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The Loss of Chadwick Boseman

By: Emily Bracher Chadwick Boseman, the actor famous for his roles as Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Jackie Robinson in 42, James Brown in Get on Up, and many more passed away August 28th at the age of 43. Boseman had been battling stage 3 colon cancer since 2016, keeping it a secret from most of the world as he starred in multiple … Continue reading The Loss of Chadwick Boseman

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The Downside of Fast Fashion

By: Emily Bracher Brands such as Shein and Romwe have recently become very popular due to their low prices for clothing, makeup, and accessories. These are all a part of the fast fashion industry, which is inexpensive clothing produced at rapid rates to keep up with latest trends.  However with these benefits comes a lot of consequences that make it an unethical industry prone to … Continue reading The Downside of Fast Fashion

Teenage Bounty Hunters Review

By: Sadie Dodds WARNING: There are major spoilers ahead so only read this if you have already watched “Teenage Bounty Hunters” or, for some reason, don’t care about spoilers. During these trying times, many of us seek solace in different forms of comforting media, including books, movies, social media, and especially TV shows. Now that we have been dealing with coronavirus for a while, some … Continue reading Teenage Bounty Hunters Review

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The Return of Sports

Throughout this very wild and unforgettable year, many events have been cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19. Sports have been one of the most greatly affected areas. As we are slowly trying to fight off the virus and understand how to live life with it, sports are also starting to come back.  For starters, one of the first sports that came back was NASCAR and … Continue reading The Return of Sports

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Florida releasing millions of genetically modified mosquitoes to fix their mosquito problem

Recently, the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD) officially approved a new plan to fix the mosquito problem. How exactly does it work? Well, the idea is to release 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes to lower the numbers of another mosquito species, specifically the Aedes aegypti. Aedes aegypti is such a big problem because this species carries many diseases such as Zika, yellow fever, and … Continue reading Florida releasing millions of genetically modified mosquitoes to fix their mosquito problem

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Teri Johnston Wins 2020 Election

After a tough couple of months of campaigning, Teri Johnston has come out of this mayoral election with her second win, making her the first woman in Key West re-elected for a second term as mayor. Under the events of COVID-19, her campaigning was unsurprisingly different this time around, but still extremely effective.   “We successfully implemented a fully-online yard sign program that let our team … Continue reading Teri Johnston Wins 2020 Election

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Umbrella Academy Season 2

By: Emily Bracher On July 31st, Netflix dropped the second season of Umbrella Academy. Based on the Dark Horse comic book series, the show focuses on the seven Hargreeves siblings, who each have unusual abilities. On October 1st, 1989, they were born and quickly gathered by their adoptive father to fight crime. Season 1 focuses on them finally coming together after years apart, now in … Continue reading Umbrella Academy Season 2

COVID-19 Shutting Down Schools Nationwide

By: Emily Bracher For everyone in America and many other places in the world, the past few weeks have been different. COVID-19, more likely known as the Coronavirus, has been sweeping into the lives of over a million. This disease attacks the respiratory system, very similar to the flu. Being spread through contact, most towns and cities are on lockdown to avoid human interaction.  Almost … Continue reading COVID-19 Shutting Down Schools Nationwide

Key West Backyard Renovation

By: Gus Wilson All around Key West, the high school sporting events and games create a huge buzz around town. These events are about to take a monumental step towards an upgrade. After a Monroe County School District meeting, a decision has been made to begin bids and planning on the renovation of Key West High School’s sporting fields, nicknamed “The Backyard.” This decision was … Continue reading Key West Backyard Renovation