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Ian Pinero, Justin Pinero, and Ben Lachance pose for a photo after a crucial win at space coast.

What Comes Next?

Simeon Gordon, Senior Staff
March 20, 2023

Throughout their inaugural year in Sunshine Christian League, the OSOTA Lions Varsity basketball team exceeded even the expectations that they placed on themselves. Their original goal was to be a .500...

An exterior photo of Comet Pizza, the so called axis of the pizza gate conspiracy theories.

Real or Fake? How to Spot Manipulative Media

Hunter Vann, OSBN Executive Producer
March 8, 2023

In this modern age of perpetual communication, fostered by the invention of social media and the internet, we are exposed to vast amounts of information and data from billions of unknown and unverified...

Do you prefer the simplicity of online shopping or the experience of physical shopping? Image received from Unsplash.

Poll: Online shopping or physical shopping?

Sarah Jones, Senior Staff
March 7, 2023

Do you like to shop from the comfort of your own home or go out shopping? If you want to buy whatever you want and stay home, online shopping is most likely more your thing. Physical shopping tends to...

A sunny afternoon in Maastricht, a City in the Netherlands, known for its pedestrian corridors.

Fifteen Minute Cities, a Sustanable Solution?

Hunter Vann, OSBN Executive Producer
March 1, 2023

Close your eyes and imagine a world where everything you need for your day-to-day life is within walking distance. Running low on milk? Just take a four-minute walk across the street to the grocery store....

Nonfiction and fiction are both popular forms of books. Which is preferred at OSOTA? Image received from Unsplash.

Poll: Fiction or Nonfiction Books?

Isabella Hooten, Editor-in-Chief
February 27, 2023

With our recent feature on the book club, we began to wonder what kind of books were popular amongst our high school scholars. Though there are many genres and categories of books, a popular and strong...

Hunter Vann misses his downtown appointment because of the train.

The Sunrail, A Narrative Experience

Hunter Vann, OSBN Executive Producer
February 24, 2023

 I step out of my car, leaving behind the oasis of air conditioning and stepping into the stifling air of Florida's springtime. The endless drone of cicadas announces the change of seasons, like the trumpets...

The beautiful Lake Eola located in downtown Orlando is free to visit. Image received from Unsplash.

Central Florida Activities for Under $5

Isabella Hooten, Editor-in-Chief
February 23, 2023

In our current day, it can be difficult to find activities to do that are both fun and inexpensive. Many activities can cost anywhere from $25 to over $100. You can find many of these expensive activities...

OSOTA seniors visited the beautiful downtown Park City, Utah on their senior trip.

Vacation Spot: Park City, UT

Natalie Wilhelm, Staff
February 21, 2023

Known for its winter wonderland-esque scenes, Park City can be considered the Aspen of Utah. Located southeast of the state’s capital is a charming town like something out of a Hallmark movie. Picturesque...

LeBron James is a professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers. Image receieved from Unsplash.

Record Chaser: LeBron James

Simeon Gordon, Senior Staff
February 20, 2023

The NBA world waited in breathless anticipation as LeBron James inched closer to passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s career scoring record of 38,337 points. Many were discussing if passing this landmark would...

A crispy pineapple pizza resting fresh out of the oven!

Pineapple On Pizza? The definitive debate

Hunter Vann, OSBN Executive Producer
February 17, 2023

Conflict was brewing in the Grace Center early Friday morning as two scholars duked it out in the age old debate, does pineapple really belong on pizza? "Pizza is a savory food, and on the opposite end...

Book Review: The Setting Sun, a Tale of Post War Japan

Book Review: The Setting Sun, a Tale of Post War Japan

Hunter Vann, OSBN Executive Producer
February 16, 2023

After a long weekend I was able to finish the Setting Sun by Osamu Dazai. I have no words to describe the feeling of inescapable despair and suffering that this book imparts upon its readers. To imagine...

What is dual enrollment?

What is dual enrollment?

Layla Hubler, Senior Staff
February 13, 2023

For many scholars who seek a way to knock out college credits whilst still in high school, dual enrollment is a favored choice. OSOTA offers a chance to enroll in courses at Seminole State College, right...

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