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DeSantis support for parental consent causes stir

courtesy of politico.com

Melanie Nuñez, Staff Writer

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 is performed, regardless of situational circumstances, which is unsound.  Governor Ron D...

South Dixie under scrutiny

South Dixie under scrutiny

Gregiore Winston, Staff Writer

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 and an evident lack of freedom, which was then morphed into widespread discrimination. This injust...

Is TikTok taking away from our concentration?

Is TikTok taking away from our concentration?

Maya Shah, Staff Writer

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 of technology. News updates by the minute, social interactions through a screen, being one click away ...

College Football Coach resigns after pro-Hitler comment

College Football Coach resigns after pro-Hitler comment

Sharon Florez, Staff Writer

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, Berger, was at first suspended for his Hitler comment.   “We are conducting a thorough investi...

Undermining a greener Gables

Coral Gables dissaproves  of street facing solar panels because it hurts the image of the city.

Maya Shah, Staff Writer

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 panels clash too much with the aesthetic of the city when they refused permits to a resident for stree...

Addams Family did not need a resurrection

The Addams family, which first started off as a television series, has now come back as a cartoon adaption this 2019.

Maya Shah, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

The Addams Family got its new reboot which centers around the gothic family and their outcasted ways. However, this 2019 adaptation was an unnecessary one. Despite its heart-warming family message, the way it was carried out did not correlate with the classic movie franchise.  The plot circles around the iconic Addams fa...

The face of modern activism

16-year-old, Swedish activist Greta Thunberg captures world attention.

Austin Yagoda, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

At the New York Climate Action Summit, 16 year old Greta Thunberg delivered a powerful message to world leaders, saying “how dare you” to those who expect young people to be the hope for the future of the climate, rather than lifting a finger to do anything themselves. She demanded change and immedia...

I was the youngest person at the first 2020 Presidential Debate

I was the youngest person at the first 2020 Presidential Debate

Aya Hamza, Insight Editor

October 11, 2019

Since the seventh grade, my father and I have watched every presidential debate together, supplemented by all the Saturday Night Live parodies, of course. Growing up as an Iraqi-American, I have always gravitated towards the male-occupied side of the room where controversial takes on politics were ping-pon...

Euphoria Review

Rue Bennet, played by Zendaya and Jules Vaughn, played by Hunter Schafer star in new hit show Euphoria.

Isabella Ahumada, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

HBO’s new hit show Euphoria has gained a lot of attention for its unfiltered realness. The series demonstrates an accurate representation of the problems teenagers experience. Addiction, substance abuse, body-shaming, revenge porn, depression and the pressure of being sexually mature and navigating ...

Bernie Sanders for President…again?

Bernie Sanders for President...again?

Melanie Nunez, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

United States Senator Bernie Sanders recently announced that he will be entering the 2020 presidential race and neither him nor his supporters have shown any sign of discouragement following his 2016 defeat. In the 24 hours following his announcement, his campaign raised nearly $6 million in donations ...

Trump’s national emergency is not such an emergency

Trump's national emergency is not such an emergency

Gregoire Winston, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

Since announcing his candidacy in 2015, President Donald Trump promised a stronger America. With his ideas and thoughts relying on the slogan “Make America Great Again,” he vowed to decrease taxes, exit from the Paris Climate Accord, eradicate ISIS and, most importantly, build a 1,827 mile-long wall on...

The Truth Behind the Health Craze

Common health fads such as avocados and almond milk do more harm than good.

Emma Vela, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019

For years, social media and other platforms have been glamorizing certain foods labeled as healthy, but have been ignoring the worsening negative effects that these fads have on the environment. These foods are being grown, shipped and bought year-round despite not being in season. The mass production ...

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