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High School Highlights

High School Highlights

Evan Castro, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As the school year winds down, the senior class reflects on their journey to maturity. Every student has had triumphs and challenges from freshman year - figuring out who they are, who they aspire to be and who the friends are that will grow to adulthood with them - to senior year, where the future...

5 Reasons You Should Go to Prom

5 Reasons You Should Go to Prom

Brittany Zheng, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

With prom quickly approaching, many seniors are debating whether or not they should attend.  Many students have waited our entire high school career for this iconic milestone, while others dread the cliché idea of getting dressed up and finding a date. Is really it worth the stress and hassle? Personally,...

5 Reasons Why You Should Skip Prom

5 Reasons Why You Should Skip Prom

Jamie Hsiao, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Prom - a tradition so foolish and vain. I try my best to avoid sounding cynical when discussing this subject, but I always end up seeming anything but. I do not oppose those who decide to spend their time at this sub-par function; however, I believe that my position deserves at least the slightest bit...

School Shootings from the Perspective of a High School Student

School Shootings from the Perspective of a High School Student

Drew Meyerson, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2018


Filed under BEST OF SNO, Opinion

At least seventeen people are dead. Consider that fact, for just a moment. At least seventeen lives were taken at the hands of a nineteen-year-old with a gun. Reports are still coming in, but teachers and students alike were subject to a shooting on Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, a school...

Why I Hate Valentine’s Day

Why I Hate Valentine’s Day

Brittany Zheng, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Whether you are single or in a relationship, most people hate the most dreadful holiday of the year: Valentine’s Day. For single people, the day is a disappointing reminder that they do not have a significant other. For couples, it is a stressful gesture for which they feel pressured to plan something...

Don’t Take it Personally, But I Hate You

Don’t Take it Personally, But I Hate You

Danny Wood, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I have come to the realization that I have become extremely vain in my old age. Things that I could simply brush off when I was younger are now starting to really grind my gears. So as a result, I am turning to the written word to express my frustrations by listing characteristics that I hate about pe...

The Best Asian Restaurants in Tampa

The Best Asian Restaurants in Tampa

Jamie Hsiao, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Tampa is a city rich with cultural cuisine. Asian foods, in particular, bring an endless amount of delicacies to the table, and are waiting to be explored. For students looking to expand their palettes, I have compiled a list of notable Asian restaurants located in, or around, the New Tampa area. Dosunco Ram...

How Repealing Net Neutrality Will Affect Students

How Repealing Net Neutrality Will Affect Students

Jamie Hsiao, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Net neutrality is a principle that prevents service providers from manipulating the flow of content on the Internet. In other words, it provides us with the right to communicate freely through an open network.  In December of 2017, the Federal Communications Commission will be proposing the full repeal...

‘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...

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