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On track

On track

October 15, 2019

Sitting down to play the Wii as a kid was an easy way to relax and unwind from a rough day at elementary school. You pull out Mario Kart, the “crown jewel” of Nintendo, and reach for a white Wii controller, preparing yourself to race against randomly...

Joker is no joke

Joker is no joke

October 14, 2019

In the midst of rioting chaos, the Joker emerges from a police car with makeup running down his face, his newly green hair is slicked back, and it is the perfect moment that makes you feel like you are in Gotham. After many failed attempts the DC uni...

Florida virtual fiasco

Florida virtual fiasco

October 2, 2019

Virtual school is every student’s dream. No homework, work at your own pace and you can do it all in your pajamas. What more could an overwhelmed high school student ask for? However, love is not enough to keep the Florida Virtual School running smoothly...

Our Take: Administration takes the lead in building spirit

Jessica Maldonado, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2019

Judging from the packed student section to the enthusiastic targeted pep rallies, things have changed and we are finally developing school spirit. School spirit has always been our huge flaw for the past few years, but with a new principal in place and the sense of a fresh start, we feel and see the difference. Before this year, the school years have felt redundant. Students run away from intimidating administrators watching out for dress code violations, they sit quietly...

Disney needs to put live action back in the bottle

Disney needs to put live action back in the bottle

September 19, 2019

Nothing compares to sitting at home in front of your boxed television as a child, jamming out to “Hakuna Matata” with animated Timon and Pumbaa, listening to commentary from iconic characters and loving every second of it. Re-watching these movies...

Alarms deserve better treatment

Alarms deserve better treatment

May 15, 2019

If there was a list of the most hated inanimate objects in the U.S. the alarm clock would top it. Commonly mistaken as a form of torture, these devices have faced their fair share of animosity. Although their incessant buzzing, beeping and chirping m...

Detective Pikachu introduces new Pokémon world

May 14, 2019

In 2016, Pokémon surged back into mainstream popularity with the mobile game Pokémon Go, where players could become real-life Pokémon trainers and travel across the land and search far and wide for the pocket monsters to pit them against other users....

We’re in the Endgame now (Spoiler-Free Review)

We’re in the Endgame now (Spoiler-Free Review)

April 29, 2019

Critics have tried for years to review Marvel Cinematic Universe movies in a vacuum. They always ask “How does this film stand on its own?” Even Infinity War, one of the most continuity-laced films of this franchise, could still be judged on its o...

“Kim’s Convenience” offers up more than just food

“Kim’s Convenience” offers up more than just food

April 23, 2019

From sneak attacks, gaining new roommates you didn’t want, and playing for the Kim Cup, season three of CBC sitcom “Kim’s Convenience” brings back the Kim family as they continue to navigate life as immigrants in Toronto. There are few, if any,...

Help available

Help available

April 4, 2019

Recently, the news has been filled with news of the recent suicides of two Parkland survivors and a Lake Mary High School Student. With such intense incidents, it is clear that action to protect student mental health should a key part of public education....

Mayo for yo

Mayo for yo

April 3, 2019

Mayonnaise, you either love it or hate it, there is no grey area. Tolerating mayonnaise is like thinking black licorice is just okay. It is not okay, it is a sin, unlike the super adaptable, unapologetically calorific mayonnaise. Unfortunately,  we live in...

Hand me Samoa Cookies

Hand me Samoa Cookies

February 11, 2019

January is like one big reset button. It’s a time to throw out the eggnog and grab a coconut water. Gyms become life-size sardine cans with eager people dying to start their new exercise routines.  For one month, America decides it is done being the ob...

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