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Taking back their heritage

Cilicia Anderson, Opinion Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Perspectives

Black History Month has officially sprung into action this year and, with all that has happened in the past few years regarding racial inequality and discrimination, African-American citizens have become increasingly proud of their heritage and are expressing zero-tolerance for slander of any kind toward...

What are you doing, Snapchat?

What are you doing, Snapchat?

Natalia McCalla, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Perspectives

The Snapchat app has made amazing updates in the past: notifying screenshots, unlimited amount of replays, group stories and group chats. These updates were easy for me to adapt to using and I could understand the update in a matter of minutes. However, Snapchat, one of the most popular social media...

We stand with Marjory Stoneman Douglas

We stand with Marjory Stoneman Douglas

The staff of rhstoday.com

February 15, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Perspectives, Showcase

We follow them on twitter. We compete against them in competitions. We go to yearbook camp with them. We have met their teachers and their teachers' children. A staffer has a cousin that goes there. A school shooting, that happened a mere four hours away, affected people that we know. People that we ha...

Working double duty: can students be successful while holding a part-time job?

Nathalie Monroy, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Perspectives

For many teens, balancing school and work can be quite stressful. However, some Robinson students have found ways to make it more manageable, and they have some tips on how to make it easier for others. For Stephanie Mondeja (’19), who works at Home Depot, work is simply more enjoyable than school. “It’s less demanding an...

Gasparilla needs to be more inclusive

Gasparilla needs to be more inclusive

Alanna Felton, A&E Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Perspectives

If one were to examine the history books closely enough, examples of female pirates who dominated their eras abound. The most successful pirate of all time is widely considered to be Ching Shih- a Chinese former prostitute who rose from brothel girl to wife of and co-leader to the formidable pirate Cheng...

Review: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Review: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Kenzie Hatton, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Perspectives

If you are on the fence about going to see Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, take this review as a go-ahead. Although, at times, it is cheesy and cliche, the actors and script make it a worthwhile two hours. It is the stand-alone second installment in the Jumanji series that tells the story of four...

The impossible is possible

The impossible is possible

Natalia McCalla, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018


Filed under Across the Globe, Opinion, Perspectives, Showcase

Most kids dream big, with reality completely going over their heads. Well, besides me. I rarely dream of something too out of the ordinary in fear of being devastated when it doesn't happen. Yet, every day I see and hear about people who have been dreaming big since the day they could walk. They strive...

The battle of the holiday flavors

The battle of the holiday flavors

Andrew McMillan, Staff Writer

December 18, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion

With the holidays in full swing, Publix has put out its holiday ice cream flavors: "Peppermint Stick", "Santa's White Christmas" (coffee flavored), and "Limited Edition Pumpkin Pie".  After sampling each flavor, I narrowed the limited edition treats down to the top flavor of the season. Starting...

College Board: Helping Students or Hungry for Money?

College Board: Helping Students or Hungry for Money?

Hayle Short, Managing Editor

November 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Perspectives, Showcase

I want to protest College Board. I want to, but I can't. I could, but realistically, if I want to go to college or have any sort of career, I can't. College Board, the organization that prepares and administers exams to students on an international scale, has a powerful grip on the testing industry. Which,...

College Football Playoff week 11 rankings revealed

College Football Playoff week 11 rankings revealed

Paul Jennewein, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under College Sports, Opinion, Perspectives, Sports

The College Football Playoff rankings were released on ESPN’s Top 25 rankings show last Tuesday. Though a thoroughly unentertaining half hour of television, the rankings revealed are concerning for some hopeful teams looking to be included in the College Football Playoff. In a highly competitive fi...

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