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Editors face off over the usefulness of annotations

Editors face off over the usefulness of annotations

September 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Perspectives

Annotations are a key part of the English curriculum for Robinson IB students. However, they are also a time-consuming activity whose usefulness is often a subject of debate among students. Read two staffers' opinions on whether annotations help IB students below.

Sound Off: Should the guy always pay?

Skylar Hurley and Natalia McCalla, Staff Writer and Opinion Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Opinion, Perspectives

RHSToday staffers Skylar and Natalia asked Robinson students if they think that the guy should always pay on a date? Watch the video below to find out what they think.

The dress code at football games is too harsh

Alyssa Acosta, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Opinion, Perspectives

Why does Robinson feel the need to be one of only high schools in Hillsborough County to have such a strict dress code at football games? Is Robinson scared of the bad reputation the school might earn if girls dress too provocatively and student get too wild? But Friday nights are the one day out of...

Parents, get out of our section

Parents, get out of our section

Nicole Perdigon and Natalia McCalla

August 31, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Opinion

Dear parents, Do you remember when you were in high school and your whole class would talk about Friday night's football game? Everyone was deciding who to go with or what to wear. But, more importantly, do you remember that one section meant for students and only students? Known as the "student...

Journalism is a necessity

The staff of rhstoday.com

August 16, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Often, newspapers compete with each other for readership and popularity, but today the Robinson journalism staff stands with the 300 other publications around the country who are refuting the accusations that journalists are the enemy of the American people. There always has been and always will ...

Reflecting on the Capital Gazette shooting from the perspective of a journalist

Reflecting on the Capital Gazette shooting from the perspective of a journalist

Macy McClintock, Sports Editor

June 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Perspectives

I've always been optimistic, but my desperation for change has driven me to the point of hopelessness. After the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012, I thought there would be change. After the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando in 2016, I thought there would be change. After the Las Vegas shooting in 2017,...

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...

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