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On Jan.1 eyewitness say that eight to ten foot aliens were spotted roaming through a Miami mall.

Did E.T. find a new home? Some say yes

Nairie De Gregory, Section Editor February 2, 2024

On New Year's Day, in the Bayside Marketplace in Miami there was supposedly a group of 50 teenagers who began a disturbance in the mall by setting off fireworks, leading to multiple arrests. However, many...

The Young Dems club hosted a rally for education on Dec. 9 at Orlando City Hall.

Young Democrats club takes on Orlando

Amelia Galliford, Section Editor February 1, 2024

Many have complained about how today’s youth are uneducated and non-participatory in politics. However, here on campus, students are becoming more active in politics through the new Young Democrats club...

The second week of legislative session was just as tumultuous as the first. Floridians are waiting and watching anxiously for week three.

Legislative session: week two

Madalyn Propst, Multimedia Editor January 21, 2024

The conclusion of the second week of Florida’s legislative session has been just as tumultuous as the first. This week the most talked about piece of legislation has been HB1.  HB1, written and introduced...

The Florida legislature meets in the Tallahassee legislative building at the beginning of 2024. They will remain for the rest of the 60 day session.

Legislative session begins

Madalyn Propst, Multimedia Editor January 14, 2024

On Jan. 9th, Florida’s State legislatures gathered in Tallahassee to begin the 2024 legislative session.  Every year Florida’s State Senate and State House of Representatives meet for a 60-day...

Over the past decade knife violence amongst teenagers has dramatically increased.

An American take on British violence

Nairie De Gregory, Section Editor October 25, 2023

The United States of America and the United Kingdom; allies to enemies, allies again, and now frenemies. The two unions share many parallels: Human Development Index, political struggles, and use of the...

One of the fire trucks on the scene of the house fire on Hornbeam Drive. The fire went through the attic and roof, however no one was hurt. Seminole Countys Fire Department was quick to step in and put it out.

Hornbeam house fire

Sammie Jo Clark, Section Editor October 18, 2023

On Oct. 18, at 2:16 p.m., a concerned resident of East Hornbeam Drive in Sabal Point noticed smoke wafting into her backyard. After walking outside, she saw that the smoke was coming from her neighbor's...

Investing in hope

Investing in hope

Gauge Spurlock, Staff Reporter October 18, 2023

The Young Men and Women of Excellence is a group that focuses on cultivating young minds into successful leaders beyond high school. On Sep. 20, the Young Men and Women of Excellence received a visit from...

Kevin McCarthy is officially the first Speaker of the House to be ousted in U.S. history. As of Oct 4 he does not plan to run for reelection.

McCarthy removed as Speaker of the House

Madalyn Propst, Multimedia Editor October 4, 2023

Kevin McCarthy was voted out of his position as Speaker of the House on Oct. 3 in a decision of 216-210. His removal from office has been completely unprecedented in its nature, being voted out by members...

“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,...

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