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Inclimate weather schedules are getting a little ridiculous

Brett Wasmund, Staff Writer

October 27, 2011

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If there is even a sense of rain, portable classes get thrown inside the school and the entire school falls into a state of disorderly panic. This may be an easy fix for our school’s APs, but it completely throws off what...

Early release days are barely worth it

Brett Wasmund, Staff Writer

October 27, 2011

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The new early release days are a mere hour long, and are barely even worth it. This is ridiculous. Honestly it’s no different than a regular school day because every period is only cut down by about eight or so minutes. What...

Bucs blackouts anger fans

Anthony Prierto, Assistant Sports Editor

October 20, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Sports

The Tampa Bay Bucanneers are are 4-2 this season, but it is only the people that are going to see the games live at Raymond James that are seeing them playing home games.   The Bucs home games have been blacked out since last...

People are always exaggerating

Sahar Takshi, Opinions Editor

October 20, 2011

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Don’t knock it till you try it

Gloria Rodriguez, Graphics Team

October 20, 2011

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Picture this: a student is sitting down in the lunch room and the girl next to them decides to crunch her Sunchips into her salad.   Instantly, the thought that comes to mind is did she really just do that? This happens to...

Who are you trying to impress?

Sahar Takshi, Opinions Editor

October 20, 2011

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Picture this: being the only person in the group knowing French at the restaurant, you smugly comment to the waiter “Je sui un gros melon d’eau”; he smirks at you politely and replies, “No sir, you are not a large watermelon.”  A...

NBA lockout continues

Anthony Prierto, Assistant Sports Editor

October 20, 2011

Filed under Opinions, Sports

2011 has really been the year of the lockouts in sports.  First the NFL and now the NBA is in the midst of a standoff in the negotiation rooms. With no collective barganing agreement in sight, the players, owners and fans...

Do relationships even matter in high school?

Gloria Rodriguez, Graphics Team

October 19, 2011

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Love is a four letter word that coincides with relationships and is often used religiously.   To some it’s a way of showing affection and showing that they care. To others it’s like an obligation or the second step in a relationship....

Phones become the new Napoleon

Staff Editorial

October 19, 2011

Filed under Opinions

Students these days are on their phones constantly, completely ignoring the world around them. They are small and have completely taken over daily life. One can see them on television, on the internet, on billboards, on posters,...

Cheaters never win

Staff Editorial

October 6, 2011

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Cheating is something that every school, teacher and student has experienced before, whether they were the cheater themselves or they were the smart one the cheater was cheating off of. It’s sad to say, but just about every...

CON: Technology harms education

October 6, 2011

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It’s no surprise that students are not as astute, or creative, as they were 25 years ago. But who’s to blame? Is it the teachers, the parents, the students, none of them, all of them? Well, some would mention the aggressive...

PRO: Technology becomes essential to education

October 6, 2011

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In this modern era, technology is no longer just a fad but a foundation for education.  More and more schools are starting to replace text books with ibooks, the long-standing chalkboards are being replaced by SMART boards,...

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