The $15 Minimum Wage Initiative passes in Florida. In 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported only 1/5 of minimum wage workers were under the age of 25, but they were more likely to be paid at or below the federal minimum wage than their older counterparts.
On Nov. 3, 2020 Florida voters passed a law set to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour incrementally by 2026. Florida Amendment Two, otherwise known as the $15 Minimum […]
An absentee ballot being sent off to be counted. Absentee ballots had gained popularity due to the threat of COVID-19.
As election night has approached, voting by mail has been a topic of discussion amongst Democrats and Republicans. Especially with COVID-19, more absentee ballots are expected to be sent out in the 2020 election than in past elections. Voting […]
College Board is known for testing students on their ability to pass standardized tests. They first administered standardized tests in 1901 and continued to do so. Photo courtesy of College Board.
College Board is a non-profit organization that owns the SAT test, which many students take in order to apply for colleges and AP exams. They […]
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 […]
Dolittle hit theaters Jan. 17, 2020. With high expectations it had, it failed to impress many audience members worldwide and was met with scathing reviews. Photo Courtesy of Universal Pictures.
“Dolittle,” not to be mistaken with the movie “Dr. Dolittle,” starring Eddie Murphy, isn’t the typical movie you’d expect so many high-profile celebrities to be a […]
Destiny Saucedo fills drinks for customers at the Broken Yolk Cafe. She had been working there for four years, as it was the family business.
As students enter the work force, many must overcome the challenges associated with working as both students and minimum wage employees. Oftentimes, these challenges include […]
HOSA officers take the first course on teaching bike safety. HOSA had partnered with More Health to teach bike and pedestrian safety to students in the Lutz community. Photo courtesy of Jackie Wantuch.
HOSA, now dubbed Future Health Professionals, as opposed to their previous name Health Occupations Students of America, has been working on improving the Lutz community […]
Grain and Berry's new Keto bowl menu item, including tomatoes, avocado and scrambled eggs. Grain and Berry had been known for its açai bowls, and generally healthier food alternatives. Courtesy of Taylor Snow.
Known for its açai bowls, Grain and Berry has recently come out with a new menu option— the Keto Bowl. Not on par with the […]
Dennis Derflinger locks one of the school's many gates. Administrators would go around and do this every morning to ensure student safety.
As gun violence threats continue plaguing U.S. citizens across the country, Hillsborough County public schools have begun preparations providing further protection for its students throughout the district. May […]
Steinbrenner student, Aden Sanders, poses in front of a poster made by GSA for World Suicide Prevention Day. The paper she held was distributed by GSA earlier that week to help students recognize their importance.
In drawing attention to World Suicide Prevention Day, which falls on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 this year, a club at Steinbrenner has initiated plans to inform students of the day’s passing and encourage them to recognize […]