land right behind Starbucks? Originally the Media Inn claimed these 1.7 acres, but now that its out of business, what might take its place? The leading proposal for this land is a Super Wawa, with such amenities...

What This Country Needs

Josh Kauffman '15, Editor
November 22, 2013
Filed under Opinions

Every four years in November, the American people have election coverage thrust upon them by the media twenty-four seven. Across news outlets from NPR and Fox News to the Washington Post and Buzzfeed, average Americans are forced to read about a recently discovered photo of a candidate shaking Manuel...

The Plights of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Kevin Cecchine and Alex Koziol
November 16, 2013
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The Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as Obamacare, has embedded within its texts a range of complications. There are three main problems with the law; it continues the government trend of corporatism, threatens the already-horrid financial solvency of our nation, and threatens the benefits of...

Big Air, Little Quality

Lev Boonin, Staff Writer
November 16, 2013
Filed under Opinions

So, Obama drinks a Pepsi. CNN reports: “Obama appealing to Pepsi voters”.  Fox News reports: “Obama declares war on Coca-Cola”. NPR reports: “20 dead in one of the worst automobile accidents in history”. This joke underlines what I see as the problem with the news programs from which we...

A Regional Education Crisis

A Regional Education Crisis

Noah Arnold, Staff Writer
November 16, 2013
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Here at Strath Haven, there are innumerable benefits at our disposal. We have enormous arts and athletic departments, extremely competent teachers and administrators, a new turf field, and opportunities not present in any other school. In addition to the high school, we are part of the Wallingford Swart...

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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