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We Were Liars Book Review

Sofia G April 18, 2023

We Were Liars is a book written by E. Lockhart. The story is about four teenagers, also known as “the liars”, Cadence, Gat, Mirren, and Johnny, and their summers spent at the Sinclair family lake house....

Understanding Dreams

Charissa Wagner April 18, 2023

Understanding Dreams Dreams are an unsolved mystery. As we attempt to solve this mystery, we must first ask ourselves, “Why do we dream?” The problem is that we don't really know. We know we get...

Countdown to Footloose!

Sofia G February 20, 2023

With this year's musical Footloose being less than a week away, everyone can’t wait to see it all come together. Footloose is about a boy named Ren, a very jumpy and charismatic character who moves to...

Matilda (1996) vs. Matilda the Musical (2022) review

Fion Zheng February 1, 2023

Everyone is familiar with Matilda (1996). Matilda is a little girl that gets little attention at home. She’s very intelligent and often goes to the library to read books and learn. Her parents are unsupportive...

“Legend” Review

Sofia G February 1, 2023

The book Legend was first published in 2011. It is the first book in a trilogy written by Marie Lu. The story focuses on two points of view, June and Day. June is the smartest prodigy in the entire Republic...

Chuck Lager Review

Bella St Louis January 30, 2023

When first walking into the restaurant it automatically feels very cozy but at the same time a somewhat rustic feeling because of the design of the restaurant. You are greeted by one of the servers to...

My go-to order: Build your own bowl with spinach, grilled chicken, carrots, cucumber, spicy broccoli, and light caesar dressing


Alice Sutton January 30, 2023

Sweetgreen finally makes its way to Tampa Located on Palm Ave, right across from Armature Works, Sweetgreen’s goal is to reimagine fast food by creating a convenient way to get fresh, healthy food,...

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A Taste of “Love and Gelato” (Review)

Jennifer M January 30, 2023

Love and Gelato, by Jenna Evans Welch, is an exciting book that incorporates interesting information about Florence through an entertaining story. If you are just starting to read and enjoy romance books,...

Untethered Soul Book Review

Charissa Wagner January 30, 2023

The Untethered Soul, by Michael A. Singer, is a book about the mind. According to the About the Author page on the back of his book, Singer has more than four decades of experience as a spiritual teacher....

Sacred Pepper Review

Sacred Pepper Review

Alice Sutton December 13, 2022

Is Sacred Pepper too good for Tampa? The atmosphere was enough to make me fall in love with this restaurant. At Sacred Pepper, the upbeat ambiance with live music is truly incredible. I think the best...

Uncharted Review

Fion Zheng December 13, 2022

The film “Uncharted'', directed by Ruben Fleischer, was released on February 18th, 2022. This film illustrates the journey of Nathan Drake (Tom Holland) getting recruited by Victory Sullivan ‘Sully’...

The Nutcracker Returns

Hannah VerHoef December 13, 2022

As December hits, Christmas approaches, and it’s “Nutcracker” season once more. “The Nutcracker,” a holiday tradition for many, will be at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts’s Carol...

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