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2023 comes fully equipped with brand-new media to look forward to, such as new music, performances, TV shows, movies, and more.

Out With The Old, In With The New: Things to Look Forward to This Year

Sarah Rowland, A&E Writer March 6, 2023

We hear “new year, new me” constantly this time of year. Continuously making resolutions and empty promises come each January. While this mindset can be motivating, “new year, new me” typically...

[Phoebe] Bridgers is featured on the track “Nothing New” from Swift’s re-recorded album, Red (Taylor’s Version).

Taylor Swift and Her Impact on Rising Musicians

Ellie Miller, A&E Editor January 26, 2023

“She’s like the king of her craft,” says indie-rock musician Phoebe Bridgers in an interview on Charli XCX’s podcast, Best Song Ever, when asked about her favorite Taylor Swift song. “She's just...

In the same way that we cherish common shows or toys from our childhood, these Christmas songs exemplify a familiar feeling.

It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas

Gabriela Salzman, A&E Writer December 12, 2022

You know it’s Christmas time when you start seeing sweaters instead of tank tops, fake snow, and colorful lights, but most of all, the music blasting from every store. As soon as it hits October, we...

Cast and backstage members of The Butler Did it, Again!

BTS of the Fall Play

Sasha Kelley, Devil's Eye Editor December 12, 2022

Makeup powder, hairspray, and an underlying sense of panic filled the air when I entered the theater room in order to conduct interviews for this piece about the St. Petersburg High School fall production,...

Vinyl playing Midnights by Taylor Swift on record player in Ellie Millers room.

Taylor Swift Shines in New Album Midnights (Ranking) 

Ellie Miller, A&E Editor November 10, 2022

On Friday, October 21st, international superstar Taylor Swift released her long-awaited 10th studio album, Midnights. Midnights illustrates 13 sleepless nights throughout Swift’s life, filled with dark...

St. Pete High Students listening to memories

What are St. Pete High students listening to?

Chelsea Brown, Social Media Manager October 18, 2022

If you were to walk around the halls of St. Pete High, you would undoubtedly see many students with headphones in their ears or over their heads. Most students enjoy listening to music at school. Whether...

Little Women the Musical: The SPHS Production

Little Women the Musical: The 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...



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...

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...

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...

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