The Panther

Previewing Mr. Panther

Previewing Mr. Panther

Gemma Torras, design editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

For Palmetto students, February is much more than a short month and Valentine's Day: it’s Mr. Panther. After months of preparation, 23 of Palmetto’s male students have prepared their acts consisting of their talents such as dancing, juggling, magic tricks and much more. “We have been prepa...

Day 13: Palmetto Couples Play The Newly Weds Game

Day 13: Palmetto Couples Play The Newly Weds Game

February 13, 2018


Filed under 14 Days of Love, Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

As our 14 Days of Love series continues, we put some of Palmetto's couples to the test in our version of the Newly Weds Game. Enjoy!

Day 11: Prom For One

Day 11: Prom For One

Olivia Solomon, staff writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Culture, LIFE

As prom season quickly approaches, the stress over finding a date for the big dance increases. Seniors go out of their way to find a date, even if their “date” is a friend. While it is common to see students attend Homecoming without a date, there is a stigma against going to prom single. “...

Day 5: Finding Offbeat Valentine’s Day Gifts

Day 5: Finding Offbeat Valentine’s Day Gifts

Katharine Hsiao, business manager

February 5, 2018


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and the gifts people tend to receive become more predictable each year. Sticking to the conventional chocolates, flowers and teddy bears might make a loved one happy, but something offbeat will keep them wondering what the next gift is. The items listed below  in...

Day 4: Evolution of Love Songs: Empty Words

Day 4: Evolution of Love Songs: Empty Words

Allison Strasius, staff writer

February 4, 2018


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

People seem to have been serenading one another with love songs since, well, forever. They are a true romantic staple during candlelit dinners (on February 14, especially) and in all the classic romantic comedies. Yet the same sense of constancy cannot be said for meaningful lyrics. Without a doubt,...

Teachers Read Rate My Teachers Comments

Teachers Read Rate My Teachers Comments

January 31, 2018


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

Inspired by Jimmy Kimmel's "Celebrities Read Mean Tweets" gag, we searched the depths of ratemyteachers.com and subsequently shared what we found with several teachers throughout Palmetto. Enjoy!...

A Review of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Review of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Gemma Torras, design editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, LIFE, Top Stories

On Jan. 25 and 26, the Palmetto drama department presented an adaptation of Shakespeare’s celebrated “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The cast added a modern spin on the classic fantastical comedy. The play narrows down on the story involving of four lovers, two gods, and a group of actors. ...

Avoiding the Second-Semester Slump

Mia Zaldivar, design editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Top Stories

Imagine spending three and a half years waking up at 6 a.m. five days a week to spend  seven hours in one place, working hard to get into that dream college and then reading these words in the second semester of senior year. “Unfortunately, because of your academic performance in high school since our initial ...

Not Just Another Day Off

Natalie Askowitz, copy editor

January 15, 2018


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

While many students celebrate the three day weekend that comes with Martin Luther King Day annually, a number of Americans stop and realize the true significance of the holiday dedicated to the leader of the Civil Rights Movement. Two veterans of the movement, Harris Wolford and John Lewis, created the N...

Halloween: Reloaded Playlist Available Now

Halloween: Reloaded Playlist Available Now

Olympia Rodriguez, print editor-in-chief

October 31, 2017


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

Get ready to dust off your brooms, for Halloween night has arrived. Filled with hauntingly fun and thematic tracks, Halloween: Reloaded brings you a selection of songs from motion pictures such as Return to Halloweentown, Twitches and Girl v. Monster. Indulge in tonight's ambiance with tunes good enou...

Dance Away Homecoming Stereotype

Sabrina Catalan, copy editor

October 21, 2017


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

In the midst of a sea of couples chatting about their homecoming plans 24/7, it can become easy for some students to get swept up into the belief that they need to go to the dance with a date, as well. However, before they skeptically stare down their ticket and think of alternative ways to spend th...

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