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Graduation cord in Shorecrest colors. Illustration by Harper Nelson-Wooley.

Graduation Cords: An Invitation for Individuality

Annabella Rozin March 7, 2024

     Adorned in regalia, graduates present themselves to their school community one last time—a show of triumph. At my graduation, I look forward to this last gathering with each member of the Shorecrest...

Illustration of Hollywood actor and icon Timothee Chalamet. Chalamet recently starred as Willy Wonka in the hit movie, Wonka, a musical prequel to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Illustration by Harper Nelson-Wooley.

Is Wonka Actually Good, or is Timothee Chalamet Just Hot?

Phoebe Pritchard March 7, 2024

     Slack-jawed, awe-struck, eyes-peeled. I could be describing two groups of people: children in a candy shop and Timothee Chalamet fans watching him portray Willy Wonka. Chalamet’s fanbase mimics...

US English Department Chair Jake Seymour and freshman Lili Fort scream at each other in generational frustration and misunderstanding. Seymour belongs to Generation X, while Fort belongs to Generation Z. Photo by Ana Verano.

“Lazy” Gen Z: Unfounded Claims Meet College Competition

Ana Verano March 7, 2024

     Ah, to be Rory Gilmore! The epitome of millennial success: a small-town girl gets into the Holy Trinity—Yale, Harvard, and Princeton—on what? Good grades? While many of us continue to idolize...

Raya from Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon. She’s one of the most progressive additions to the princess lineup. Her film released in 2021. Illustration by Ann Licht.

The Princess Project: Disney’s Journey with Feminism

Sierra Orlick March 7, 2024

     Belle, Tiana, Jasmine, Ariel—these characters are often looked to by young girls for entertainment, inspiration, and, ultimately, guidance for facing reality. However, these princesses have not...

Flooded park in St. Pete following Category Three Hurricane Idalia in September 2023.

Flooding Now, More to Come

Sierra Orlick November 16, 2023

     In the aftermath of Hurricane Idalia’s Category Three landfall in Florida, sophomore Asher Walton explored the excessive damage done to his neighborhood, Shore Acres. He waded through the deep...

Taylor Swift takes the stage at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa while embarking on the “Eras Tour.” Thousands of locals gathered to watch the pop icon sing and perform her historic set of songs.

The ‘Summer of Girlhood’ is for Everyone

Phoebe Pritchard November 16, 2023

     “To me, feminism is probably the most important movement that you could embrace, because it’s just basically another word for equality,” said pop culture icon Taylor Swift to Rolling...

Tampa Bay Rays Star Faces Career-Threatening Accusations

Braden Stone November 16, 2023

     August 13, 2023—baseball superstar Wander Franco was publicly accused of having a relationship with a 14-year-old girl. The accusations have placed Franco on the restricted list until the investigation...

Senior Bella Hursey prepares to strike the volleyball at the August 24, 2023 Shorecrest Varsity Volleyball Team game against St. Petersburg High.

Shorecrest Volleyball and the Chargers Spirit

Diana Muzzarelli November 16, 2023

     August 24, 2023—the Shorecrest Varsity Volleyball team swept St. Petersburg High School three sets to zero. While this early season victory can undoubtedly be attributed to the skill and dedication...

Whether You Like It or Not, Shorecrest’s Got You “Covered”

Ana Verano November 16, 2023

    Over a recent long weekend, my computer broke. Because I have a school-issued laptop, I wasn’t allowed to get it fixed outside of Shorecrest, so I had no replacement, and therefore had a barrier...

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