THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

CHERISH LAST HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER

Chelcea Fowler

August 15, 2011

As the first of the four years of high school begin, it seems that it may never end, but in reality, the time passes so quickly that sometimes we forget to enjoy it. Freshman, sophomore, and junior years fly by, and soon the last summer of high school is here. It is the summer before senior year,...

STAFF DEBATE: SUMMER VACATION HURTS, HELPS

Sam Brenner, Keila Thomas

August 15, 2011

HELP! SUMMER VACATIONS HURT ACADEMICS -Sam Brenner It’s an argument heard again and again, but it’s widely known among education professionals that students lose a tremendous amount of knowledge over the summer. Remember how much of every math class is spent reviewing the prerequisites? With s...

DEPICTING WOMEN IN FILMS: INACCURATE, OR FAIR?

Safeena Kassoo

August 15, 2011

As young adults of a particularly cinematic generation, the blood within our veins rushes with movie-making magic. The movies we view have significant impacts on our perspective of the world, especially our beliefs on the people in it. Because characters and plot are the bulk of films, they are subject...

INCREASINGLY DIFFICULT COLLEGE ADMISSIONS STANDARDS: GOOD OR BAD?

Chelcea Fowler

August 15, 2011

Each year, the stress begins to mount as seniors begin the application process for college. There is so much to worry about, from the admissions essays to the teacher references that some colleges require. To add to the stress, it is increasingly evident that it is becoming harder and harder to be accepted...