THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

SETTING THE STAGE FOR AWARD SHOW SEASON

SETTING THE STAGE FOR AWARD SHOW SEASON

Renee Sang, Photography Manager

January 26, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

This year's Golden Globes aired on Sunday, January 8th and was hosted by comedian Jimmy Fallon. It kicked off the 2017 award show season for upcoming events, most notably the 89th annual Oscars that will air on February 26th.  These shows preempt excitement among avid moviegoers while also commemorating artists and out...

FAKE NEWS IMPACTS VIEWS OF MAINSTREAM MEDIA

FAKE NEWS IMPACTS VIEWS OF MAINSTREAM MEDIA

Taylor Harris, Section Editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

During the mid-twentieth century, the news media was one of the most trusted ways to gain information about current events. However, the view of the media has changed in recent years. According to a study conducted by a global performance-management consulting company, 32 percent of Americans trust and have confidence in mass media, an 8 percent drop from 2015. This is prim...

TRENDING IN 2016

TRENDING IN 2016

Kayla DeLotte, Reporter

January 10, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Trends have always run society. Back in the 70’s, peace signs and flared jeans took over the fashion world. Neon colors would come in the 80’s, followed by a grunge look of the 90’s; however, 2016 has been dominated by dancing, makeup, and unexpected crazes. Social media has a way of spreading a trend ...

SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN

SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN

Ghesseh Afshari, Reporter

December 16, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

With the winter holidays approaching, many children are writing their wish lists and baking cookies to put out with milk in anticipation for Santa Claus to arrive with their presents. However, there has been a steady decline in the age that children stop believing in Santa Claus. The idea of Santa Claus is a popular legendary tale; the modern version was constructed by Clement C...

NETFLIX ON THE RISE

NETFLIX ON THE RISE

Landon Ludlow, Reporter

December 13, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

It is hard to imagine the world without television. It has become an integral part of American culture in the last few decades; about 94% of Americans now have access to a TV. However, in recent years, a trend has been occurring in the entertainment world: the rise of “Internet TV.”  In early 2013, the ...

DEDICATED DUO DIRECTS “ALMOST, MAINE”

DEDICATED DUO DIRECTS “ALMOST, MAINE”

Renee Sang, Co-photo manager

October 27, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Spotlight, Top Stories

Each Seminole High School Theatre Company (SHSTC) play consists of many students who put their immense effort into making a successful production, especially the directors. This year's play "Almost, Maine" is no exception with hard-working and dedicated student directors Lauryn Reid and Joseph Salom...

NURSERY RHYMES CONTAIN DARK ORIGINS

NURSERY RHYMES CONTAIN DARK ORIGINS

Taylor Harris, Section Editor

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

When discussing horror novels, one might think of the likes of Stephen King and R. L. Stine. However, nursery rhymes and fairy tales also fit on the list of horror novels due to their actual content. Despite their dark origins, these stories are introduced to children. Most nursery rhymes, such ...

MAKEUP-FREE ALICIA KEYS SPARKS DEBATE

MAKEUP-FREE ALICIA KEYS SPARKS DEBATE

Thu-Minh Nguyen, Reporter

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Student Life, Top Stories

Alicia Keys announced in late May that she planned to go makeup-free. The singer attended events such as the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards in June, the Democratic National Convention in July, and promotions for NBC’s The Voice makeup-free. Despite these no-makeup appearances, Keys did ...

ZAYN’S MIND OF MINE MAKES FANS GO INZAYN

ZAYN’S MIND OF MINE MAKES FANS GO INZAYN

Mallika Dave, Reporter

May 25, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Zayn Malik released his first album, Mind of Mine on March 25, 2016, since leaving One Direction. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 albums chart, which made him the first British male to reach this point with their first album since 1988. Students at Seminole had a similar positive rea...

PHOTO GALLERY: CINDERELLA

PHOTO GALLERY: CINDERELLA

April 21, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

The Seminole High School Theatre Company performed their long-awaited play, Cinderella, in a series of three performances from April 15- 17.         For photography coverage of the event, click here. For more information on the preparation leading up to the play, click here. For information ...

ADULT COLORING BOOKS BRIGHTEN SHELVES

ADULT COLORING BOOKS BRIGHTEN SHELVES

Maliha Kareem, Reporter

April 11, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Current Events

Coloring books aimed toward adults have recently spiked in popularity. These books serve much more than meets the eye, such as being a therapeutic method that is beneficial to one's mental  health, and serving as an exercise for the brain. The practice of coloring for relaxation is not a novel idea. In fact, it has been around for decades. In the early 20th century Carl Jung would prescribe patients to color on a mandala; o...

PHOTO GALLERY: BETA CHI TALENT SHOW

PHOTO GALLERY: BETA CHI TALENT SHOW

March 15, 2016


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Top Stories

Seminole's International Baccalaureate program hosted their 5th annual Beta Chi Talent Show last Friday, March 11, 2016.       For photo coverage of the event, click here.