THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

PRIMARIES TELL ALL

PRIMARIES TELL ALL

Katelyn Liston, Design Editor

February 22, 2016


Filed under Current Events

Every four years, the citizens of the United States come together to elect a new president, first through the primaries, and again through the general election. Right now, the election is in the primaries stage and the first two states, New Hampshire and Iowa, have voted. The results of these primary el...

WORLD COMES TOGETHER TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE

WORLD COMES TOGETHER TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE

Zoya Wazir, Copy Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

On Dec. 12, 2015, President Obama launched an international global energy campaign to combat climate change in partnership with 19 other nations. The program ultimately intends to keep global temperature rise under two degrees Celsius, slowing the process of global warming as much as possible. Cli...

CHIPOTLE CLOSES 43 LOCATIONS DUE TO E. COLI FINDINGS

CHIPOTLE CLOSES 43 LOCATIONS DUE TO E. COLI FINDINGS

Mallika Dave, Reporter

December 4, 2015


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

The popular Mexican restaurant Chipotle has found recent reportings of E. Coli, a bacteria strain that causes diarrhea, urinary tract infections, respiratory illness, pneumonia, and other symptoms, in customers who have recently consumed food from the grill. The locations where the infections were d...

DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES DISPLAY THEIR PLATFORMS

DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES DISPLAY THEIR PLATFORMS

Taylor Harris, Reporter

November 10, 2015


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

The Democratic Presidential Debate was broadcast on CNN on October 13 in Las Vegas, Nevada with anchor Anderson Cooper as the host. The candidates included Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, Virginia Senator Jim Webb, and ...

BLACK BEAR, BLACK BEAR, WHAT DO YOU SEE?

BLACK BEAR, BLACK BEAR, WHAT DO YOU SEE?

Taylor Harris, Reporter

October 15, 2015


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

More than 500 animals are currently being cared for at the Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens. It will soon be building a new exhibit for black bears. As stated on the zoo’s website, its mission is to be “a conservation resource providing experiences that excite and inspire children and adult...

MILLENNIUM TO BECOME NEW NINTH GRADE CAMPUS OF SEMINOLE

MILLENNIUM TO BECOME NEW NINTH GRADE CAMPUS OF SEMINOLE

Adrian De Guzman, Reporter

September 24, 2015


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Edit: The Seminole County School Board has not yet made a final decision on whether they will make Millennium a 9th grade center for Seminole High School at the time this article was published. The Board will be voting on this in the near future.   Located near Seminole High School, Millenn...

INAUGURAL MAYOR’S YOUTH COUNCIL PROMOTES CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

INAUGURAL MAYOR’S YOUTH COUNCIL PROMOTES CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

Taylor Harris, Reporter

September 16, 2015


Filed under Current Events, Top Stories

Sanford Mayor Jeff Triplett’s Resolution created the Mayor’s Youth Council on May 20, 2015. Twelve students from Crooms Academy of Information Technology and Seminole High School comprise the inaugural Youth Council. The schools select the participants. The Mayor’s Youth Council’s major...

CONFLICT IN YEMEN DISRUPTS LIVES

CONFLICT IN YEMEN DISRUPTS LIVES

Katelyn Liston, Reporter

May 26, 2015


Filed under Current Events

Yemen is in turmoil as rebel forces tear the country apart. Photo By: Whitten Bumbalough, Photomanager   By: Katelyn Liston, Reporter After the fall of Yemen’s government in late January, a new group of protesters called the Houthis was formed. Originally a peaceful group, the Houthis morphed into violent rebels and has b...

KRAFT BRINGS CHANGES TO ORIGINAL MACARONI & CHEESE

KRAFT BRINGS CHANGES TO ORIGINAL MACARONI & CHEESE

May 22, 2015


Filed under Current Events

In the hopes of making food healthier, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese has decided to make its cheesy delights all natural. Photo By: Erin King, Photographer By: Marium Shaikh, Reporter Everyone recognizes the bright orange color of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, but in response to customer complaints, ...

2010 GULF OIL SPILL CONTINUES TO AFFECT ENVIRONMENT, ECONOMY

2010 GULF OIL SPILL CONTINUES TO AFFECT ENVIRONMENT, ECONOMY

Katherine Lachcik, Reporter

May 21, 2015


Filed under Current Events

Five years after the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the environment is still being affected. Photo By: Brea Jones, Photographer By: Katherine Lachcik, Reporter Five years after the BP Oil Company Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, signs of recovery are appearing, but environmental and economic consequences still lin...

PLANE CRASH IN ALPS CAUSES DISTRESS AROUND WORLD

PLANE CRASH IN ALPS CAUSES DISTRESS AROUND WORLD

May 20, 2015


Filed under Current Events

The Alps plane crash has affected many in this tragic turn of events. A handful of passengers lost their lives in this crash leaving families and friends stunned by their losses. Emotions that erupted from this lost as multitudes of people all spoke out on their thoughts on the crash. Photo By: Erin ...

CHAPEL HILL MURDERER FACES TRIAL; VICTIMS’ LEGACY PROSPERS

CHAPEL HILL MURDERER FACES TRIAL; VICTIMS’ LEGACY PROSPERS

May 19, 2015


Filed under Current Events

By: Paige Fry, Editor-in-Chief On February 10, 2015, 46-year-old Craig Stephen Hicks banged on the door of his newly-wed Muslim neighbors’ house at Chapel Hill’s Finley Forest apartment complex. After the husband opened the door, Hicks proceeded to shoot and kill Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23; Yusor ...