Two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen equals water. A group of these tiny molecules holds the ability to create life or even cause devastating destruction. Water is essential for life for a variety of reasons. This liquid supports cell functions to occur, helps maintain homeostasis, transports nutrients, and flushes waste. However, there may be a property of water most people do not know of; … Continue reading The power of water memory
The last four years of high school have been a long, winding journey for the graduating class of 2023. This school year is speedily coming to an end, so it is important to remember who has helped the seniors make it through the last eighteen years. The seniors of Key West High School’s (KWHS) two-consecutive district championship-winning girls’ lacrosse team took the time to look … Continue reading Supporting Senior Goal-Getters
The year is 1933. The United States (US) is in the worst recession in its history; the Great Depression seems as if it will never end. Each day, the world seems a little more dismal and confusing until March 12th. The radio chatters as the entire family sits in the room waiting for some entertainment and escape from the sad reality all Americans faced the … Continue reading Clear Communication
As a child, there are a lot of things that are unknown, like how the universe is so big or how to spell ridiculously long words like “incomprehensible”. It’s normal for kids to be curious about the world around them, but children should never have to wonder about where their next meal will come from or where they’re going to sleep that night. Homeless children … Continue reading Homeless children need our help!
The 9th Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, took place on Sunday, March 11th, 2023. This year, the star of the show was Everything Everywhere All At Once. The film took seven Oscars including Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Editing. So, let’s discuss what led to this outstanding success. According to the … Continue reading Everything Everywhere All At Once
In 1776, the Declaration of Independence promised all men “certain unalienable rights”, which are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. This promise was made by men for men and excluded women. For almost a century and a half, women were denied suffrage. In 1920, women finally earned their right to vote; however, decisions for women continue to be made. Although many areas in the … Continue reading Does she have the right?
During the Age of Enlightenment, English philosopher John Locke first thought of the idea of the social contract. Jean-Jaques Rousseau further developed and established this ideology. This theory argues that people need a form of government to protect certain unalienable freedoms and rights people receive at birth. However, in exchange, people must give up some of their rights in order to secure the protection of … Continue reading Revolution.
There are only twenty-four hours in a day. On average, Americans spend seven of those hours sleeping, which leaves seventeen left. Learning to manage those seventeen hours seems to be pretty difficult for the average person, especially in this age of social media and entertainment. According to the American Psychological, 80 to 90 percent of college-age students procrastinate. Scientists attribute anxiety or a fear of … Continue reading Stay on track!
Music is the arrangement of sounds that create and combine form, harmony, melody, and rhythm. Creating music allows creativity and self-expression to prosper, but listening to music also has benefits. The sweet sounds of Mozart, Beethoven, or even Lil Uzi Vert could help preserve brain function in people one day. A recent study by Harvard Medical School proposed the question: does music improve mental health … Continue reading Magic of Music
On February 12, 2023, this year’s Super Bowl Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs faced the Philadelphia Eagles. Various stories were at play as people anticipated the game. Super Bowl LVII pitted the top two candidates for the National Football League’s (NFL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) award and the first pair of African American quarterbacks against each other: Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts. Andy Reid’s storyline … Continue reading The Kelce Bowl