Opinion

Florida law discriminates, harms LGBTQ+ students

One might assume that their government is doing everything in its power to provide support and bring awareness to marginalized groups of people, as they’re the ones most in need of it. Sadly, with legislation such as Florida’s Parental Rights in Education bill, that notion would be proven wrong. This bill perpetuates outdated, homophobic values […]

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Selecting roommate diminishes college experience

From party animals to early birds, everyone has heard horror stories of freshman year college roommates. One of the biggest decisions in a young adult’s life is college, and taking the risk of a random roommate seems like the wrong choice to many. With the recent rise in popularity of social media pages dedicated to […]

Opinion

Borgata Pizza Cafe serves as hotspot for delicious hand-tossed pizzas

Budd Dairy is a prime location for anyone searching for a good meal and a lively, welcoming environment. Out of all the restaurant options in the food hall, the one that drew me in the most was Borgata Pizza Cafe. Between their extensive menu and the pizzas on display, I could not resist. The aroma […]

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Bowl from Boni exceed expectations, supplies variety of authentic cuisines

Walking into Budd Dairy Food Hall for the first time, I was pleasantly surprised by the energetic atmosphere and crowded tables. I debated between ordering fried chicken or something I had not tried before, but I finally decided to go with Filipino street food from Boni. The smell from the small restaurant was what made […]

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Tacos Rudos provides customers with delicious options despite high prices

I was anything but surprised when Tacos Rudos, a vendor at Budd Dairy Food Hall, was packed with excited customers ready to decide which delicious item to choose off the menu. The first thing I noticed about Budd Dairy is that it created a welcoming atmosphere right from the start. As soon as I entered […]

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Cluck Norris offers flavorful menu, quality selection of crispy chicken

Cluck Norris, one of the 10 vendors available at Budd Dairy Food Hall, has a small yet delicious menu of chicken sandwiches, tenders and several side dishes. Budd Dairy is very modern in both appearance and operation. QR code menus sit on each table, and online ordering is available for all vendors. The food hall […]

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Should students participate in senior tag activities?

Pro Molly O’Dell Staff Reporter To many younger students, high school is often depicted as an upperclassmen-ruled environment. They dream of becoming a senior and one day “ruling” the school. Although this notion tends to be exaggerated, some aspects of being a senior live up to anticipation. Senior activities are a huge part of having […]

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Should teachers offer extra credit opportunities?

Pro Wendy Wasserstrom Staff Reporter The high school environment can be very competitive, especially when it comes to receiving a grade in a class. High school students tend to define themselves based on their test scores, despite grades having nothing to do with more important matters such as their morals or integrity. Teachers should make […]

Opinion

Mental health resources essential to student welfare

From kindergarten to college, students of all ages experience different levels and forms of stress. Whether academic or social, experiencing stress can negatively affect students’ grades, and providing effective mental health services such as counseling in schools will help students perform better in class. With the stressors of the pandemic, student isolation has caused more […]

Opinion

Season 2 of ‘Euphoria’ delves into controversy, emotional performances

After much anticipation, the long-awaited Season 2 of “Euphoria” was finally released Jan. 9. The show meets its high expectations following a well-received first season, seamlessly portraying Rue Bennett’s (Zendaya) struggles with addiction while including various controversial subplots. However, the show lacks a coherent plot structure at times. Although chaotic, Season 2 has amazing cinematography, […]