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The environment’s last straw

The environment’s last straw

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under In the Community, Opinion, Perspectives, Showcase

According to the National Park Service, 500 million straws are used in America every day. That’s enough straws to circle the earth two and a half times. And the worst part? They can’t be recycled because they contain BPA. Sure, straws are entertaining for the 20 minutes that it takes to slurp down...

Yes, we still need feminism

Yes, we still need feminism

Alanna Felton, A&E Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Perspectives, Showcase

Women in America have come a long way since the days when girls were raised to be housewives and preform domestic chores, an even longer way since the suffragettes who had to campaign and protest for decades to gain the right to vote, and a much, much longer way since the days of tight corsets and arranged...

The Disease We All Have

The Disease We All Have

Anna Thomas, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Perspectives, Showcase

Dear 21st Century, I diagnosed myself as an addict. I don't abuse substances or intake an uncanny amount of food, but I have fallen into the temptations of picking up my cellphone every time I have a spare minute or two. Somehow, that "minute or two" becomes my whole day. I scroll through my Instagram...

Is Disney Ending Their Netflix Deal a Good Decision?

Amelia Foster

August 23, 2017


Filed under A&E, Perspectives

Netflix asking me if I'm still here after binge watching shows for hours on end is a common occurrence, especially when I'm procrastinating doing my homework. Since Netflix has 93.8 million customers, chances are it has happened to you too. To me, the best things to watch on Netflix are Disney movi...

Opinion: FHSAA makes it easier for student athlete transfers

Opinion: FHSAA makes it easier for student athlete transfers

Macy McClintock, Managing Editor

August 18, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Fall Sports, Football, Opinion, Perspectives, Showcase, Sports

Last year, Robinson football went 3-6. It isn't an ideal record and now the updated transfer standards that the FHSAA has set is only making it harder for Robinson, and other schools with similar records, to compete. The perennial playoff contenders are the main schools benefitting from the new...

20 seniors gone…

Macy McClintock, sports editor

May 25, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

  In the world of high school sports, it is a tradition for each team to dedicate one night of the year to the graduating class. Senior night is a night to honor and thank the seniors for their hard work throughout the years. As the sports editor for RHStoday.com, I was there as the 11 baseball...

One final goodbye

One final goodbye

Isabel Hanewicz, RHStoday Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2017


Filed under Perspectives, Showcase

Editor's Note: Isabel Hanewicz joined the RHStoday.com staff in the fall of 2013 as a staff writer. She was the editor-in-chief from fall 2014 to spring 2017, helping lead the program to the two Pacemakers, a first in county history, and three All-Floridas. Individually, she has won numerous awards for...

Valentine’s Day: The Non-Judgmental Approach

Valentine’s Day: The Non-Judgmental Approach

Leana Pustam, Perspectives Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Perspectives

The days leading up to Valentine's Day are filled with people either expressing excitement or dread. Single ladies hate the very idea of couples spending unnecessary money to show their appreciation for just one day. However, there are similar activities that single girls do to defy Valentine's...

Tampa comes to life during National Championship weekend

Tampa comes to life during National Championship weekend

Leana Pustam, Perspectives Editor

January 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Perspectives, Showcase

Tampa is usually a city that flies under the national radar, so the fact that it hosted Alabama vs. Clemson College Football Playoffs National Championship with accompanying events marked a significant burst in excitement. There were three AT&T Playoff Playlist Live concerts to kick off the gam...

Despite early start to year, students appreciate shift in semester exams

Despite early start to year, students appreciate shift in semester exams

Leana Pustam, Perspectives Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Perspectives, Showcase

This year, Hillsborough County school district changed the school year schedule by cutting our summer short by two weeks, allowing students to take semester exams before the break. The change was something students had to adjust to, since they no longer had the two weeks of winter break to study for...

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