Know your candy calories

Sofie Gillespie, Features Editor

November 5, 2012

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There’s nothing better than all the candy that’s left in the aftermath of Halloween. It occurred to me (after I had eaten four Butterfingers, two Twizzlers, three chocolate bars and multiple boxes of Nerds) that I should probably...

Last minute Halloween costumes

Sofie Gillespie, Staff Writer

October 29, 2012

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Halloween is almost here, and if you plan on celebrating, you'll need to pick a costume. Assuming you're older than five, princess costumes just aren’t going to cut it. So, read on for some cute costume ideas for girls. If you...

Fall fashion in Florida

Honor Woodward, Staff Writer

October 29, 2012

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Near the end of September, people across the nation pack up their beach chairs and say goodbye to summer. Stores in thousands of shopping malls take down their beach-themed window displays and replace them with mannequins wearing...

How to deal with stress

Sara Santostefano, Staff Writer

October 12, 2012

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I think we can all agree that high school is not easy. The majority of us leave school with pounding headaches almost every day due to stress. There’s so many factors of stress built up over the school year, like test anxiety,...

Habits essential for success

Claire Snyder, Staff Writer

October 12, 2012

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“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” This quote by Aristotle explains that excellence can be achieved through the good habits that you possess. In education today, good and bad habits...

Florida transitions to fall

Courtney Grigsby, Staff Writer

October 5, 2012

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Colorful, autumn leaves strewn across sidewalks and cooler, more moderate weather signal the beginning of fall.  Saturday, September 22 marked the first official day of fall in 2012.  Most states up north and even in the south...

Beach etiquette

Sofie Gillespie, Features Editor

October 2, 2012

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Nothing is more frustrating than waking up early to secure a prime spot on the beach, only to find your place being usurped by an inconsiderate fellow beach goer. Hopefully they did it unknowingly, so we’ll give them the benefit...

The event horizon

Gabe Parker, Staff Writer

September 13, 2012

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Many scientists now agree that the world as we know it will no longer exist in approximately 20 years. It is now believed that at some point within those next two decades, technology will take such a great leap forward that the...

Back to school; back to a schedule

Sofie Gillespie, Features Editor

August 30, 2012

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Nothing is more saddening than your alarm clock slicing through the peaceful silence of the early morning, reminding you that summer is just a memory, and the school year is back. As much as we miss summer, school is a necessary...

How to finish out the year strong

Sofie Gillespie, Staff Writer

May 23, 2012

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  Summer is less than a month away, but it feels like it should here already.  Don’t let the monotony of the last couple weeks turn your grades into a downward slope and inevitably cause regret later on. With a few simple...

Once in a lifetime experience to see Venus

Taylor McLamb, Staff Writer

May 7, 2012

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When our world is so vast, and full of life, it’s hard to believe that past those light blue skies speckled with clouds, there is a whole other world, filled with planets even larger than ours. Some people have to see it t...

Breakfast can be the best meal of the day

Sofie Gillespie, Staff Writer

April 23, 2012

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Everyone knows the adage "breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” but how many people actually follow it? I'm guessing most of you don't. However, coming from someone who enjoys the occasional scoop of mint chocolate...

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