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Politics shouldn’t go above relationships

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Opposing political views are causing a great divide in America, and regardless of differing views, politics shouldn't define relationships
November 2, 2020

     The beginning of the new decade has been nothing short of scandalous in the political world. From being on the brink of World War III only the third day into the year to the impeachment of our...

The controversy surrounding Mulan, Disney’s beloved Chinese heroine

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Disney's Mulan remake was problematic and poorly executed, resulting in millions of dollars lost and numerous angry viewers
November 2, 2020

     Disney's Mulan remake was an exceedingly popular topic of conversation this year, but for all the wrong reasons. While it was once largely anticipated by Disney fans, when details were revealed...

No Fans, No Motivation

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While fans have the possibility to watch games online, players' motivation and performance are significantly affected by the loss of crowd.
October 5, 2020

     The excitement of the crowd has always been a staple at sports games. Every touchdown, goal or block is indefinitely met with cheers from fans. Players would feel spurred on by the supportive...

The Climate Crisis

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With severe environmental degradation rapidly increasing as a result of human actions, Earth's condition will only worsen if no measures are taken
October 5, 2020

With the climate crisis in the world considerably worsening, the time left to save the planet is gradually getting shorter. Record unstable temperatures, increased pollution and the degradation of aquatic...

President Trump’s campaign threatened by TikTok, a Chinese owned company

President Trump's campaign threatened by TikTok, a Chinese owned company
With president Trump's rally sullied by TikTok teens and K-Pop fans, is the ongoing TikTok ban an excuse in sight of the 2020 presidential election?
September 14, 2020

      With growing distrust between China and the United States, the potential TikTok ban only adds more tension to the situation. On Aug. 6, 2020 President Donald J. Trump made an executive...

The College Pay Debate

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College athletes are treated with the same regard as the pros. It's time for them to get paid accordingly.
September 14, 2020

      College sports hosts some of the nation's most viewed events, often surpassing the viewership numbers of professional leagues. For this reason, colleges generate a lot of revenue from...

My Experience with the Coronavirus

My Experience with the Coronavirus
Senior Alexandra Torres shares her past experience dealing with the Coronavirus, giving advice to other students on how to approach the pandemic's side effects.
August 20, 2020

     With coronavirus being one of the only conversation topics in recent months, I mistakenly presumed I knew everything there was to know about the virus — every symptom, every case, every story....

DeSantis support for parental consent causes stir

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Abortion activists are concerned that a proposed bill will curtail the women's right to choose
April 13, 2020

 Abortion has become an increasingly controversial topic in politics.  One issue that has circulated through Florida is the bill SB 404 that would require minors to have parental consent before an abortion...

South Dixie under scrutiny

South Dixie under scrutiny
Referring back to the Confederacy and Civil War, South Dixie Highway, along with other roads, are subject to mass denial from the African American community.
April 13, 2020

Throughout American history, certain events have shaped the views currently held by many in society. For instance, African American slaves, during the Civil War struggled through famines, forced labor...

Is TikTok taking away from our concentration?

Is TikTok taking away from our concentration?
Since the introduction of social media the average attention span continues to decrease
March 30, 2020

During the era of social media which dictates the flow of global culture and popular trends, there have been rapid changes in people’s abilities to focus. Modern times move at swift paces at the hands...

College Football Coach resigns after pro-Hitler comment

College Football Coach resigns after pro-Hitler comment
Morris Berger, a recently hired football coach at Michigan’s Grand Valley State University (GVU), suffers the consequences of his on-record comment to say that he would take leadership skills from Adolf Hitler.
March 30, 2020

Crimes against humanity are no joking matter to most people. For Morris Berger, however, Hitler’s “leadership skills” are ideas he personally takes into consideration.  Now former football coach,...

Undermining a greener Gables

Coral Gables dissaproves  of street facing solar panels because it hurts the image of the city.
Coral Gables is surprisingly turning away from solar energy
December 19, 2019

Coral Gables, coined the City Beautiful, is known for its actions taken to make the city green and environmentally friendly as possible. However, leaders have decided that some of the most effective solar...

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