• August 289/27/17- Senior Picture Retakes! See Mr. Sidwell in Room 103 for more info!

  • August 289/28/17: FHS Football is playing Wharton @Home @7:30!

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‘Tis (Not) the Season (Yet)

‘Tis (Not) the Season (Yet)

Danny Wood, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Like most people, I enjoy the Holiday Season. However, there is an appropriate time and place for everything, and it is far too early to begin celebrating the Holiday Season. Celebrating the winter holidays before Thanksgiving opposes the entire essence of Thanksgiving. Rather than spending time with...

Cuffing Season: Debunked

Cuffing Season: Debunked

Anna Lamlein, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As the colder months descend, couples and singles retreat to the comfort of the indoors. While FHS couples have the company of each other by the fireplace, those who are single for the holidays seek shelter from the icy winds and longer nights. People are looking to be cuffed. Well, according to media...

Don’t Go to Hoco

Don’t Go to Hoco

Evan Castro, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Homecoming, in the eyes of many students at Freedom High School, is a time when students can dress up formally, enjoy a high-priced dinner, and dance within a confined space surrounded by sweaty strangers on the dance floor, all while listening to the top musical hits of the week.   However, in the eyes of those who don’t plan on spending their life savings on a below average dinner, doing activities they aren't morally or legally suppos...

On Homecoming Proposals: A Retort

On Homecoming Proposals: A Retort

Wynter Rodriquez

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Homecoming is a beautiful tradition practiced all across the nation. Our generation created a new custom of extravagant homecoming 'proposals.' Today, I’m calling everyone to profess your feelings in a celebratory, new-age way. Sorry to anyone I’m offending that’s too good for cheesy activities. The...

On Homecoming Proposals

On Homecoming Proposals

Catherine Weng, Editor in Chief

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I’m tired of seeing posters. It’s overused and unoriginal. Sorry to everyone that I’m calling out. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t mean that I hated your homecoming proposal. Puns can be great, and I’m sure it was cute. Everyone appreciates a good reference to a sport, favorite TV show, or...

Why Ride With the Tide?

Why Ride With the Tide?

Aidan Boggs, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The University of Alabama is almost a nine hour drive from Tampa and out-of-state tuition is set at just over $40,000 a semester, so why on earth did I choose to further my education here, of all places? Well it all began back in June when I first toured the university. My father and I drove half...

A Glimpse into Gator Nation

A Glimpse into Gator Nation

Drew Meyerson, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

College - we’re always talking about it. That great, mystical promise of the future that is so close, yet so far away. Most high school students, especially juniors and seniors, have an idea of where they would like to end up after their high school journey comes to an end. As a junior, I have been...

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...

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