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Haiti: My Country

February 27, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

A thunderous noise startled me. A series of crashing sounds followed. Was the car in the garage moving on its own? Why were things flying off the walls, shelves and out of the cabinets? My sister and I ran outside through the b...

Haiti is My “Shithole” Country

Shella St. Eloi, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

A thunderous noise startled me. A series of crashing sounds followed. Was the car in the garage moving on its own? Why were things flying off the walls, shelves and out of the cabinets? My sister and I ran outside through the...

How Memes Are Affecting Students

Natalia Ribas, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Memes are concepts of certain photos with a funny caption, either it can be something relatable to our daily lives or something ridiculously hilarious, but it may be a distraction that is affecting student learning. Imagine, trying...

Foundation is Essential

Symone Washington, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

Filed under Reviews

Apply, spread, blend and repeat. This is all you need to think about when applying foundation. It doesn’t matter if you use a beauty blender or brush, it works all the same. Everything needs a solid foundation, whether it’s...

Should Students Have More Privacy Online?

December 7, 2017

Filed under Columns, Editorials, Opinion

Many digital high school students are given Lenovos to do their classwork. However, did you know the school can see what you're doing? By any chance have you ever plugged your phone charger into your Lenovo? By doing this you ...

The B Sides: H.E.R. New EP

Dequan Oakley, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

MBK Entertainment/RCA Records rising singer song-writer H.E.R. recently dropped her new EP “H.E.R. Vol 2. The B Sides EP” on October 20 and it is a BANGER. It is a compilation of both her first (H.E.R. Vol 1) and second (H.E...

Florida State University

Shella St. Eloi, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

When deciding on colleges there are many factors that should be considered including the campus and surroundings and if you love diversity and are looking for a beautiful campus then Florida State University is for you. At th...

Damn Album Review

Symone Washington, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Damn is the fourth studio album by American rapper Kendrick Lamar. It was released April 14, 2017, and consisted of 14 songs, all of which hit Billboard’s top 100. The album was supported by four singles: "Humble", "DNA", "Loyalty", featuring...

Batman: The Enemy Within Episode 2

Matthew Pomales, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Episode 2 of the enemy within which came out September 26, 2017 starts right where episode 1 left off with the Riddler dead, and the revelation that Amanda Waller (Debra Wilson) knows Bruce Wayne (Troy Baker) is Batman. Unlike ...

The Division: The Video Game For Taking Back New York

Mackens Mitil, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Tom Clancy games are known for their popularity. One Tom Clancy game, The Division,  is a virus which spreads across New York and disasters such as lootings and mass murders take over the state. The authorities can't do anythi...

Engaging Thriller and Drama: “The Brave”

October 25, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

“The Brave” is a drama/ military thriller show that makes people want to jump out of their chairs and shout at the screen. This jaw-dropping show leaves you wanting more and more after each episode. The show brave is about...

The Conscious Decision of High School Athletes

Lincoln Phillips, Sports Editor

October 25, 2017

Filed under Columns, Editorials, Opinion

There is nothing more irritating than a person’s behavior not matching their importance. One of the more admirable aspects of High School consists of multiple opportunities for all of the students craving to become sports...

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