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Donna Shalala

Donna Shalala

November 4, 2018


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights, Uncategorized

On the Democratic side is Donna Shalala, the former president of the University of Miami and one-time Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Bill Clinton. She spoke recently with highlights about her campaign and the issues she would champion if elected. Education is mostly hand...

Maria Elvira Salazar

Maria Elvira Salazar

November 4, 2018


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights, Uncategorized

On the Republican side is Maria Elvira Salazar, a journalist and Senior Political Correspondent who worked for the Spanish-language network Telemundo for three decades. She spoke recently with highlights about her campaign and the issues she would champion if elected. Education is most handled at the state...

Extreme Weight Watching

Extreme Weight Watching

Oraida Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under highlights, Sports (highlights)

   In the world of athletics, many players are constantly being reminded that their weight impacts the way they play. With looming thoughts of improvement and the competitive nature of these sports, many athletes are pressured into falling into unusual diets or forms of weight loss. These trends ar...

The Diversity Dilemma

The Diversity Dilemma

Audrey Weigel, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights), Uncategorized

Are under-qualified minorities being handed jobs solely because of their race or gender? This question has spurred controversy over whether or not companies should embrace diversity in the workplace. But the answer as to what companies should do is clear: instead of viewing the inclusion of minorities as ...

An Ethical Death?

An Ethical Death?

Annie La Roche, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights), Uncategorized

      Almost everyone in their lifetime wonders how and when they will die. Some people get to choose how they wish to die when they are terminally ill.  This is called euthanasia, which is defined as a direct process to end someone’s suffering with full consent from the suffering individual. ...

A New Low for the Nation’s Highest Court

A New Low for the Nation’s Highest Court

Alexander Sutton, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

When Justice Kavanaugh was confirmed to the nation's highest court this Saturday, Oct. 6, the nation jumped through the window that Donald Trump’s election opened in 2016. The next age of the U.S. political process has indeed taken hold, and the implications are relevant not only to judges and congress...

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center: a secret weapon for saving our beaches

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center: a secret weapon for saving our beaches

Alma Martinez, highlights contributor

October 7, 2018


Filed under highlights, The Scene (highlights)

For years, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Biscayne Nature Center (MSDBNC) has been educating the future generations on the importance of ocean conservation. Located in the heart of Biscayne Bay near Miami Seaquarium and founded by Marjory Stoneman Douglas, a conservationist who advocated against th...

Daniel Toll’s Special Addition at Gables

Daniel Toll’s Special Addition at Gables

Natalie Abrahantes, highlights contributor

October 7, 2018


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

The Special Olympics organization was founded in 1968 in the hopes of creating a safe environment where every single person is accepted, regardless of any abilities or disabilities. Participating in sports can be an excellent way for people with disabilities to step out of their comfort zone and disco...

The importance of real community service

Alexandra Torres, highlights contributor

October 7, 2018


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

Live in the moment.  For eight short-lived days with BLUE Missions in La Piragua, Dominican Republic, along with 25 other high school students, this phrase became my motto.  We woke up everyday at the crack of dawn to the sound of roosters crowing at our door and Spanish music blasting from a speaker. ...

Ironside: A hidden gem worth the trip

Ironside: A hidden gem worth the trip

Isabella Villarroel, highlights contributor

October 7, 2018


Filed under highlights, The Scene (highlights)

With its original iron framed doors, Ironside stands in the very same walls that accommodated an old iron factory situated along the railroad running across the historic neighborhood of Palm Grove. This diverse and artsy urban center for tourists and locals alike is home to approximately 70 luxury inde...

Voters determine Florida’s 46th gubernatorial representatives

Voters determine Florida’s 46th gubernatorial representatives

Isabella Villarroel, highlights contributor

September 21, 2018


Filed under highlights, News (highlights)

With Florida’s gubernatorial seat up for grabs, politicians throughout the state have competed for the past few weeks in hopes of winning their party’s vote in the primaries. The primary elections are when voters elect someone to represent their party in public office. The general elections take plac...

The price you pay to live in Miami

The price you pay to live in Miami

Oraida Rodriguez, highlights contributor

September 21, 2018


Filed under highlights, News (highlights)

Rising economic inflation has managed to affect the lives of mostly all Miami business owners, families and students alike. The weight of the problem seems to stem from mainly one recurring issue: inflation. Sixty-five percent of homeowners reported struggling to get by with these set prices according...

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