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Vaccine eligibility expands in Hillsborough County
Vaccine eligibility expands in Hillsborough County
Salena Kahassai, News Editor • April 20, 2021

As of Monday, April 5, all Florida residents 18 and older became eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.  “I...

Asian-American discrimination on the rise in the U.S.
Asian-American discrimination on the rise in the U.S.
Eve Murdick, Staffer • April 16, 2021

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, originating in Wuhan, China, an abundant amount of Asian discrimination...

Restrictions to be placed on Bright Futures causes fret
Restrictions to be placed on Bright Futures causes fret
Eve Murdick, Staffer • April 7, 2021

Republican Florida Sen. Dennis Baxley announced that he intends to make requirements for Bright Futures...

 Sitting in the studio with an arm above his head, Kanye West looks in the distance. West has made many albums including, “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”, “Ye”, “Life of Pablo” and more. Image courtesy of Rolling Stone.
Opinions
The Definitive Ranking of the Top 5 Kanye Songs
Lauren Azevedo, Social Media Manager • April 22, 2021

Despite having a controversial past, Kanye West has made some of the greatest songs of all time. Before diving into Kanye’s music, I’ve...

Getting the vaccine for COVID-19 is an experience that many people are having at this time. When I got the vaccine, side effects were something I had to deal with, but being able to protect myself and others from the virus made it well-worth it.
Opinions
A Proclamation for Vaccination
Jessie Larrinaga, Managing Editor • April 21, 2021

Last Sunday, I finally was able to get the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19. Don’t get me wrong – I absolutely hate getting shots. I always have....

Showing a picture of the three main characters of the new Netflix series “Ginny and Georgia,” the graphic introduces the review on one of Netflix’s newest, popular shows. “Ginny and Georgia” appeals to all audiences, giving a perspective on being a mixed race teenager with a plethora of familial issues, while trying to fit in at a new school.
Opinions
‘Ginny and Georgia,’ A Netflix Hit or Miss?
Izzy Antilla, Feature's Editor • April 19, 2021

Netflix is known for their many popular and entertaining originals, one of their most recent called “Ginny and Georgia.” The show works...

“Untitled” by Amy Cha
Features
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Amy Cha  
Kate Bernstein, Photo Editor • April 1, 2021

Junior Amy Cha shares her experiences with art both inside and outside of school. Having been involved with art since her time at Gorrie Elementary...

Everything’s bigger in Texas 
Features
Everything’s bigger in Texas 
Samantha Macuare, Managing Editor • March 30, 2021

Varsity soccer player and junior Kallie Mckinney verbally committed to Rice University on Jan. 15 after talking with several schools regarding...

A student stands to show off the brand
Features
Student starts clothing business
Salena Kahassai, News Editor • March 2, 2021

In an attempt to make the most out of quarantine last year, senior Davis O’Malley started his own clothing company, Big Stick Clothing. O’Malley...

Ranking MLB jerseys
Sports
Ranking MLB jerseys
Ari Dolgin , Staffer • April 5, 2021

One of my favorite aspects of baseball is team jerseys. Each Jersey is unique in its own way, whether it has to do with the design, the color...

After winning the district championship Feb. 10, members of the boys soccer team embrace each other as they walk off the field. The boys made it to the state championship this season.
Sports
Kicking it up a notch: boys soccer
Salena Kahassai, News Editor • March 23, 2021

 The boys soccer team fell to Gulf Coast High School in the state championship game, ending their season with an 18-4-1 record.  “It was...

At the sound of the buzzer, the girls basketball team swarms senior captain Nyla Jean on Feb. 27 at FHSAA 7A Girls Basketball State Championship at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland. After losing in the State Finals to Miami High School last year, the girls came back and defeated the Miami Stingarees 52-40 and claimed Plant’s first girls basketball state title.
Sports
Girls basketball team makes history
Kate Caranante, Editor in Chief • March 7, 2021

When the final buzzer went off in the RP Funding Center on Saturday, Feb. 27, the girls basketball team celebrated a moment that was a long time...

Olivia Rodrigo has recently released her follow-up single “deja vu.” The song debuted at number one on both the Spotify Top 10 Global and U.S. song debuts chart.
"deja vu": A solid successor to "drivers license" 
Gaby Jones, Culture Editor • April 15, 2021

After the release of her record-breaking debut single, "drivers license,” Olivia Rodrigo has come...

Domino Records announces full reissue of Irish-English alternative rock band My Bloody Valentine’s official catalog. The group signed with Domino Records on March 31, 2021.
My Bloody Valentine Returns 
Kate Bernstein, Photo Editor • April 14, 2021

On Wednesday, March 31, 2021, Domino Records announced it had signed the Irish-English alternative rock...

Walking through Central Avenue Historic District, murals line the walls. The murals are a tool to help revitalize the area.
A walk down artistry lane 
Julia Wolfe, Opinions Editor • April 9, 2021

Walking along the streets of downtown Tampa, it’s not hard to find yourself walking by an intricate...

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