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New year, same resolutions

New year, same resolutions

Audrey Taylor, Staffer

January 21, 2020

3… 2… 1… And it's a new year. A fresh start. You start the year surrounded by friends and family. Dressed up and looking your best. Optimistic about this upcoming year. You are feeling invincible. Nothing can touch you. "This year will be different," you naively say. "New Year, New Me!" You ...

Dress your best for the pirate invasion

Dress your best for the pirate invasion

Nicole Prus, Online Editor

January 17, 2020

Gasparilla which is the country’s 3rd largest parade serves as the perfect opportunity to get with friends to celebrate Tampa’s history with pirates. Parade viewers can spend the day catching beads from the invading pirates.  The parade will be on Jan. 25, so now is the time to start s...

Shoppers obsess over Altar’d State

Shoppers obsess over Altar’d State

Nicole Prus, Online Editor

January 16, 2020

The International Plaza contains many stores, but most of these stores have nothing special about them and can be found at every mall in the U.S; the store display layouts are very simple and lack creativity.   However, there are always a couple of unique stores that impress due to their clothing and displays. Grea...

How to release your inner DIY queen

How to release your inner DIY queen

Nicole Prus, Online Editor

January 9, 2020

Are you bored with buying ready-to-wear clothing from stores? If you said yes, then consider doing clothing that you can do it yourself.  The reason why you should do DIYs is that they make clothes original.  If you see a trend you really love in a magazine, but it costs way too much money,...

No likes, no interest

No likes, no interest

Izzy Antilla, Staffer

January 8, 2020

Users of Instagram were shocked to see the latest update that removed one of the critical features of the app, the ability to see the number of likes on posts. While you can see the number of likes on posts of your account, you can't see the number of others.    Though it may seem like not th...

To like or not to like

To like or not to like

Audrey Taylor, Staffer

January 8, 2020

When Instagram removed the likes on posts, I barely noticed, but some people found many faults. Some complaints were that people like to see what other people are liking, or that they can judge how good a profile is by how many likes they have. I think there will always be some issues when a major app makes...

A terrible three weeks

A terrible three weeks

Izzy Antilla, Staffer

December 19, 2019

After a week-long break to celebrate Thanksgiving having to go back to school causes havoc and stress. The three weeks after Thanksgiving break, before winter break are just utterly terrible. Coming back, then cramming for the upcoming exams is way too stressful.     I can't get a...

Abstract Adult Swim original blows minds

Abstract Adult Swim original blows minds

Riley Schofner, Webmaster

December 18, 2019

“Xavier: Renegade Angel” is one of the best television shows I have ever seen in my entire life. Every single aspect of the show is perfect: the humor, the wit, the animation, the music, the runtime and even the show’s rewatchable content.  The show follows an animal-human shaman searching fo...

Real Christmas trees are irreplaceable

Real Christmas trees are irreplaceable

Jessie Larrinaga, Social Media Manager

December 16, 2019

It’s the week before Christmas. You walk into your house and see all the decorations beautifully set up and you sit down to watch a classic holiday movie with your family - but something is missing. Looking at your tree, you are struck by the fakeness of it. It is almost too perfect, with none of the character tha...

Artificial Christmas trees are simpler and smarter than real trees

Artificial Christmas trees are simpler and smarter than real trees

Audrey Taylor, Staffer

December 16, 2019

The holidays are already stressful, so why add a real tree to the mess? Fake trees allow for easy set up and are cheaper than purchasing a new tree each year.  When it's time to decorate for the holidays, there is one element that stands above the rest: the Christmas tree. It's the center of the room, covered in...

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