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The Confederate flag has no place in today’s society

The Confederate flag has no room to be flown in today's society.

Zoe Thaxton, Staff Writer

October 12, 2020

Living in a state that is technically considered part of the south or just driving through some southern states, I've seen plenty of Confederate flags waving in the air or passing by someone wearing it. Here in Tampa, you used to be able to see a large version of it flying in the air just off of I-75....

Teachers, let us get off Zoom

Teachers, let us get off Zoom

Meena Vasquez, A&E Editor

October 2, 2020

Online school is a pain, I know. It's hard to adjust to technology when your original job consisted of minimal technology in the first place. But teachers, I cannot sit on a Zoom call for seven hours a day. It's unhealthy, boring and painful. Teaching and learning online is new and difficult. Even...

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...

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,...

The media’s mismanagement of tragedy

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

February 1, 2020

When tragedy strikes as it did on Jan 26, when NBA legend Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash that took nine lives, including his 13-year old daughter Gianna, there is a certain expectation for the media to hold ethical standards and get the correct information out to the public. But, as happened...

Andrew Luck made the right call

Jack Kirk, Sports Editor

August 28, 2019

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Makeup culture only harms women

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Amelia Foster, A&E Editor

March 9, 2019

Your teenage years are supposed to be the best of your life, a time when you find yourself. Yet, because of makeup culture constantly forcing beauty standards upon young girls, all too many of them are losing themselves. Makeup culture is the culture surrounding society's expectations of female beauty--specifically,...

PSA: wash your nasty hands

Jack Kirk, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

Growing up I was always taught to wash my hands after I used the bathroom, as I am pretty sure almost everyone else was. So I am absolutely perplexed at the amount of times I have seen someone use the bathroom and walk straight out without even looking at the sink. The Center of Disease Control recommends...

Sound off: What would you text your crush?

Sound off: What would you text your crush?

Alyssa Acosta, Ella Wertz, and Nicole Perdigon

February 15, 2019

We ask Robinson students what they would text their crush. Find out what they would say to that special someone this Valentine's Day. Sound Off: What would you text your crush? from RHSToday on Vimeo....

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