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The cover art is an original illustration by Chapuis which depicts the protest at the U.S. Capitol that took place on Jan. 6, 2021.
The Protests at Capitol Hill Have People Questioning: Is it Truly Black and White?
Josie Chapuis, Freshman Contributing Writer • January 19, 2021

The forceful entering of the chamber took place mid-afternoon, on Jan. 6, 2021. There was a protest at the U.S. Capitol, where thousands of men and women were at the steps...

Why Oil Drilling is Detrimental to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
January 19, 2021

In 2017, oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was permitted by Congress. Oil drilling is the procedure in which a tube is placed...

The Cost of Tampa's Pandemic Fatigue
December 7, 2020

On Dec. 2, Florida surpassed one million cases of COVID-19. It’s the third state to do so following California and Texas, the two current epicenters...

The Price of Being a Woman
December 1, 2020

While shopping, have you ever noticed that women's products cost more? There is a real reason behind it: the pink tax. The "pink tax" is not...

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Senior Angie Peña Scores her 1,000th Basketball Shot
Sophia Garcia, Junior Staff Writer • January 20, 2021

Senior Angie Peña made a large mark on her basketball career and community on January 7, 2021 when she scored her 1,000th basket. Peña says she originally started out playing...

Senior Student Alexa Rios Shares her Passion for Dance
January 13, 2021

While dancing Monday- Thursday for up to 2-6 hours and Saturday or Sunday for up to 7 hours, Alexa Rios (‘21) is preparing for what she plans...

Why Do AHN Students Cover their MacBook Cameras?
January 13, 2021

At AHN, it is not uncommon to see a MacBook camera covered. There are not as many being covered anymore because of the rise in virtual learning...

Senior Cheerleaders Participate in their Last Football Game
December 18, 2020

Friday, Dec. 11, the AHN students who cheerlead for Jesuit Football left school early for their bus ride down to Miami. The Tigers were facing...

During this game, varsity soccer played against Sunlake High School.
Varsity Basketball and Soccer Update
Olivia Martinez, Senior Staff Writer • January 15, 2021

With the challenges of adjusting to the pandemic, both Varsity Basketball and Varsity Soccer have continued to triumph in their games this season. Though there have been many...

Attending Football Games during the Pandemic
November 16, 2020

From the beginning of the pandemic, football fans have seen the cancellation and delay of games. Months later, football is back in action, with...

Soccer Season Begins Even in the Midst of a Pandemic
November 10, 2020

With COVID-19 still among us, the start of the soccer season was delayed for about one month, and just like almost every other sport, things...

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What is the Goth Subculture?
Sophia Garcia, Junior Staff Writer • January 5, 2021

The 1980’s can be a nostalgic age for those who weren’t even born in it, with the larger than life hairspray to Tears for Fears. The 80’s also cultivated the popular...

Hispanic Superstitions and Halloween Traditions
Olivia Martinez, Senior Staff Writer • October 29, 2020

Many Hispanic countries have superstitions and folklore surrounding their traditions and history. Some of the most well-known folklore is based around All Souls’ Day, which...

The U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach Trump on January 13, but that doesn
A Civics Chat: The Impeachment Process
Gigi Alfonso, Sophomore Staff Writer • January 22, 2021

Americans have been hearing the word “impeachment” since the beginning of 2016 with the Mueller Report. Interestingly, Donald Trump is the first president to be impeached...

Expectations for 2021
Anika Schmid, Senior Staff Writer • December 17, 2020

Moving forward into 2021 is an exciting and daunting journey, and people are optimistic about new opportunities. Next year will bring many changes,...

Are Kids Ready for a Conversation About Race?
Maddie Glaum, Senior Staff Writer • December 15, 2020

How young is too young for children to discover the grim reality of racism? With the year we’ve had, it’s been almost impossible to keep...

The Lasting Effects of Shakespeare
Gigi Alfonso, Sophomore Staff Writer • December 10, 2020

No one is really sure when William Shakespeare began writing his plays (arguably sometime between 1590 and 1592), and not everyone agrees on...

Trying the Best Boba Tea Places in Tampa (VIDEO)
Daegan Walker, Sophomore Staff Writer • January 22, 2021

Boba tea has become a popular drink in Tampa, as many different places offer several kinds of the tea. The drink gained popularity in 1980s Taiwan...

Chill Bros. Ice Cream Takes Over South Tampa
Bella Besece, Junior Staff Writer • December 15, 2020

Chill Bros is an ice cream shop with a location in South Tampa, on Bay to Bay Boulevard, and one in Ybor City. It was founded by the Chillura...

This year and the rest of your life will be changed forever.
The Best Thing for this New Year and the Rest of Your Life
Anna Anderson, Contributing columnist • January 7, 2021

This was going to be an article about making this New Year great. Upon further reflection and one of my great interests, I decided to make this New Year article about something...

That Christmas-y Feeling is Not as Present This Year: What to do to Make this Year’s Celebration Better
Anna Anderson, Contributing columnist • December 15, 2020

Hearing the same three Christmas songs over and over again is driving me crazy (thanks to my little brothers). There’s only so many times I...

Social Justice Class Discusses Mission and Ministry (PODCAST)
December 11, 2020

Seniors in social justice are completing a semester-long capstone project about an injustice in the world. In this podcast series, they reflect...

The Sister Series Part 3
Anna Anderson, Contributing Columnist • December 1, 2020

Sr. Janet Keller is a Salesian Sister with a big heart. She is currently teaching kindergarten at Villa Madonna School, and lovingly teaches...

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