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Student filling out sample of an official election ballot.

The importance of voting in high school

Story by: Georgia Simon, Managing Editor October 19, 2023

As a democracy, voting is the basis of the United States government. With the upcoming presidential election next November, many Class of 2024 and 2025 students will be able to cast their votes for the...

The Willow Project sparks controversy among environmental policy.

Opinion: The Willow Project

Story by: Isabella Uccellini, Op-Ed Editor May 15, 2023

The Willow Project is a monumental and continuous oil drilling endeavor located on Alaska's North Slope, in the federal government’s National Petroleum Reserve. The project is designed to hold up...

The test optional choice displayed on the main Common Application screen.

Opinion: Should college admissions require the SAT?

Story by: Ruby Monteith, Features Editor & Beat Executive May 2, 2023

Students begin taking the SAT and/or the ACT their junior year of high school. As a junior currently studying for the SAT, the stress that comes with the preparation raises the question as to why we even...

Student opens the TikTok application.

Opinion: TikTok Congressional Hearing–Is a ban really necessary?

Story by: Addison Gload, Staffer April 12, 2023

TikTok, the social media app beloved by most Americans, including high school students, has been accused of sharing users’ personal data as well as causing harm to young app users. These concerns sparked...

The Florida Capitol building in Tallahassee, FL.

Opinion: Florida legislation endangers youth education

Story by: Payton Gottlieb, Op-Ed Editor March 30, 2023

We live in a world where teachers are afraid of being fired for teaching basic education. One where children are targeted based on their sexual preference. One where people are discriminated against due...

Jillian Dettman, AP Art 2D student, captures this self portrait to highlight unrealistic beauty expectations.

OPINION: Social media affects teenage girls’ body image for the worse

Story by: Bella Uccellini, Staffer March 15, 2023

Scrolling on social media has become a habit in our everyday routine. Constantly seeing perfected images and videos of attractive people on the internet is detrimental to our mental health. With that being...

Opinion: vending machine access  

Opinion: vending machine access  

Story by: Ruby Monteith , Features Editor and Beat Executive February 22, 2023

The vending machines at Jupiter High School are available before and after school and between lunch bells–but that’s only if you make it there in time. As soon as the bell for lunch rings, students...

Graphic of a woman holding feminine products

Opinion: The detrimental stigma around periods

Story by: Chloe Panzica, Staffer January 26, 2023

Even in the year 2023, the world lives in disgust of the only blood shed that isn't in the form of violence. Women have dealt with periods since the beginning of time, yet menstruation is still a topic...

Student holds poster in protest for gun control at school amidst recent political debate.

Stricter gun laws are a necessity

Story by: Olivia Gilbert, Beat Executive, A&E and School News Editor January 18, 2023

One of the many things we face as students in today’s age is the threat of a school shooting, which, in some instances, surpasses being a threat and instead becomes a horrifying reality.  While some...

Painted poster displays protest against anti-semitism.

The rise of Antisemitism in America

Story by: Georgia Simon, Op-Ed Editor January 12, 2023

Antisemitism: the hatred of Jews. Antisemitic behavior hit an all-time high in 2021 with a 34% rise. There is, on average, more than seven altercations every day–a horrifying number. So now the question...

Opinion: 2022 Midterm Elections

Opinion: 2022 Midterm Elections

Story by: Georgia Simon, Op-Ed Editor November 30, 2022

On Tues., Nov. 8, the 2022 Midterm elections took place, with all 435 House of Representative seats, 35 Senator seats and 36 governor positions up for election. With the Democrats controlling the House,...

Interpretation of a photograph taken in Lebanon of a women protesting for her rights on Oct. 2, 2022

Opinion: Stand with women in Iran

Story by: Payton Gottlieb, Op-Ed Editor November 28, 2022

Imagine living in a world where peaceful protests aren’t considered freedom of speech and being beaten is widely accepted. You can't? What about being forced to marry at 13 and have no protection from...

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