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Honor veterans with these 2017 Veterans Day events

Honor veterans with these 2017 Veterans Day events

Nathalie Monroy, Staff Writer

November 11, 2017


Filed under A&E, Across the Globe, News

Every year you can count on businesses and organizations to set up events and celebrations to honor and celebrate our country's veterans. This year's Veterans Day is no exception. RHStoday has rounded up some of the events and special offers happening in Tampa this weekend to honor and celebrate veterans...

Robinson students react to recent Trump statement

Robinson students react to recent Trump statement

Amelia Foster, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Across the Globe, News, Perspectives

On Wednesday, October 18, news broke that United States President Donald Trump had called the family of a fallen U.S. soldier and told the widow that "he knew what he signed up for". Trump never mentioned the soldier's name. Sgt. La David Johnson was his name. He was 25, and he died in Niger during...

The Future of Outdoor Concerts

The Future of Outdoor Concerts

Jules Whitaker, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under A&E, Across the Globe, News, Perspectives, Showcase

Similar to how 9/11 forced America to improve airport security, the Vegas Shooting has forced future outdoor concerts to make changes to their security plans in order to protect concert-goers. On October 1, 2017, the largest U.S. mass shooting in modern history took place at a concert in Las ...

Robinson celebrates hispanic heritage month

Emily Bowlin, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Across the Globe, Around the School, In the Community, News

Hispanic Heritage month is in full effect at Robinson as Spanish Honor Society brings awareness to the hispanic culture through fun activities, games and music. At all lunches last week, the student body had the opportunity to witness some of the Spanish culture. On Monday, there was a dance performa...

History repeats itself

October 13, 2017


Filed under Across the Globe, Around the School

This year Robinson has implemented a new class, the History of the Holocaust, into the curriculum. Taught by Kevin McCray, the class came about due to kids expressing interest in the Holocaust and a lack of signups for AP European History. “I’m glad Robinson decided to offer this course because...

Why we shouldn’t celebrate Columbus Day

Cilicia Anderson, Sports Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under Across the Globe, Opinion, Perspectives

I'm sure a lot of people are familiar with the line, "In fourteen hundred and ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue," because for some reason when teaching history in school, somebody decided to credit Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer, Christopher Columbus, for discovering America. However,...

One Small Step for Women, One Giant Leap for Saudi Arabia

One Small Step for Women, One Giant Leap for Saudi Arabia

Abigail Meyer, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Across the Globe, Opinion, Perspectives

As of September 26, 2017, the royal decree announced live on television that the women of Saudi Arabia will now be allowed to drive. Although this law will not become implemented until next June, this is a very big step for women in Saudi Arabia. There are only a few things in Saudi Arabia that women...

MLB playoffs: Who do you have?

MLB playoffs: Who do you have?

Paul Jennewein, Staff Writer

October 7, 2017


Filed under Across the Globe, In the Community, Pro Sports, Sports

After one of the wildest major league baseball regular seasons in recent history, the 2017 playoffs are finally here. For a grueling 162 game stretch, the best baseball teams in the world have competed for an opportunity for the World Title. With only eight teams left, the questions we've asked all season...

HCPS announces no school in preparation for Hurricane Irma

HCPS announces no school in preparation for Hurricane Irma

Anna Thomas, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2017


Filed under Across the Globe, Around the School, News

At around noon, Hillsborough County Public Schools announced that all public schools will be closed this Thursday and Friday in preparation for Hurricane Irma. All after-school and district activities for the rest of the week, including state testing, pep rallies, sporting events, and Homecoming, have be...

After the election, political divisions remain at Robinson and in the country

After the election, political divisions remain at Robinson and in the country

Paul Jennewein, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Across the Globe, Around the School, Perspectives, Showcase

On Nov. 8, the American people elected heavy underdog Donald Trump to the presidency, making the nation and this school as divided as ever before. This decision leaves a great task in the hands of the president-elect and the American people to heal these political divides. However, the hard-fought and...

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