THE SEMINOLE NEWSPAPER

Seizures: More Common Than Previously Thought

Seizures: More Common Than Previously Thought

Anusha Sikand, Report

December 9, 2019

In an instant, a seizure can be deadly. About 1 in 1,000 people die a year due to uncontrollable seizures. A seizure is a sudden, uncontrolled electrical disturbance in the brain that can cause changes in your behavior, movements, feelings, and levels of consciousness. Seizures have levels of intensity that are exp...

Opioids

Opioids

Anusha Sikand and Michelle Arshad

December 5, 2019

In today’s day and age, drugs have become a prevalent mainstream activity among many of America’s youth. From common culture drugs such as tobacco and alcohol to those with heavier consequences, drugs have stormed the United States with a booming impact. Whether it be ourselves or someone we know...

SEXUAL ASSAULT AT ALARMING RATES IN COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES:

SEXUAL ASSAULT AT ALARMING RATES IN COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES:

Anusha Sikand and Ritika Vonguru

November 21, 2019

“I once saw a girl getting kidnapped near the University of Tampa and that traumatized me a lot. You hear about these dangerous instances but it is different when we witness [them] first hand.” said senior Aya Hassan. This is only one of many campus sexual assault stories.    Defining Se...

30 MINUTE LUNCH CRUNCH

30 MINUTE LUNCH CRUNCH

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

November 19, 2019

Lunchtime for many students is an important part of their day, serving as a time to catch up with friends, take a mental break from studying, or complete homework for the next period. While insignificant to many, school lunches have evolved over the years to adhere to the nutrition requirements of s...

PCP: JOKER’S IMPACT ON MODERN CINEMA

PCP: JOKER’S IMPACT ON MODERN CINEMA

Michelle Arshad and Julio Roman

November 14, 2019

On Oct.4, 2019,  Joker hit box office theaters with a head spinning impact. The reception for the movie, while topping recent hits such as Venom and older classics such as the Halloween franchise, has been met with bitter backlash. Joker does contain traditionally uncomfortable topics, and despite havi...

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. ...

One Small Step for Women, One Giant Leap for Womankind.

One Small Step for Women, One Giant Leap for Womankind.

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

October 31, 2019

On Oct. 18, 2019, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) made history by executing the first all-woman space walk. Astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir have spent several years training with the NASA academy to prepare for this remarkable mission. With an increase of women in tec...

BEWARE BEFORE YOU STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES

BEWARE BEFORE YOU STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

September 30, 2019

Allergies affect people worldwide, some more deadly than others. About 30% of adults and 40% of children have allergies in the U.S.; with this large number continuing to grow, many lives are affected on a day-to-day basis. There are two categories when classifying allergies: non-food allergens such a...

I GUESS YOU SHOULD EAT YOUR BROCCOLI…

I GUESS YOU SHOULD EAT YOUR BROCCOLI…

Anusha Sikand, Reporter

September 19, 2019

From vegetarianism to veganism people around the world are making the switch to a better diet and lifestyle. From 1% of Americans being Vegan/Vegetarian in 1971, the number has reached 12% and is continuing to grow rapidly. The impact of this dietary change is for the encouragement of environmental ...

SPIDER-MAN LEAVING MCU SPARKS OUTRAGE AMONG FANS

SPIDER-MAN LEAVING MCU SPARKS OUTRAGE AMONG FANS

Ritika Vonguru, Reporter

September 19, 2019

Last week, the news broke that Spider-Man, played by actor Tom Holland, is no longer a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The franchise is currently owned by Disney; however, Sony had filming rights to the character. The dispute circulated after the two companies had a financial-custody battle. Or...

TROPICAL STORM GABRIELLE: ROUND 2?

TROPICAL STORM GABRIELLE: ROUND 2?

Briana Alvarado, Reporter

September 13, 2019

   As we approach the peak of hurricane season, it appears that a tropical cyclone could be paying the gulf coast a visit. Just last Wednesday, tropical storm Gabrielle brought most of the action to the U.K. with increasingly strong winds reaching up to 60 mph, excessive rain, and increasing temperatur...

POPEYES VS CFA

POPEYES VS CFA

Julio Roman, Reporter

September 13, 2019

  Recently, Popeyes  released a new chicken sandwich, which has caused mass  chaos in the past couple of days. With lines as long as 50 cars in the drive- thru at peak hours, Popeyes has been rapidly selling out  of their sandwiches. The launch of this new chicken sandwich has introduced competition wi...