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Midterms Update: Recounts in the Governor’s and Senate Races

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2018


Filed under In the Community, News

After several close races throughout the state of Florida that left voters in limbo for the past week, it has now been announced that votes from the races for Governor, US Senator, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture, and two state representatives will be recounted. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum...

Breaking down the Florida midterm results

Breaking down the Florida midterm results

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2018


Filed under In the Community, News

The 2018 Florida Midterm elections were full of close, combative races, some of which are still too close to call. Voters also decided on a record-number of constitutional amendments. To find out more about what it all means, read our break-down of the results below. Governor: Ron DeSantis (R)  ...

Voters will decide on HCPS’ sales tax referendum this fall

Voters will decide on HCPS’ sales tax referendum this fall

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2018


Filed under In the Community, News, Showcase

Many students hear the word referendum and draw a blank, or if they remember it at all, it is as a footnote from civics class: legislation that citizens can directly vote on in an election. However, there is a new referendum on the ballot this November that could have a direct impact on Robinson students. Residents...

Preview: March For Our Lives Tampa to host free Bands and Ballots concert

Preview: March For Our Lives Tampa to host free Bands and Ballots concert

Alanna Felton, Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2018


Filed under In the Community, News

Last March, over 15,000 people gathered at Kiley Square Garden in downtown Tampa for March For Our Lives, a protest calling for an end to gun violence in the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Now, the organizers of March For Our Lives Tampa hope to...

President Trump visits Hillsborough County school to promote career training

President Trump visits Hillsborough County school to promote career training

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor

August 1, 2018


Filed under In the Community, News, Showcase

In Hillsborough County last year, 60,000 students enrolled in at least one career-training course. Add that to Tampa Bay Technical High School’s 98 percent graduation rate and 627 industry certifications in the 2017-18 school year, and it makes sense that President Donald Trump stopped at the Hil...

#ThunderNation-themed food around Tampa

#ThunderNation-themed food around Tampa

Nathalie Monroy, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under A&E, In the Community

As the 2018 Stanley Cup continues and the Tampa Bay Lightning hockey team continues to perform well, team spirit is spreading throughout Tampa Bay. There is so much hype and anticipation surrounding the Lightning's performance that even local businesses are getting in on the excitement. Certain loc...

What to do at carnival

What to do at carnival

Amelia Foster, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under A&E, In the Community, Things to Do

The annual Christ the King carnival kicks off on Thursday, April 26 and lasts through the weekend until Sunday, April 29, with the church grounds filled to the brim with rides, food vendors, and dozens of other forms of entertainment. But with such little time and so many people, doing everything at...

Two Robinson journalists nominated for 2018 Writer of the Year

Two Robinson journalists nominated for 2018 Writer of the Year

Amelia Foster, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Around the School, In the Community, News

Lillian Martin ('18) and Anna Thomas ('18) entered journalism in sophomore year and freshman year respectively. And after their years of experience, both are now up for the 2018 Writer of the Year award to top off their last years on staff. Martin and Thomas started from humble beginnings as staff...

Armature Works takes the best of the past to the future

Brooke Volpi, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, In the Community

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...

“Enough is enough!” Tampa students send a clear message with March For Our Lives

“Enough is enough!” Tampa students send a clear message with March For Our Lives

Alanna Felton, A&E Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Across the Globe, In the Community, News, Showcase

"Today, we are not settling for thoughts and prayers," said Brooke Shapiro, a Plant High School senior, prompting a roar of approval from the crowd of thousands gathered at Kiley Garden Park in downtown Tampa for the March For Our Lives. The march in Tampa last Saturday, March 24, was just one of...

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