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Palmetto & Pine

Palmetto & Pine

We all love movies, but how bad can one be before its great?

Madame Web: The Worst Superhero Movie Ever?

Hayden George, Assistant Editor-in-Chief May 6, 2024

  If you weren’t one of the few people who went to see the latest Marvel release from Sony, don’t worry, I had the pleasure of watching it not too long ago. Madame Web came out in theaters on February...

Connections quickly spread to the phones of most St. Pete High students.

Whither Wordle? Connections is Cooler

Maya Daly, A&E Writer May 6, 2024

Once upon a time the game that captured everybody’s attention was Wordle, but there’s been an unexpected change. Connections dominates the downtime of everyone I know, and I have no clue what triggered...

Comfort in Trinkets

Comfort in Trinkets

Shayla Nguyen, A&E Writer March 5, 2024

Collectibles are no new thing. Whether it be stamps, figurines, or quite literally anything else, for decades, everyone seems to have at least one type of thing they like to collect. But why the collection?...

2023: Best Movies Wrapped

2023: Best Movies Wrapped

Maya Daly, A&E Writer March 5, 2024

Wrapping up one of the most iconic years we’ve had in a while, it's important to look back on all of the movies that were released this year. I’m a sucker for a movie that makes me think, or just gives...

The Swift Touchdown: Love at First Sight

The Swift Touchdown: Love at First Sight

Alexa Decker, Writer March 5, 2024

One way or another, we have all heard of the singer/songwriter Taylor Swift’s relationship with Travis Kelce, the tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs. The famous couple have been together for six months...

Through a Modern Lens: A24

Through a Modern Lens: A24

Kelly Fuss, A&E Writer March 5, 2024

 Two teenagers skating down a busy Los Angeles street with a chalky sunset at their backs in Mid90s. A strong-willed girl with a pink cast on her arm and hair to match it kneels in the wooden pew of a...

Escapism for Students: Finding a Personal Outlet

Escapism for Students: Finding a Personal Outlet

Sarah Rowland, A&E Writer March 5, 2024

With the holiday high season behind us, it is now crunch time for many students and staff here at St. Petersburg High School. With all the academic stress the second semester can bring on top of things...

What happened to comics?

What happened to comics?

Gabriela Salzman, A&E Writer March 5, 2024

Comic books, up until the 90’s, used to be sold everywhere and for under a dollar. Now, the online market is the most reliable place to go, and if you want to buy in person you might only find a couple...

Laufey’s audience isn’t composed of the usual Jazz listeners or the general established Jazz audience, but mainly young GenZ individuals.

Is Laufey saving the dying genre?

Shayla Nguyen, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

In recent years, Laufey Lín Jónsdóttir, commonly referred to as Laufey, has gained notoriety for her music. Being dubbed the “Savior of Jazz,” many are convinced that Laufey has brought Jazz back...

The radio is an iconic broadcasting service and always will be. However, will it keep up music-wise with the rest of our media and pop culture?

RIP to the Radio

Sarah Rowland, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

Whether we can help it or not, the radio is dying. Of course, most people listen to the radio daily, but when was the last time you truly enjoyed listening to the radio? The radio that is never lacking...

Although it may seem unexpected, the holly, jolly Christmas season does offer some good opportunities for some twisted tales.

Have a Merry Scary Christmas!

Hayden George, SPHS News Editor December 15, 2023

Christmas is a holiday loved by all, with it traditionally being a time of jolly spirits, singing carols, and watching Hallmark movies. But it's understandable that a lot of people are looking for something...

The Percy Jackson and Harry Potter franchises share many similarities. This includes origins in mythology and a main male protagonist who is the “chosen one,” along with two male and female supporting characters.

Potters vs. Percy: What makes a good adaptation?

Gabriela Salzman, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

Out of all the stories kids consume, the most popular is seemingly the hero’s journey. Whether it’s movies, shows, comics, or books, the concept of someone who at first seems normal or inconsequential...

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