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According to google, these five places, or juice bars, were the most popular and successful ones in the Tampa Bay area serving their famous acai bowls. With my curiosity intact, I gave the top five a try, and shared my thoughts.

Top 5 Açaí Bowls in Tampa Bay

Luka Vaicekauskas, Features Editor September 21, 2021

Whenever one imagines a trip to an exotic location like Hawaii or the Bahamas, the traditional Açaí bowl cannot be left out! It is almost a rule to get a refreshing, filling, and "Instagram friendly"...

The Gossip Girl reboot was released on July 8 and the first six episodes have been released every week since then. Fans quickly caught on to the many parallels between the reboot and the original series, specifically with the qualities of the main characters.

Ranking of Characters in the Gossip Girl Reboot

Gaby Jones, Managing Editor September 16, 2021

This article contains spoilers.  Max Wolfe: Chuck Bass Max (Thomas Dorthey), cunning and carefree, is most like season 1 (minus the Pilot episode) Chuck Bass. Max is confident and unabashedly...

The band One Direction performs on stage in front of thousands of fans. Millions of people around the world are still waiting for their return.

Breaking Down the One Direction Albums

Emily Mangione, Staffer September 7, 2021

On July 23, 2010, arguably one of the best boybands of all time was formed on a TV show called the X- Factor in the UK. The group consists of five boys: Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Liam...

Season two of Outer Banks has been released over the summer, and students discuss if it still lives up to the popularity it received over season one.

‘Outer Banks’ Season 2: Worth the Hype?

Maris Brown, Staffer September 3, 2021

This summer felt a lot like the summer of 2020. A new strain of COVID and a new season of 'Outer Banks?' It seems like déjà vu for many people who scavenge the halls of Plant High The first season left...

The Supreme Court refused to overturn Texas six-week abortion ban because the plaintiff did not have a proper writ of certiorari.

Texas’ six-week abortion ban is a tragedy for all women

Ari Dolgin , Staffer September 2, 2021

The United States Supreme Court voted in a 5-4 decision to refuse to block Texas’ six-week abortion ban at midnight on Thursday, Sep. 2. Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote the dissenting opinion, saying...

A bunny sits in its cage waiting to be tested. Animal testing is a serious issue that is not talked about enough.

Animal Cruelty Needs To Be Stopped!

Emily Mangione, Staffer August 31, 2021

Imagine all the animals that were tortured to produce the products you see on the shelves at Sephora or CVS. Animal testing is a serious issue that is usually silenced because animals have no voice. Some people...

Despite the fact that homecoming has been postponed, there are still some great options for dresses.

Homecoming Moved to September

Jadyn Mize, Staffer August 24, 2021

The stress that homecoming brings is officially starting a month early. Instead of setting the date in Oct. as expected, Plant's homecoming is now scheduled for Sept. 25. "It was because we have to coordinate...

Working at a local coffee shop for over a year now, I got a good look and feel on what should good quality espresso taste like. However, being so curious and open to new choices, I wanted to compare the top five coffee shops and see which one serves the best modern classic - an iced caramel almond milk latte.

Top Five Lattes in Tampa Bay

Luka Vaicekauskas, Features Editor August 23, 2021

Coffee is a controversial topic — a horoscope. A drink order says so much about a person, their taste, and their experience in the puzzling coffee world. For example, a black coffee expresses a tiring...

Students walk around campus during the first day of in-person school in August 2020. Last school year was characterized by constantly changing COVID mitigation policies.

A New School Year Brings Another New Normal

Rowan O'Flanagan, Opinion Editor August 12, 2021

When the pandemic first began seemingly countless months ago, it certainly wasn’t supposed to last this long. The problem was daunting but the solution was simple: just stay home for a few grueling weeks...

A new electric car manufacturer, Lucid Motors, has around every possibility to take over Tesla’s reign. The luxury and Motorsport brand will be the newest and biggest competitor Tesla will go against, especially as the world is starting to convert to EV’s.

Lucid Motors: Is this the new Tesla?

Emma Kuschmeider, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

The world is looking at a future of electric vehicles. Favorable manufacturers like Volkswagen and Porsche are converting their popular gas-powered cars to electric models and have started to drop...

 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.

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 usually perceived him as another man in the media, someone who...

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.

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. But for the first time in my life, I was overjoyed to have...

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