THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

POLICE PROTECT AND SERVE COMMUNITIES

POLICE PROTECT AND SERVE COMMUNITIES

Kayla DeLotte, Reporter

September 1, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

Recently, the media has covered a wide array of stories pertaining to police brutality, calling into question the police force and their practices as a whole. These headlines have dominated political and social conversations, especially within the last year. The main repercussion that comes from the negative co...

MISDIAGNOSIS OF ADHD NEGATIVELY AFFECTS CHILDREN

MISDIAGNOSIS OF ADHD NEGATIVELY AFFECTS CHILDREN

Sameeha Rashid, Reporter

May 26, 2016


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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed childhood behavioral disorder and is easily misdiagnosed. Parents and teachers use ADHD as a label to categorize children who are hyperactive.  Society has created a belief that if a child is hyper, or has trouble pay...

TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Sameeha Rashid, Reporter

May 25, 2016


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In today's society many children are growing up with electronic devices at their fingertips, in contrast to previous generations. When used correctly, technology and interactive media improves the quality of children’s education and further develops a young child’s brain.  The National Asso...

IB Diploma: Is it worth it?

IB Diploma: Is it worth it?

Mallika Dave, Reporter

May 23, 2016


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The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma is something very difficult to attain and students put in a great amount of effort into this program to receive one. An IB Diploma comes with many benefits in college, however, many students claim that the diploma is not worth the time. The International ...

PCP: KARL LEAVES HIS MARX

PCP: KARL LEAVES HIS MARX

Micaela Zelk, Copy Editor

May 21, 2016


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Socialism, at least in our country, has a bad reputation, mostly in consequence of the Cold War.Due to its zeitgeist, those from this era are unwilling to even entertain the idea of a socialist United States; these narrow-minded ways are inhibiting America in many ways, economically and morally. Th...

PCP: MONEY ALWAYS TALKS

PCP: MONEY ALWAYS TALKS

Adrian De Guzman, Activities Manager

May 21, 2016


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From the 1950’s to the 1990’s, America waged a bloodless war against the threat that was communism, originating from Russia. Eventually, America came out victorious and was able to prevent it from spreading further in a domino effect. This victory is strongly attributable to America’s capitalist...

SEMINOLE STARVES ITS STUDENTS OF SEATING

SEMINOLE STARVES ITS STUDENTS OF SEATING

Katelyn Liston, Design Editor

May 16, 2016


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The lunchroom: a place that each student of a public high school is entitled to visit daily. However, at Seminole High School, it seems that they are not entitled to sitting. Seminole High School currently has a student population of around 3,400 students. The student lunches are broken into first an...

NOT ALL ASIANS LOVE MATH: REDEFINING POSITIVE STEREOTYPES

NOT ALL ASIANS LOVE MATH: REDEFINING POSITIVE STEREOTYPES

Malavika Kannan, Reporter

May 13, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

From the karate master to the evil scientist or nerd, Asians have always held a cherished place in American culture. After all, it’s supposedly not a bad thing to stereotype Asian Americans as genius and perseverant — it’s better than being stereotyped as poor and uneducated. Society thinks it...

BEES BUZZ TOWARD EXTINCTION

BEES BUZZ TOWARD EXTINCTION

Zoya Wazir, Copy Editor

May 12, 2016


Filed under Editorials

Recently, the honey bee population has been decreasing at record-breaking rates, due to several factors such as climate change, pesticides and habitat loss. Bee populations are at an all-time low and are now relying on humans to intervene and prevent them from ultimate extinction. A major factor in the dec...

HIGH-END PRODUCTS NOT FOR LOW-END BUDGETS

HIGH-END PRODUCTS NOT FOR LOW-END BUDGETS

Mallika Dave, Reporter

May 11, 2016


Filed under Editorials

Brand name products are often sought after by many and seen as luxuries, but is the over-marking of prices becoming a negative social norm? The brand Michael Kors recently released a fur pom key chain retailing for 48 dollars. This, along with many products from high-end retailers, are sought after...

LANGUAGES NEED TO BE TAUGHT EARLIER

LANGUAGES NEED TO BE TAUGHT EARLIER

Sameeha Rashid, Reporter

May 3, 2016


Filed under Editorials

Society influences students to learn a commonly spoken language and be content with that. Foreign languages are usually taught to students during their high school years, which is too late for them to fully grasp it and many don’t feel like learning another language will benefit them in the future...

LOVE AT FIRST FOLLOW

LOVE AT FIRST FOLLOW

Maliha Kareem

April 29, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

Each morning, an average 80% of Americans check their phone within the first 15 minutes of waking up, and then continue to spend around one hour and 40 minutes on social media daily. Social media is a great way to stay connected and share the moments of one's life, but it also has a very large psycho...