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She brought the crowd together to feel the most overwhelming and beautiful emotions all at the same time.

Lana del Rey is the Moment

Maya Daly, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

Any time I feel like I’m going to manically spiral into utter madness – which is pretty much every day as a high school student –  I put my Lana Del Rey records on and get blissfully lost in her...

Advice Column: What is the best way to figure out what you want to be, or more specifically, your college major?

Advice Column: What is the best way to figure out what you want to be, or more specifically, your college major?

Anonymous, Advice Columnist December 15, 2023

This is definitely a tricky question to answer, especially because some people know what they want to do their whole life, and others have no idea. If you have no idea what you want to do or what you want...

The Grief of Material Loss

The Grief of Material Loss

Ava John, Assistant Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2023

On August 30th, 2023, Hurricane Idalia hit Tampa Bay as a Category 3, with winds sustaining 125 miles per hour. While some areas remained entirely unaffected, neighborhoods on the water, such as Snell...

SPHS FSPA All-Stars!

The new stadium at USF will bring a new wave of culture to the campus By Paloma Welch and Maysie Rollins, 1st Place News Writing The University of South Florida is building a new stadium at five potential...

The purpose of education is to give children a basic understanding of knowledge that they can use later in life.

St. Petersburg High School vs. The World

Victoria Wirth, Staff Writer October 17, 2023

We live in the Pinellas County School District, and most St. Petersburg High School students have lived in this district for their whole lives. This can make it hard to believe that other counties, states,...

Advice Column: How many school clubs are too many?

Advice Column: How many school clubs are too many?

Anonymous, Advice Columnist October 17, 2023

When considering joining school clubs, it can seem exciting to join as many clubs as possible. There are so many interesting choices, and it can be easy to become overwhelmed. From personal experience,...

With AI being fairly new in academia, the lines between the positive and negative influence of AI are blurred.

The Age of AI

Sarah Rowland, Staff Writer October 17, 2023

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has steadily made its way into our daily lives. From replicating voices to doing our English homework, AI has come a long way very quickly. Some people love it, while others...

Ballad of The Girl Who Watched Her Mother Pull Snapdragons Out of Hydrangea Beds

Ballad of The Girl Who Watched Her Mother Pull Snapdragons Out of Hydrangea Beds

Ava John, Assistant Editor-in-Chief September 28, 2023

When did you learn that being different was so wrong? Was it the woman before you? Or the one before her                   Who told you to be yourself, just to slap the wildflowers from...

The much-debated beignet controversy between Cafe Du Monde and Cafe Beignet is not something that one can leave New Orleans without taking part in.

Summer Getaway in NOLA

Ava John, Assistant Editor-in-Chief May 15, 2023

New Orleans, Louisiana, rich in culture and driving distance from St. Pete, is a perfect summer break travel destination. With a fascinating history and beautiful culture, NOLA has something for everyone....

Going thrifting is also a great way to find unique clothes, and it is affordable and sustainable.

Advice Column: How can I improve my personal style/fashion?

Anonymous, Advice Columnist May 15, 2023

I think that the absolute best way to improve personal style is to dress how you want to dress, and not for other people. If you like the trends, then that’s great, but if you don’t, you shouldn’t...

Students have no control over their family income, so it shouldn’t be a source of inequality in education, but that doesn’t stop it from happening.

The Underprivileged in College Admissions

Sofia Rodriguez, Devils Eye Writer May 15, 2023

High school is the time to impress colleges, and one of the most significant pieces of advice we are given over and over again upon entering our first year is that you can never start too early. We hear...

The Storm

Kristin Rasmussen, SPHS Student April 27, 2023

It was a beautiful day until the night. When a bolt of lightning hit and people were in fright. People checked the news, nothing was said. The picture of lighting floats through their heads. The...

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