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13 Reasons Why Not: A Corporate Exploitation of Mental Illness and Trauma

13 Reasons Why Not: A Corporate Exploitation of Mental Illness and Trauma

Estelle Erwich, highlights contributor

June 21, 2018


Filed under highlights, opinion

In the weeks leading up to the release of the second installment of the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why,” excitement built with the prospect of the next “binge-worthy” season. The show, originally based off of a novel by Jay Asher, follows the story of the suicide of Hannah Baker, who leaves beh...

Charities: A World of Corruption

Charities: A World of Corruption

Alexandra Torres, highlights contributor

June 5, 2018


Filed under highlights, opinion

Whether it be a natural disaster, a worldwide epidemic or a serious medical condition, there is always a myriad of charities waiting to assist, promising monetary aid, comfort and other forms of assistance to those affected. Certain charities though, such as the American Red Cross (ARC), Autism Speaks ...

A Q/A with Florida’s next governor

A Q/A with Florida’s next governor

Alexander Sutton, highlights contributor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Features, highlights

Andrew Gillum is coming for you, Florida. The 38-year-old Tallahassee Mayor has announced his candidacy for Governor of Florida, and is one of four candidates running in the Democratic primary, whose elections take place on Aug. 28. Gillum is running on a progressive platform that emphasizes increasing work...

City of Coral Gables Public Safety relocates

City of Coral Gables Public Safety relocates

Amanda Pallas, highlights contributor

May 25, 2018


Filed under highlights, News

The Coral Gables Public Safety building, which stands on Salzedo St. in Coral Gables, will no longer house the city’s firefighters and police officers. The city is moving forward with plans to relocate to a more updated modern building. According to the Miami Herald, the city approved a land swap to ...

Miamians prepare for the upcoming Colombian presidential election

Miamians prepare for the upcoming Colombian presidential election

Alexander Sutton, highlights contributor

May 11, 2018


Filed under highlights, News

For many Colombian citizens living in Miami, being able to vote for the leader of their own country while living in the U.S. is a poignant emotional experience.

Closing the Gates: The Cons of New School Policy

Closing the Gates: The Cons of New School Policy

Savannah Payne, highlights contributor

May 7, 2018


Filed under highlights, opinion

Following the recent events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fl, Miami-Dade County Public Schools have implemented new regulations to increase school safety. The recent limitation to school entrances, while an effort to decrease potential school threats, is misguided and unproductive. ...

Cardi B Back on the Beat

Cardi B Back on the Beat

Mathilde Requier, highlights contributor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Features, highlights

With the release of new songs from Drake, Kali Uchis, Lil Xan and many other artists in the hip-hop world, the week of April 6 proved to be revolutionary for the music industry. With empowering and diverse music, one album stood out among others: Cardi B’s Invasion of Privacy. Being her debut album, Car...

Girls Flag Football Team Loses Last Home Game

Girls Flag Football Team Loses Last Home Game

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

May 1, 2018


Filed under highlights, Sports

The girl’s flag football team played their last home game at the school as part of the Greater Miami Athletic Conference (GMAC) against Jackson Senior High School on April 18. The Cavaliers lost 6-0, despite playing well for most of the game. The game started off with both teams going head to head. Both te...

The Truth Behind “Truth or Dare”

The Truth Behind “Truth or Dare”

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Features, highlights

Hollywood failed its attempt to show the horrific effect on Truth or Dare on teenage life in the new film “Truth or Dare”, released on April 13. Jason Blum, a respected producer in Hollywood, was inspired by the game. Blum’s company Blumhouse opened last year after he produced the Academy Award-w...

Fireman Derek’s Pies are on Fire!

Fireman Derek’s Pies are on Fire!

Alexandra Torres, highlights contributor

May 1, 2018


Filed under highlights, The Scene

Located in the heart of Wynwood, Fireman Derek’s colorful, brick building with “Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop & Cafe” carefully hand-painted across the front, blends in with Wynwood’s infamous graffitied walls and artsy dynamic. From across the street, a flashing neon sign of a red fireman prot...

City of Coral Gables Annexes New Neighborhood

City of Coral Gables Annexes New Neighborhood

Amanda Pallas, highlights contributor

April 25, 2018


Filed under highlights, News

This year, residents of the High Pines and Ponce-Davis areas have expressed their interest in becoming part of the City of Coral Gables. Given that the City of Coral Gables surrounds this area on three sides, the city has spent the year trying to gather the impressions of the residents. On March 27, ...

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