Aftermath of Hurricane Nicole

At 3 a.m. in the area of Vero Beach in Florida, Hurricane Nicole made landfall. Knocking homes and businesses into the ocean, Hurricane Nicole finished what Hurricane Ian started not even 45 days ago while also devastating the east coast of Florida. Hurricane Nicole was a category 1 hurricane that came at the end of the Hurricane season, which isn’t a very common time for … Continue reading Aftermath of Hurricane Nicole

Pep in your step!

Spirit practically oozed out into the halls of Key West High School (KWHS) this past week. KWHS’s Student Council created various events to generate excitement for the homecoming football game and dance. It seems that the students are extremely hyped this year.  This Spirit Week added some new themed days to the traditions the students have gotten used to. The classic Toga day had the … Continue reading Pep in your step!

Understanding the impossible

A black void speckled with sparkling balls of fire and a tiny blue and green rock floating among them. This rock is filled with billions of creatures called humans. These humans use their senses to comprehend the other living things around them and the environment they have been placed in. They look up to the skies and try to explain the unexplainable.  Space has fascinated … Continue reading Understanding the impossible

Marvel’s Next Generation

After Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame, there are many spots to fill from the lost characters.  The Avengers will have a whole new crew, even though some of the original members remain.  With the loss of the first Avengers, I present the next generation of Marvel’s Avengers.  Many of these characters have completely different personas, powers, and names. Introduced as Kate Bishop, Hailee Steinfeld will be taking … Continue reading Marvel’s Next Generation

Using exercise to ease educational stress

As a senior in high school, I can tell you that high school is a lot to handle. You have your normal school work, tests, final exams, etc. for all four years, but once you hit your senior year you also have to worry about college applications (if you’re going to college). I’ve felt the stress these past few weeks from applying to 12 different … Continue reading Using exercise to ease educational stress

Understanding Tourette’s Syndrome

Twitching leaves a person completely and utterly helpless. Muscle spasms occur randomly and cannot be controlled. For some individuals who have been diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome, these spasms happen more frequently and can be a struggle to live with.  According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Tourette’s Syndrome is a nervous system condition that causes tics. Typically, stressful situations worsen tics while … Continue reading Understanding Tourette’s Syndrome

Perception of politics

The social contract is an agreement between the people living in the nation and the government. In this deal, the country’s citizens give up certain rights or liberties in exchange for protection from the government. This arrangement has been the basis of democratic ideals worldwide, including the United States of America (USA). However, a dangerous threat of miscommunication and polarization could lead to the downfall … Continue reading Perception of politics