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Miami’s Best Pizza Makes a Comeback

Miami’s Best Pizza Makes a Comeback

Amanda Pallas, highlights contributor

January 7, 2018


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After closing in January 2015, Miami’s Best Pizza has announced its return this winter. The new, Miami’s Best Pizza restaurant will be opening where the former Sunset Quickprint was located, across from where it was previously located for 45 years. Miami’s Best Pizza closed three years ago ...

Review: Netflix’s Big Mouth Engages People in Puberty Talk

Review: Netflix’s Big Mouth Engages People in Puberty Talk

Tatiana Campos, highlights contributor

December 8, 2017


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Mood swings, uncontrollable acne and first glances at the ugly truth of menstruation— all the burdens of going through puberty have been boxed into Netflix’s new animated comedy, “Big Mouth.” This past September, Netflix released an original, new project, shedding light into the embarrassing ong...

What Do We think About Stranger Things 2?

What Do We think About Stranger Things 2?

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

November 15, 2017


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Stranger Things has been the subject of an internet frenzy since release the weekend before Halloween. Its teasers and trailers, the first of them which had been released during the Super Bowl Halftime, portrayed the most interesting aspects of the season. Although Netflix’s reliability on binge watching hel...

Swift rises from the ashes with “reputation”

Swift rises from the ashes with “reputation”

Vanessa Vazquez, highlights contributor

November 10, 2017


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Taylor Swift sings of the intimacies of romance with new album "reputation".

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Have You Heard About Zoé Somersall?

Have You Heard About Zoé Somersall?

Savannah Payne, highlights contributor

November 9, 2017


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Since four weeks old, senior Zoé Somersall has been working in the modeling industry. With modeling been a trend in her nuclear family, she became fascinated by the stories of traveling the world modeling her parents would tell her about and decided to pursue it herself. Since her first modeling...

Barrow Goes Cherry Picking

Barrow Goes Cherry Picking

Makayla Bell, highlights contributor

October 18, 2017


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This year, a playwright’s festival in New York City was held, bringing about an ambience of creativity, inspiration and opportunity to the Big Apple. This is a reality that has happened to a selected few including the school’s very own drama teacher, Tracy Barrow-Schoenblatt. The opportunity to have a p...

Let’s Talk About… DACA

Let’s Talk About… DACA

Arianna Peña, highlights contributor

October 15, 2017


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A few weeks ago President Trump had Attorney General Jeff Sessions reveal to the public that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also known as DACA, would be repealed. This affects dreamers, adults and children who came to the United States as children illegally. Highlights got students’ opinions about the DACA repeal.

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Album Review: Lorde’s Resurrection in Melodrama

Album Review: Lorde’s Resurrection in Melodrama

Tatiana Campos, highlights contributor

August 30, 2017


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Four years after her debut album, Pure Heroine, Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor— better known by her stage name, Lorde— has grown beyond belief. In her second studio album, Melodrama, she opens up about her journey through the bliss and shambles of her relationships. With the sheer level of intimacy and...

Spotlight: McCluskey takes on The Performing Arts Project

Spotlight: McCluskey takes on The Performing Arts Project

Savannah Payne, highlights contributor

August 29, 2017


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An average hallway on the Wake Forest University Campus sets the stage for an original performance from the research and development portion of The Performing Arts Project (TRAP). Senior and newly appointed Troupe President Sarah McCluskey joins the scene completely drenched in water. One night, the area u...

A Party You Do Not Want to Miss

A Party You Do Not Want to Miss

Mariam Vela, highlights contributor

August 17, 2017


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Based on the 1928 poem by Joseph Moncure March, Area Stage Company’s “Wild Party” delivers on every single mark. From one flashy musical number to the next, scorewriter Andrew Lippa evokes sounds and rhythms that transport audience members right into the Jazz Age, where this risque and fiercely ...

Back to the 80s

Luis Toruno, highlights contributor

December 12, 2016


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Last month marked the 30th anniversary of one of the most memorable buddy-cop shows that has ever graced our television sets: “Miami Vice.” And odds are, if you look hard enough in the back of your parent’s closet, you’ll find a dingy cardboard box filled with classics like these and much mo...

Katherine Leiva: Advisor to the Alliance

Katherine Leiva: Advisor to the Alliance

Natalie Viglucci, highlights contributor

February 24, 2016


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Katherine Leiva, who as a teen joined her own high school Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) club as an ally for her best friend, is now advancing her commitment to tolerance among peers by becoming the advisor to the school’s chapter. GSA is an organization that consists of a series of student-run clubs...

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