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Panther Travels During Mid-Winter Recess
Panther Travels During Mid-Winter Recess
Derrick, Harris • March 11, 2024

Over the Presidents Week break, Pinewood offered three different trips to Puerto Rico, Hong Kong and Brazil. Junior high students had the...

As 2024 Election Unfolds, Panthers Vote for the First Time
As 2024 Election Unfolds, Panthers Vote for the First Time
Ian, Hsiao • March 11, 2024

On March 5, Pinewood seniors will be able to vote for the first time: a very exciting but also nerve-racking experience. Many students dream...

Juniors in the Pinewood Scholars Program pose for a photo.
Speaker Sessions and Social Entrepreneurship
Arjun, Kelkar • March 11, 2024

Pinewood offers a unique set of courses for juniors and seniors dedicated to positively impacting their community. The Pinewood Scholars...

The Hidden Beauty of Sports
The Hidden Beauty of Sports
Michael Shtrom, Arts & Culture Editor • March 11, 2024

In the interest of being as forthcoming as possible, I’ll start with this: I’ve never understood the appeal of sports. I have baked my apathy...

Colins Guide to Electric Cars
Colin's Guide to Electric Cars
Colin Ternus, Photo Editor • March 11, 2024

“Cybertruck beats Porsche 911 while towing a 911,” and “What Makes the Tesla Model 3 Performance Variant So Special?” These are some...

Past Livess Life Lessons
Past Lives's Life Lessons
Sophia Cheng, Editor-in-Chief • March 11, 2024

There are some films that make you feel seen, and some that make you feel changed. “Past Lives” (2023), a romantic drama film written and...

The American Loneliness Epidemic: How the Internet Has Affected The Youth
The American Loneliness Epidemic: How the Internet Has Affected The Youth
Simon Braun, Opinion Writer • March 11, 2024

   Lonely. I could not reach out. That’s how I, and many Americans, felt during the pandemic. However, this feeling of loneliness did not...

Should Pinewood Start the School Day Later?
Should Pinewood Start the School Day Later?
Trevor Koo, Opinion Writer • March 11, 2024

   Does the early morning bell create chaos for students? Or is 8:15 a.m. a perfect time for Pinewood to start classes?    Some, especially...

Should Taylor Swift Be Held Accountable for Her Carbon Emissions?
Should Taylor Swift Be Held Accountable for Her Carbon Emissions?
Tiffany Au, Opinion Writer • March 11, 2024

   “Criticize the way you fly when you’re soarin’ through the sky.” As pop star Taylor Swift soars to new heights with her undeniable...

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Elizabeth Liang (9) has been on The Perennial since 8th grade, making this her second year on staff. She enjoys sketching and painting in her free time. Therefore, she takes the role of an illustrator...

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More Than Delivering Hot Lunches: Behind Pinewoods Epicurean Team
More Than Delivering Hot Lunches: Behind Pinewood's Epicurean Team
Claire Wu, Features Writer • March 11, 2024

   Every day as the lunch crowd clusters around the red food truck, students are greeted by a duo of smiling faces behind the window. Epicurean...

Students Work at Lower and Middle Campus
Dhruv Gupta, Features Writer • March 11, 2024

   Whether it's giving in to demands of constant Taylor Swift songs from third graders or comforting a kid after an “unfair” football...

Pinewood Choirs Sing and Learn in Brazil Trip
Pinewood Choirs Sing and Learn in Brazil Trip
Esha Joshi, Staff Writer • March 27, 2024

   The humid heat of Brazil clung to us as we stepped out of the Galeão International Airport to begin the choir performance trip. Because...

Matilda Comes to Pinewood
"Matilda" Comes to Pinewood
Addison Parenti, Staff Writer • March 27, 2024

   Coming-of-age stories are an essential part of our culture, as many watch movies and tv-shows, read books and listen to music centered...

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Future of VR: Apple Vision Pro
Harry Yang, Staff Writer • March 11, 2024

   Imagine being able to tune into class whenever you want with just a swipe of your fingers. With Apple’s new Vision Pro, you can have...

Plastic Polluting Pinewood
Plastic Polluting Pinewood
Ryan Chou, Staff Writer • March 11, 2024

   Plastic products are manufactured in very large quantities, with a staggering 450 million tons produced each year. These products are readily...

Junior Shay Mallempati serves during practice.
Dual-Sport Athlete: Shay Mallempati
Brandon Ge, Copy Editor • March 11, 2024

   The eternal question in the world of sports is: effort or talent? Either one can make you successful in a sport. But, being an accomplished...

Pinewood track and field athletes work out on the field.
Start of the Spring Sports Season
Regan Shee, Sports Writer • March 11, 2024

   Spring sports are finally here, and a new season means a fresh slate of sports: baseball, boys tennis, track and field and swimming. With...

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