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Donna Shalala

Donna Shalala

November 4, 2018


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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


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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...

Daniel Toll’s Special Addition at Gables

Daniel Toll’s Special Addition at Gables

Natalie Abrahantes, highlights contributor

October 7, 2018


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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


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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. ...

McCain leaves behind a lasting legacy

McCain leaves behind a lasting legacy

Alexander Sutton, highlights contributor

September 7, 2018


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John McCain was born into public service. He entered the world on a Naval Air Station in a U.S.-controlled territory, the Panama Canal Zone, and throughout his childhood, he traveled with his father to various naval postings in the U.S. and the Pacific. Both his father and grandfather were Naval acad...

‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’: A second chance at success

‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’: A second chance at success

Melanie Nunez, highlights contributor

August 23, 2018


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'Mamma Mia' grabbed the attention of people all over the world with happy tunes and a charismatic cast. The iconic songs were brought to life by the amazing singers featured in the film. Given the original film’s popularity, it does not come as a surprise that “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” rec...

A Q/A with Florida’s next governor

A Q/A with Florida’s next governor

Alexander Sutton, highlights contributor

June 5, 2018


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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...

Cardi B Back on the Beat

Cardi B Back on the Beat

Mathilde Requier, highlights contributor

May 3, 2018


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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...

The Truth Behind “Truth or Dare”

The Truth Behind “Truth or Dare”

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

May 1, 2018


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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...

A Brilliant Mind: Commemorating Stephen Hawking

A Brilliant Mind: Commemorating Stephen Hawking

Mathilde Requier, highlights contributor

March 21, 2018


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At first, March 14 seemed like any other day. Besides being “Pi day”, it was another day of work and dealing with the struggles of the daily life. This was until the world found out it had lost one of the most unique and astonishing scientists in history, Stephen Hawking. His death proved to not only be...

Senior Yanik Ariste wins award from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Senior Yanik Ariste wins award from the Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Mariam Vela, highlights contributor

February 18, 2018


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On Feb. 7, senior Yanik Ariste was presented the “Business & Entrepreneurship Youth Award” at the ceremony by BBVA Compass.

Orange You Glad? Rozalyn Franklin Nominated!

Orange You Glad? Rozalyn Franklin Nominated!

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

February 16, 2018


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Franklin has recently been named a nominee for the Miami International Film Festival for her film “Roz’s Oranges.”

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