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On Friday, Sept. 24, students rallied in front of Tampa City Hall for Climate Day of Action. Around 150 people came to call on Tampa to declare a “Code Red” Climate Emergency. (Lina Chen)
Plant students call on Tampa to declare “Code Red” Climate Emergency
Ava Satterfield, Cultures Editor • October 11, 2021

On Friday, Sept. 24, young people around the world rallied to fight for climate action. The event,...

On Wednesday, October 6, the identity of the Zodiac Killer has been revealed to be Gary Poste.
Zodiac Killer identity solved
Eve Murdick, News Editor • October 8, 2021

On October 6 after 51 years, an independent group claims they have solved the identity of the Zodiac...

The new exhibition Fairgrounds St. Pete is now open Thursday through Sunday. Buy your tickets online now!
Immersive art exhibition Fairgrounds opens in Saint Petersburg
Eve Murdick, News Editor • October 4, 2021

Fairgrounds in St. Petersburg, FL. embodies and shows the encouragement of artist collaboration in order...

This is a photo of a car stuck in between the trees of a mountain in Haywood County, NC. This would have been because of the detrimental floods that moved it to this distorted position shown.
Storm effects on Haywood County, NC
Kennedy Gilbert, Staffer • October 13, 2021

Growing up, I was lucky enough to have a vacation home in the Smokey Mountains of North Carolina, specifically Waynesville. Right outside of...

These are some of the bowls from Fresh Kitchen. Scroll to find more on the BYOB concept.
Top 3 Build Your Own Bowl Restaurants
Sydney Appleton, Staffer • October 12, 2021

Tampa is known among its community for its variety of restaurants. There is always something available, no matter what your diet is. One thing...

“Money Heist” is a Spanish TV-show that is admired globally and as of 2018, “Money Heist” was the most-watched non-English language series and one of the most-watched series ever on Netflix. Additionally, Part 1 of Season 5 was released on Sept. 3, and fans are now waiting for the next five episodes to be publicized on Dec. 4.
Money Heist season 5 review
Luka Vaicekauskas, Features Editor • October 7, 2021

“Money Heist,” originally “La Casa del Papel,” is a Spanish heist crime drama television series created by Álex Pina, and was first released...

On the floor, a mural that Hannah Hanstead and her art club friends have been working on. Hanstead has been drawing since she was 12.
Artist of the week: Hannah Hanstead
Samantha Macuare, Editor In Chief • October 4, 2021

Q: “When did you begin your art career?”  A: “I've always been drawing since I was a kid, but I'd say that I started studying art seriously...

A green van sits in front of Xtreme Juice on South Dale Mabry. Many customers a day walk through the doors to pick up a delicious smoothie.
Go get Xtreme Juice!
Emily Mangione, Staffer • October 1, 2021

Smoothies are the customary drink on a hot day, after a workout, or just because of their mouthwatering taste. Xtreme Juice is a well-known smoothie...

Scroll to learn more about Plant High School’s student section, Gold Rush.
Everything you need to know about Gold Rush
Sydney Appleton, Staffer • September 24, 2021

Plant High School is known across the Tampa Bay Area for its student section. At every sports game, the stands are filled with students from...

Plant competed against Academy and Jesuit for the annual Spike and Splash meet. Spike and Splash is a charity event that raises awareness and donates to breast cancer.
Spike and splash
Hyatt Criser, Sports Editor • October 6, 2021

On Thursday, Sept. 30, the boys’ and girls’ varsity swim and dive teams competed against Jesuit and Academy of the Holy Names at Academy...

Jumping to set the ball, senior Mackenzie Nichols hits the ball over the net. Nichols started playing volleyball in 6th grade and is now on the varsity volleyball team.
Athlete of the week: Mackenzie Nichols
Samantha Macuare, Editor-in-chief • October 2, 2021

Q: “How did you get started playing your sport? How long have you been playing?”   A: “I’ve been playing volleyball since 3rd grade....

Valtteri Bottas has been in Formula 1 since 2013 and is making one of the biggest advances in his career: leaving Mercedes for Alfa Romeo. He signed a multi-year contract with Alfa Romeo and will hopefully bring back the spotlight to the team.
Valtteri Bottas signs with Alfa Romeo
Emma Kuschmeider, Coverage Editor • September 28, 2021

After five years with the Mercedes Formula 1 team, over the weekend, Valtteri Bottas announced that he would be joining Alfa Romeo in 2022 with...

Halloween is rolling around which means it is time to figure out a costume. Below is a list to help you and your friend pick one out.
Halloween Costume Inspiration
Emily Mangione, Staffer • October 14, 2021

It is officially October! That means pumpkin spice everything, spooky decorations, watching scary movies,...

This list shows 10 movies that are currently set to be released in the remainder of the year. Many of them were subject to delays due to the coronavirus. As a result of the pandemic, there has been an increase in films releasing on streaming services as opposed to only theatres.
10 of the most anticipated films of fall 2021
Gaby Jones, Managing Editor • October 7, 2021

Here is an up-to-date list of all the new films set to come out in the remainder of 2021:  1. “No...

Harry Styles performs at his “Live on Tour”. (Twitter/Harry_Styles)
From Styles to the Stones, concerts are back
Ava Satterfield, Cultures Editor • October 5, 2021

After a long COVID hiatus, concerts are back. Various venues and artists require different health...

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