The Panther

Childhood comes to life through cinema

Yasamin Rahmanparast, Business Manager

November 23, 2011


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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


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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


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“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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Marvel comics coming to a theater near you

Jonathan Perez, Staff Writer

May 5, 2011


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Supernatural powers and evil villains fill the screen. The wait is nearly over: Marvel is doing it again. Starting this summer, Marvel will launch the movies X- Men: First Class, Thor, The Avengers, The Amazing Spiderman and Captain America: First Avenger adopted from their classic comic books. “I’ve...

Nickelodeon reruns old favorites

Erin Maroon, Staff Writer

May 5, 2011


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Students wanting to bring out their inner children can finally let them loose. The children’s cable network Nickelodeon will start replaying its old shows from the 1990s. In 1985, Nickelodeon began airing Nick at Nite, a nighttime programming block that broadcasted classic sitcoms such as “Dennis...

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