Category: Local News

  • Florida Election Ended, Now Time for the Amendments!

    by Daniel Oliveira   It is well known that in the state of Florida there is a huge election going down about amendments, senators, sheriffs and mayor. One particular part of the election, however, is over the amendments that control law around where we live. What people are leaning towards in this huge election can […]

  • Orlando Police Solve 2001 Cold Case

    by Alejandra Colon   It’s been 15 years since since UCF student Christine Franke was murdered in 2001. She was shot and killed at Audubon Park home when she was 25 years old on October 21. 3 months after the murder the homicide went cold with no leads. DNA was found at the crime scene […]

  • John Mina: Orlando’s New Police Chief

    by Conner Price   John Mina, Orlando’s police chief has been elected by the people of Orlando as sheriff for Orange County, winning the race against two other opponents. Mina, who will replace Jerry Demmings will be taking over his new role over in January. Mina’s career started with the United States Army as a […]

  • Orlando Officers Kill Unarmed Man

    by Giselle Gutierrez   On October 1st, Brian Baker a mentally ill man at Orlando Regional Medical Center was shot after staff called the police because the man claimed he had a gun and would shoot anyone that came near him. The mentally ill man (Brian Baker) was shot because he started going towards the cops […]

  • Ocoee Founders Day Festival Frenzy Review

    by Madison Dyal   Do you like going out, listening to music, and having a good time with friends and family? Going to a concert sounds like something you would enjoy but going out also comes with a lot of responsibility. If you enjoy country music, or riding rides, Ocoees Founders Day sounds like just […]

  • The First Snow Park In Florida

    by Hannah El Halabi The company Point Summit Inc. has decided that is time to have snow in Florida, to have a snow park in Pasco County, behind Point Summit’s Treehoppers Aerial Adventure Park. The company proposed the idea to the Pasco’s state however, the officials haven’t responded yet. The plan is build a snow park […]

  • Iguanacicles


    by Lucy Armstrong The sky is raining Iguanas! The freezing cold weather is affecting every state in North America, and some more than others. Florida’s naturally hot climate does not see weather below 70 degrees very often, let alone 60 or 50 degrees. But what occurs when this takes place? The environment is not used […]

  • Hurricanes Cause Destruction Fall 2017

    Hurricanes Cause Destruction Fall 2017

    by Aine Moriarty and Bruna Araujo To​ ​help​ ​people​ ​affected​ ​by​ ​the​ ​Hurricane​ ​Harvey​ ​go​ ​to​​ ​​and​ ​make​ ​a donation.   To​ ​help​ ​people​ ​affected​ ​by​ ​Hurricane​ ​Irma​ ​go​ ​to Hurricane Harvey caused disastrous impacts in areas of Texas and Louisiana. On August 25, Harvey hit the Texas Gulf Coast as a Category […]