THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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 ...

SUNEDISON AIMS TO BRING ENERGY, ELECTRICITY TO 20 MILLION PEOPLE

SUNEDISON AIMS TO BRING ENERGY, ELECTRICITY TO 20 MILLION PEOPLE

Katherine Lachcik, Reporter

May 18, 2015


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The sun has helped power our world for years, and now SunEdison makes that energy even more available to us. Photo By: Brea Jones, Photographer By: Katherine Lachcik, Reporter On February 24, 2015, renewable energy company, SunEdison, unveiled its ambitious plan to bring power and electri...

DOCTORS’ SUICIDE RATE RISES FURTHER ABOVE POPULATION AVERAGE

May 12, 2015


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By: Logan Zelk, Reporter In the year of 2013, there were a total of 41,149 victims of suicide; one person commits suicide every thirteen minutes. Suicide is one of the leading causes of death for Americans, and medical doctors are no exception. In fact, the alarming rate of suicide seen in the general public is lower...

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM INVOKES UPROAR

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM INVOKES UPROAR

May 12, 2015


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Due to laws in places like Arkansas and Indiana businesses are using laws on religious freedom as an excuse to deny people service. Photo By: Isabella Rivera, Photographer By: Bobbi Zahn, Activities Manager Governor Mike Pence of Indiana signed the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Quite...