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Don’t take success for granted

Ivy Bennett-Ford, News Editor

November 8, 2013


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Kids today with our hair and our music don’t understand what it’s like to be an expensive organization with no consistent income. Sure, some of us have jobs and do a lot more towards supporting ourselves than we should have to at our age. However, most of our peers still don’t know what it’s...

Column: Sex ed lacks ‘Impact’

Francesca Althaus and Cade McCurdy

October 18, 2013


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Recently in all HOPE classes students have been learning about the importance of abstaining from harmful activities such as sex, drugs and alcohol.  One significant part of this lesson was a series of seminars led by a program called Impact. The Impact program promotes healthy lifestyles and good...

Congress fails to deliver and the rest of us suffer

Ivy Bennett-Ford, News Editor

October 11, 2013


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The government isn’t working right now. Don't worry, our Congressmen are still getting paid and vital services like veteran hospitals, social security and the post office are still active. Sure, government-funded healthcare and the mail are imperative matters. Yet our legislature still receiving their...

Texting while driving is now illegal in Florida

Sarvika Bommakanti and Staff Writer

October 2, 2013


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Today, Florida's ban on texting while driving goes into effect. However, this ban is categorized as a secondary offense, which means that police can not cite the driver directly for this, but can issue a citation if texting causes another more serious offense. This law states that it is illegal to...

The unintended effect of social networks

The unintended effect of social networks

Vishwa Shah, Staff Writer

August 30, 2013


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Our generation has grown up with the first of social networks. At first, they were spectacular. After all, they allow us to connect with our friends, feel socially satisfied, and make us happy, right? Wrong. Instead of connecting with friends, we're just reading and seeing what they did and sharing...

Artificial brains create more problems than solutions

Sarvika Bommakanti, Staff Writer

August 29, 2013


Filed under Columns, Opinion

One in five Americans are diagnosed with a mental illness and of those, only 60 percent are treated because of the lack of cure available.  The next advance in medical research is the "mini human brains" that Austrian scientists have been able to develop. This development in the medical field is...

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