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No-Shave November grows

No-Shave November grows

Victoria Arguelles, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013

Once a year, people all over the country collectively put down their razors and let their hair follicles run rampant. Both men and women participate in No-Shave November. Whether it is a man letting his beard grow out or a woman wearing pants to cover their hairy legs for a whole month, the main pur...

Sneak Peek: Hunger Games

Sidney Sterling, PR Manager

November 21, 2013

“A mockingjay is a creature the Capitol never intended to exist.” The capital also never expected riots that would sweep the nation of Panem and complete defiance of all capital rules. The thought of rebellion amongst even the weakest districts never crossed their minds. Who knew, Katniss Everde...

That’s so vintage?

Sarah Berlan, Staff Writer

November 20, 2013

Vintage, thrift, consignment, resale, Goodwill, all being worn by worldwide celebrities, the wealthy and  the average were once considered for the lower class That’s right- average Americans are flocking to these unique, indy stores lately mainly because they are trendy now, but mostly because they...

Rip N’ Time review

Sereena Gee, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013

High school band, Rip N’ Time, releases their first album this winter, entitled “Playing Her Guitar Suite”. The genre claims to hold a Rock/Indie style, with a blend of instruments, the sound becomes very distinctive, as their talent shows through in every track. Three songs in particular, each...

Online study tools improve learning

Sabrina Chi, Staff Writer

October 16, 2013

Fear, dread and the sickening feeling of nervousness settle in the pit of one's stomach when the time to settle down and study approaches on the night before a test. Often the root of the issue lies within the study process itself. How can someone read "Catch-22" the night before a big test? How can...

Halloween inspired wall

Meryl Kornfield, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 14, 2013

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Gravity: A whole new type of movie

Meryl Kornfield, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2013

           Just like oxygenless space, the latest box office hit, Gravity, will most likely take your breath away. Characters, Ryan Stone (played by Sandra Bullock) and Matt Kowalski (played by George Clooney), battle death in space after catastrophe interrupts their mission.            G...

Trendwatch: Reusable cups

Trendwatch: Reusable cups

Audrey Gonzalez, Life Editor

May 31, 2013

Loud cheers may be heard from Starbucks-crazed students rejoicing as their morning coffee run just got a little cheaper. With Starbucks’ new reusable cup promotion, customers receive a discount on drink purchases when they bring their own reusable cup, mug or travel tumbler. For only one dollar, Starbucks’...

Review: The Great Gatsby

Review: The Great Gatsby

Bianca Lopez, Co-copy Editor

May 31, 2013

The “Roaring Twenties,” the “Golden Twenties,” the “Jazz Age” – it was the era that destroyed normal customs, the age that was anything but innocent. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s words in “The Great Gatsby” tell the scandalous tales of the American 1920s. Now, these tales are told through...

Panther for a Day

Panther for a Day

Sidney Sterling, Staff Writer

December 10, 2012

For incoming freshmen, “Panther for a Day” evokes mixed emotions: big scary seniors, a giant school, and an ongoing list of unknowns. Panther for a Day has been a tradition at Palmetto for many years, where eighth grade students from Palmetto Middle and Southwood Middle visit the school and get a...

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