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Gronk to decide on retirement

Gronk to decide on retirement

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

February 19, 2019

Just days after the 2019 Super Bowl, Patriots star and tight end Rob Gronkowski declared that he is thinking about retiring before the next season, saying that he’s “definitely going to look at [his] future, for sure.” By this he means retiring from football to pursue other hobbies before he becomes...

Trump makes deal, temporarily ends America’s longest shutdown

Trump makes deal, temporarily ends America’s longest shutdown

Miranda Sandoval, online editor

February 4, 2019

On January 25, 2019, President Trump signed a bipartisan bill that will reopen the government temporarily, funding it until February 15. Lasting 35 days (from December 22, 2018 to January 25, 2019), the (partial) government shutdown made American history as the longest to date. For the duration of...

Art Spotlight: Austin Shea

Art Spotlight: Austin Shea

Brooke Snyder, staff writer

February 4, 2019

Austin Shea, a student in Ms. Saylor’s digital art class, has had a love of art from a very young age (since he was around 4 or 5) He said that as a little kid, he “was always thinking about art or music.” He enjoys Ms. Saylor’s class because he believes that you have a lot of freedom when...

Art Spotlight: Gabrielle Baughman

Art Spotlight: Gabrielle Baughman

Sophia Landeryou, staff writer

February 4, 2019

Senior Gabrielle Baughman has had interest in art ever since kindergarten. It was just one those things she naturally did for fun. Her love for art thrived throughout high school here at South Lakes, and she has lots to show for it. Art has done many things for her over the years. It is a safe space...

Come to the 2019 Broadway Night production THIS WEEKEND

Come to the 2019 Broadway Night production THIS WEEKEND

January 31, 2019

Join the South Lakes High School Choral Department THIS WEEKEND for the 14th annual Broadway Night with this year’s production titled Revivals, featuring numbers from some of Broadway’s most popular revivals including songs from Pippin, Once On This Island, Chicago, Fiddler on the Roof, Guys and...

Movie Review: ‘Bumblebee’ is the best ‘Transformers’ movie yet

Movie Review: ‘Bumblebee’ is the best ‘Transformers’ movie yet

Miranda Sandoval, online editor

January 31, 2019

Understandably, our generation has grown weary after being subjected to mediocre action movies with predictable plots, forgettable “heroes,” and numbing loads of violence. However, ‘Bumblebee,’ the riveting new live-action movie produced by Steven Spielberg and directed by Travis Knight, is a...

Should convicted felons be allowed to vote?

Should convicted felons be allowed to vote?

Ben Zalles, staff writer and photographer

January 29, 2019

According to a 2016 report done by “The Sentencing Project,” it is estimated that 6.1 million Americans are denied the right to vote when they’re convicted of a felony. The term “felony disenfranchisement” is used to describe the laws that currently restrict the voting rights of people who...

Netflix & binge: most binge-worthy shows

Netflix & binge: most binge-worthy shows

Adriana Agic, staff writer

January 24, 2019

Most of us have had the feeling of boredom and irritation after we’ve finished binging a show on Netflix. We ask ourselves, “When will the next season be released? What do I watch now? Should I just rewatch something?” Here are some show recommendations to get you out of your rut! Historical: The Crown Numbe...

NFC Championship Game: Rams win in controversial call over Saints

NFC Championship Game: Rams win in controversial call over Saints

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

January 24, 2019

The Los Angeles Rams took on the New Orleans Saints in the NFC championship game on January 20th. The winner of this game would continue to the Super Bowl to compete to be the greatest football team in the world. The New Orleans Saints took the early lead, scoring a touchdown and two field goals in...

The impact of analytics on sports

The impact of analytics on sports

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

January 23, 2019

While most sports come down to the best players and teams, analytics and stats have enhanced football, basketball, and baseball. This “revolution” has been rising for a long time, but became really popular in 2015 when teams started to win with the use of analytics. Many executives have used stats...

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