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Ethics and Ebola: Teacher and Student Perspectives

November 12, 2014

Starting early this year West Africa has seen a surge in cases of the deadly hemorrhagic fever known as Ebola. The disease is highly virulent and characterized by intense body aches, high temperatures, and copious amounts of bleeding. It has becoming an increasingly worrisome situation and as more people... Read more »

Who has tattoos in high school?

October 16, 2014

I decided to write a story about people who received tattoos in high school. I interviewed Matthew Humpert, Aumbre Carter, Myles Jones and Rafael Erazo. I first interviewed Matthew Humpert; he has one tattoo on his right shoulder. He got the tattoo when he was 16 years old. His tattoo says his grandmother’s... Read more »

Dress Code- Modified

December 17, 2013

The dress code at Boca Ciega High School has been changed. At the beginning of the school year students weren’t allowed to have any words, pictures, or logos on their shirts. Some students liked the dress code but others did not. I talked to many different grade levels and they are so happy the dress... Read more »

Culture brings Joy!

Danielle Mahaney
December 2, 2012

GULFPORT–Have you ever wondered what people do to celebrate the holidays differently than the way you and your family celebrate? Different cultures have different ways of expressing their joy for the wonderful holidays. Some cultures even celebrate holidays that most don’t. Over the years,... Read more »

Is Facebook making cyber bullying easier?

Katherine Kurbatov
January 13, 2012

“Raise your hand if you have ever felt personally victimized by Regina George.” Does anyone remember this famous line from the movie Mean Girls? Raise your hand if you have ever felt personally victimized on Facebook. Many of you have seen or participated in situations where one person is being attacked... Read more »

You Are What You Eat

Best meals of 2011

Antonio Holley
January 9, 2012

GULFPORT– Everyday millions of children around America eat their school lunch and think nothing about it. They eat their pizza, cheeseburgers, fries, milk and chips. But what exactly are they eating? Is it the nutritious and delicious meal that the school board makes it out to be? I think not.... Read more »

Christmas hype too much?


Nick Distefano
January 5, 2012

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Andy Williams famously sang. This sentence appropriately sums up what Christmas is all about. The naturally good feeling of receiving a present and giving the joy of a gift makes the holiday the most hyped and notable day of the year apart... Read more »

Statistics say no to looking like a VS angel

Katherine Kurbatov
December 8, 2011

GULFPORT — Ladies, how many times have you opened up a magazine or seen pictures of models in front of stores and thought, “why can’t my body be like that?” You’re not alone. But there’s a reason for the rates of anorexia and bulimia rising; Anorexia Nervosa & Related Eating Disorders,... Read more »

Mending Fences

Trey Bennati
December 7, 2011

It seems as if a new world has been opened to us with the ending of the construction project.  It seems that getting from one side of the campus to another has been simplified with the new building. Ben Kaduri, a senior says, “I’m glad we don’t have to walk around the entire school... Read more »

Review – Cole World: The Sideline Story


Antonio Holley
November 4, 2011

Hype – it can be a gift or a curse. It has been in hip-hop since the beginning. You see a guy and he has the flow, he has the look, he has the style, he’s got it all. A few mix tapes drop and he starts to garner a little attention from the masses and the media. Before you can even blink,... Read more »