HHS Today

To honor our dead

Daniel Garrison

November 20, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

November 20th is the Transgender Day of Remembrance every year. Unlike the Transgender Day of Visibility every March 31st, which is to celebrate and recognize transgender individuals currently alive, the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) is a day to remember and honor transgender individuals who have ...

RED (cup) ALERT

RED (cup) ALERT

Molly Montgomery

November 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

This Christmas season the designers of the Starbucks cups went for a minimalist design for their cups, "with a bright poppy color on top that shades into a darker cranberry below." What's wrong with that? Some Christians have claimed Starbuck's design to have taken away the christmas spirit, that...

(Not So Hot) Dogs

Yesha Shukla

October 26, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Meat is a part of the daily diets of most americans. It contains protein and iron, and it tastes good. However, there are benefits to cutting it out of your diet, and even one person's commitment can incite change. Protecting the environment: Animal agriculture has a hugely negative impact on the en...

No one story

Daniel Garrison

October 23, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Whenever you hear it in the media it’s always the same. “I always knew,” “I realized it when I was five years old,” “I always liked ‘boy’s/girl’s’ toys better,” always the “I knew I was a boy/girl when I was a child” narrative for transgender people, as if that’s the only...

Where to be scared?

Where to be scared?

Racheal Maillet, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015


Filed under Opinion

EDITORIAL: We have to help

EDITORIAL: We have to help

October 22, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

“AB, my dear, it breaks my heart that we didn’t know and couldn’t help.” -Post on AB Taiwade’s online memorial Class of 2015 graduate AB Taiwade died last week at the University of Florida. Since then, our normally cheerful campus has been a little quieter. Because last week, the Hi...

How old is too old to Trick-or-Treat?

October 22, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

What’s the point? Age 0 is too old My parents have never, ever let me trick or treat. Now, as a teenager, I think trick or treating isn’t necessary at all. Trick or treating may seem like an exciting tradition, but it really is just strange. Time could be better spent on that day attending parties ...

Standardized testing is hindering quality education

Standardized testing is hindering quality education

Daniel Garrison

October 22, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion

PSAT, SAT, EOC, AP, IB. It seems like we’re always preparing for some standardized test. In this system, students rarely have the chance to develop a real interest in the subject; they are simply regurgitating the material they have learned in class. If we are to have an effective education system,...

Breaking the bank ( + VIDEO )

Varun Puri

September 24, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, News, Opinion, Videos

Hillsborough County Public Schools are scrambling to cut costs this year due to effects of previous spending. Superintendent Jeff Eakins plans on analyzing the budget and removing non-essential programs. The county’s current financial situation means Hillsborough will be changing the way it operates...

#LoveWins?

September 24, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

View image | gettyimages.com | Kim Davis, center, stands with Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, left, and attorney Mat Staver Davis had just been released from Carter County Detention Center in Grayson, Kentucky on Sept. 8. Kim Davis quickly became America’s highest-profile cou...

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