THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

CHINA KEEPING MUSLIMS IN CAMPS

CHINA KEEPING MUSLIMS IN CAMPS

Anusha Sikand and Michelle Arshad

January 7, 2020

Religious persecution is not a new concept to be covered in Earth’s history. Time and time again, religious groups have been tried, punished, and sentenced for their opinions and ways of life. Most of the population treat such events as archaic, despite the close proximity religious persecution has to th...

THE 2020 GAME CHANGERS: DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES V. TRUMP

THE 2020 GAME CHANGERS: DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES V. TRUMP

Ritika Vonguru, Reporter

December 10, 2019

THE LINEUP: TOP CONTENDERS Elizabeth Warren, America’s current leading lady, is circulating the media for her aspirations and promises to our nation. As a left-wing politician, Warren has intentions directed toward her democratic beliefs. Some of these include, but are not limited to, reproductive righ...

SEIZURES: MORE COMMON THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

SEIZURES: MORE COMMON THAN PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

Anusha Sikand, Report

December 9, 2019

In an instant, a seizure can be deadly. About 1 in 1,000 people die a year due to uncontrollable seizures. A seizure is a sudden, uncontrolled electrical disturbance in the brain that can cause changes in your behavior, movements, feelings, and levels of consciousness. Seizures have levels of intensity that are exp...

SENIORITIS: THE MYTHICAL DISEASE

Ritika Vonguru, Reporter

December 6, 2019

November 2019--As college application deadline dates are approaching, many high school seniors have begun to feel unmotivated towards school. This lack of motivation, dubbed senioritis, is commonly referred to as the feeling most seniors experience as they finish up their high school experience .  U...

OPIOID EPIDEMIC HARMS LIVES

OPIOID EPIDEMIC HARMS LIVES

Anusha Sikand and Michelle Arshad

December 5, 2019

In today’s day and age, drugs have become a prevalent mainstream activity among many of America’s youth. From common culture drugs such as tobacco and alcohol to those with heavier consequences, drugs have stormed the United States with a booming impact. Whether it be ourselves or someone we know...

DANGER WITH NEW AIRPODS

DANGER WITH NEW AIRPODS

Julio Roman, Reporter

December 3, 2019

With Apple’s influx of new products, come the new AirPods Pro. This new Bluetooth device is quite pricey, selling at $250 USD. With the hefty price tag also comes new features and a remodeled design, including noise cancellation, transparency, a touch sensor, and better battery life. On the other hand...

MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE AFFECTS CITIZENS IN FLORIDA

MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE AFFECTS CITIZENS IN FLORIDA

Julio Roman, Reporter

December 2, 2019

Minimum wage is a crucial topic in our daily lives,dictating how much people are paid when they begin working. In the state of Florida, there have been debates on raising the minimum wage to $15.00, as it may help younger kids or people who are looking for jobs in the future. These changes may affec...

DYING FOR DEMOCRACY: HONG KONG IN CHAOS

DYING FOR DEMOCRACY: HONG KONG IN CHAOS

Ritika Vonguru, Reporter

November 22, 2019

The Price of Freedom: In April of 2019, President Xi Jinping of the Chinese government passed an extradition bill, indicating that mainland China now has the right to reclaim any suspected criminals from Hong Kong. Hong Kong differs from mainland China, in that it essentially receives a high degree of ...

SEXUAL ASSAULT AT ALARMING RATES IN COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES:

SEXUAL ASSAULT AT ALARMING RATES IN COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES:

Anusha Sikand and Ritika Vonguru

November 21, 2019

“I once saw a girl getting kidnapped near the University of Tampa and that traumatized me a lot. You hear about these dangerous instances but it is different when we witness [them] first hand.” said senior Aya Hassan. This is only one of many campus sexual assault stories.    Defining Se...

30 MINUTE LUNCH CRUNCH

30 MINUTE LUNCH CRUNCH

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Lunchtime for many students is an important part of their day, serving as a time to catch up with friends, take a mental break from studying, or complete homework for the next period. While insignificant to many, school lunches have evolved over the years to adhere to the nutrition requirements of s...

Thousands Affected by the Recent California Wildfires

Thousands Affected by the Recent California Wildfires

Ritika Vonguru, Reporter

November 7, 2019

At approximately 9:27 a.m. on Oct. 23, the Kincade fire burned 115 acres of land and destroyed nearly sixty homes. Kincade is just the most recent out of five California forest fires in the past weeks. This has not been the first time news broke about flaming fires across the bay. In fact, the Californi...

7 SPOOKY TIPS FOR THIS HALLOWEEN

7 SPOOKY TIPS FOR THIS HALLOWEEN

Kruthi Munugeti, Reporter

October 31, 2019

The spookiest time of the year has arrived, and the Seminole is here to give you 7 Fun and Safe Tips to help make this Halloween the best!   #1: Do not go anywhere by yourself.  Halloween is a fun time to spend with friends, whether it’s going to a Halloween party or going Trick or Trea...