The Roar

Trump strikes conciliatory pose, but will it last?

Auston Gonzalez, Editor in Chief

February 8, 2019

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“The agenda I will lay out this evening is not a Republican agenda or a Democrat agenda. It is the agenda of the American people.” President Donald Trump initiated the annual State of the Union Address to a national audience...

Materialism is distracting the true meaning of holidays

Madhav Pamidimukkala, Sports Editor

January 17, 2019

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The holiday season is supposed to be a time of joy, splendor and appreciation for family and friends, but it seems that tradition is being eroded by materialism. Along with festive decorations and music, the holiday season ...

Comparing teen stress to past generations

January 16, 2019

Filed under Staff Editorials

Teen stress has hit a maximum for Generation Z, with 37 percent admitting to seeing a psychologist or other mental-health professionals, according to a 2018 American Psychology Association article. Older generations have continued to c...

Metro Boomin reinvents himself with new style

Madhav Pamidimukkala, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018

Filed under Opinions

After a weekend of highly anticipated releases from artists including Takeoff, Vince Staples and Jay Critch, “retired” Metro Boomin’s “NOT ALL HEROES WEAR CAPES” takes the crown.  I would say something cliché like “this album ...

New amendment passed in election allows felons to vote

Auston Gonzalez, Editor in chief

December 4, 2018

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During the Nov. 6 election, around 64 percent of voters decided to pass Florida Amendment 4, which restores voting rights to people with prior felony convictions upon completion of their sentences, including prison, parole and pr...

‘Hill House’ spooks viewers into enjoyment

November 15, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Reviews

Halloween season may be over but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a good scare with “The Haunting of Hill House,” a TV show adaptation of a book by Shirley Jackson. Critics and viewers alike are in love with this new...

Musician’s death sparks controversy

Auston Gonzalez, Editor in chief

October 8, 2018

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June marked the passing of famous Florida artist Jahseh Onfroy, creatively known as XXXTENTACION. Though facing a decent amount of scrutiny during his lifetime for a number of reasons, there is no reason for X’s deat...

Netflix film draws heavy attention from teens

Madhav Pamidimukkala, Sports Editor

September 27, 2018

Filed under Reviews

Whether you watched the movie or read the novel if you’re not living under a rock you’ve probably heard of the film erupting with popularity on social media, “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.” The film uses the tr...

Eminem’s new album hits the target with ‘Kamikaze’

Kevin Barr, Featured writer

September 27, 2018

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Less than a year after the critical and financial failure of his album “Revival,” hip-hop legend Eminem released a new record (without any promotion to boot) to his millions of ravenous fans. The album, titled “Kamikaze,” i...

The Last Straw

Natasha Mozdzen

September 27, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

From the gorgeous visuals to the soothing sounds, our oceans please our senses in countless ways. They also provide us with great means of transportation, an impressive variety of ocean life and food sources and even...

Dear Senior Class Group Chat

Anna Wilder, Featured Writer

September 27, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

To the 880 spam messages, weird and sometimes offensive memes, overly-obsessed Rich the Kid lovers and stressed out class officers, our future is debatable. The chat has recently blown up due to pessimistic rock lovers,...

‘Avengers: Infinity War’

Shawn Humphrey, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018

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For both casual and hardcore fans of superhero movies, it was something of a game to wonder how Marvel would figure out how to fit all of our favorites into one film. But the result of mixing Iron Man and his protege, Spider-Man,...

‘Beerbongs & Bentleys’

Auston Gonzalez, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018

Filed under Opinions

“Beerbongs and Bentleys” is Post Malone’s best work yet. Tracks such as “Stay” show his diversity as an artist with less of a hip-hop feeling, yet tracks such as “Ball For Me” featuring Nicki Minaj show the style...

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