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Turtle International Football League: Buddle Huddies Edition

Turtle International Football League: Buddle Huddies Edition

Patrick Ales and Thomas Harley

September 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

The sport of fantasy football was established as not only a game of paper and pencil, but a game of heart. Even as the technological advancements of the late 20th century were made, and the game transitioned to a computerized system, the passion for the game of football has held strong in the hearts...

McCain leaves behind a lasting legacy

McCain leaves behind a lasting legacy

Alexander Sutton, highlights contributor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Features, highlights

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


Filed under Features, highlights

'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


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...

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


Filed under Features, highlights

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 19, 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


Filed under Features, highlights

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

Angie Lopez: Princess of Poetry

Angie Lopez: Princess of Poetry

Kevin Monjarrez, highlights contributor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Features, highlights

After much practice, student and poet Angie Lopez will be featured in Miami’s 10th Piano Slam.

Colony & Comb: Honey by Ansaldi

Colony & Comb: Honey by Ansaldi

Sophia Heilman, highlights contributor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Features, highlights

Located in South Miami, Colony and Comb is a family-run honey company managed by environmental science teacher Virginia Ansaldi. Three years ago, her husband, Ian Wogan, established the honey company, previously known as Garden of Ian, hoping to bring awareness to the drop in bee population and thre...

Miami’s Best Pizza Makes a Comeback

Miami’s Best Pizza Makes a Comeback

Amanda Pallas, highlights contributor

January 7, 2018


Filed under Features, highlights

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 ...

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