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Jose Rosario lets go of his love: art

Jose Rosario lets go of his love: art

Lauren Komar

November 9, 2016


Filed under Humans of HHS, Life, r&b Magazine

With the thought of him switching into fifth-period reading class just a few weeks into the school year, senior Jose Rosario throws away his first, and last completed art project. The completed Bad Hair Day project sat in the recycling bin, marking the conclusion of Rosario’s time in art class. Before g...

Senior Brandi Martin gives younger sister high school advice

Senior Brandi Martin gives younger sister high school advice

Jubilee Gonzalez

November 8, 2016


Filed under Humans of HHS, Life, r&b Magazine

Stephanie Martin had an idea of what high school was going to be like, but she was far from sure. She had prior knowledge about it from her mother and sister, but she still couldn’t help being anxious about starting her freshman year. “In the summer, I was super nervous but it gradually got wor...

Drew Fonda wants to “Make America Great Again”

Drew Fonda wants to “Make America Great Again”

Madison Forbis

November 7, 2016


Filed under Politics, r&b Magazine

He has two Donald Trump T-shirts, a "Make America Great Again" hat and a Trump flag that he proudly flies on the side of his car. Most importantly, he has no apologies. Junior Drew Fonda isn’t afraid to wear his political views on his sleeve. Fonda has been a self-proclaimed Republican his whole life. "...

UPDATE: Audrey Whitaker is with Her

UPDATE: Audrey Whitaker is with Her

Marin Fehl

November 7, 2016


Filed under Politics, r&b Magazine

UPDATE: Whitaker supports Hillary, despite the results of the election. "As I'm sure many liberals are, I am concerned about Trump as president," she said. " But I hold hope that he has a successful presidency for the good of America. She watches Hillary Clinton take the stage to accept her ...

Seminole Heights continues to change and grow

Seminole Heights continues to change and grow

Annie Aguiar

November 5, 2016


Filed under Life, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, r&b Magazine

Bottles of kombucha, gourmet coffee, craft beer and aged wine line the shelves on the wall of Jug & Bottle Dept., one of many Seminole Heights locations with names glued together by way of an ampersand. On the wall by the door, T-shirts hang as the music playing over the speaker softly in...

Students stay active

Students stay active

Annie Aguiar

November 4, 2016


Filed under r&b Magazine, Sports

After the bell rings, students all around Hillsborough participate in sports of all kinds. Even outside of school, students stay active. Here’s a peek at what drives students to keep moving

The voting system disproportionately affects voters

The voting system disproportionately affects voters

Yesha Shukla

November 4, 2016


Filed under Politics, r&b Magazine

After the Voting Rights Act was passed, many believed that it would put an end to voter discrimination in the United States. Unfortunately, this is still far from the case. Voter suppression is used to alter the outcome of elections by preventing people from exercising their right to vote, and it is man...

Florida matters

Florida matters

Varun Puri

November 3, 2016


Filed under Politics, r&b Magazine

Many have described the 2016 election as one of the most unpredictable in history. But if there’s one thing that mirrors previous elections, it’s the fact that Florida is one of the most important – and indecisive – states. In 2000, Florida had the deciding vote in choosing George Bush or...

Point/ Counterpoint: Does voting actually matter?

Point/ Counterpoint: Does voting actually matter?

Anthony Suarez and Yesha Shukla

November 3, 2016


Filed under Politics, r&b Magazine

Point Although assertions against the necessity of voting are often legitimate, voting remains a necessary part of the democratic process. Voting may sometimes feel pointless, but to not vote is to sacrifice any chance you have of affecting the political system of this country in a positive way. ...

Broadway musical “Hamilton” gains popularity on campus

Broadway musical “Hamilton” gains popularity on campus

Tegan Smith

November 2, 2016


Filed under Humans of HHS, Life, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, r&b Magazine

Hip hop and history may seem like an odd combination, but it has proven to be a successful pairing for lyricist Lin-Manuel Miranda. His Broadway musical “Hamilton” has won 11 Tony Awards, a Pulitzer Prize and a Grammy award. It has received worldwide appreciation with a constantly expanding fan base. ...

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