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Baseball falls to Jefferson 7-4 in extra innings, ends season in district semifinal

The Knights leave the dugout filled with tears as they ended their season to Jefferson on Tuesday.

Brooke Volpi

May 2, 2018

  On Tuesday, May 1, the Robinson Knights (12-11) faced off against the Jefferson Dragons (17-7) in the district semifinals, falling 7-4 after two extra innings. "They kept fighting and they fought till the end," Head coach Kevin McCray said. "And sometimes you just don't win those games." The...

Review: J. Cole’s KOD is the album we need

Review: J. Cole’s KOD is the album we need

Brooke Volpi, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018

It seemed like everybody had their earbuds in on April 20 when rapper J. Cole released his new album, KOD. Before I had listened to a word of the album, I had already heard every opinion imaginable. While many of my (South Tampa middle class) friends were adamant in claiming that his new album was tras...

Changes in student government reel in new candidates

Candidates' campaign signs for SGA hang from the cafeteria in Robinson's courtyard.

Brooke Volpi, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

Robinson's Student Government Association (SGA) is switching up its structure in a major way for the 2018-2019 year. Instead of voting for specific high-profile positions, such as president or vice president, students will vote for their chosen candidates to be elected to the executive board or...

Armature Works takes the best of the past to the future

Brooke Volpi, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

Armature Works, a self-professed "community hub" located on the river walk in Downtown Tampa, has been bombarded with rave reviews since its opening last year. The ambience, location, and food have all been met with high praise, and it's generally accepted as the "it" spot of downtown. Part of...

Taking the “pep” out of “pep rally”?

Brooke Volpi, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Pep rallies are known to be high-energy, spirited, and joyful events. However, many rumors surrounding the upcoming pep rally this Friday, March 9, make it seem as though this one will have a more somber tone. The pep rally will reportedly start off with an assembly-like setting for memorial dedicated...

Spirit store comes to Robinson

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Brooke Volpi, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018

Many schools around Hillsborough County have spirit stores, a shop within the school where students that might not have the most gear in their closet can load up with school pride. Robinson is the next to capitalize on this idea. Robinson will open their new spirit store tomorrow, Feb. 21, that will...

A look at the Oscars

The 90th Academy Awards ceremony is set for March 4, 2018.

Brooke Volpi, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

The 90th Oscars is shaping up to be one to remember. Jimmy Kimmel is set to reprise his role as host, hopefully bringing the same hilarity as last year without another best picture flub. This Oscars comes in a season of Hollywood conflict-- at the Golden Globes, many actors and actresses wore black...

Robinson boys soccer falls to Plant 5-1

Senior Solomon Browne dribbles the ball up field in their game against Plant on Jan. 16.

Brooke Volpi, Staff Writer

January 17, 2018

The Robinson boys soccer team (2-8) lost 5-1 to Plant (8-4-3) at home on Tuesday, Jan. 16. “What we're really trying to do is trying to train the team right, trying to get the freshmen involved," Head Coach Manuel Montero said. "I think we played four freshmen tonight. So we’re really trying...

Make this season a little more festive with these holiday apps

The band is preparing to perform in the annual Snow on 7th holiday parade tomorrow morning.

Brooke Volpi, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017

Each holiday season, festive decorations seem to be everywhere you look. However, there's one place the holiday spirit is absent- your phone. But not for long! Below are five of the best holiday apps for true holiday enthusiasts to bring festivities with them wherever they go. Each app is available either...

Witch to Watch? New Halloween Movies Form an Impressive Lineup

It, the new adaptation of Stephen King's novel

Brooke Volpi, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017

Nothing sets the mood for Halloween like a seasonal movie in the dark. And this year, there is no shortage of new releases for you to indulge your film cravings. From long- awaited horror films to laugh-out-loud comedies, this season has a movie for everyone. It  It, released Sept. 4, has bee...

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