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Raquelle Elson

Raquelle Elson, Editor-in-Chief

Raquelle Elson is a senior at the Academy, a fourth-year journalist, and is taking on the duties of co-Editor-in-Chief this year. Raquelle is currently the president of the Social Justice Club, Co-Captain of the Speech & Debate, and a member of Ambassadors and P.O.W.E.R. clubs. In her free time, she enjoys watching Stranger Things and Criminal Mind and reading The Song of Achilles. She loves the movies 10 Things I Hate About You and The Mighty Ducks. In school, Raquelle’s favorite subjects are AP Lit, AP Psych, and AP Gov. In the coming year, Raquelle is excited about the events of her clubs, all of the senior year traditions, and most of all graduation. She is aspiring to study to become a criminal justice lawyer and one day work with the Innocence Project to help others.

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As Netflix integrates the usage of weekly releases for their original shows, uses are left pondering the future of binge culture.

The Death of Binge Culture

Raquelle Elson, Managing Editor
August 27, 2021
The remake of West Side Story has received criticism for the casting of Ansel Elgort as Tony in light of sexual assault allegations that have been brought against him.

Recognizing Predatory Behaviors

Raquelle Elson, Sophomore Staff Writer
May 25, 2021
Notion is a digital workspace that encourages its users to stay organized through notes, calendar, checklists, and other applications.

Organization with Notion (VIDEO)

Raquelle Elson, Sophomore Staff Writer
April 23, 2021
 Shows such as netflix’s “Ginny & Georgia” are often criticized, despite the fact that they were clearly made for casual, not critical, viewing.

In Defense of Poorly Written Television

Raquelle Elson, Sophomore Staff Writer
March 30, 2021
Director Delaney Ross (23) gives closing speech.

“Unplugged” Goes Virtual

Raquelle Elson, Sophomore Staff Writer
February 5, 2021
As the Christmas Season begins, Tampa’s Christmas themed activities begin as well.

Eight Christmas Activities to Do In Tampa

Raquelle Elson, Sophomore Staff Writer
December 3, 2020
On Sept. 7, it was announced that Joe Biden won the election, and that Kamala Harris would be the first female vice president.

Why Kamala Harris Is So Polarizing (OPINION)

Raquelle Elson, Sophomore Staff Writer
November 18, 2020
Seniors Maddie MacDiarmid and Maddie Rodriguez, pictured with their teammates, placed in the top ten.

Fall Sports Recap

Raquelle Elson, Sophomore Staff Writer
November 6, 2020
Netflix’s newest Sci-Fi Drama “Away” starring Hilary Swank explores the possibilities of life on Mars.

“Away” Review

Raquelle Elson, Sophomore Staff Writer
September 28, 2020
CycleBar is an indoor cycling gym on S. Dale Mabry.

CycleBar: How to Get Involved

Raquelle Elson, Sophomore Staff Writer
September 4, 2020
“It was not as good as I thought it was going to be. It was really short and it made me like Peter less. It made him seem like a jerk which is really sad because I love Peter,” said Avery Rogan (‘23).

“To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You” Movie Review

Raquelle Elson, Contributing Freshman Staff Writer
February 25, 2020
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