COVID-19 has had, and will continue to have a large impact on all people. Problems range from job loss, challenges for essential workers, isolation, educational dilemmas, economic downfall, and many other specific societal effects. By now, everyone is wondering when things will go back to normal, but in reality, the virus’ effects will linger on much longer than previously believedRead more
Late night comedy shows have had to make creative adjustments to how their audience gets a nightly laugh from the safety of their homes. With the drastic global changes regarding stay at home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic, all aspects of our lives are affected. From eating at restaurants to getting a pedicure, virtually nothing is permissible. And whileRead more
COVID-19 has changed the way life is lived. Practically every business now has “carry-out;” homes have become gyms, schools, and workplaces; and everyone is six feet apart. However, things are beginning to change back to the way they were before the coronavirus swept the world. In Ohio, manufacturing, construction, and offices opened May 4, retail opened May 12, and otherRead more
Right now during quarantine we are getting the point where we have given up hope on anything getting better. There’s nothing to do, and no one to see. Even though some things are opening back up, it’s not the fun things we enjoy. In the meantime,, here is an easy, and simple craft that takes little time and is funRead more
What better way is there to escape the anxieties surrounding the uncertainty of where our world will lead us in these uncertain times than by sitting down and having control over our own peaceful world in the popular game of Minecraft? The topic of fake news has been one stressor for many during this pandemic, and many have resorted toRead more
Since the quarantine began I’ve been looking for new things to get outside and do, and since I had gotten a dog just recently, I decided that going to a dog park would be a great idea. After looking for one online I settled on the Heritage Trail Metro Park. Just about everyday it’s been warm enough and not tooRead more
Due to the global pandemic of COVID-19, many mandatory safety precautions have been enacted including the stay at home order that is meant to keep everyone in their houses for the safety of others. This is affecting every individual in different ways. People in all different stages of life were required to take a pause. This can take a tollRead more
Major league sports are a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States and are streamed daily throughout the country. On March 11, the NBA shocked sports fans across the country when they indefinitely suspended the season amid growing concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic. Shortly after the NBA announced the news, the NCAA followed suit and canceled the remainder of theRead more
At the 3rd annual O2 Conference, three Hilliard Students got to present their idea to improve the environment around them.
On March 1st, Two Darby sophomores and a Bradley senior presented their idea of creating Life Skills Classes at the 3rd O2 conference. At the conference, there were five ideas presented by middle school to high school students from all over Central Ohio. Sophomores Sammy Robinson, Valeria Ortiz and senior Manar Alrjub met through the Serving Our Neighbors (SON) MinistriesRead more
As the world faces the coronavirus pandemic, every industry is being affected, including the entertainment industry. With everyone being encouraged to practice social distancing, tours have been postponed and cancelled, it is harder for artists and writers to collaborate with songwriters, and they aren’t able to get into the studio and record music in a traditional way. In the comingRead more
As summer approaches, so does the warm weather which brings along spring fashion. A way to be stylish, eco-friendly, and save money this season is to make your own jean shorts with some simple materials lying around your house. Materials: Jeans Chalk Fabric scissors Exacto Knife Tweezers Step One: Find some old jeans that are not too tight near theRead more
As I sit here writing my last ever Panther Press Story, I’ve had the chance to reflect on something that is more important than burgers. As a senior, the past two months have been extremely difficult. I ask myself, why should I feel sorry for myself? Why should I be upset? How can I make myself feel better? Then itRead more
With many cancellations, Senior Thespian Joanie Shafer’s high school theatre career comes to a sudden end.
Joanie Shafer started her theatre career acting in her first show as Miss Casewell in “Mousetrap,” and was inducted to the International Thespian Society. Now as a senior, she has earned the title 22-star thespian, been a part of 13 different shows and served as Darby Theatre president. Since her freshman year, Joanie has acted in many different roles. FromRead more
Since her freshman year, Emma Kowalski has been dominating the throwing world. She has attended multiple invitationals, outdoor and indoor states, and New Balance Nationals in New York. Her journey began with 7th-grade track, throwing the shot and discus. As she got into high school she continued to master the other components of throwing by starting the hammer and weight.Read more
Athletes to thespians, four Darby seniors joined the theatre program at the start of their junior year.
Typically when you start out your high school career as an athlete you stay an athlete, but for four Darby seniors that wasn’t the case. Nate Churchill, Karsen Davidson, Gage Trolinger, and Tyler Hessenauer all joined the theater program at the start of their junior year. Before being thespians they participated in many different sports: cross country, track, swimming, wrestling,Read more
Sometimes we can just get sick of some of the relationships we’re in. For most people, in these bad relationships they would call these relationships “toxic”. But of course, there is a song for that. “Yer Killin Me” is a song by the band Remo Drive. This song is about a very toxic relationship the lead singer was in. InRead more
Last month nine people died in a tragic helicopter accident. On January 26, 2020 the helicopter carried John Altobelli, Keri Altobelli, Alyssa Altobelli, Christina Mauser, Ara Zobayan, Sarah Chester, Payton Chester and retired NBA player Kobe Bryant with his thirteen year old daughter Gianna. Kobe Bryant is known as one of the greatest players to ever play basketball and isRead more
It is now 2020 and burgers taste just as good as they did in 2019. It’s been a while, so in order to bounce back strong and start the year off right, I figured I needed to review one of the best places to get a burger nationwide. So far, all of the places I’ve visited have been exclusive toRead more
Spring is approaching and we’re still in the thick of the flu season with countless other students in Darby out sick. Luckily for all of us, there are treatments and some important ways to avoid getting sick. People you may seek advice about the flu include your doctor or the school nurse, orand even a science teacher. Betsy Barber isRead more
Briana started her athletic career on the junior varsity soccer and basketball teams, and now as a senior, she has been part of the Varsity Soccer and Basketball teams. Briana said her favorite part of being on an athletic team is the people. “My favorite part about being on a team is definitely seeing my teammates everyday and knowing thereRead more