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No one cares what you think

Emily Cosio, News Editor

December 21, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Discussing politics can easily upset people, even if it is at home. But bringing politics to the classroom has to be done delicately so teachers and students can prevent annoying and bothering one another. In many classes, like history and English, political discussion can never be completely avoided. When politics are mentioned in textbooks or in an essay, teachers should absolutely teach and explain to their students the lesson and how it ties into the political text. ...

Empowerment from all angles

Melissa Donovan, Assistant Editor

December 14, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Our Take, Uncategorized

Embarrassment, isolated, ashamed. These are all feelings that could be from someone who feels they are “different” from those around them and are in need of a sense of support. Clubs like Gay Straight Alliance and Girl Up have been able to provide comfort and a voice for individuals looking for a place that understands their ideas and beliefs. The Gay Straight Alliance hosted a quilt-making activity during Alli Week for students to connect with the club and learn more...

1000 Degrees produces pizza in a flash

1000 Degrees produces pizza in a flash

December 14, 2017

Getting a pizza that’s ready to eat in three minutes sounds like something to be skeptical about, but ever since 1000 Degrees opened on Aug. 17, this quick fix can come true. With six types of pizza listed on the menu, the ability to build your own...

Maple Street brings new breakfast options

Maple Street brings new breakfast options

December 14, 2017

Located at Oviedo on the Park, Maple Street Biscuit Company puts a twist on traditional breakfast. With biscuits as their staple, Maple Street sells creative sandwich biscuit combinations, including a full chicken breast. The restaurant has been trending...

Frozen Nitrogen- Is the hype worth it?

Frozen Nitrogen- Is the hype worth it?

December 14, 2017

Blowing nitrogen out of your mouth while eating cereal might be on your social media feed lately. Following the nitrogen trend, Frozen Nitrogen Ice Cream recently opened up and has been all the rage in Oviedo. One of the first things I noticed was...

‘Tis the season for respect

Sarah Dreyer, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

The bell rings, signaling the beginning of lunch. Students crowd around the cafeteria and pour into the lunch room, pushing, shoving, and even cutting through the lines to be the first to get food. The lunch staff attempts to control the chaos, but no one seems to hear or pay attention. By the end of lunch, the cafeteria and courtyard are trashed, and the only people standing are the janitors left to clean up the mess. Where is the respect? Respect is a consideration...

Cucinella’s a good delivery option

Cucinella’s a good delivery option

December 12, 2017

Cucinella’s Brick Oven Pizzeria is going to be the local pizza place that friends and families take into consideration when deciding where to order on Fridays. Their calzone, filled with cheese and the choice of any two toppings, was absolutely ...

Gift giving, aka the worst part of the holidays

Tara Routie, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

The girl you sit next to in algebra class hands you a present. You open it, and realize she got you bacon socks. Even though you are a vegetarian, you begin to panic because now you have to go buy her something. It is hard to buy presents for people, especially if you don’t know what to get them. Unless you want to be stuck in an awkward gift exchange, at least listen to these suggestions. Gift giving has many subcategories, and they all depend on your relationship....

Our take: Step up and speak up

Ahilyn Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Our Take

Each year more than 321,00 people, age 12 and older, become victims of rape and sexual assault in the United States. However, only 344 out of every 1,000 sexual assaults are reported to police, according to the Department of Justice. Sexual assault has always been an issue, and even though it is a hard topic to discuss, the time to end the silence is here.   On Oct. 5, the media’s attention was set on film producer Harvey Weinstein who was accused of sexual assault b...

Comic Critic: A super year for TV

Comic Critic: A super year for TV

November 22, 2017

While superheroes have experienced a renaissance in the cinemas, they have experienced one in television as well. Shows on The CW, ABC, FOX, and FX have also drawn praise for their superhero programming. So, in celebration of all these series (and because...

Strange is the new awesome

Strange is the new awesome

November 1, 2017

Go microwave some Eggos and find a quiet place, because after one year, three months, and 12 days, Stranger Things’ second season has dropped on Netflix, and it was well worth the wait. Consisting of nine episodes, one more than last time, this season...

Tara’s Take: Twitter trauma

Tara Routie, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2017

Filed under Editorials

Trump was recently accused of disrespecting a deceased soldier’s family during his phone call with the widow to express his condolences. Regardless of whose side you are on, we will never know what actually happened unless the phone call is released. That did not stop the topic from blowing up on Twitter though. While one side accused Trump of being insensitive, the other side thought that nothing went wrong with the phone call, and this whole ordeal was blown out of...

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