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Dangerous UV Rays In Florida

Ava Flaute, Designer April 23, 2021

As we approach our spring and summer months, UV exposure is starting to increase. On a day-to-day basis, if you step outside in the mid-afternoon you will be overwhelmed with the Florida heat. On most...

Though astrology is generally acknowledged as a pseudoscience, it has become the talk of the town. It is especially popular among teens, often becoming the topic of many conversations. The question of whether your birth sign influences your life remains a topic for discussion.

Astrology Events in April

Sejal Mohan, Reporter April 21, 2021

Everyone has an astrological chart, that may or may not influence their life events if they choose to believe it or not.  IB senior Jay Nibhanapudy says “I do not believe in astrology due to lack...

Bright Futures is a scholarship program offered to students in the state of Florida with certain SAT/ACT scores, but this year there is talk of changing that.

Bright Futures May Not Be So Bright

Samhitha Katuru, Reporter April 16, 2021

For generations, the Florida Bright Futures scholarship program has provided thousands of students with the ability to attend college, awarding those with potential with grants and funds to receive higher-level...

Compared to last years trends involving VSCO, people now look more towards Pinterest to look for fashionable trendy things like patchwork jeans.

Expected Fashion Trends For Spring And Summer 2021

Ava Flaute, Designer April 14, 2021

As spring 2021 falls upon us, new fashion and lifestyle trends are beginning to evolve. As new influencers arise we are introduced to unique characteristics that they can bring to change up and positively...

Though Holi (also known as the festival of colors) is often a fun time for Hindus and others who celebrate during spring, it has acted as a super-spreader for the coronavirus as many people have ignored safety precautions.

A Not So Happy Holi

Samhitha Katuru, Reporter April 12, 2021

With the arrival of spring, Indians all over the world have begun to celebrate the auspicious holiday of Holi. Known as the festival of colors or love, Holi is a widely honored day celebrated by Hindus,...

The time has come, pollen season is here, and many are being effected from it.

Allergy Symptoms Worsen As Pollen Count Rises

Ava Flaute, Reporter April 5, 2021

It’s that time of year when people all around the world start to experience watery eyes, an itchy nose, sneezing, and coughing. All of these symptoms are due to the high increase of pollen. Pollen is...

The LGBTQ+ community has advocated for equal rights for decades. With the reintroduction of the Equality Act, the community can finally have protections against discrimination.

LUCK FOR THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY

Samhitha Katuru, Reporter March 24, 2021

Our nation’s civil rights laws protect people on a daily basis against prejudice referring to skin color, race, disability, gender, and religion. Yet despite the strict jurisdiction of the law, there...

As climates fluctuate, many believe that the immense cold fronts and Arctic outbreak are due to global warming.

MYTH OR FACT: GLOBAL WARMING RESPONSIBLE FOR ARCTIC OUTBREAK

Samhitha Katuru, Reporter March 22, 2021

Across America, a new problem has taken the country by storm-quite literally. For the past two weeks, an arctic outbreak, with temperatures rivaling those of the winter season, has seemingly swept through...

Xenophobia and hate crimes against the Asian community have significantly increased since Covid-19. It is important to address these recent incidents and educate those who remain in the dark.

COVID-19: Racism Towards Asian Americans

Christina Davenport, Reporter March 1, 2021

Since the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, significant racial and ethnic inequities have persisted across the continuum of COVID-19 morbidity, hospitalization, and mortality. From this we see a surge...

A lot of controversy has risen over stocks during these past couple months.

GameStop Stock Crash: What You Need To Know

February 28, 2021

Many of today's adults spent their younger years in GameStop stores. They lined up for console launches. They bought and sold games there too. Now some of those gamers are rich after buying GameStop's...

The before and after pictures of the Amazon Rainforest make it evident that humans must quickly decide on a course of action in order to protect the environment from further damage. The world is running out of time and we must hurry before the damages become irreversible.

Amazon Rainforest: What is Left?

Sejal Mohan, Reporter January 22, 2021

The Amazon rainforest is home to an abundance of essential species, and the worsening state of the forest may drive the endangered species to extinction. Last year, the rainforest had a rising number of...

Seminole High School is offering Drivers Education to students. You can sign up from the school website or the front desk at either campuses.

Drivers Education During Pandemic

Christina Davenport, Reporter January 20, 2021

When it comes down to what it takes to be considered a “safe driver”, there are a few ways to tell the driver’s technical ability, the amount of time they’ve spent behind the wheel, and lastly,...

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