THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

Breast Cancer October

Breast Cancer October

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

October 31, 2019

Breast Cancer Awareness month is a time for people to come together to increase awareness for breast cancer. It serves as a means of bringing the community together to raise funds, provide support, recognize those who have lost their battle with cancer, and hear the inspiring stories of those who survived. ...

BREAKING THE STIGMA AROUND WOMEN IN STEM

BREAKING THE STIGMA AROUND WOMEN IN STEM

Michelle Arshad, Reporter

April 28, 2019

Over the past couple of weeks, a group of international astronomers have captured the first ever digital image of a black hole. The discovery not only holds a major historical momentum among the scientific community here in the U.S., but worldwide as well. It has highlighted the importance of females in ST...

NEW BEGINNINGS FOR THE OSCARS AWARD SHOW

NEW BEGINNINGS FOR THE OSCARS AWARD SHOW

Michelle Arshad, Reporter

March 9, 2019

One of the most prestigious awards world wide that a filmmaker and crew or a noble actor or actress, the Oscars is a yearly award show premiered to recognize exceptional works of cinema on a public stage. The 2019 Oscars Award Show was no less stunning than the last, but what set it apart from the prev...

ONE YEAR LATER: THE LASTING IMPACT OF THE MSD SHOOTING

ONE YEAR LATER: THE LASTING IMPACT OF THE MSD SHOOTING

Laila Rahbari

February 14, 2019

While students nationwide are celebrating a day of love and happiness, for many, today is also a day of remembrance. Today is the day we remember the 17 lives lost at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year . 24 school shootings, 114 injured, 35 killed. In 2018, the number of mass shootin...

OP-ED: DEBUNKING GENERATION Z STEREOTYPES

OP-ED: DEBUNKING GENERATION Z STEREOTYPES

Jessica Ty, Photographer

January 18, 2019

Our generation, Generation Z, has been labeled with many stereotypes, the most common being that we're lazy and technology dependent. However, as society advances, we are learning to adapt with these developments. Our generation should not be classified as “phone-addicted,” nor lazy. “Even though ou...

UNIFORMS CAUSE DISUNION AMONGST ATHLETES

UNIFORMS CAUSE DISUNION AMONGST ATHLETES

Zayna Sheikh, Editor

December 3, 2018

Sports uniforms are meant to establish a standard of unity amongst athletes on a team. However,  in certain situations, they can inadvertently exclude groups of students. Among these are minority students, including Muslims, who maintain a more modest principle of fashion due to personal choice or relig...

POWWOW: IS SOCIAL MEDIA HELPING OR HARMING OUR GENERATION?

POWWOW: IS SOCIAL MEDIA HELPING OR HARMING OUR GENERATION?

Samantha Flaute and Suhaib Hasan

November 2, 2018

In this issue of  "POWWOW"--The Seminole Newspaper's debate forum--reporters Samantha Flaute and Suhaib Hasan discuss the merits of social media. "Social Media Develops a False Sense of Reality" For many high schoolers, social media is a major part of life, taking up much of her free time. With it...

DEAR FRESHMAN ME (Volume II)

DEAR FRESHMAN ME (Volume II)

Malavika Kannan, Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2018

Editor’s Note: This is the latest installment in The Seminole’s annual tradition of obligatorily cheesy senior self-reflection. To read last year’s Dear Freshman Me by Kayla DeLotte, click here. Dear Freshman Me (and all the other freshmen out there), Right now, you’re scared. It’s the secon...

STUDENTS SPEAK OUT AGAINST BACK TO SCHOOL SHOOTINGS

STUDENTS SPEAK OUT AGAINST BACK TO SCHOOL SHOOTINGS

Michelle Arshad, Reporter

September 4, 2018

As students shop for pens, pencils, and paper, a new item has been added to their list: bullet proof vests in case of school shootings. In the recent years, school shootings have become a tragic phenomenon in our country. This makes it easy to forget the real problem--that the students of America are b...

THE SHOT HEARD AROUND THE CLASSROOM: WEAPONS ON CAMPUS

THE SHOT HEARD AROUND THE CLASSROOM: WEAPONS ON CAMPUS

Zyva Sheikh, Editor

April 9, 2018

Welcome to the United States of America: the country that previously banned the sale of Kinder Surprise Eggs out of fear that they would be a choking hazard for children, but remains adamant on enabling its civilians to own an AK-47, a weapon that is far more capable of claiming a life than a plastic ...

OPINION: A WALK IN MY HIJAB

OPINION: A WALK IN MY HIJAB

Mahek Shaikh, Activities Manager

March 15, 2018

My freshman year of high school was full of firsts. I went to my first pep rally, saw my first school fight, and was called a terrorist for the first time. It’s safe to say that freshman year was quite the experience for me. As a hijab-wearing Muslim woman in the west, I have grown accustomed to t...

CHILDREN RECEIVE SMARTPHONES TOO SOON

CHILDREN RECEIVE SMARTPHONES TOO SOON

Leyton Dudley, Reporter

March 5, 2018

The last few years have seen an increase in the number of smartphones owned by teens and young children. With new smart phones coming out each year, young adults and children can feel influenced to purchase these new devices. It seems as though every year, the age at which students get their first ...