Students have the opportunity to show their dedication and hard work through letters of recommendation. Asking for a letter of recommendation has been a common experience for many high school students applying for colleges and scholarships.
Whether an underclassman or a senior, getting letters of recommendation benefits students when it comes to scholarships as well as college and job applications. Letters of recommendation […]
Steinbrenner seniors enjoy their pre-game ceremony. They joined their teammates and parents for a celebratory photo. Photo courtesy of Kyle Messina.
The Steinbrenner Boys’ baseball team had their senior night on Thursday 4/1. They were coming off a 2-4 loss vs. Wharton, although having won three of their […]
As a result of the recent pandemic, a major percentage of universities are turning a blind eye to test scores. This decision has altered college admissions, just as COVID-19 has changed many other aspects of learning. Photo courtesy of Unsplash.
Since March 13, 2020, people’s lives have been taken over by COVID-19 in all aspects. For high schoolers, their future has seemed mostly uncertain, specifically their college opportunities. As a result of […]
Sony is shutting down the online storefronts for many of their old systems. This has highlighted the importance of physical media and game preservation. Photo courtesy of PlayStation.
Sony has announced that the PlayStation stores of the PlayStation Portable (PSP), PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita will be shutting down later in the year. […]
A political social media post asks followers if they will vote in the next election. Although the 2020 election occurred on November 3rd, many social media influencers continued to be political on their social media accounts. Photo courtesy of Grace Beilman.
Every day people are being affected and shaped by what celebrities think and do. Celebrities such as Hank Green, Cardi B, Josh Gad, Ariana Grande can change the minds of millions of people by how they […]
Teenagers constantly struggle with body issues and social media has made it worse. For years, social media has been full of toxic expectations and standards. Photo courtesy of Jade Prieto.
The idea of the ideal body constantly surrounds today’s teenagers, forcing them to fall into the narrative that if one does not look like the […]
Casey Contreras makes an offensive play that results in a touchdown for the team. Contreras has played both offense and defense and has excelled in each position she has been placed in. Photo courtesy of Robert Draper. Casey Contreras makes an offensive play that results in a touchdown for the team. Contreras has played both offense and defense and has excelled in each position she has been placed in. Photo courtesy of Robert Draper.
From a young age, Casey Contreras has been testing her skills in a variety of sports as she enjoys the competitive nature and excitement from playing the game. With multiple years of […]
The University of Florida currently educates 50,000 students, but is the education worth it? According to College Simply, UF costed approximately $38,668 per year on average in 2020. Photo courtesy of Melissa Tempest.
To some people, the thought of having to grow up and go to a college scares them. To others, it’s exciting to think about the new adventures that wait for them in college. Education is always […]
Lutz Scoops is the new local ice cream shop. They opened January 2021 and now accompany Mascot Universe, a store by the same owners. Photo courtesy of Kyle Messina.
There is a new ice cream shop in town. Lutz Scoops had its grand opening on Saturday, January 16th and has brought a unique store […]
Kylie Jenner is one of today’s most well-known influencers whose career is boosted by her beauty. Pretty privilege has existed for a long time and has been amplified by TikTok. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
When we scroll through Instagram or TikTok we see countless faces, some we will probably never remember. But, when a pretty face pops up, do we all stop to look, or do we all […]
The lunch line is a perfect example of a line that needs to be cut. Waiting is just wasted time that could’ve been used for other, better things. Photo courtesy of Jade Prieto.
“If you ain’t first, you’re last.” This quote by Ricky Bobby in the movie Talladega Nights embodies the perfect attitude to have in every line […]
A health care worker puts a band-aid on a patient after getting their vaccine. The COVID-19 virus is extremely deadly, and it is encouraged that all get the shot when it is available to them. Photo courtesy of Unsplash.
A little less than ten months ago, the world as it’s known was taken over by a previously unknown disease. Covid-19 has controlled the lives of many, from wearing masks to using hand sanitizer multiple times throughout […]