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Thirteen Reasons Why I wouldn’t watch it

Thirteen Reasons Why I wouldn’t watch it

Jules Whitaker, Features Editor

May 28, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Perspectives

Netflix has just released the second season of its original TV series Thirteen Reasons Why. The show follows the fallout in a community in the aftermath of the suicide of a teenage girl named Hannah Baker. The newest season has taken up the issue of school shootings along with other intense topics. ...

America needs a lesson in empathy

America needs a lesson in empathy

Alanna Felton, Editor-In-Chief

May 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Perspectives

School shootings are now a weekly occurrence here in America. We are 20 weeks into 2018, and as reported by CNN, there have been 22 school shootings so far in which one or more people have been injured or killed. Ever time one of these shootings take place, the phrase "Never Again" can be seen trending on s...

Summer self care: a thread

Summer self care: a thread

May 15, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Perspectives

As the school year comes to an end and summer makes its way into the picture, social media has begun filling with posts about the upcoming beach season. With this in mind, YouTubers and Instagram models are once again focusing on how to get a "beach bod", how to be trendy, etc. Recently however, people...

The last shot

The last shot

Anna Thomas, Editor-In-Chief

May 8, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

Editor's Note: Anna Thomas is a three-year journalism student, joining the yearbook staff her freshman year and then switching over to newspaper her junior year. During her first year with the newspaper staff, which also marked her first year at Robinson High School, she helped bring the Knight Write...

Never stop smiling

Never stop smiling

Lillian Martin, News Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Perspectives

For every 8 deaths, 19 lives are born. 19 beautiful lives, who will grow up and (hopefully) do great things. 19 lives who have the option to choose between two ways to live: glass half-empty, or glass half-full— choosing negativity or positivity, pessimist or optimist. My hope is that every sing...

Really and truthfully, goodbye

Really and truthfully, goodbye

Lillian Martin, News Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

Editor's Note: Lillian Martin is a three-year journalism student, joining both the newspaper staff and the yearbook staff her sophomore year. After leading the newspaper staff to a bronze ranking in the Florida Scholastic Press Association (FSPA) her junior year, she was named News Editor of the newspaper...

Thank you, teachers

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Perspectives

To the teachers-- the motivators, the rule enforcers, the organizers, the care givers, thank you. As a student, I can admit that I don't say that phrase enough. I admit that it is easy to get caught up in homework and grades and not always be incredibly sympathetic to all that you do. I also admit...

Farewell, Camelot

Farewell, Camelot

Senior Staff Members

April 18, 2018


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Editor's Note: With only one month left of high school, the seniors on staff took the opportunity to give their final thoughts on their time both at Robinson and in journalism. This year, the seniors helped lead RHSToday.com to a gold ranking at the Florida Scholastic Press Association (FSPA) and a high silver rank...

Redefining what it means to be a “real man”

Redefining what it means to be a “real man”

Anna Thomas, Editor-In-Chief

April 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Perspectives

"People don't talk about mental health enough. And men and boys are probably the farthest behind," Kevin Love, center for Cleveland Cavaliers, once said. For some reason, I never expected a professional basketball star like Kevin Love to struggle with "real" problems such as mental health. Furthermore,...

Review: Shawn Mendes strikes a chord with new single

Review: Shawn Mendes strikes a chord with new single

Kenzie Hatton, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Shawn Mendes, a 19-year-old Canadian singer and songwriter who first found fame posting covers on Vine, just released two new songs from his untitled and unreleased third album. These two songs, “In My Blood” and “Lost In Japan,” are the topic of conversation for any pop-music fan, especially...

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