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The Successes and Failures of Summer 2022 in Movies

The Successes and Failures of Summer 2022 in Movies

Ellie Miller, A&E Editor September 22, 2022

From Minions: The Rise of Gru to Elvis, the movies of Summer 2022 were wide-ranging in terms of their themes, genres, and admittedly, their quality. As the movie industry attempts to rebuild the general...

Indie Theater Lights Up St. Pete

Indie Theater Lights Up St. Pete

Ellie Miller, Social Media Manager May 4, 2022

Mike Hazlett, the founder of Green Light Cinema (221 2nd Avenue N), has always loved movies. Not the strictly money-making, “empty calorie” like franchises that currently plague the box office, but...

Nobodys Valedictorian

Nobody’s Valedictorian

Ava Daly, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 4, 2022

I have an embarrassingly mediocre grade point average, a shockingly low interest in school politics, and a cobweb filled trophy case. What does this mean? I’m officially out of the running to give a...

Little Women the Musical: A SPHS Production

Little Women the Musical: A SPHS Production

Paloma Welch and Bryan Shedden April 15, 2022

This spring, the St. Petersburg High School theater department presented a phenomenal production of Little Women the Musical. The director of the show this year was the drama teacher, Ms. Broughton. This...

The Keira Knightlification of Period Dramas

The Keira Knightlification of Period Dramas

Paloma Welch, Opinion Editor March 1, 2022

As a lover of period dramas, my youth was filled with captivating characters such as Emma Woodhouse, Cecilia Tails, Éponine Thénardier, and many more. Throughout the years, a recurring actress in many...

SPOTIFY VS APPLE MUSIC

SPOTIFY VS APPLE MUSIC

Ellie Miller, Social Media Manager/ Opinion/ A&E March 1, 2022

Spotify is better than Apple Music. This topic is one of the most divisive conversations in music and popular culture and it will continue to be debated by many for as long as these platforms exist. While...

Yes, that is a picture of me crying. Not from a movie, but its proof that I am not emotionless!

Movies Make Me Sad

Ava Daly, Arts & Entertainment Editor March 1, 2022

I have a disease, to which there is no cure. I am totally and completely unable to cry at movies. Not kidding. The most I've ever been able to shed is a single tear and even then I'm pretty sure my eye...

THE 2022 GRAMMYS: Predictions and Problems

THE 2022 GRAMMYS: Predictions and Problems

Ellie Miller, Social Media Manager/ Opinion/ A&E February 1, 2022

A 1960s family, together on a burgundy couch, glued to their TV, watching Frank Sinatra and Ray Charles. Then, a group of college freshmen in the 90s, seeing Whitney Houston’s knockout performance of...

I Love My Rock N Roll Boyfriends

I Love My Rock ‘N’ Roll Boyfriends

Ava Daly, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 1, 2022

As Joan Jett once said, I love Rock ‘N’ Roll.  Everything about it is electric! The music, fashion, lifestyle. The amount of trouble I would have found myself in as a young adult in the 1980s would...

Livs Library January Reads

Liv’s Library January Reads

Olivia Watson, Business Manager February 1, 2022

Red Queen Review  I found out about this book through “BookTok” and was a little nervous about reading seeing as it wasn't super popular but I decided to give it a try and it was the best decision...

Taylor Swift releases Red(Taylor’s version)

Taylor Swift releases Red(Taylor’s version)

Olivia Moore, News Editor November 15, 2021

Over this past weekend, international music icon Taylor Swift re-released her award-winning album Red. Originally released in 2012, it sold 7.5 million albums. Rolling Stone placed it in their top 100...

A Review and Recap: Game of Tiaras presented by SPHS

A Review and Recap: Game of Tiaras presented by SPHS

November 15, 2021

Going into the theatre Thursday night my expectations were low for a school play, after the first 10 minutes I was immediately immersed in the enchanting world of princesses fighting over the throne. The...

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