The Panther Online http://www.thepantheronline.com Tue, 09 Feb 2016 05:00:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.2 Chapman SoundCheck, ChapTones compete at ICCA quarterfinals http://www.thepantheronline.com/a-e/chapman-soundcheck-chaptones-compete-icca-quarterfinals http://www.thepantheronline.com/a-e/chapman-soundcheck-chaptones-compete-icca-quarterfinals#respond Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:34:03 +0000 http://www.thepantheronline.com/?p=30053 Wearing their signature colors, red and black, the 17 members of Chapman SoundCheck took to the stage at Pomona College for the quarterfinals of the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) on Saturday. For SoundCheck, one of the four a cappella groups on campus, the moment was a long time coming. “We’ve worked so […]

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This is how much it costs to skip class http://www.thepantheronline.com/opinion/this-is-how-much-it-costs-to-skip-class http://www.thepantheronline.com/opinion/this-is-how-much-it-costs-to-skip-class#respond Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:35:07 +0000 http://www.thepantheronline.com/?p=30046 In most Chapman classes, attendance isn’t just encouraged – it’s a direct part of your final grade. Many professors choose to factor attendance into their grades, with the only excusable absences requiring proof of sickness or an extreme circumstance. On top of that, there is often a temptation among college students to skip class for […]

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An ode to Groundhog Day http://www.thepantheronline.com/opinion/an-ode-to-groundhog-day http://www.thepantheronline.com/opinion/an-ode-to-groundhog-day#respond Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:36:46 +0000 http://www.thepantheronline.com/?p=30050 Last Tuesday marked one of America’s most wonderfully archaic holidays – Groundhog Day. Yes, even to this day, droves of people clamor together in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania to witness whether or not famed groundhog Punxsutawney Phil will see his shadow or not, either ushering in six more weeks of winter or an early spring, respectively. And […]

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Women’s basketball wins sixth straight http://www.thepantheronline.com/sports/womens/womens-basketball-wins-sixth-straight http://www.thepantheronline.com/sports/womens/womens-basketball-wins-sixth-straight#respond Mon, 08 Feb 2016 05:37:36 +0000 http://www.thepantheronline.com/?p=30041 With four regular season games remaining, the Chapman women’s basketball team is playing its best basketball of the season. The Panthers traveled to Pomona-Pitzer Saturday night and came away with an 81-56 victory. “This was one of the first games our coach actually felt like we played well for almost the entire game,” said junior […]

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Missing Haslam, men’s basketball falls 64-54 to Pomona http://www.thepantheronline.com/sports/mens/missing-haslam-mens-basketball-falls-64-54-to-pomona http://www.thepantheronline.com/sports/mens/missing-haslam-mens-basketball-falls-64-54-to-pomona#respond Mon, 08 Feb 2016 05:05:28 +0000 http://www.thepantheronline.com/?p=30038 The Chapman men’s basketball team traveled to Pomona-Pitzer on Saturday and was forced to play without its top scorer, freshman guard Cam Haslam, who missed the game with a hamstring injury. This is the second straight game Haslam has been out with injury, and without him, the Panthers struggled offensively and fell 64-54. “We came […]

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Why “hashtagging” the slogan is not enough http://www.thepantheronline.com/opinion/why-hashtagging-the-slogan-is-not-enough http://www.thepantheronline.com/opinion/why-hashtagging-the-slogan-is-not-enough#respond Sun, 07 Feb 2016 00:02:22 +0000 http://www.thepantheronline.com/?p=30003 By Calah Vargas, junior sociology and political science major With social media running rampant with #Bernie2016, “Make America Great Again!” or an “H” with a distinctly placed arrow, it’s not hard to retweet something and feel like you’ve done a good deed. Your whole social media network now knows your presidential hopeful, but is this […]

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How Jason Mraz made me distrustful of the world http://www.thepantheronline.com/opinion/how-jason-mraz-made-me-distrustful-of-the-world http://www.thepantheronline.com/opinion/how-jason-mraz-made-me-distrustful-of-the-world#respond Sat, 06 Feb 2016 23:53:53 +0000 http://www.thepantheronline.com/?p=29997 By Sydney Adams, senior kinesiology and psychology major I’ll admit it –  when I was 14 I had a really big crush on Jason Mraz. This was when his smash hit ukulele single “I’m Yours” had just hit the world and I had never heard a song so romantic in my life. Really, nothing touched […]

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Students bring national charities to campus http://www.thepantheronline.com/a-e/students-bring-national-charities-to-campus http://www.thepantheronline.com/a-e/students-bring-national-charities-to-campus#respond Sat, 06 Feb 2016 23:47:52 +0000 http://www.thepantheronline.com/?p=29868 When Becca Batkin was a kindergartener, her five-year-old best friend was diagnosed with leukemia. “She got pulled out of school, she went into treatment, and she lost all of her friends because she was in the hospital all the time,” the junior strategic and corporate communications major said. “I still think about it sometimes…. I […]

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Student performances kick off Black History Month http://www.thepantheronline.com/news/student-performances-kick-off-black-history-month http://www.thepantheronline.com/news/student-performances-kick-off-black-history-month#respond Sat, 06 Feb 2016 23:07:04 +0000 http://www.thepantheronline.com/?p=29979 Students performed at Chapman’s Black Student Union and the University Program Board’s sixth annual Soul Fest in the Student Union as part of Black History Month. This year, the annual event was a part of the University Program Board’s Welcome Week. “This event is a great opportunity for Chapman to come together as a community […]

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University Singers end California tour on high note http://www.thepantheronline.com/news/university-singers-end-california-tour-on-high-note http://www.thepantheronline.com/news/university-singers-end-california-tour-on-high-note#respond Sat, 06 Feb 2016 22:40:23 +0000 http://www.thepantheronline.com/?p=29977 Chapman’s University Singers concluded its tour of 12 high schools at the Fish Interfaith Center on Friday. Stephen Coker, the director of choral activities at Chapman, said the primary purpose of the tour was recruitment. Live performances and interactive discussions allowed for local prospective students to really get a grasp of what attending Chapman would […]

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