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Brodsky (sky)dives her way into the spotlight

Brodsky (sky)dives her way into the spotlight

AAVNI GUPTA, COPY EDITOR

December 8, 2017


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Picture this: You are boarding a plane for a regularly scheduled flight. You take your seat, listen to a long list of safety instructions and get ready for take off. Once you have reached cruising altitude, instead of pulling out some headphones and relaxing, you decide that it’s best to jump out of...

Spiders, needles, death and clowns oh my!

SAMY ASFOOR, STAFF WRITER

December 7, 2017


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The sidewalk ended and a large bed of tall, green grass lied in front of us. I made my way into the ocean of grass, but turned around when I realized my friend was not following. She stood on the edge of the last bit of sidewalk like a statue, staring down at the grass. I walked back to the strip of...

Christmas across cultures

Christmas across cultures

OLIVIA DEMETRIADES, LIFESTYLES EDITOR

December 7, 2017


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   Each December brings an inescapable stream of Christmas music, a wide array of stockings, snow globes and candy canes lining store aisles, and a bright display of twinkling lights decorating every house. Christmas as we know it is a combination of both secular and religious traditions, and this mix o...

Note to self

JOSEPH PAOLI, STAFF WRITER

December 7, 2017


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The scene is a familiar one: a teacher dictates to a class of students in the midst of typing down notes. The clicks of excited typing fill the room, and the collective glow created by the collection of screens brightens what would be an otherwise dark room, whose lights are turned off to better allow...

How “Peter and the Star Catcher” caught my attention

JOSEPH PAOLI, STAFF WRITER

December 4, 2017


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Americans are nothing if not Anglophiles: our love of J.K. Rowling’s literary works convinced Universal to open the Wizarding World at Universal. The royal wedding of Prince William was watched by over eighty million of the United States—that’s nearly a quarter of the population. I believe Walt...

Painting the picture: What is AP Art?

Alexandra Lipton, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

November 2, 2017


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“USUALLY, PEOPLE THINK THAT WHEN IT COMES TO ART, YOU EITHER HAVE IT OR YOU DON’T. BUT IT’S VERY MUCH ABOUT PRACTICING AND GAINING EXPERIENCE.”

Exciting events in November

Grace Beneke, STAFF WRITER

November 2, 2017


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  As the holiday season begins, many people look forward to classic events in November such as Thanksgiving and Black Friday. However, Orlando offers events that typically aren’t known to most people. If you want to try something new and exciting this November, then these are great events for you ...

Fearing failure: The cause of distress or the key to success?

Fearing failure: The cause of distress or the key to success?

Olivia Demetriades, LIFESTYLES EDITOR

October 31, 2017


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   If you’re familiar with basketball, you’ve probably heard the story of Michael Jordan—one of the greatest basketball players of all time—being cut from his high school basketball team.     We often hear stories about people like Jordan who become stronger because of their failures. We...

Not-so-average teacher: Bozena Lawson

Not-so-average teacher: Bozena Lawson

AAVNI GUPTA, COPY EDITOR

October 31, 2017


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You may have heard of the new Latin teacher, Bozena Lawson. Whether you know her or not, you probably do not know her story. Lawson was born and raised outside Warsaw, the capital city of Poland. It wasn’t a normal time for Poland then, for the fall of Communism was underway. Before World War II,...

“Black Mirror” reflects a dark future

“Black Mirror” reflects a dark future

AAVNI GUPTA, COPY EDITOR

October 31, 2017


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Imagine a world where your status depends on a social media score. Or a world where torturing criminals for mass entertainment is the norm. In the Netflix original series “Black Mirror,” these terrifying situations become reality due to technological advancements. “Black Mirror” is an anthology...

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