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Tenants Get A Break

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Camila Aitken, highlights newsmagazine contributor

October 5, 2020

       With thousands of families losing their jobs in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Miami-Dade County (MDC) has launched a $10 million relief plan to aid approximately 15,000 households. This plan, an extension from the previous 3-month long relief plan issued in July, does not come without ...

No Fans, No Motivation

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Austin Yagoda, Highlights Newsmagazine Contributor

October 5, 2020

     The excitement of the crowd has always been a staple at sports games. Every touchdown, goal or block is indefinitely met with cheers from fans. Players would feel spurred on by the supportive chanting and applause. But what if that was all gone? Without crowds, players are now being affect...

My tea, your tea, Miu’s Tea

Alexa Orozco, highlights newsmagazine contributor

October 5, 2020

    The “coffee doesn’t wake me up but tea does,” slogan greets customers walking in,  sensing the breathtaking aroma of fruity teas and tapioca. While taking a stroll down Sunset drive, one may come across Miu’s Tea. The boba tea room brings a taste of Taiwan with a wide array of 44 tea...

My strange addiction: highlights edition

Marcela Rondon, highlights newsmagazine contributor

October 5, 2020

The members of the highlights staff have a wide variety of “strange addictions.” From former boy bands to burnt foods, highlights has it all. Get to know the staff and their out-of-the-ordinary obsessions.   Cristel Cantarero - One Direction One Direction was one of the most influenti...

The Climate Crisis

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Rafael Sans, highlights newsmagazine contributor

October 5, 2020

With the climate crisis in the world considerably worsening, the time left to save the planet is gradually getting shorter. Record unstable temperatures, increased pollution and the degradation of aquatic habitats have been widely spoken about by various news sources in recent years. As the situation ...

Quarantine: Trends that have gone viral

Addys Plata, highlights newsmagazine contributor

September 14, 2020

     Animal Crossing      Animal Crossing—a social simulation series developed by Nintendo—was first released in Japan on April 14, 2001. However, on March 20, 2020, Nintendo released Animal Crossing: New Horizon. As it increased in popularity, players found themselves drawn to the game’s...

President Trump’s campaign threatened by TikTok, a Chinese owned company

President Trump's campaign threatened by TikTok, a Chinese owned company

Camila Aitken, highlights newsmagazine contributor

September 14, 2020

      With growing distrust between China and the United States, the potential TikTok ban only adds more tension to the situation. On Aug. 6, 2020 President Donald J. Trump made an executive order banning any transactions with TikTok, as well as the Chinese-owned app WeChat.       Accordin...

The College Pay Debate

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Austin Yagoda, highlights newsmagazine contributor

September 14, 2020

      College sports hosts some of the nation's most viewed events, often surpassing the viewership numbers of professional leagues. For this reason, colleges generate a lot of revenue from athletic events. Despite these earnings, the players — whose performances are critical to garnering ...

Just bead it!

Just bead it!

DeeAnne Montero, highlights newsmagazine contributor

September 14, 2020

Even after months of quarantine, many people continue to forget their masks when going out to public places. Further, the protective cloths often restrict people’s self-expression as the masks cover half of one’s face, making it a challenge to create an impression of somebody. Experiencing these...

Quarantine-O-Ween

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Arianna Peña and Emilys Gil

September 14, 2020

Due to COVID-19 regulations, the Halloween spirit that is always alive on October 31 will be harder to maintain this year more than ever, since Halloween will be celebrated differently. Despite these circumstances, the spirit can still be kept alive in numerous ways at home, especially through baking...

Alternatives to typical Halloween activities

Emilys Gil, highlights news magazine contributor

September 14, 2020

With silly costumes, spooky movies and sweet treats, Halloween holds a special place in many people’s hearts. As a result of the social distancing measures mandated to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, highlights has compiled a list of alternative ways to celebrate the holiday. With the assist...

Comparing clubs Gables has to offer

Cristel Cantarero and DeeAnne Montero

September 14, 2020

As club fair is right around the corner, it is crucial to understand which club is the best fit. From community service opportunities to political activism to honor societies, Gables offers a wide array of clubs to choose from, and depending on passions and interests, every club is right for one. Wh...

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