Yes, You Will Use It In Real Life
BY BLUE KAUFMAN Throughout high school, every individual has classes they like and dislike. However, one subject seems to be the least favorable for most students: Mathematics.  In fact, many are familiar with the saying “When am I going to use math in my life?” It’s understandably difficult for... Read more
What Has Happened To The News?
BY BRANDON SLOANE The Today Show has long been considered one of the most preeminent news shows in the nation, and prides itself on its hard-hitting journalism pieces. While watching the show, one would expect to see an investigative story on a national crisis, but surprisingly, a recent headline... Read more
Bilingualism Is Essential To Future Success
BY RACHEL SHARPE If you want to increase your chances of getting a job when you graduate, you may want to learn to speak and communicate in more than one language. The numbers don’t lie. According to a recent survey by if managers had two equally qualified job... Read more
Unpaid Internships Take Advantage Of Students
  BY JACOB FIERMAN With the economy holding on by a thread, businesses across the nation are looking to keep costs down. Unpaid internships have been on the rise over the past few years, and the ethics involved are questionable.  Companies who abuse unpaid interns are violating the moral... Read more
Thumbspeak Is NBD

Thumbspeak Is NBD

Opinions December 16, 2011

BY BRANDON SLOANE “Dis wknd I was @ teh mall w/ my gfs nd my ex bf showed up nd it wuz awkkk.” While about 20 years ago this sentence would have been perceived as being written in a secret code, in today’s world, this type of condensed speech... Read more
Are Libraries Necessary?
  Con- By JESSICA WEAVER As our generation becomes more technologically advanced, libraries have become a last resort for students on the hunt for information. With only 80 public libraries in the state of Florida containing only 32,760,000 books in total, it’s no wonder people choose the Internet, which... Read more
It’s Time To Start Serving Pride In Our Cafeteria
    BY BRANDON SLOANE When you walk in, you see trash spread across the tables and pieces of food littering the ground and the bathrooms have an overpowering stench that is almost unbearable. This sounds like the inside of a dirty fast food joint, but in reality, it’s... Read more
Scott’s Artless Agenda
BY RACHEL SHARPE Within the last decade, there have been thousands of breakthroughs in science and technology that have led to incredible discoveries. Science and technology affect almost every aspect our lives and have shaped our society. Florida Governor Rick Scott sites the technological explosion in recent years as... Read more
Is It Worth The Weight?

Is It Worth The Weight?

Opinions November 30, 2011

  BY JESSICA WEAVER Getting one McDouble, two small fries, a small coke, and a hot fudge sundae for desert, all for less than six dollars, sounds ideal for most teens whose hunger is much larger than their wallets. However, the dangerous effects of these cheap yet satisfying foods... Read more
Marked For Life

Marked For Life

Opinions October 5, 2011

  BY JESSICA WEAVER When searching for students with tattoos, I came across a junior who made the decision to have a dolphin permanently drawn on her foot to represent her love for animals as well as the water. Although so young, she claims she doesn’t and will never... Read more