Hagerty Journalism Online

The Hannah Montanas of modern media

Celebrities such as: Marshmello, Daft Punk, Sia, Corpse Husband, Dream and the Blue Man Group all hide their identity from the public to maintain a private lifestyle.
Chanson Cadet, Staff Reporter | October 23, 2020

CLICK! The lights of the paparazzi blind your vision as you and your childhood friend are trying to leave your local restaurant after what was supposed to be a relaxing afternoon. Questions over who you...

The safest theme park on Earth

While Universal Orlando and Islands of Adventure opened on June 5, and Seaworld Orlando on June 11, Walt Disney World waited until July 11 to open Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom. Epcot and Hollywood Studios followed on July 15.
Gabriella Herrera | October 16, 2020

After months of chaos and confusion, everyone needs just a little bit of happiness. For some, that is binging the latest Netflix true crime documentary, while for others, it is taking a stroll through...

Projected to fail

While intended to be a fun and exciting assignment, projects like science labs can end up disastrous. Students who struggle with more hands-on assignments should be able to have a say in their learning.
Zoey Young, Editor-in-Chief | October 15, 2020

It is the boss battle at the end of a long quest. Your earbuds that have caught on something and abruptly ripped out. The printer that quits on you at your most desperate moment. Walking to fifth period,...

No candy, just rocks

Sponsored by the girl’s laccrose team, the annual pumpkin patch went up early this fall. Carving pumpkins is a great alternative to trick-or-treating, which has been discouraged this year due to coronavirus.
Sophie Woodburn, Opinions Editor | October 15, 2020

From binging your favorite Halloween movies like “Hocus Pocus” to baking Pillsbury’s pumpkin cookies, Halloween is a treasured holiday, and a time to spend the afternoon carving pumpkins with...

Seminole gets shady

Laura Shaw's column is a recurring column where she discusses her view of political matters and events both locally and nationally.
Laura Shaw, Politics Editor | October 14, 2020

If you think national politics can get messy, you obviously have not taken a glimpse of the everyday drama happening in Seminole County. Currently, the most relevant, and ever developing story, involves...

“American Murder: The Family Next Door” takes your breath away

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Sharika Khondaker, News Editor | October 14, 2020

In Aug. 2018, the disappearance and subsequent murders of Shan’ann, Bella, Celeste, and unborn child Nico Watts made national headlines. Despite the caring and loving husband portrayed on the news, Christopher...

Kill ’em with kindness

In today's political and social climate, tensions are high. Changing the way we react to such stressors could mean all the difference when it comes to communicating effectively.
Andrea Izaguirre, Social Media Editor | October 13, 2020

Like a disease as contagious as COVID, the harsh and cruel reality of our current political & social climate has been plaguing social media and poisoning real life interactions with constant negativity....

Something more presidential

Vice Presidential debate held on October 7th in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Laura Shaw, Politics Editor | October 13, 2020

Seeing as how the presidential debate last week simulated two toddlers fighting over a toy, my standards were low for the vice presidential debate. The vice presidential debate on October 7th proved that...

Sports Sanity

Hayden Turner, Sports Editor | October 12, 2020

As basketball and baseball are rounding out the year, the playoffs have had a different energy. It went from a loud and emotional roller coaster to a middle school football game, slow and hard to watch....


Bioengineers have learned to genetically modify organisms in order to create a better crop with higher yields.
Charlotte Mansur, Online Editor | October 9, 2020

Rummaging through the fridge to find a snack, you find a container of Walmart-brand raspberries. Excited over the possibility of a smoothie, you open the container only to be greeted with a thin layer...

“Poacher” brings a trunk-load of storytelling to Netflix

Sophia Canabal, Staff Reporter | October 7, 2020

Seeking to both capture an audience and spread awareness, the Netflix Original “Poacher” is certainly the elephant in the room because of its unique approach to engaging its audience.   Released...

Sweater vests: the sweaty sister to muscle tees

Chay's Closet is a recurring column where Staff Reporter Chanson Cadet shares her thoughts on the most recent trends in fashion.
Chanson Cadet, Staff Reporter | October 7, 2020

This past summer’s fashion was less than ideal. People were confined to their homes and the bar for what was acceptable to wear was lowered. Most people wore the same set of pajamas for days at a time,...

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