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Donald Trump Impeached a Second Time   

On Wednesday, Jan. 13, the House moved forward with their hearing and voted to impeach Donald Trump based on Incitement for Insurrection. In the vote, ten Republicans joined Democrats, including the House's No. 3 Republican, Liz Cheney of Wyoming, resulting in a vote 232 to 197.
January 19, 2021

After the Capitol Hill riots on Jan. 6, further steps to hold current President Donald Trump responsible for them and other ways he provoked rioters. One week after the protestors, the House voted to impeach...

MF DOOM, rapper with intricate rhymes, dead at 49

Currently known as MF Doom, Daniel Dumile’s death was announced by his wife, Jasmine, via Instagram on Dec. 31 although he originally passed away on Oct. 31, 2020. His cause of death has not been given, either.
January 11, 2021

Currently known as MF DOOM, Daniel Dumile’s death was announced by his wife, Jasmine, via Instagram on Dec. 31 although he originally passed away on Oct. 31, 2020. His cause of death has not been given,...

President and vice president-elect address the nation

Joe Biden Accepts the Nomination for the Democratic Party’s Ticket for President of the United States -Wilmington, DE - August 20, 2020” by Biden For President is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
November 9, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris addressed the nation for the first time on Saturday, Nov. 7.   Biden delivered his victory speech in Delaware after four days of counting...

Biden Projected Next President of the United States

At a campaign event held in August, former Vice President Joe Biden and California Senator Kamala Harris have a conversation. Biden and Harris were projected as the winners of the 2020 presidential election on Saturday, Nov. 7.
November 9, 2020

Biden Projected Next President of the United States  After a contentious campaign season and days of counting votes, former Vice President Joe Biden has been declared president-elect of the 2020 presidential...

Volleyball advances to State Semifinals

Lifting up her arms, sophomore Jade Bedell celebrates while playing Steinbrenner High School on Tuesday, Sept. 22. The team advanced to the State Semifinals after defeating Vero Beach High School.
November 6, 2020

On Saturday, Oct. 31 the volleyball team defeated Vero Beach High School, making them the FHSAA Volleyball Class 7A-4 Regional Champions.   “My favorite part of this season was definitely the game...

Presidential nominees campaign in Tampa

Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Joe Biden held rallies in Tampa Bay on Thursday, Oct. 29. Florida is a major swing state that can affect the outcome of the election greatly.
November 1, 2020

With only five days left until the 2020 presidential election, President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee former Vice President Joe Biden are holding rallies in Tampa on Thursday, Oct. 29.   Biden...

Election Spotlight: Florida House District 60 

With election day rapidly approaching, democrat Julie Jenkins challenges incumbent republican Jackie Toledo for her seat in the Florida House of Representatives. The term for a Florida representative is two years.
October 20, 2020

Every two years, all the seats in the Florida House of Representatives are up for election. The House, in which Republicans currently hold a 73-47 member majority, has the power to make laws governing...

College applications in a Covid-19 world

Starting to prepare for college plans, seniors are researching colleges and finishing up standardized assessments. COVID-19 has caused changes in the normal application process.
October 14, 2020

Since COVID-19 hit Americans across the nation, many questions have arisen about what will happen to the college application process. The class of 2021 has a different application experience due to...

Supreme court justice passes away at 87

Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Supreme Court Judge for over 20 years, passed away due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer. Her assertion of the change of society persisted and was challenged by many, though these challenges did not compare to her passion and soul.
September 30, 2020

Justice Ginsburg, through surviving cancer in the past and overcoming the impossible that she made possible, gave her word to serve on the Supreme Court until she could not serve anymore. She upheld...

New covid rules create more plastic waste

Stacked three layers high, packages of plastic water bottles line the hallway near the cafeteria. The school began providing plastic water bottles this year to compensate for water fountains being shut off to prevent coronavirus spread.
September 28, 2020

As Plant High School implements changes to help protect against the coronavirus, environmental considerations have been sidelined in favor of improved safety precautions.   In an effort to protect...

Quarantine Commits

After decomitting from Ohio State University, senior soccer player Claire Rain reached back out to University of Tennessee, which had their eyes on her since her freshman year. They immediately offered her a spot for the team that was the highest ranked SEC team headed into the 2019 season. 
“I chose to go to Tennessee because I wanted to be closer to home, and I wanted to play in the SEC,” Rain said. “I am looking forward to play at the college level and to grow as a player and hopefully get on the national team. I am also excited to get all the free gear.”
Student athletes devote futures to sports
September 24, 2020

Despite coronavirus and cancelled seasons, PHS student athletes have committed to colleges to pursue their sports for the next four years. These athletes, coming from seven Plant teams, are continuing...

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