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Shipped in Sushi

Shipped in Sushi

Alma Martinez, highlights contributor

September 18, 2018


Filed under highlights, The Scene (highlights)

For many, having their dinner arrive on a miniature Japanese fishing boat may not have made it onto their bucket list; however, Sushy Lucy’s floating boats are definitely worth saving a spot. Though the fluorescent lights and hole-in-the-wall feel may not look like much from the outside, diml...

Cristina Abello: Diving into Success

Cristina Abello: Diving into Success

Mathilde Requier, Social Media Manager

September 14, 2018


Filed under highlights, Sports (highlights)

Although she may seem like an average freshman, Cristina Abello dedicates her time to a unique and distinct sport: diving. While it is still not mainstream, diving has developed into one of the most attractive sports in the world. Until two years ago, Abello would have never imagined that one day she would...

McCain leaves behind a lasting legacy

McCain leaves behind a lasting legacy

Alexander Sutton, highlights contributor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Features (highlights), 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...

The Game that Brought Tragedy to Jacksonville

The Game that Brought Tragedy to Jacksonville

Melanie Estrada, Staff Writer

September 2, 2018


Filed under International & Domestic, News (highlights)

On Aug. 26, 2018, Jacksonville's Gaming tournament turned into one of the most devastating days of the participants' lives. The players were competing for the chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to Las Vegas, where they would have had the chance to play for glamorous prizes in Sin City's famous Madden...

Cav nation resurgence

Cav nation resurgence

Gregoire Winston, highlights contributor

August 27, 2018


Filed under highlights, Sports (highlights), Uncategorized

On a humid night, with a glowing full moon in the sky, the Cavaliers varsity football team were set to confront their opponents: the South-Dade Buccaneers. For teams throughout high school football, winning the first game of the season can be a true stepping stone for the future. Beating your oppone...

University of Miami holds annual concussion workshop

University of Miami holds annual concussion workshop

Natalie Abrahantes, highlights contributor

August 23, 2018


Filed under highlights, Sports (highlights)

The University of Miami Health System Concussion Program held its annual workshop on sport-related concussions in an effort to educate trainers on the importance of recognizing and assessing brain injuries. The seminar took place on Aug. 1 at the Concussion Clinic of the University of Miami, where a to...

‘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), 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...

Sit Back, Relax, and Play

Sit Back, Relax, and Play

Thomas Morcillo, highlights contributor

August 22, 2018


Filed under highlights, The Scene (highlights), Uncategorized

Nestled in a nondescript shopping center past  Florida International University’s (FIU) Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Mac and Chess offers a different type of dining experience centered around enjoying time with friends and family. For $5, the self-described “board game cafe,” located at 12486 ...

Spin scooters arrive in Coral Gables

Spin scooters arrive in Coral Gables

Lisbeth Arrieta, highlights contributor

August 22, 2018


Filed under highlights, News (highlights)

This summer, Coral Gables has teamed up with “Spin,” a company based in San Francisco, in hopes of easing traffic in the area. The company, founded in 2016, works on providing major cities in the United States with dock-less electric scooter rentals, which cost up $1 for every half hour, as an alternati...

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


Filed under highlights, opinion (highlights)

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 ...

A Q/A with Florida’s next governor

A Q/A with Florida’s next governor

Alexander Sutton, highlights contributor

June 5, 2018


Filed under Features (highlights), highlights

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...

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