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President Trump gives 2019 State of the Union address

President Trump gives 2019 State of the Union address

Katie Delk

February 8, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, News, Top Stories, Videos

To a joint session of the 535 Congress members and millions of viewers at home, President Donald Trump held an 82 minute State of the Union address. Rather than acknowledging the new power dynamic in Washington as the previous three presidents have done, Trump began the address by presenting his agend...

Longest government shutdown affects all

Longest government shutdown affects all

John Doan

January 15, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

President Donald Trump declared a partial government shutdown on Dec 22. As of Jan 13, Trump’s shutdown is the longest government shutdown in the history of the United States, beating the 21-day shutdown in 1995-1996. In 2016, one of Trump’s promises that he campaigned with was the wall. He cla...

Rick Scott leads as Senator in a tight race

Rick Scott leads as Senator in a tight race

Marin Fehl

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

In a contentious race, Florida Gov. Rick Scott was elected Senator for the state of Florida. He clinched a victory with 50.2 percent of the vote, while Democratic opposition Bill Nelson fell behind with 49.8 percent. After two terms as governor, Scott will continue to represent Florida in Washington...

Andrew Gillum concedes to Republican Ron DeSantis in Florida gubernatorial race

Andrew Gillum concedes to Republican Ron DeSantis in Florida gubernatorial race

Marin Fehl

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

Democratic candidate for Governor, Andrew Gillum, conceded to Republican nominee Ron DeSantis around 11 p.m. in a narrow race. DeSantis garnered 49.8 percent of the overall vote, while Gillum trailed closely behind at 49 percent. Less than 60,000 votes separated the two candidates. His victory secured...

2018 Election Results

2018 Election Results

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

Tardies increase this year

Tardies increase this year

Mercy Tsay

November 4, 2018


Filed under News

The tardy bell echoes through the halls but the shuffling feet and yells can still be heard from the hallways. When students are marked tardy they may receive a referral for skipping. As a result, their grades drop because they can’t turn in or receive assignments.   A classroom tardy is defined as an ...

A recap of the key elections happening in Florida now

A recap of the key elections happening in Florida now

Marin Fehl

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

For Governor: Ron DeSantis (R) DeSantis is the Republican candidate for governor. His campaign has focused on opposing tax increases and defending the First and Second Amendment. If elected, he plans to boost classroom spending and establish greater vocational and technical training in public school...

Counting Hillsborough High School’s votes

Counting Hillsborough High School’s votes

Marin Fehl

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Politics

With the Nov. 6 election fast approaching and early voting already taking place at select locations, eligible voters on campus have begun to consider their voting options. Fairly evenly split, some of the eligible voters are planning to vote and others are sitting this election out. Aisha Ademola For senior A...

PSAT: Tips and Information

PSAT: Tips and Information

Reema Patel

October 6, 2018


Filed under News

The PSAT will be administered on Wednesday, October 10. The Preliminary SAT is administered is given yearly to students in grades 9-11 and is also known as the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT) because students within a specific score range have the potential to earn the National Merit...

USF is a Preeminent University; what does that mean for seniors now?

USF is a Preeminent University; what does that mean for seniors now?

John Doan

September 9, 2018


Filed under News

The University of South Florida (USF) was designated as a preeminent university by the Florida Board of Governors in late June of 2018. The preeminent status is given to public universities across the nation to recognize the research efforts that they have achieved if they meet at least 11 of th...

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