Twice-Told Tale

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Twice-Told Tale

Twice-Told Tale

(Left) Juicy Couture velour tracksuits definitely defined the 2000s fashion era. Everybody who
was somebody was seen wearing Juicy Couture out running errands, or even for a walk in the
park. 2000s star Mariah Carey was seen wearing Juicy Couture, and Kendall and Kylie Jenner
took a modern twist on the 2000s trend. Photos courtesy of Wmagazine.com and GSI Media (left
to right).

In With the Old Y2K Style

Delaney Bolstein and Kailey Calvo, Co-Editor September 28, 2022

Anyone who survived the 2000s may be concerned, or even excited, about the decade’s fashion returning, but its resurgence is part of a bigger trend: fashion cycles returning. It is important to define...

(Above) The work of Dr. Colin Campbell (right) parallels
the studies of Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn (left). Esselstyn
focused on the effects of meat consumption on heart
disease and diabetes. His clinical trials at the Cleveland
Clinic, where he prescribed a whole-foods plant-based

diet to patients diagnosed as seriously ill with car-
diovascular disease, had a success rate of 99.4% for

those patients not having a major cardiac event. The
two doctors collaborated on a 2011 documentary, Forks
Over Knives, which was endorsed by Oprah Winfrey
and former U.S. President Bill Clinton. Photo courtesy
of Plant Strong Podcast.

Eating for Health

Sarah Finfrock, Director of Photography September 27, 2022

A warm July breeze sweeps the streets of the Upper West Side of New York City as the rising sun paints the sky a beautiful array of orange, pink, and blue. Inside the cold, brown building of Mount Sinai...

(Above) There were various actors on the audition
site. With all that greeting, hugging, and chatting,

an audition can also be a kind of reunion. Expe-
rienced actors that participated in shows before

were coming back for another year, while novices

who tried to hide their nervousness with excite-
ment were trying out for the first time. “I’m hoping

that everybody does really well, and gets what
they want, ”Avery Johnson, grade 12, a returning

actor, wished the actors good luck. “This is defi-
nitely not my first time doing this. There’s lots of

people who are though. So I’m hoping nobody is too
nervous,” she said with a gentle smile. Photo by Tina Zhang.

Auditions and “All That Jazz”

Tina Zhang, Staff September 22, 2022

On Wednesday, August 17, the vast Black Box Theater was unusually crowded and busy. When the minute hand passed 2:45 P.M., the check-in of the audition for the classic musical Chicago: Teen Edition officially...

(Above) Prior to their performance, Zeal Patel and Santiago Calderon practice their presentation about Kendrick Lamar. Santiago explains, “Highlighting modern artists is important to see into the future, and that is exactly what we plan to do.” From initiating discussions regarding the life that African Americans face in Compton to providing evidence of black excellence in society today, they memorize their speeches before presenting in the Harriett Coleman Center For the Arts.

Poetry Pops Up Throughout Campus

Santiago Calderon and Zeal Patel, Editor-in-Chief and Co-Editor May 6, 2022

You’re sitting in English class, reading a poem. Some of you are somewhat engaged, but many of you may be off snoozing. But, to Dr. Brenda Walton and Mrs. Tracy Bessire, that’s not what poetry is about....

Users of TikTok scroll through their For You Page or “FYP” to view a feed of videos that an algorithm thinks they will like. Getting lost within the billions of videos, TikTok is known to take up hours of a user’s day.  Influencers recently have been starting their platforms through TikTok, as it has proven to allow creators to grow faster than other platforms.

Influencers Set Unrealistic Expectations

Arya Sant, Staff March 18, 2022

In today’s day and age, social media has a large influence on how individuals in society live their everyday lives. If you walk into a room full of kids on their phones, chances are that most will be...

Sculptor Paul Day sculpted A Beautiful Day for a Neighbor, which was added to the campus recently in 2021. Day adorned the back of the sculpture with puppets from Mr. Roger’s show Mister Roger’s Neighborhood to illustrate how much Mr. Rogers valued creativity and imagination. As Rollins’ most famous alum, Fred Rogers discovered his passion for music composition while at Rollins, learning the importance of fostering relationships through creating a personalized learning environment. For the next five decades, Mr. Rogers took what he learned and became a cultural icon, teaching lessons of kindness, responsibility, and service to the community to millions of children around the world through his show.

Rollins College Preserves Legacies

Alexandra Caballero, Copy Editor March 15, 2022

While Rollins College may be seen as a private liberal arts college located in the heart of Winter Park, there is much more to discover at the college than meets the eye. Established in November of 1885,...

Above) The finish line ended up being much less glorious than I thought. The two hour finish time on the watch was not something I took pride in, as I did not did I want to think about it. Some of the cheers from fellow runners felt like they were more out of pity than admiration, but, nonetheless, stopping every 10 minutes to meet characters (from a six foot distance) was worth the slight feeling of defeat.

Running the Distance

Delaney Bolstein, Staff March 9, 2022

  I began running because, quite honestly, I never stuck with any other sports. I have never been competitive, nor have I had the discipline to pursue dance, so running just became...

Boys & Girls Clubs Foster Equal Opportunity

Boys & Girls Clubs Foster Equal Opportunity

Sarah Finfrock, Director of Advertising March 4, 2022

For over a century and a half, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America have provided after-school programs free of charge for young people. Famous alumni, such as baseball shortstop Alexander Rodriguez,...

This photo exemplifies the trend of AI-powered photo editing. Starting with an original photo of two-second grade girls on the swings behind the cafeteria, AI software was utilized to generate an abstract background with the theme of masks. During the year 2021, many photographers self-quarantining had more time to experiment with this emerging art form.

Tracking the Top 10 Photography Trends of 2021

Staff of Twice-Told Tale, Staff February 28, 2022

Throughout every year, styles and rages change, and this includes artists and their preferred photographic choices. In 2021, the 10 most popular photography trends ranged from images pertaining to the...

(Above) It is an understatement to say that LHP’s volleyball team had a very successful season with many accomplishments. Senior team member Mya Wood’s proudest accomplishment in her entire volleyball career was that she scored her thousandth point during her Senior night game.

Highland Stars Level Up

Kailey Calvo, Co-editor February 25, 2022

For every high school student, college admissions are commonly one of the most stressful, yet exciting times. Lake Highland is known for being one of the most academically and athletically...

(Above) Many of the acai restaurants utilize plants and nature to jazz up their settings. Purple Ocean presents tropical plants around their silver camper. An Instagram worthy greenwall spans
the interior of Create Your Nature. SoHo provides a hanging plant
wall with both real plants and fake plants. As acai is an organic, vegan health food it typically attracts a more nature-friendly crowd, which the designs model.

Best Bowls Revealed

Sarah Finfrock, Director of Advertising February 11, 2022

The acai berry (aa-saa-ee) has a long and rich history in the Amazon rainforest before being marketed across the Western world in the form of a frozen blended bowl. The berries were originally...

(Above) Today, the younger generation looks for trends that are simple, yet catchy. Many people attempted the famous “Feta Pasta Recipe” from the 30-second tutorials on TikTok. This was a popular trend in 2021 because it’s an easy-to-learn idea that many people can apply to their own lives.

TikTok Rewinds 2021

Amanda Wiboon, Co-editor and Director of Media February 10, 2022

TikTok is an app many people continue to enjoy. It’s a place where anyone can discover, create, and share content for free. In fact, in 2021 alone, over one billion people around the world came to TikTok...

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