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Video Games And Violence

Video Games And Violence

Jon Hordeyczuk, Staff Writer

January 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The biggest controversy for gamers and developers alike is that video games deemed to be ‘too violent’ cause gamers to be violent as well. In the video game industry, record-breaking franchises like “Call of Duty”, “Grand Theft Auto”, “Fallout”, and many more all have been marked as ‘violent...

What Does Your Favorite Teacher Want For Christmas?

What Does Your Favorite Teacher Want For Christmas?

Catherine Weng, Staff Writer

December 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion

“Videogames, specifically Star Wars: Battlefront.” -Andrew Tillman, Social Studies teacher.   “I want Dunkin’ Donuts gift cards. I want coffee. I want to be awake.” -Melissa Kirera, Science teacher.   “I’d like winning lottery numbers. Powerball, specifically.” -James Lasat...

What’s the Deal, Freedom?!?

What’s the Deal, Freedom?!?

Aidan Boggs, Journalism 1 Student/Guest Contributor

December 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

A poll was recently conducted by Mr. Sidwell’s sixth period Journalism class to find out how students at Freedom feel about school spirit on campus. A questionnaire was distributed to four English classes during sixth period. According to that survey, 72% of respondents believed that Freedom is...

Rolls Around The Bay

Rolls Around The Bay

Tori Chin, News Editor/Public Relations

December 3, 2015


Filed under Opinion

With a limited amount of activities to do while loitering in Tampa, many tend to spend time with friends at local restaurants. Recently, sushi has become a staple in the New Tampa area and lots of Japanese-style restaurants have popped up to accommodate frequent sushi cravings. Koizi Endless Hibachi &...

Battle of the Burritos: Moe’s vs. Chipotle

Battle of the Burritos: Moe’s vs. Chipotle

Catherine Weng, Staff Writer

November 10, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Food is essential to the life of a student, so it makes sense that a division over the best places to eat in town can quickly turn a friendly conversation to conflict. In particular, the choice of Moe’s or Chipotle can spark some passionate arguments. “Chipotle all the way. Chipotle is healthier....

Student’s Favorite Places To Eat

Student’s Favorite Places To Eat

Sam Allen, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Food is essential to the life of a student, and after a long day of school a good meal is one of the first thing to cross a student’s mind. The New Tampa area provides a wide variety of options to grab a bite to eat. Some student favorites include: Moe’s, Chipotle, Chick-Fil-A, Panera, and the infamous...

Windows’ New Look

Windows’ New Look

Brain Rushe, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Windows 10, Microsoft’s newest operating system (OS), is the next innovation in the set of products for the computer technology franchise. Debuted on July 29th, 2015, the update is available for free to all computers that are able to run it. Microsoft stated, “Windows 10 is familiar and easy t...

Buccaneers or Suckaneers

Buccaneers or Suckaneers

Jon Hordeyczuk, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are one of the three NFL teams in the state of Florida. Last season, the Bucs had a record of 2-14 losses, which finished them in dead last in the league. Personally I think the Bucs will have a terrible season this year; their 42-14 loss against the Tennessee Titans led me to b...

SeaWorld Un-Tanked

SeaWorld Un-Tanked

Diana Mascio and Brooke Rohan

April 1, 2015


Filed under Opinion

“If you were stuck in bathtubs for 25 years don’t you think you’d go a little psychotic?” says a former trainer from SeaWorld in the popular Netflix documentary, Blackfish. The deepest tank at SeaWorld Orlando is 40 feet down. These mammals almost never stop moving in the wild, but being st...

Yes Please – The Good, The Bad, and The ‘Did I Really Need to Know That?’

Yes Please – The Good, The Bad, and The ‘Did I Really Need to Know That?’

Megan Ghillyer, Editor

January 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

On October 10th 2014, Comedian Amy Poehler, who is known mostly for her work on the long-running-hit sketch show SNL and sit-com Parks and Recreations, released her memoir, Yes Please. “Actually, ‘memoir’ is a bit of a misnomer for this Dey Street Books-published tome – as is “tell-all,” althou...

Singer/Songwriter Accused Of Unwanted Solicitation

Singer/Songwriter Accused Of Unwanted Solicitation

Savannah Embry, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Singer/songwriter Jake Mclefresh, also known as Front Porch Step, has been under accusation of sending explicit sexual text messages to multiple underage girls. Mclefresh is 23 and was born in Newark, Ohio. These accusations were first made when girls started sharing their stories on the blogging website...

Male and Female Brains

Katie Huggins, Staff Writer

November 6, 2014


Filed under Opinion

I was online one day, Skyping a few of my guy friends, when we entered an interesting subject. “Why do women act so different from us?” said one of my friends, Michael. “It’s like they are a different species. They think so differently. Girls are weird.” He was then met with several nodding ...

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