COVID-19 Can’t Affect Conch Pride

On October 16th, the Key West Conchs had their first football home game against Dade Christian at the Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. This was considered one of the biggest high school events in South Florida during COVID-19. The Friday night was just like a regular high school football game, but incorporating the social distancing factor. Even though it was the Conch’s first home game, we … Continue reading COVID-19 Can’t Affect Conch Pride

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Major Sports League’s Response to Social Injustice

By: Gus Wilson The year 2020 is now the definition of chaotic. With the saddening deaths of many celebrities and a new global pandemic, many thought the year couldn’t get worse. However, there has been an increasing number of incidents of racial injustice. With sports leagues starting up or resuming their seasons, many of the major professional leagues are making one or many actions so … Continue reading Major Sports League’s Response to Social Injustice

Shawn Mendes: Wonder Review

The Lost In Japan artist, Shawn Mendes, has released his first single, Wonder, on October 2nd, to set off the hype for his fourth album, also named Wonder, coming out on December 9th. Prior to the single, he released an intro song, indicating that he’s focusing his mind in his own space, “the world of wonder.”  Before the song was released, he posted a TikTok … Continue reading Shawn Mendes: Wonder Review

Key West High School Welcomes New Principal by: Jessica Nitti

Key West High School welcomed Christina McPherson as their newest principal for the 2020-2021 school year. McPherson is entering her twenty seventh year in the Monroe County School District, where she has worked as a teacher, activities director, and principal.  McPherson started her career as a teacher at Key West High School. She was then promoted to principal at Poinciana Elementary School where she stayed … Continue reading Key West High School Welcomes New Principal by: Jessica Nitti

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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