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Bernie Sanders for President…again?

Bernie Sanders for President…again?

Melanie Nunez, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

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


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

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

The Truth Behind the Health Craze

Emma Vela, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

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 ...

Wrestling the weight off

Wrestling the weight off

Natalie Abrahantes, highlights contributor

March 22, 2019


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights), Sports (highlights)

It is a well-established fact that the sport of wrestling requires a rigorous diet plan. Wrestlers are under constantly worry about their weight, which then leads to very restricted meal intakes and unhealthy amounts of exercise. What often goes unnoticed though is that all these negative habits are d...

Caroling with Consumerism

Caroling with Consumerism

Audrey Weigel, highlights contributor

January 7, 2019


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

As December and the holiday season is coming to a close, families have begun to put away their holiday decorations, choirs have stopped caroling and companies are restocking their stores. Culturally, we have accepted that as streets fill with Christmas, Kwanzaa and Hanukkah decorations, stores receive a h...

highlights Deems the Smartphone Debate World’s Single Most Pressing Issue

highlights Deems the Smartphone Debate World’s Single Most Pressing Issue

Alexander Sutton, highlights contributor

January 7, 2019


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

America is split into two bitter halves. So much for “one nation, under God, indivisible.” Both factions are constantly at war with each other in comments sections, online forums and frequent public shouting matches that erupt without warning. The stark dichotomy in the nation is only going to be a...

The Diversity Dilemma

The Diversity Dilemma

Audrey Weigel, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights), Uncategorized

Are under-qualified minorities being handed jobs solely because of their race or gender? This question has spurred controversy over whether or not companies should embrace diversity in the workplace. But the answer as to what companies should do is clear: instead of viewing the inclusion of minorities as ...

An Ethical Death?

An Ethical Death?

Annie La Roche, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights), Uncategorized

      Almost everyone in their lifetime wonders how and when they will die. Some people get to choose how they wish to die when they are terminally ill.  This is called euthanasia, which is defined as a direct process to end someone’s suffering with full consent from the suffering individual. ...

A New Low for the Nation’s Highest Court

A New Low for the Nation’s Highest Court

Alexander Sutton, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

When Justice Kavanaugh was confirmed to the nation's highest court this Saturday, Oct. 6, the nation jumped through the window that Donald Trump’s election opened in 2016. The next age of the U.S. political process has indeed taken hold, and the implications are relevant not only to judges and congress...

13 Reasons Why Not: A Corporate Exploitation of Mental Illness and Trauma

13 Reasons Why Not: A Corporate Exploitation of Mental Illness and Trauma

Estelle Erwich, highlights contributor

June 21, 2018


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

In the weeks leading up to the release of the second installment of the Netflix series “13 Reasons Why,” excitement built with the prospect of the next “binge-worthy” season. The show, originally based off of a novel by Jay Asher, follows the story of the suicide of Hannah Baker, who leaves beh...

Charities: A World of Corruption

Charities: A World of Corruption

Alexandra Torres, highlights contributor

June 5, 2018


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Whether it be a natural disaster, a worldwide epidemic or a serious medical condition, there is always a myriad of charities waiting to assist, promising monetary aid, comfort and other forms of assistance to those affected. Certain charities though, such as the American Red Cross (ARC), Autism Speaks ...

Closing the Gates: The Cons of New School Policy

Closing the Gates: The Cons of New School Policy

Savannah Payne, highlights contributor

May 7, 2018


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

Following the recent events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fl, Miami-Dade County Public Schools have implemented new regulations to increase school safety. The recent limitation to school entrances, while an effort to decrease potential school threats, is misguided and unproductive. ...

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