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Autumnal Ambiance and the Benefits of Seasonal Eating

Autumnal Ambiance and the Benefits of Seasonal Eating

Carly Keith, Devils Eye Writer November 17, 2022

From pumpkin spice and cinnamon sticks to cranberries and figs, the fall season is associated with beloved fall produce integrated into delicious autumnal foods that make the holiday season that much more...

Why do we see the sun rise?

Why do we see the sun rise?

Sofia Rodriguez, Devils Eye Writer October 18, 2022

We, the students of St. Pete High– some of us for the past four years– have been arriving at school with the ability to watch the sunrise. It is beautiful on the days when it is clear outside and the...

Social Media: How much is too much?

Social Media: How much is too much?

Carly Keith, Devils Eye Writer October 18, 2022

In the digital age, many opportunities are waiting to be uncovered right at our fingertips, and it can be overwhelming yet exhilarating just how many topics one can explore on social media. Though the...

March 27, 2012

Letter from the Editor

Paloma Welch, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2022

The earliest stories from my childhood were read aloud to me. My dad explained why the old lady swallowed the fly. He helped me envision the drawings that were created with Harold’s purple crayon. He...

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Olivia Moore, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2022

Coming back to school this year feels more thrilling than ever before. Many students are returning from a summer that could only be known as exciting, new, and different. The summer of 2022 was the first...

The Labor Shortage

Ava John, Opinion Editor and Reporter July 5, 2022

America is facing a national labor shortage that not only affects the workers, but everyone buying, selling, working for a corporation, and even those contributing to a publicly owned institution. The...

Systemic Racism in the Public School System

Ava John, Opinion Editor and Reporter July 5, 2022

The effects of discrimination in childhood development are staggering, and even in schools — a place where children should feel safe and free to be themselves — kids are put into yet another environment...

Book Banning

Ava John, Opinion Editor and Reporter May 4, 2022

The basis of publicly supplied literature is being questioned in schools all across America as groups challenge books containing topics of race, gender, and sexual identity.  Policies are going as far...

Clothing Crisis

Clothing Crisis

Sasha Kelley, Opinion Writer May 4, 2022

We all have one thing in common, we wake up and get dressed. But just how important is what we’re putting on? The ethics of fashion is an ongoing issue that cannot be solved overnight, it will take the...

“It’s Okay to Say Gay” March being held in St. Pete in opposition to passing the bill.

‘Don’t Say Gay Bill’ — It’s 2022, DO BETTER!

Sydney Davis March 1, 2022

In our very own state of Florida, we are witnessing the rights and freedom of kids and students in the classroom attempting to be stripped away. A community that has been discriminated against and judged...

Corporate Greed in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Corporate Greed in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Ava John, Opinion Editor and Reporter March 1, 2022

     The American pharmaceutical industry is the largest in the world, making up 48% of revenue in the global pharmaceutical market with Americans spending about $535.3 billion on prescription drugs...

The Ethics of Billionaires

The Ethics of Billionaires

Ava John, Opinion Editor and Reporter March 1, 2022

     Billionaires tend to be highly respected and supported by the public as they capture a state nearly every American is in pursuit of: financial success. Many Americans also see themselves as a potential...

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