• First quarter ends October 23
  • Fall sports begin with modified spectator policies
  • Robinson has 2 COVID-19 cases as of September 18
  • Yearbooks are $75 until October 31

The new Oscars diversity rules are performative

The new standards for eligibility for nomination for Best Picture, as released by the Academy Awards.

Amelia Foster, Print Managing Editor

September 17, 2020

The Academy Awards claim that their mission is to uphold excellence and inspire imagination in the film scene, yet their award show is predictable every year with nominees centered around cishet (cisgender, heterosexual) white men and women. When #OscarsSoWhite begins to rightfully trend, the Academy...

RHS staff should have been tested before returning to school

Via Godinez, Opinion Editor

September 10, 2020

I'm sure we can all agree that COVID-19 hasn't made life easy for anyone. The decision to send students and staff back to school "brick and mortar" wasn't easy to make, but the school district did their best to make the environment as safe as possible. So...why didn't they require COVID tests for...

There’s no place for the Electoral College in modern America

There's no place for the Electoral College in modern America

Via Godinez, Opinion Editor

August 26, 2020

The key to a successful country, among other things, is amendments. As a country grows and evolves, changes must be made to fit the betterment of its people. One thing that must change for America is the Electoral College. There is no doubt that the Electoral College was put in place for good reason:...

American racism never died

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

May 29, 2020

Some might say that racism is not as prominent now as it was 50 years ago. But in the past few weeks, there have been plenty of examples of how racism is still running rampant within America. On Feb. 23, Ahmaud Arbery was killed in broad daylight by two white men while he was jogging. The two murderers,...

Buccaneers draft for the now

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

May 11, 2020

After acquiring six-time super bowl champion Tom Brady during the offseason, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had the job to draft pieces that would be ready to play as soon as possible. With their seven picks, it would be hard to draft better than they did in the 2020 NFL draft. Embed from Getty Imageswindow....

Tik Tok-ic kills girls confidence

Tik Tok-ic kills girls confidence

Ella Wertz, News Editor

May 8, 2020

Tik Tok is an app where anyone, over the age of 13, can make an account and post short videos doing whatever, within reason, that they can fit in the allotted time frame. Videos on the app showcase anything from dancing, singing, and acting to death defying stunts. Recently, however, the app's focus...

The eLearning needs to stop

Morgan Brazier, Editor-in-chief

April 24, 2020

When Hillsborough County first made the transition to eLearning back in March, it was just intended to hold us over and keep everyone on track until we were able to return to school. It made sense, it seemed necessary and beneficial. But now, all Florida schools will officially remain closed through...

Zoom isn’t suitable for online teaching

Kenzie Krcelic, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

Due to the current circumstances regarding COVID-19, students will not be returning to school until May 1 and will be resuming current classes online. Many teachers are leaning towards the live lesson option and are using Zoom, a conferencing app that combines video, chatting, and collaboration. Let anoth...

Small businesses matter, especially now

Dairy Joy, is an ice cream shop in South Tampa that is still serving customers.

Jaylen Stasio, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

COVID-19 has served as a nuisance to all of the world for the past month. Not only does it affect health but it also affects our economy, especially small businesses. Instead of worrying about chain companies, the real places you should be supporting are local restaurants. Yes, I understand that you...

RHS flag football earned the Nike sponsor

RHS flag football earned the Nike sponsor

Lindsey Chadwick, staff writer

March 30, 2020

As many already know, Robinson flag football got sponsored by Nike this year. I have heard many people say “how come flag football gets all this stuff for free” or “I wish we got all that stuff”. Nike may have sponsored and given Robinson flag football Nike clothing and gear at no monetary cost...

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