Many schools, such as Deerfield High School in Illinois, are switching to block schedules. Block schedules started as early as the 1920's and gained popularity over the last few years. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
Schools throughout the United States have been rapidly picking up block schedules in the past few years. As opposed to traditional scheduling, block schedules involve […]
The 2020 election cycle is up and running. Several U.S. states have already held their primary elections for Democratic candidates. Graphic by Grace Beilman.
It’s important to be informed on who you’re voting for. Take a look at 2020’s presidential candidates before you vote in the Florida Democratic primary […]
Elon Musk's company, Tesla, releases their newest vehicle, the Tesla Cybertruck. The presentation of the Cybertruck did not go as planned. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia.
It is a very important day for Elon Musk as he reveals his company’s newest, blockiest creation, the Tesla Cybertruck. Straight out of Minecraft, the Tesla Cybertruck is a one of a kind, electrically powered […]
Mary Ellen Pleasant, a famous abolitionist, is entirely left out of most history books. Steinbrenner created an "African American History" class to help combat this issue. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
Black History Month is upon us. During this month, Black heritage is celebrated but more work still needs to be done. The main way that schools can help this problem is allowing African American people to be […]
Citizens across Florida panic as temperatures drop for the first time this year, signaling the beginning of a week of cold weather. Many Floridians began preparing for the temperature drop over the previous summer. Graphic by Maeve Campbell.
Snow and ice, frost and sleet; though not seen yet, the citizens of Florida know the threat of the cold is near. People can be seen […]
Students Mckenzie Kane, Alex Boussetta, and Eric Simon plan their first rebuttal during the Young Republican-Young Democrat debate. The students implemented graphs, congressional bills, and historical precedent in their arguments, as did their liberal opponents, seniors Logan Hasselbach, Bailey Leist, and Anusha Gupta.
Politics, at its core, is polarizing. People associate it with conflict, argument, and frustration. It is a direct clash of opinions, while also trying to […]
Fortnite is consumed by an all-knowing black hole that shows no mercy. The game has been loved by fans of all ages since its release. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons.
Recently, one of the most popular online games in the world, Fortnite, was beginning to take a back seat to the sudden uprise in “Minecraft”‘s popularity. The “Fortnite” game […]
Students have continued to use metal straws, which has become the latest trend. These straws are often associated with saving the environment and helping the community, however, they may not be the best solution.
As metal straws continue to increase in popularity, some people are starting to question the use of them and if they’re safe for people. Some think that […]
Two candidates debate about the important topics related to the economy. Later, it will be decided who won the state in all. Graphic by Maeve Campbell.
With less than 400 days left until the 2020 election, some voters still haven’t even taken a glance at the candidates for president. 400 days […]
A new law officially bans holding your phone in school zones. The law was passed Oct. 1 of 2019 but police won’t write tickets until Jan. 1, 2020.
In the past two years, 1,845 crashes took place within school zones in Hillsborough County alone. These numbers encouraged transportation officials to try to find a […]
Students protest the neglect of environmental issues at the Tampa climate
strike. Media around the world had neglected to provide coverage of the issues these students spoke out about. Photo courtesy of Grace Ackerman.
Forests are burning, reefs are dying, and nobody has heard anything about it. And then, for a week, these issues hit the news. The stories are […]
A new cocktail of drugs reverses biological age by around 2.5 years. The result was created accidentally by a small team of scientists. Photo courtesy of Emily Kelley.
In the late 1800s, the greatest time to be a woman in America, a man named H.G. Wells wrote a novel called The Time Machine. This novel popularized […]