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A look at Adele

Lauren Bunce, Co-Features Editor

December 16, 2011

A raspy, soulful voice penetrates through the radio, lyrics of lost loves pulling the heartstrings of people all over the world. This voice could only belong to one artist: Adele. Her debut album “19,” released in 2008, sold an estimated 5 million copies, while her second album “21” received...

Shirtless guys rock the stage

Yasamin Rahmanparast, Business Manager

December 9, 2011

Dozens of shirtless contestants, waves of obscure talents, and gallons of baby oil: No, this isn’t Spring Break in Cancun, but rather the 2012 Mr. Panther competition. On December 1, 2011, seven judges (including beloved former A.P. Chemistry and TV Production teacher Mr. Jay Salon) judged the charm,...

Childhood comes to life through cinema

Yasamin Rahmanparast, Business Manager

November 23, 2011

A childhood almost seems incomplete without bedtime stories, fairytales, and fictional friends. Once adolescence and adulthood roll around, the jump between whimsical tales and reality comes to a close…or does it? Directors and movie producers worldwide acknowledge the yearning to revive beloved...

Sheen vs Kutcher: viewers are skeptical of “Two and a Half Men’s” newest addition

Danielle Olivarez, Staff Writer

November 15, 2011

Families across the country have tuned in weekly to CBS, Tuesdays at 9 p.m. to watch as the lives of the Harper brothers unfold for the past eight years on the television comedy, “Two and a Half Men.” Every week since September 2003, Alan and Charlie have been the dynamic duo of nighttime television,...

Laramie Project proves ‘Palmetto is no place for hate’

Kristen Coke, Co-Editor in Chief

November 7, 2011

“And the last thing he saw were the sparkling lights of Laramie Wyoming.” With these words the curtains closed on the Laramie Project, the fall play brought to Palmetto by the Comprehensive Theatre Class and Thespians Troupe 1298 on September 22nd and 23rd. The Laramie Project, a harrowing docudrama...

Halloween Horror Nights: Scare Tactic or Social Phenomenon?

Yasamin Rahmanparast, Business Manager

October 26, 2011

Zombies, chainsaws, severed arms and rotting flesh in one theme park, eight houses, six scare zones, and two live shows, all for 39 electrifying nights: it’s that time of year again. Get ready for Halloween Horror Nights 2011, where the House always wins. As Panthers swallow their pride and paint...

Ryan Gosling ‘Drives’ viewers into old Hollywood

Allie Hallebo, Copy Editor

September 27, 2011

As I watched the end credits for the newly released film “Drive,” I couldn’t help but listen to what others had to say about this seemingly simplistic film. A majority of the audience announced, rather bluntly, that they didn’t understand the purpose of such a story that didn’t hold any sort...

“Entourage” finale wraps up era of television

Natalia Cortright, PR/Marketing Manager

September 19, 2011

The ending of an era has finally come. As fans sadly said goodbye to the HBO comedy “Entourage,” they remembered Vinny’s cocky yet humble attitude, Eric’s heart throbbing Sloan, and Ari’s business crazed life, along with the rest of the fun-filled cast which captured the attention of fans for...

MTV’s Video Music Awards attract attention

Bree Ann Camacho, Co-Features Editor

September 14, 2011

With cigarette smoke clearly visible in the spot light, MTV's 2011 Video Music Awards were opened by Lady Gaga attired in an outfit completely different than her infamous meat dress. Not even sporting a dress, Gaga instead wore a suit with a grimy white T-shirt, and slicked back hair. Claiming to...

First of many laughs to come

Sebastien Siclait, Staff Writer

September 14, 2011

To start off the year on a positive note, and introduce those who didn't know about the group, the "Impawvisation" Club had a welcome back show Thursday, September 1. 
 The new club president, Nathan Harris, has hopes to change policies for Impawv this year. 
 "Our shows will now be...

Panthers argue when Rebecca Black is involved

Asmae Fahmy, Staff Writer

May 12, 2011

What started out as a thirteen-year-old girl trying to put her name out there, turned into a viral sensation that brings with it the world of cyber bullying, name calling, and now, according to ABC news, death threats. Rebecca Black released her debut song “Friday” in March, and within a week,...

Royal wedding makes its way to Palmetto

Britta Hallebo, Staff Writer

May 11, 2011

It was the moment that everyone had been waiting for since last November. Rivaling Princess Diana’s wedding 30 years ago, the recent marriage between Catherine “Kate” Middleton and Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, brought about a lot of excitement and press around the world. Although...

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