Editorial

Why Learn?

By James Grossmann A quintessential criticism of secondary education that has persisted for scores of years is its supposed lack of application to the real world. Many high school students feel that the knowledge they learn in their classes will…

“Killers of the Flower Moon” Movie Review

By Jackson Gianchetta Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon is certainly not an easy watch. The film seeks to shine a light on the brutal Osage Murders that occurred after oil was discovered in Osage territory in Oklahoma in…

Four Classic Spooky Movie Reviews

By Max Sheikh The Exorcist Regarded as one of the scariest movies ever, The Exorcist is nothing short of a classic. The director, William Friedkin, is responsible for the movie’s release in 1973. The extraordinary success The Exorcist gained inspired…

Grade Inflation in PVHS: “Chasing a Number”

By James Grossmann and Ben Black Sofia McIntosh, a senior at Ponte Vedra High School (PVHS), juggles taking six AP classes, is president of the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) chapter at PVHS, and participates in various other extracurricular…

College Sports Confernece Realignment Causing Major Issues for Athletes Outside of Football

By Aspen McAdoo    Conferences in college sports date back all the way to 1896 when the first one was created. College sports are entering a whole different time with the new conference realignments. Conferences were originally created to keep teams…

State Board Of Education Pushes Through Black History Curriculum Changes

By Jackson Gianchetta On Wednesday, July 19th the Florida State Board of Education adopted new changes in curriculum regarding the teaching of Black History in the state’s social studies classrooms that many have condemned as regressive and a step backward…

Anti-LGBTQ Legislation Works Through State Capitals

By Rachel Bacchus   Over the past three years, there has been a staggering increase in anti LGBTQ legislation being proposed on both the state and federal levels, with over 400 bills currently set to come into effect or to…

H.B. 999 Extends DeSantis’ Anti-Woke Crusade

   The Florida Legislature is debating House Bill 999 (HB 999) or the Public Postsecondary Educational Institutions. The bill details legislation relating to policies regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs in public universities. The bill was first filed in late…

Make Your Bed

By Rocco Garcia      “If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed,” Admiral William H. McRaven once said. Admiral McRaven argued in the book “Make Your Bed” the importance of making the bed every morning….

Name, Image and Likeness Deals Transform College Football

By Aspen McAdoo College football (CFB) is not the same as it used to a few years ago. With the introduction of name, image, and likeness (NIL) deals and the uptick of players entering the transfer portal, the sport has…