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ANGELS JOY PROVIDES HOPE FOR TRAFFICKING VICTIMS

ANGELS JOY PROVIDES HOPE FOR TRAFFICKING VICTIMS

Kimia Badakhshan, Multimedia/Business Manager

September 19, 2016


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Angels Joy is a registered 501(c)(3) charity organization that was established in 2011 in Orange County, California. Angels Joy’s focus is to help victims and survivors of violence, domestic or emotional abuse, rape, and specifically human trafficking. This organization is one hundred percent  voluntee...

PULSE SHOOTING: REMEMBERING LUIS VIELMA

PULSE SHOOTING: REMEMBERING LUIS VIELMA

Adrian De Guzman, Junior Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2016


Filed under Current Events, Student Life, Top Stories

Last summer, on June 12, 2016, a horrible tragedy occurred during the early hours of the morning: 49 people lost their lives at the hands of the largest mass shooting in the history of the United States, including Seminole alumni Luis Vielma. The nation was shocked to learn that from 2 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. a ...

IS FLORIDA ACTUALLY WEIRD?

IS FLORIDA ACTUALLY WEIRD?

Micaela Zelk, Co-Content Manager

August 31, 2016


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

On August 16, 2016, Austin Harouff was found “grunting and growling” over the body of John Stevens, ripping chunks of flesh off of Stevens’ face with his bare teeth. The story has gotten national attention for its outlandishly macabre nature, but for many, the initial astonishment faded once Ha...

FLORIDA SEEKS JUSTICE FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS

FLORIDA SEEKS JUSTICE FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS

Malavika Kannan, Reporter

May 20, 2016


Filed under Current Events

Going to college is a nerve wracking experience for many, but it is even worse for young women; 21% of them will be raped during their time on campus. Rape is not so much a problem as an epidemic in America, and many survivors must contend with laws that make it difficult for them to seek justice af...

SHS TAKES ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING

SHS TAKES ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Taylor Harris, Reporter

May 19, 2016


Filed under Current Events

Today approximately 20.9 million people are victims of human trafficking worldwide. Every aspect of an ordinary life vanishes and lives are disrupted while relatives wait and search for those lost to handlers. Victims are subjected to cruelty and inhumane treatment and few manage to escape from their traf...

UNIQLO LAUNCHES HIJABI-FRIENDLY CLOTHING LINE

UNIQLO LAUNCHES HIJABI-FRIENDLY CLOTHING LINE

Zoya Wazir, Copy Editor

April 13, 2016


Filed under Current Events

Many Muslim girls, specifically ones that wear the hijab, or traditional Islamic headscarf, across America and other non-Islamic countries often struggle with finding clothes that adhere to their modest style of dress. Luckily for them, the popular Japanese brand Uniqlo has launched a clothing line gear...

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...

CRICKET LEAGUE TO BAT AT SHS

CRICKET LEAGUE TO BAT AT SHS

Malavika Kannan, Reporter

April 3, 2016


Filed under Current Events, Sports

The following article was published as a part of The Seminole’s 2015 April Fool’s issue! The information, quotations, and other content is completely fictitious and should not be considered a true representation of the school, the administration, or other governing entities.   Cricket ...

NATIONS IMPLEMENT SYRIAN CEASEFIRE

NATIONS IMPLEMENT SYRIAN CEASEFIRE

Kimia Badakhshan, Copy Editor

March 29, 2016


Filed under Current Events

The fight for power has been at the root of many wars, and for Syria it has been causing strife for over four years. In the Syrian Civil War, the fight to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad has proved to be devastating, resulting in over 200,000 deaths and displacing four million citizens according to the New...

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION DECLARES ZIKA GLOBAL THREAT

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION DECLARES ZIKA GLOBAL THREAT

Maliha Kareem, Reporter

March 7, 2016


Filed under Current Events

The World Health Organization (WHO), declared the Zika virus a global threat as of 2016. Originating in Uganda among rhesus monkeys in 1947, then humans in 1952, the Zika virus has now spread to 23 countries. In the Americas, the virus is most likely the cause of more than 3,700 birth defect cases calle...

WHO’S WHO IN FLORIDA PRIMARIES

WHO’S WHO IN FLORIDA PRIMARIES

Malavika Kannan, Reporter

March 4, 2016


Filed under Current Events

Florida’s primary elections will be held on March 15th, and both Democrats and Republicans will vote to select the candidate that will represent them in the national election. Students over the age of 18 at Seminole High School will have the opportunity to participate in this process, making it vital ...

WORLD POWERS NEGOTIATE NUCLEAR DEAL WITH IRAN

WORLD POWERS NEGOTIATE NUCLEAR DEAL WITH IRAN

Zoya Wazir, Copy Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under Current Events

On Jan. 16, 2016, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed that Iran had taken the necessary initial steps under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (the Iran Deal) following the finalization of the negotiation on July 14, 2015. This deal serves to ensure that Iran’s nuclear program remains exclusively peaceful in order to maintain global security. The United ...