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 For this reason, we do not publish any anonymous or teacher-written submissions, and we do not discriminate against any ideology or political opinion.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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OITNB Season 5 and Perception

Hendrick Xiong-Calmes, '18, co-Editor-In-Chief

October 12, 2017


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Since the theme of 11th grade English is perspectives, I recognized a connection to one of Netflix’s most popular series: Orange is the New Black. OITNB is a commentative and often edgy show revolving around an extraordinarily diverse group of incarcerated women in Litchfield Penitentiary. The show...

HEADstrong’s Battle to Swarthmore

Abby Loiselle, '19, Editor

October 12, 2017


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In April of 2005, during a star freshman la crosse season at Hofstra University, Nick woke up one morning unable to hear out of his left ear. After being examined, Nick was diagnosed with Large-B-Cell non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a blood cancer that affects the lymphatic system, a network of tissues and...

Modern Feminism and its Role at Haven

Hendrick Xiong-Calmes, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 12, 2017


Filed under Detours

With Donald Trump getting elected to the White House, I found myself questioning a lot about what I thought I knew regarding modern feminism. Do people know about what he has done to women, or do people just not care? What connotations are being associated with the term “feminist”? I believed that...

Day Trips to Take This Summer

Maddie Marks, '19, Editor

October 5, 2017


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Even in the midst of homework,projects, finals, and other last minuteschoolwork, it’s finally safe to admit thatsummer is just about here. We’re falling in love with the idea of no more responsibilities or waking up at six in the morning. And while the idea of sleeping in and binge- watching favorite...

What’s Haven Doing This Summer?

Maddie Marks, '19, Staff Editor

October 5, 2017


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What could possibly be better than heading off to summer vacation with loads of plans, goals, and fun activities filling your schedule? Simple! Hearing about other people’s plans, goals, and fun activities this summer! Well, maybe it’s not as good, but it’s still quite cool to find out what your...

As Robots Begin Feeling, Humans May Struggle to Follow Suit

Ryan Sheehan, '17, Staff Editor

October 5, 2017


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In this modern era, it is practically impossible to avoid technology in our daily lives unless you intend to move out to the Amish country. Almost every part of our day is influenced by technology in one way or another, and it’s unlikely this is going to change. Although writing remains our primary...

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


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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


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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


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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...

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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