Panther Press

Evelyn Meeker, Editor-in-Chief

Back-to-school season is a marketing phenomenon. Just as we push open the doors to summer vacation and throw our papers in the air, Target is advertising all the essentials for September. It’s the peak of capitalism, and honestly, I love it. Well, one part of it. The screaming children grasping for sparkly notebooks certainly cause me anxiety, but I endure it and find my peace elsewhere: back-to-school fashion. There’s nothing like a fresh outfit on the first day of school to feel like a fresh...

September 19, 2019

Luke Mandel, Online Editor

There are several new clubs to choose from this year: The Philosophy Club, advised by Mr. Adams, provides a space for students to probe philosophical issues. Another club that has taken off since its inception is the Birding Club which meets in room 305 on Fridays to observe and study birds. Members engage in collaborative learning and bring in professional bird watchers to help explore their avian interests. Bullet Journaling is a new club in which students can get together to share ideas for...

September 18, 2019

Luke Mandel, Online Editor

Student debt is a topic of rising importance in our time. According to the Washington Post, Americans are burdened with 1.6 trillion dollars of student debt, a debt which the Federal Reserve Bank of New York says is spread among as many as 44.7 million Americans. Student debt has been shown to postpone marriage, discourage entrepreneurship, and impact many other life decisions. Because of this, it is no surprise that prospective college students, and especially Strath Haven students, should be concerned...

September 19, 2019

Congresswoman Scanlon Town Hall

Evelyn Blanchette, Staff Writer

Are movies getting longer? It kinda feels like it, doesn’t it? Or maybe our attention spans are shrinking, making an hour and a half feel like a little eternity, like quite the commitment. Lots of other things are changing as well, like new streaming services and pirating rates; however, running times seem to be all over the place, from the freedom granted by streaming and a lack of conflicting schedules to the fact that short, episodic programs are competing with feature length films and putting...

September 19, 2019

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 For this reason, we do not publish any anonymous or teacher-written submissions, and we do not discriminate against any ideology or political opinion.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