College or Naw?

By| Brianna Hicks For decades students have been faced with the decision to where they would further their education. College for some is a dream, but to some, it can be a burden-  financially, or they just do not have the desire to go. Some students feel as if not going to college is a […]

Gas prices on the rise

By| Brianna Hicks Compared to this time last year, drivers have noticed the change in gas prices and are wondering why. Reported by GasBuddy, around this time two years ago, Florida drivers were paying on average $1.83/gallon. Jump to 2018 and drivers are paying $2.54/gallon, which is almost a 39 percent increase- in just two […]

Gunning for change

By| Christina Hunter There have been 18 shootings since 2018 began. For students who survived the Parkland Massacre, it ends with them. Valentine’s day, which was supposed to be a day to spread love, was instead replaced with hatred in the form of an assault rifle. Nicholas Cruz, a former student at Stoneman Douglas High […]

Conflict at the Capital

By| Christina Hunter With signs raised and shouts filling the air, tensions were at an all-time high at the Capitol building in Tallahassee, Florida. The anti-rally, which was led by FSU students, was orchestrated to counter the League of the South’s march to the capitol. Richard Garzola, the creator of the Anti-Rally, expressed why he […]

The Importance of Mental Health

By| Lauren Coleman What is mental health and why is it a taboo? According to Mentalhealth.gov, Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It also helps determine how we handle stress and make choices. Mental health has an impact on areas of our body that you would not think of as feeling physical […]

Do Contact Sports Lack Concussion Protocol?

By| Ki-Jana King The number of athletes experiencing head trauma is rising and concussion protocol could be to blame. Critics suggest that there is a pressing problem occurring on NFL sidelines. The NCAA faces a $75 million dollar lawsuit from players representing at least four schools from which officials allegedly mishandled head injuries that should […]

Senate elects new positions and talks about future events

By| Monica Myrick The board of the Student Government Association held its weekly meeting yesterday evening in the student chambers to discuss upcoming events and to appoint new senate positions. Laid out were refreshments for faculty and students to enjoy. Student senators discussed a future women’s empowerment week that will take place from March 19th […]

47th student senate: recognizes domestic violence

Words by Aliyah Glover The Senate chambers were decorated Purple and white this week in support of Domestic Violence Awareness. There was food and drinks for the gallery to enjoy. Most of the senators had on a purple ribbon which signifies awareness for domestic violence.   When people think of domestic abuse, they often focus […]