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“My sister called me as soon as she found out Psych had been banned,” Goodspeed said. “She’s still worried about what banning curriculum at the highschool level means for colleges.”

Florida Department of Education recalls AP Psychology ban

Madalyn Propst and Ruby Ferrell September 13, 2023

Seven days before Florida public schools started the 2023-2024 school year, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) made the decision to rule out the teaching of College Board’s Advanced Placement...

Lyman High School is located in central Florida and is populated by over a thousand students, many of whom took home yearbooks at the end of the school year.

Lyman High School yearbook faces controversy again over LGBTQ-inclusive pages

Annaliese Long, Editor-in-Chief September 6, 2023

At the beginning of summer, hundreds of students at Lyman High School in central Florida went home with yearbooks, ready to look back on the best moments and memories of the school year they had just wrapped...

Posted by a student-run Florida State meme account (non college-affiliated), the magnet is once again praised for saving Tallahassee from Idalia’s wrath. “Science works in mysterious ways,” one commenter said.

Magnet god or magnet fraud?

Madalyn Propst, Multimedia Editor September 6, 2023

In the midst of college application season it is important to research every aspect of a school: dorms, dining halls, professors and cult-like magnet followings should all be taken into consideration....

While the fires have been contained, brush fires have continued to burn in Lahaina for weeks after their original ignition.

“They will swim in the waters we die in”; Maui fires fuel tourism

Madalyn Propst , Multi-Media Editor August 22, 2023

Sparks flew across paradise on Aug. 7, erupting Lahaina and Makawao, two locations within Maui, Hawaii, into flames – flames that have continued to burn weeks later. While death tolls climb by the hour,...

Cadets senior Jahi Abbott and junior Deven Fraser along with Congressman Cory Mills and principal Brian Blasewitz check the controls of  the Parrot AI drone in flight.

Cory Mills takes JROTC to new heights

Sammie Jo Clark, Staff Reporter May 10, 2023

On Apr. 12, members of the Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) program on campus received a visit from Florida District Seven Congressional Representative Cory Mills. After expressing...

A resident of Fort Lauderdale Florida leaving his house after three days of flooding, the entire neighborhood is still unlivable.

Fort Lauderdale sits underwater after historic flooding

Madalyn Propst, Staff Reporter April 25, 2023

Less than a year after Fort Lauderdale was destroyed by Hurricane Ian, it has once again been ravaged by historic flooding. On Apr. 13, all of Broward County was declared to be in a state of emergency...

Trumps indictment will inevitably affect his reputation, so where does it leave the 2024 election? Trumps indictment could affect the 2024 election with how strict the government is with the candidates financial support, senior Ashley Weston said. I hope there’s more caution and transparency within the presidential elections due to this possible fraud.

Former President Faces Indictment

Madalyn Propst, Staff Reporter April 3, 2023

Former President, Donald Trump, is facing allegations for falsifying business records in order to pay off Stormy Daniels to withhold information regarding a 2006 affair. The actual indictment accuses Trump...

Ever since the Montreal Protocol, the four year report has been keeping track of the ozones progress.

Helping heal the ozone

Amelia Galliford, Staff Reporter March 7, 2023

Back in Sep. 1987 the Montreal Protocol was signed by the United Nations in order to reduce the harm being done on the ozone layer. According to the current four year report, the ozone layer is on track...

The Sanford Zoo continues to experience flooding from Hurricane Ian. Branches and leaves litter the grounds of the zoo.

Central Florida Zoo remains damaged weeks after Hurricane Ian

Abby Roberson, Staff Reporter October 25, 2022

The Central Florida Zoo, a popular destination for animal lovers across the community, continues to remain temporarily closed due to the destruction caused by Hurricane Ian. First making landfall on Sept....

On Sept. 16, Mahsa Amini was killed for supposedly not adhering to rules regarding hijabs in Iran, creating protest for womens rights around the world.

“Woman, Life, Freedom”: the killing of Mahsa Amini

Nairie De Gregory, Staff Reporter October 17, 2022

On Sept. 16, a young woman died at the hands of the police in Tehran, Iran. The woman, 22 year-old Mahsa Amini, was a Kurdish woman who was detained by the police due to supposedly “refusing” to adhere...

Reeling from the effects of Hurricane Ian, once playable basketball courts are found submerged in water.

‘Dog barking, wind howling, rain pouring’: Hurricane Ian brings disastrous effects to Central Florida

Avery Ranum, Editor-in-Chief October 1, 2022

In the early hours of Thurs., Sept. 29, Hurricane Ian made landfall in Central Florida. Just a few hours prior, the storm entered Florida off the Gulf Coast with winds just below that of a Category 5 storm....

On Sept. 9, many gathered outside of Buckingham Palace following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. Many were dressed in black in mourning of the late ruler. “The day after [the death of the queen] I went to Buckingham palace and saw so many British people and tourists leave flowers and notes for the queen,” Angelina Joseph said. “The overall effect on the nation over there was somber, I could see older people moved to tears.”

Monarch leaves her mark

Avery Ranum, Editor-in-Chief September 26, 2022

On Sept. 8, Queen Elizabeth II passed away at Balmoral Castle in Scotland at the remarkable age of 96. Her death concluded her 70-year reign, and her son, the now King Charles III, inherited the throne.  The...

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