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What is good and bad about the new AP exams

How I think College Board could improve with AP testing this year

Izzy Antilla

May 18, 2020

Due to COVID-19, AP exams this year have gone through a series of changes to help accommodate students to the situation. I have mixed feelings about how they chose to adjust to the circumstances; while there are some positives with how they handled it, there are things that could be improved.    ...

Listen to your heart

The new Bachelor show “Listen to Your Heart” focuses on single men and women that have a passion for music and are seeking love. The show premiered Monday, Apr. 13.

Hartley Hill, Copy Editor

May 4, 2020

The new Bachelor show, “Listen to Your Heart,” premiered Monday, Apr. 13, giving all Bachelor fans two hours of excitement and solace in the middle of this quarantine. The show features 20 single men and women who all have two things in common: they have found a love for music but are still looking for...

Your new favorite Netflix binge

Staffer comments on newly released show on Netflix titled 'Outer Banks'

Hartley Hill, Copy Editor

May 4, 2020

The new Netflix original series, “Outer Banks” came out Apr. 15 and has quickly climbed to the No. 2 show on Netflix and my top five favorite TV shows.  This show is the perfect new show to binge during quarantine; you might even finish the whole season in less than 24 hours like I did with my mom. ...

The Controversial Truth

A controversial topping, pineapple on pizza is loved by some and hated by others. Pineapple incorporated sweetness into a pizza in a way that other toppings couldn’t.

Cole Morgan, Staffer

April 30, 2020

One of the most remarkable features of a pizza is its customizability. While the thickness of the trust, the type of sauce and the type of cheese are all important factors, the choice of toppings is the most personal aspect of the entire dish. Common toppings such as pepperoni, mushrooms, sausage, olives and b...


Kevin Smith’s “Tusk” presents a fantastically weird narrative around a serial killer with a special place in his heart for the majestic walrus. The film’s blend of horror and comedy created a wholly unique viewing experience.

Graham Hill, Editor in Chief

April 30, 2020

Is man, at heart, truly a walrus?  Such is the probing and existential question at the heart of Kevin Smith’s 2014 thought-provoking epic, “Tusk”.  Now, in reality, “Tusk” is not exactly a highbrow intellectual movie. It is a horror-comedy that revolves around a serial killer who mutilate...

Bucs impress with new uniform sets

Tampa Bay Buccaneers unveiled their 2020 latest uniform. The uniform appeared to be a throwback to classic Super Bowl colors.

Chris Pisciotti, Sports Manager

April 28, 2020

Recently the Bucs unveiled their new uniform sets online hoping to invigorate fans before the upcoming 2020 NFL season. In my opinion, the new uniform set is definitely a welcome change, calling back to the old glory days in Tampa Bay back in the 2000s when the Bucs won a Super Bowl with legendary head c...

Pandemic response

Evaluating American leadership response and actions taken in a crisis

Graham Hill, Editor in Chief

April 24, 2020

With the coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the world, and its effects being felt strongly in America, it is worth looking at the actions of leaders at all levels of government in how they have responded to this public health crisis. Some have forged onwards with firm and well-reasoned leadership a...

Oscars Fashion

This year marks the 92nd year of the Academy awards ceremony. The Oscars were held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Nicole Prus, Online Editor

March 11, 2020

The key to the celebrities’ fabulous fashion at the Oscars is collaboration. It took a whole team of fashion designers, stylists, hairstylists and make-up artists to create the perfect Oscars 2020 look. The red-carpet preparation for this night of entertainment took more than just a day. Celebrities...

A show that is so fetch

Before each Broadway show, the ushers hand out Playbills that contain the song list and cast biographies for the audiences to read. The cover is a photo of the Plastics, Gretchen, Regin, and Karen, reading the Burn Book.

Audrey Taylor, Staffer

March 10, 2020

  The Broadway tour of “Mean Girls” surprised and amazed audiences at the Straz. The musical, which is based on the 2004 movie by Tina Fey, played at the Straz Feb. 18-23.    I had dreamed of seeing the show and once I had the chance to, and I was definitely not disappointed...

Coffee shop pro-con

Coffee shop pro-con

March 3, 2020

Caucus Chaos

American system fails as instrument of democracy when caucuses come into play.

Graham Hill, Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2020

As that strange and delightful quadrennial season known as the primaries falls on America, the bizarre black sheep of the herd has again reared its ugly head and entered national discourse. This archaic and inane intruder on modern democracy is none other than the caucus.   Primaries and caucuses are the two means by ...

I wolf you

Showing Joe (Penn Badgley) admiring Love (Victoria Pedretti) a new character for the second season,

Izzy Antilla, Staffer

February 18, 2020

On Dec. 26, Netflix released the second season of the show "You," just in time for everyone to binge the addicting series over their winter break. With the new season, I anticipated the release since the last season left much debate on about what season two would be.    When I started w...

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