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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Combatting prejudice in the classroom

Combatting prejudice in the classroom

Delaney Rosenblatt, Staff Reporter May 10, 2022

I am an inherently political person. I care deeply about those in my community, state, and country, and have no issue speaking up about things I believe, or not believe, in. I am sure many, if not all...

The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics ended Sunday, Feb. 20. The 2026 Winter Olympics are scheduled to be held in the Italian cities of Milano and Cortina, more officially noted as the XXV Winter Olympic Games.

Broadcasting the Winter Olympics: Beijing 2022

Julia Moon, Editor in chief March 14, 2022

The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing broke records and fulfilled Olympic dreams for many worldwide athletes. The host country of the XXIV Winter Games, China, has made precautions to avoid COVID contact...

Seoul, South Korea

What Squid Game takes from reality

Julia Moon, Editor in Chief November 25, 2021

Squid Game (오징어 게임). Released Sept. 17, 2021, the South Korean title was an instant success for the global streaming giant Netflix, setting the record for the company’s biggest original series...

Vice President Kamala Harris and President Joe Biden celebrate with staffers and family after a victory speech in Delaware. After a long contention by Republicans, Biden finally got confirmed on Nov. 7.

Election chaos

Faith Shimick, Staff Reporter November 10, 2020

At approximately 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 7, the Associated Press announced former Vice President Joe Biden would be the next president of the United States. The race was called after Biden was projected to...

Joe Rogan recently had his podcast, the Joe Rogan Experience, featured on Spotify. This new inclusion to Spotify was due to a deal signed by Joe that moved his podcast from YouTube to Spotify as of early September.

Joe Rogan’s multi-million-dollar deal with Spotify.

Kaiden Bittinger, Staff Reporter October 14, 2020

A podcast featuring some of the United States’ most valued celebrities, notable scientists, and even comedians, the Joe Rogan Experience (JRE) does not shy away from covering any and all topics. Original...

In the midst of the pandemic, these Chick-fil-a employees do their best to maintain social distancing guidelines. Theyre still able to cooperate as one can break down the boxes while the other organizes them into the dumpster. These are just some of the ways they try to stay safe during the pandemic.

California fires and Chick-fil-A produce

Kaiden Bittinger, Staff Reporter October 9, 2020

The fires that have been raging in California this year, starting February 15, burn closer to home than some might think. Many companies rely on the farms in California for their fresh produce, and one...

These six masks were variables in an experiment to find which masks would work best, done by a Duke study. The N62927 and surgical mask worked the best just as any masks with 2-3 layers of cloth.

Effectiveness of Masks

Ashley Weston, Staff Reporter October 7, 2020

Due to  the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone is obligated to wear masks. The factors that make masks the best and the worst are  important to know. The Center of Disease Control (CDC) has recommendations...

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