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2020 presidential election list continues to grow

2020 presidential election list continues to grow

Natalia Pallas, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

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


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

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


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

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


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

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


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

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


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights), Sports (highlights)

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


Filed under highlights, The Scene (highlights)

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


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

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


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

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...

A.C.’s Icees Celebrates 40 Years

A.C.’s Icees Celebrates 40 Years

Emma Vela, highlights contributor

February 25, 2019


Filed under highlights, The Scene (highlights)

A.C.’s Icees has been serving the perfect refresher after a long walk in Coconut Grove’s Kennedy Park for 40 years now. The white truck painted with an unmistakable wild-haired, bearded Allan Cohen is parked at the front of the park every day from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. On most days, Cohen wakes up at...

How to prepare for college

How to prepare for college

Thomas Morcillo, highlights contributor

February 25, 2019


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

Without any help or advice, college may seem like a daunting task that may be handled in the future. In reality, the choices a student makes throughout their high school career, along with factors like extracurricular activities and quality of applications, can all have an impact on how colleges recei...

The digital age of journalism

The digital age of journalism

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

February 25, 2019


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

As the journalism industry becomes more digitized and journalists grapple with how to use the Internet to reach their target audience, Google has started to work with the news industry to help journalism thrive digitally. In March, the company launched  The Google News Initiative, a three-year, $300...

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