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Monthly Archives: May, 2014

Genocide

By Alyssa Bennet In 1994, Rwanda erupted into one of the most appalling cases of mass murder the world has witnessed since World War II. Many of the majority Hutu people … Continue reading

May 31, 2014

Music: The One Thing We Can’t Live Without.

By: Cameran Merritt and Laura DiFilippi “Music is everyone’s possession.” John Lennon couldn’t have been any more right when he said this; music is something everyone has and can use to … Continue reading

May 31, 2014

Singing with Shrek

By Kimberly Szekely and Michelle Pillado   The story really always starts the same, with “Once upon a time.”  A storybook comes onstage telling of a young ogre, and a … Continue reading

May 30, 2014

Malaysian Flight 370

By Remi Kramer and Danielle O’Brien   One great vanishing act is puzzling many worldwide. However, this is not merely a case of trying to find out where some magician’s … Continue reading

May 30, 2014

Bare Basics of Buying Organic

By Samantha Cioppa Often aimlessly tossed into the trash or washed down the sink drain, this key marker is paid little mind. However, it gleams words that differentiate the food … Continue reading

May 30, 2014

She Is A Saint

By Christina Merchant The St.Baldrick’s Foundation has been providing high-impact clinical trials for rare diseases for the past fourteen years. Over the last few years this outstanding foundation has placed more … Continue reading

May 29, 2014

Taste and Tell: Pizza Gallery & Grill Review

  By Cori Fisher and Julia Ramsey.  Pizza Gallery & Grill has been a local favorite for years. When you say the name, everyone knows it! The restaurant is highly … Continue reading

May 29, 2014

The One and Only, Tyler Heflin

By Halie Beasley and Annie Stoll Laughing, smiling, and helping are all words that describe the one and only Tyler Heflin. Tyler is a junior here at Viera High School … Continue reading

May 29, 2014

Potterhead Pride

By Melissa Lascody The great Harry Potter novels and movies have become massive part of our society. Today’s teenagers have grown up on the books and movies, and consequently, the … Continue reading

May 29, 2014

San Remo’s Restaurant Review

By Melanie Pruneau and Jordan Walsh Hidden on the side of the Route One in Melbourne, the small and humble San Remo’s has never gotten much attention or publicity.  Sometimes, … Continue reading

May 28, 2014

Working Out or Hardly Working?

  By Sarah Lintner and Amanda Collins We exercise to lose weight, so we can feel better about ourselves. According to the publication USA government, evidence shows that some of … Continue reading

May 28, 2014

The Pros and Cons of Domestic Drones

By Noah Wright and Sarah Ayala The Pros and Cons of Domestic Drones It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no, it’s a drone! Eventually drones will patrol the skies detecting … Continue reading

May 28, 2014

Restaurant Review: Chilli’s at the Avenues in Viera

By Ciara Spencer and Diana Latypova Chilli’s is a popular American restaurant chain that serves southwest style food.  Upon entering the franchise in the Avenues in Viera, we immediately noticed the cleanliness … Continue reading

May 27, 2014

Festival Frenzy

By Nikki Bean and Tia Rutherford Amphitheaters are set up, fairgrounds are filled with crowds of people of all shapes and sizes, and music’s most unique collection of acts are taking the stages. It’s … Continue reading

May 27, 2014

The Art of Bikram

©GALE 2014 Enthusiasts at Hot Yoga centers use a simple mat like this one to perform their intense cardiovascular exercises all over the world.  Advanced Hot Yoga is expected to … Continue reading

May 26, 2014

College Bound

By Lexi Eastburn and Kendall Jenson Admissions letters are finally in, and Viera High School seniors have officially made their decisions on where to go for life’s next step- college. … Continue reading

May 26, 2014

Ask Your Peers

By Morghan Olaiz and Victoria Santis Every day, people are plagued with difficult problems.  Stresses about college, health, and other daily trials sometimes need multiple options in order to find … Continue reading

May 24, 2014

A Hip-Hop Easter

By Tara Haner and Lauren Walker Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, born June 17, 1987, is one of the most prominent and stylistic rappers on the modern music scene. Coming from the … Continue reading

May 23, 2014

Plant Eaters vs Dairy Eaters

By Andrea Dana What is veganism? Being a vegan means that you do not eat meat, dairy, or anything that comes from an animal’s body. Benefits of being a vegan: … Continue reading

May 22, 2014

Saving the Shores with Surfider VHS

By Eva Tahernia     University of Florida, University of Miami, University of North Florida, and Viera High School. What do these schools have in common? Surfrider. The Surfrider foundation is … Continue reading

May 18, 2014

The Missing Piece to Theaters: The LEGO Movie

By Lauren Denien Proving his worthiness as the chosen one, Emmett, an ordinary builder, shocks the entire LEGO civilization. Meeting all different people, including a bad cop, Batman, Superman, and … Continue reading

May 17, 2014

3D Printing: Changing Lives

                                                            … Continue reading

May 17, 2014

A Workout Fit for a Battlefield

By Maria Robles Engulfed by a dark battlefield, full of explosive noises and enemy shots, only one thing can save you: yourself. Every soldier is required to meet a high standard … Continue reading

May 17, 2014

Upcoming Yearbook Themes for 2015

By Allison Summers and Nikki Corcione Upcoming yearbook themes for the 2015 class are in the process of being made. Currently there are six themes, and we need opinions from … Continue reading

May 15, 2014

Do I Wanna Know? (Arctic Monkeys Review)

By Dayana Westhaver Do you listen to indie rock? If so, maybe you’ve heard of the band Arctic Monkeys. They’ve grown more and more popular in the past twelve years, especially … Continue reading

May 13, 2014

She Looks So Perfect: 5 Seconds of Summer Review

By Cameran Merritt Trying to repair your reputation from your past obsession with Justin Bieber, or simply trying to branch out and find some new tunes? Well, I’ve got the … Continue reading

May 12, 2014

Meaty or Wheaty?

By Aly Rutherford In light of the beckoning bikini season, people should be wary of the endless tweets and statuses doomed to plague social media; ones that will either boastfully … Continue reading

May 11, 2014

FTR Book Review: Every Day

By Lili Kendall Imagine waking up every single morning for the rest of your life in someone else’s body: different family, different town, different school, and different life. Seems surreal, right? … Continue reading

May 10, 2014

Prom?

By Claudia Del Pozo and Bianca Buschor The greatest night of an upper-classman’s life is soon to arrive. Girls don themselves in overly-expensive and excessively bedazzled gowns, lather themselves in … Continue reading

May 9, 2014

The Not So Land of the Free: Human Trafficking (Part B)

By Amber Layun Imagine being held hostage, forced to commit laborious and sexual acts against your will, without having any hope of escape for the rest of your life. Although … Continue reading

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