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Bachour Galore

Bachour Galore

Ava Lederman, highlights contributor

April 21, 2019

Bachour adds a refreshing touch to the Miami food industry with its varied menu items and its eye-catching pastries and plates. The lingering smell of fresh pastries consume the restaurant. This shop recently opened in February and has already brought an immense amount of customers to their elegant a...

Students go beyond school

Students go beyond school

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

April 5, 2019

Senior year is the time where seniors are focused on submitting college and scholarship applications, leading the extracurricular activities they have been involved in throughout high school and maintaining good grades. highlights interviewed two students, one who has had a job throughout senior year and another...

Gillum announces new voter registration organization

Gillum announces new voter registration organization

Alex Anton, highlights contributor

April 2, 2019

Throughout the last few years, there has been a clear democratic rise in Florida. Perhaps the peak of such an initiative was when Real Clear Politics polls predicted Andrew Gillum to beat the Republican candidate Ron DeSantis in the race for governor. However, the Democrat rally was not enough, as the Re...

2020 presidential election list continues to grow

2020 presidential election list continues to grow

Natalia Pallas, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

With presidential elections only a year away, many Democrats have come up to announce their running in the 2020 presidential race in hopes of denying President Donald Trump a second term. What may seem as one of the longest lists of liberal candidates running — 14 declared and dozens considering a campai...

Bernie Sanders for President…again?

Bernie Sanders for President…again?

Melanie Nunez, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

United States Senator Bernie Sanders recently announced that he will be entering the 2020 presidential race and neither him nor his supporters have shown any sign of discouragement following his 2016 defeat. In the 24 hours following his announcement, his campaign raised nearly $6 million in donations ...

Trump’s national emergency is not such an emergency

Trump’s national emergency is not such an emergency

Gregoire Winston, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

Since announcing his candidacy in 2015, President Donald Trump promised a stronger America. With his ideas and thoughts relying on the slogan “Make America Great Again,” he vowed to decrease taxes, exit from the Paris Climate Accord, eradicate ISIS and, most importantly, build a 1,827 mile-long wall on...

The Truth Behind the Health Craze

The Truth Behind the Health Craze

Emma Vela, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

For years, social media and other platforms have been glamorizing certain foods labeled as healthy, but have been ignoring the worsening negative effects that these fads have on the environment. These foods are being grown, shipped and bought year-round despite not being in season. The mass production ...

The year of the woman starts now

The year of the woman starts now

Melanie Nunez, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

An unexpected rush of female dominance has swept across the nation, implementing itself in all fields - from politics to Hollywood to businesses. The common trend of 2018 was a record number of women holding positions of power, which is now referred to as the “pink wave.” At least 110 female officials h...

Wrestling the weight off

Wrestling the weight off

Natalie Abrahantes, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

It is a well-established fact that the sport of wrestling requires a rigorous diet plan. Wrestlers are under constantly worry about their weight, which then leads to very restricted meal intakes and unhealthy amounts of exercise. What often goes unnoticed though is that all these negative habits are d...

La Muse Cafe: the best of both worlds

La Muse Cafe: the best of both worlds

Mathilde Requier, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

Overflowing with modern paintings and sculptures, La Muse Cafe stands out among the concrete jungle of Downtown Miami. Located inside the Avant Gallery —an exposition that features contemporary art—  La Muse offers a new kind experience in which customers get to savor the best of both the art and cu...

Carnaval Miami transforms Miracle Mile into a 2-day food and art extravaganza

Carnaval Miami transforms Miracle Mile into a 2-day food and art extravaganza

Alexander Sutton, highlights contributor

March 5, 2019

The scent of arepas and overpriced bacon burgers blended with thundering jazz, funk and rock music from atop the Heineken stage on Ponce Boulevard, as thousands of patrons from all over Florida admired pieces of modern art and jewelry and dined at a blocks-long chain of local vendors’ booths this we...

Boaters Unite at the Miami International Boat Show

Boaters Unite at the Miami International Boat Show

Gregoire Winston, highlights contributor

February 25, 2019

Running from Friday, Feb. 14 to Monday, Feb. 18, the Miami International Boat Show, one of the largest in the world, greeted throngs of guests from across the globe. Held at the Miami Marine Stadium at Virginia Key, the exposition displayed a plethora of boats —  over 1,500 models both on land and i...

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