THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

Updates On Broadway: COVID-19 Edition

Due to the pandemic many places have had to shut down, one being musicals. Broadway shows specifically closed in March and it has affected cast members, performers, and the audience.

Samhitha Katuru, Reporter

October 26, 2020

Of the numerous consequences resulting from the current pandemic, the most unsuspecting yet stirring is the suspension of Broadway theatre. Primarily based in Manhattan, New York, Broadway is a collection of thespian performances or musicals presented in multiple theatres. Initially composed of Shakespea...

BTS: DYNAMITE SMASHES THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

The Korean boy band BTS (standing for Bangtan Boys), is made up of seven members. They are the next big thing and are gaining followers by the minute.

Manya Garg, Reporter

October 12, 2020

If you are a teenager and are unfamiliar to the planet’s top band - BTS - you have been living under a rock for the past few years. Bangtan Boys, or more commonly known as BTS, is a boy band from South Korea. The seven members of the band: RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook, diligently wor...

MULAN LIVE ACTION HITS DISNEY+

Disney Plus has released that a live action movie of “Mulan” will be showcased in December of 2020. The movie focuses on the original tale of Mulan rather than the animated movie itself, but still incorporates lots of details from that as well.

Sejal Mohan, Reporter

October 8, 2020

On Sep. 4, the ‘Mulan’ live-action film arrived on Disney Plus. The original Mulan movie was released in 1998 and has been a favorite since then due to its representation of Asian culture and the strong female lead different from previous Disney movies. However, with all adaptations of media, ther...

ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS

Due to Covid-19, large amounts of plastic from gloves and one time use masks are being disposed of and adding to the increase in pollution. Small ways you can help reduce the amount of plastic discarded is by using cotton masks that rather than throwing away, you wash and are able to wear them as many times as you need. Another way is by just using hand sanitizer after out in a public place rather than plastic gloves.

Christina Davenport, Reporter

October 1, 2020

As the entire world may know it, we are currently experiencing a global pandemic with a new disease, the coronavirus. In order to prevent further contact or spread with the disease, we all have been taking precautions to protect ourselves from COVID-19. This includes but is not limited to wearing masks...

NETFLIX CANCELLED AND ENDING SHOWS

NETFLIX CANCELLED AND ENDING SHOWS

Sejal Mohan, Reporter

September 24, 2020

Over the summer, especially during quarantine, students found time to get invested in their favorite TV shows. However, the popular streaming service, Netflix, decided to cancel or announce the last season for a number of original shows, leaving many fans upset. Some of these cancellations took many b...

SENIOR TRIBUTE 2020

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Serra Sowers, Omar Syed, Jessica Ty, Michelle Arshad, Suhaib Hasan, Usman Khan, Anusha Sikand, Ritika Vonguru, and Yashaswini Meduri

May 7, 2020

As our time at SHS comes to a close, the Seniors of The Seminole wanted to reflect back on memories we have made and advice we hope to impart on future Noles. From pep-rallies to football games, late-night study sessions to early morning bus rides, we’ve been through it all. While on campus, we hav...

THE IMPORTANCE OF MEDIA

Local news stands offering global and American stories.

Michelle Arshad, Reporter

April 22, 2020

From the Amazonian and Australian wildfires to the Chinese detainment of ethnic Uighur Muslims, the “speedy” distribution of critical media has significantly slowed down. Important news that should be brought to public light as soon as it breaks is being delayed and polluted by bias. As a result, ...

HOW TO STAY ACTIVE DURING QUARANTINE

Most gyms have closed due to the corona virus pandemic. Self care is still important and this article talks about the different ways you can stay healthy throughout quarantine.

Julio Roman, Reporter

April 17, 2020

With the global spread of COVID-19, many different public places and businesses have shut down, including gyms. Due to this worldwide closure, many people have resorted to exercising at home in order to remain active.   Maintaining a healthy routine, even without going to a gym, is extremely important...

Tips on Staying Active, Having Fun, and Being Productive during COVID-19

If you're bored at home, here are a few activities you can do during quarantine.

Ritika Vonguru, Reporter

April 15, 2020

Although we are all facing major uncertainty, there are still some things you can do to stay active in your community while helping your neighbors and still having fun.  How to stay active in your community:  A great way to stay active in your community is to help your neighbors while, of co...

THE DANGER OF DATING APPS

Anonymous 18-year-old student using Tinder, a modern dating app.

Suhaib Hasan and Jessica Ty

April 10, 2020

In a world where technology is growing more prevalent in our everyday lives, a simple “right swipe” may bring someone closer to love, but it may also lead to danger. With hundreds of dating apps and websites to browse other “fish in the sea,” it is no surprise that online dating has become a...

OVERPOPULATION AT SEMINOLE

OVERPOPULATION AT SEMINOLE

Ritika Vonguru, Reporter

February 21, 2020

The average size of a high school in America is around 800 students. Seminole High has a population over 4000. With the school expanding due to the institution of the freshman center, it is only certain that Seminole’s population will grow. Seminole High has great ratings, with many AP classes availa...

PARKING ON CAMPUS

PARKING ON CAMPUS

Julio Roman, Reporter

February 13, 2020

With a new school year comes a new parking situation. Parking on campus is a privilege, as it allows students of different situations such as OJT (on the job training), dual enrollment, and virtual to leave school when they need to. With parking being so beneficial, there are a few caveats to the system...