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SGA works behind the scenes

SGA works behind the scenes

Marin Fehl
April 7, 2017 • 92 views
Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

Gary Brady isn’t Hillsborough High School’s only leader. The Student Government Association (SGA) is Hillsborough’s own student-run legislative branch. They are responsible for organizing events for the school and advocating for the student body. But is their voice really effective? “W...

Crew continues competition tradition

Crew continues competition tradition

Michael Strobl
April 6, 2017 • 107 views
Filed under Crew, r&b Magazine, Sports

The loud banging of water jug drums ring through the air. The Hillsborough River is flooded with a mixture of protein powder, fish and pudding. Prayers are being made to the river gods for good luck in the coming weeks. This can only mean one thing: a new season of crew has begun. Before compet...

Learning languages is important

Learning languages is important

Tegan Smith
April 4, 2017 • 88 views
Filed under Columns, Opinion, r&b Magazine

Language creates the biggest bond between people. It helps us express our feelings, thoughts and ideas in a way that is easily lost through nonverbal communication. Having the ability to speak a language provides us with the opportunity to form lasting relationships with people. Learning new languages...

Teachers take on karaoke

Teachers take on karaoke

Lauren Komar
April 4, 2017 • 94 views
Filed under Entertainment, r&b Magazine

Biology teacher Mishell Thomas-King takes the chairs off the tables and puts them on the floor, and stands at the front of the room. She gathers herself to present to the group. But the group she presents to is not her Biology 1 class. It’s the crowd of people that came to watch her at a local karaoke...

Students and teachers have rights

Students and teachers have rights

Denzel Pierre
April 3, 2017 • 67 views
Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

There is a reason why students arguing with their teachers in class can get sent to the office legally. “The only rights denied of any student are those rights that might be deemed inappropriate or illegal, as determined by either the school resource officer or the principal themselves,” said...

Speech and debate members work for the future

Speech and debate members work for the future

Reema Patel
April 2, 2017 • 157 views
Filed under Club Updates, News, r&b Magazine

A bang of the gavel signifies the beginning of a speech and debate meeting as club presidents launch into announcements about competition details. There is talk of payments and T-shirt sales, but the focus of room is on one thing only, practicing for the upcoming competition. Roaming the halls after...

Students want a choir

Students want a choir

Katie Delk
April 2, 2017 • 86 views
Filed under News, r&b Magazine

"We could've had it all," resounded the voices of juniors Christine Robinson and Erica Mack in the halls as the duet sang “Rolling in the Deep.” All throughout the day, voices sound in the halls from singing Adele like Robinson and Mack or original songs like senior Keemo Jackson. Mack said that...

Student finds her voice through poetry

Student finds her voice through poetry

Jubilee Gonzalez
April 2, 2017 • 74 views
Filed under Humans of HHS, Life, r&b Magazine

Everyone has their ways of showing their voices and talents, whether it be through art, protests, speeches or poetry slams. On the last Friday of every month, junior Jenisis Miller and other teens from around the Tampa area meet together at the Blind Tiger Café in Ybor City to take part in an open mic...

I struggle to connect with my family

I struggle to connect with my family

Annie Aguiar
April 2, 2017 • 73 views
Filed under Columns, Opinion, r&b Magazine

For a long time, my grandmother absolutely terrified me. It’s not like she’s a particularly terrifying woman; she’s this little old lady living in a retirement home in Jersey City who will feed you until you burst and not let you leave her house without a gift of some sort, but dread piled in...

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