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What Makes a Reporter a “Reporter”?

What Makes a Reporter a “Reporter”?

Aidan Boggs, Staff Writer

January 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

What makes a reporter? In today’s ever-modernizing world full of advancing technology, this question seems to become harder to answer. People live all over the world, a majority of whom own smart phones. With smartphones, people are able to capture videos and images of the world that surrounds them....

Florida’s Top Picks: Gators vs. Seminoles

Florida’s Top Picks: Gators vs. Seminoles

Aidan Boggs, Staff Writer

January 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As a high school senior, college is both a very exciting and stressful part of my life. With college looming just around the corner, the decision of where to go has become more and more nerve racking. Many Floridian students can relate to the idea of choosing between Florida’s two powerhouse universities,...

How Much Does Social Media Actually Matter?

How Much Does Social Media Actually Matter?

Anna Lamlein, Guest Contributor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

You have it, your friends have it, your teachers have it, maybe even your parents have it--social media. As use of social media grows, so do people’s need for online popularity. Some are even willing to spend money to gain fake ‘likes’ and ‘followers’. What is the point? It’s really not...

Early Releases Monday Vs. Wednesday

Early Releases Monday Vs. Wednesday

Tyler Young, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

For the past few years, Hillsborough Public County Schools have been released an hour earlier on every Monday as opposed to previously, two hours early, every other Wednesday. While having every Monday off is more frequent, it is only an hour shorter than a regular day which is sometimes hard to notice....

The “Win at All Costs Generation”

The “Win at All Costs Generation”

Aidan Boggs, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Every year, thousands of high school athletes set out on a quest for scholarship opportunities, hoping to someday play their sport at the next level. However, more and more kids every year are kicking, tackling, diving and dunking their way into the hospital. Kids are pushing their bodies to the limits...

8 Changes I Would Like to See at Freedom High School

8 Changes I Would Like to See at Freedom High School

Aidan Boggs, Staff Writer

October 12, 2016


Filed under Opinion

If only I had a magic wand… What would I do with this “magic wand,” you might ask? Well, there would be at least eight things I would like change about our beloved Freedom High School (in order of importance) which I believe would improve our school as a whole. 1) The division of students:  Students sh...

“Hey What’s Up?” “My Stress Levels”

“Hey What’s Up?” “My Stress Levels”

Aidan Boggs, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Stress seems to find people at the worst of times, but no one is more accustomed to stress than high school students. Teens across the United States are feeling high levels of stress that negatively affect aspects of their lives every day. According to data collected by USA Today, more than a quarter...

Good Education vs. Good Grades: Which Should We Strive For?

Good Education vs. Good Grades: Which Should We Strive For?

Drew Meyerson, Staff Writer

September 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Note: If you are a student who spends his or her days in school doing nothing but messing around with friends, having no plans for how you would like to proceed with your life after high school, then this article is not for you. This article is for the student who spends his/her nights doing AP home...

Words of Advice for Underclassmen

Words of Advice for Underclassmen

Tori Chin, News Editor/Public Relations

August 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

After surviving three years of high school, I still wouldn’t consider myself qualified to give advice on the subject, but I’m doing it anyways. 1. PLAY A SPORT Start playing a sport freshman or sophomore year to meet new people at school. After school practices and games really force you to man...

Advice I Wish I Had Freshman Year

Advice I Wish I Had Freshman Year

Kalee VanDeBoe, Advertisement Editor

May 31, 2016


Filed under Opinion

High school can either be the best or worst four years of your life depending on how you chose to make it. As an incoming senior celebrating my last year at Freedom High School, I've learned a lot and have grown a lot as well. Here are twenty-five tips I wish I had as a freshman to make my past few year...

Online Testing vs. In-School Testing

Online Testing vs. In-School Testing

Tyler Young, Staff Writer

May 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As technology continues to progress at a rapid rate in today’s world, online testing has started to replace some written tests. For this current school year, End Of Course (EOC) exams for subjects such as US History and Algebra II have been taken on computers, however Advanced Placement (AP) tests ar...

17 Things I Learned in 17 Years

17 Things I Learned in 17 Years

Anastasiya Sukhenko, Photo Editor & Special Effects

May 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Don’t Settle Don’t settle. Don’t participate in activities you don’t like. Don’t eat gross food. Don’t associate yourself with people who are not good for you. You’ve got to find what you love and do it. Don’t think that your dreams or aspirations can’t come true because they...

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