Revolution

Insane in the Ukraine

Insane in the Ukraine

Anastasiya Sukhenko, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014


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Since November, Ukraine has gained a lot of attention in the media.  After Viktor Yanukovych, president of Ukraine, refused to sign the European Union association agreement to make closer ties with Russia, non-violent rallies began to form in Kiev. Tens of thousands of Ukrainians have flooded the streets...

The SAT Remains Important to College Admissions

The SAT Remains Important to College Admissions

Kevin Chow, Staff Writer

February 25, 2014


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The SAT, developed by College Board, has been around since 1926. Many do not know the details of this standardized test despite the fact that the test is so vital and rapidly approaching high school juniors. The SAT is arguably the single most important test for most college admissions in the United...

WhatsApp, WhatsThat?

WhatsApp, WhatsThat?

Marc Berson, Sports Editor

February 25, 2014


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While the spectrum varies from those who use the app on the daily to those who have never heard of the app, WhatsApp has become increasingly popular in Europe, India, and Latin America. The app made headlines recently when it was bought by Facebook for $19 billion. Most people would be very impressed...

Congressional Hopeful Has Passed Century Mark

Congressional Hopeful Has Passed Century Mark

Caitlyn Stevenson, Editor-In-Chief

February 21, 2014


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Growing up, we're taught that we can make a difference. While that difference is generally attempted during young adulthood, one Sarasota man is making his attempt a little later. Joe Newman is running for congress, but the kicker is, he's doing it at age 101. Calling himself an "anthropological progress...

Pewter Pirates Get A Makeover

Pewter Pirates Get A Makeover

Caitlyn Stevenson, Editor-In-Chief

February 21, 2014


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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have recently been a team of change. With four new coaches in the last ten years, stability for the NFL football team has been a rare occurrence. The new coach, Lovie Smith, is bringing about a change of his own. For the first time since 1997, the Bucs are changing their field...

Disaster in Paradise

Disaster in Paradise

Alan Ruiz, Staff Writer

February 12, 2014


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Usually when you think of the Florida State Fair, you think of fun rides, laughter, and deep fried everything. Although these things do exist, there also lies a dark past filled with crimes yearly. Just this year chaos was everywhere within the fairgrounds. Deputies had apples thrown at them, civilians...

Freedom Welcomes New Principal

Freedom Welcomes New Principal

Megan Ghillyer, Staff Writer

February 11, 2014


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  Freedom High School is excited about the appointment of our new principal Sharon Morris.  Mrs. Morris was principal for six years at East Bay High School in Gibsonton. For the last two years she’s been a principal coach, teaching other principals how to work better at their jobs. As a coach,...

Flappy Bird Sweeps the Nation

Flappy Bird Sweeps the Nation

Qeyana Kennedy, Staff Writer

February 11, 2014


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  Joining the ranks of Angry Birds, Temple Run, Candy Crush, and Clash of the Clans, Flappy Bird is the latest smartphone game to sweep the nation. Many students at Freedom High are taking part in this trend, constantly devoting their time to the frustrating task of beating their high score....

CVS Makes Drastic Change

CVS Makes Drastic Change

Marc Berson, Sports Editor

February 11, 2014


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On February 5, 2014 CVS made headline news by announcing that they would stop selling cigarettes and other tobacco products at its more than 7,600 retail pharmacies by October 1. CVS will be the first chain of national pharmacies to take tobacco products off of its shelves but it might not be the only...

Show Me the Money

Show Me the Money

Gabrielle Gonzalez, Staff Writer

January 29, 2014


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Scholarships. When the word is mentioned the following thoughts consist of hard work, money, and more work. Scholarships are made to give students a benefit of the doubt when first going to college by supplying a certain amount of money. Most people think there are only scholarships for the all-star...

Valentine’s Day Decisions, In Or Out

Valentine’s Day Decisions, In Or Out

Nikhil Chari, News Editor

January 29, 2014


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With the February 14th date looming, many seniors are anticipating the release of the University of Florida decision letters.  The University of Florida also known as UF is a popular destination for many of Freedom’s seniors. As the 49th ranked University in the country according to the US News and Wo...

Hazardous Horror

Hazardous Horror

Katie Huggins

January 29, 2014


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“This is the worst cold I have ever seen,” said Art Roberts. “Just look at the horror and destruction.” Roberts was right. The number of deaths in the United States alone entered the double digits. Freezing temperatures with below zero wind chills made life complicated. At least 15 people have...

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