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New bells a shock to the system

Michael Gibson, Sports Editor

April 16, 2018

Filed under Editorials

It’s the first day back from spring break. Everyone is catching up with friends and then a noise straight out of a horror movie blasted over the intercom. The loud screech is not the bell currently in place but what a way to start fourth quarter am I right? When the final first period bell rang, the sound could only be described as interesting.  Was administration about to make an announcement? Is it just a random noise? No one seemed to know what to do, but by the time...

Forget sunshine, protect our beaches

Katarina Harrison, Opinions Editor

April 9, 2018

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After the Florida Congress passed of the Sunshine Protection Act, which would put Florida permanently on daylight saving time, all eyes are on Governor Rick Scott to see whether he will sign it into law. This one-sided attention however, is drawing public attention away from a much more serious, controversial, and important pieces of legislation that Rick Scott has already made law. Recently, Scott signed the Possession of Real Property bill, fundamentally changing public...

Comic Critic: A hero for everyone

Comic Critic: A hero for everyone

March 16, 2018

Diversity and whitewashing have become buzzwords for not only superhero films, but films in general over the past few years. Those who advocate the former say that it is because they provide role models for people young and old to look up to that look...

Unpostworthy

March 2, 2018

During the 1970s, journalists ran frantic reporting the confidential scandal involving the government's secrets surrounding the Vietnam War. During this, brothers, sons and fathers were off fighting, unaware that they were in no position to win, which...

The end is only the beginning

The end is only the beginning

March 2, 2018

Car chases, disguises, every news station broadcasting their face. No one would expect to find these in an ordinary teen road trip story.  The End of the F***ing World features two teenagers going on a road trip, one being a rebellious girl and the ...

Our take: School safety is everyone’s job

Tara Routie, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Our Take

On Feb. 14, Majory Stoneman Douglas was added to the list of seven school shootings that have taken place in 2018. With this recent shooting taking place at a high school that is very similar to our own, it is time to consider how a tragedy in Parkland affects us. With situations like these, it is easy to point fingers. People, of course, point fingers at the shooter, while others point their finger at the government for not taking action to limit these kinds of tragedies....

PUBG more incomplete than unknown

February 27, 2018

 Everyone lands on an island to find guns and supplies, but then the servers start lagging and you can’t even find any items since they aren’t rendering on the ground. This video game is called Player Unknown Battle Grounds, while this is a hit fo...

Origins outshines predecessors

Origins outshines predecessors

February 27, 2018

In the past Assassin’s Creed installments, players have scaled colossal towers in Italy, fought for the freedom of the thirteen colonies, and torn through Man-o’-Wars across the Caribbean in massive, gripping adventures that always seem to find the...

Clawing its way to the top

Clawing its way to the top

February 21, 2018

Intense action, suspenseful crime, and a heroic superhero: the formula to an amazing Marvel movie. However, Black Panther goes beyond all this to create the best movie of the year. The main setting of the nation Wakanda is not only beautiful but ...

Not “Filthy,” but no “Winner” either

Not “Filthy,” but no “Winner” either

February 8, 2018

Justin Timberlake’s third Super Bowl halftime show, this time as the main attraction, could be equated to a night out with friends, one where everyone had fun time, but probably wouldn’t be telling stories about it for years after. Timberlake was...

Tara’s Take: College acceptance does not determine your life

Tara’s Take: College acceptance does not determine your life

January 25, 2018

So you did not get into your dream school, and your life is over. It is time to throw in the towel, sign up for welfare and find a park bench that will be known as home for the future. Does this sound ridiculous yet? While this may sound irrational, many students have minds...

It’s not unsportsmanlike conduct

It’s not unsportsmanlike conduct

January 13, 2018

Even 45 minutes before the parade was scheduled to start, the parade route was packed. Black and Gold-clad fans that went 10 deep were spread throughout Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, from Main Street USA to Frontierland, hoping to catch a glimpse of...

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