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OPINION: FBI after Insane Clown Posse

January 15, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Known for their very vulgar music, Insane Clown Posse is an American Duo from Detroit. ICP has been making music that millions of fans, or as ICP like to call them, their “Juggalos”, really enjoy since 1989. The FBI had recently labeled ICP’s fans as gang members. According to CNN, an FBI anal...

OPINION: The lunch hustle

OPINION: The lunch hustle

January 15, 2014


Filed under Opinion

The lunch bell rings, and right there as the sound echoes through the hallways, chaos occurs. Here we have students walking as slow as they can, some are running as if it's the Olympics, and others are pacing as fast as their legs can pull them. A minute or two after the bell has rung, students are already ...

OPINION: Cold weather breezes into Orlando

OPINION: Cold weather breezes into Orlando

January 15, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Orlando has been fighting a cold weather that has many student’s teeth chattering and knees shaking. Students were shocked to confront a low of 33 degrees on Jan.6 and Jan. 7 early in the morning right when students came back from their winter break. For any other state up north, this isn't anything...

Tell the full story in long form

Tell the full story in long form

Sample Student, Editor-in-Chief

December 30, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Want to tell the full story?  To get started click on New under the Stories tab on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter the headline for the article. In the box to the right of the title, choose your title size for the Story Page, if you would like it to be different from the d...

Choose the right image size for online

Choose the right image size for online

Sample Staff Member, Writer

December 30, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Size your horizontal photos to 900px wide by 600px tall at a resolution of 72 dpi in RGB color mode before uploading them to your site. Always save photos in .jpg format. Your site will display vertical photos fine (except in the Showcase box), but the formatting of the text around them won’t be as...

Use the recent sports scores widget

Use the recent sports scores widget

Sample Staff Member

December 30, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Your site includes a scrolling sports score box widget that can be set to display in any of your widget areas.  To adding a sports score, click on New under Sports Score on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter placeholder text in the title box. This title will not be displayed on...

Analyze site traffic with Google Analytics

Analyze site traffic with Google Analytics

Sample Student, Editor

December 30, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Once you start producing content, you’re going to want to know who’s reading it. Your site is setup with Google Analytics, a robust reporting tool from Google. Each week you’ll receive an e-mail report of your previous week’s site statistics. You can review the report with your staff to learn...

Add user accounts for editors, staff members

Add user accounts for editors, staff members

Sample Staff Member

December 30, 2013


Filed under Opinion

The WordPress publishing system allows for multiple user accounts and administrative privileges. Your setup already includes a user account for the adviser. You can add as many users as you want to your site giving each one a unique role. Users who are Administrators have access to all the administration...

PERSPECTIVE: Will Winston

December 13, 2013


Filed under Opinion

On Dec. 7 of last year, the Tallahassee police department received a complaint of sexual battery that did not disclose the name of the suspect. DNA samples from the woman's underwear turned out to be that of Jameis Winston, Florida State University's freshman quarterback, who was accused of raping her...

PERSPECTIVE: Portables

PERSPECTIVE: Portables

December 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Seconds after the bell rang,the halls are filled with chatter and students walking from one class to another. Some are in a hurry,while others laze around. On a typical day,the campus floods with students rushing back and forth to classes. Some have classes that are located right next door or on the flo...

PERSPECTIVE: HHN a Scream

PERSPECTIVE: HHN a Scream

October 15, 2013


Filed under Opinion

About two weeks ago, we went with  our journalism teacher and newspaper adviser, Colleen Bennett  to Halloween Horror Nights Media Night, created for high school students in journalism looking to do a review for Universal's most popular Halloween attraction and get an interview with the senior director...

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