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Secret Santa vs. White Elephant

Secret Santa vs. White Elephant

Gabriella Torna, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017


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'Tis the season to spread holiday cheer! As the holidays approach, there are many fun activities one can partake in throughout the month of December. Gift-giving activities such as Secret Santa and White Elephant are especially popular this time of year. These two activities are sure to make your holly-jolly...

Rollin’ Down to the Farm

Rollin’ Down to the Farm

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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  Our Rating: A++ On Nov. 1, we anxiously awaited the opening of one of South Florida's sweetest comfort spots. Crowds gather hours before the little shop opens just so they can have first dibs on the freshly baked foods. Knaus Berry Farm offers a wide range of  baked bread rolls, smooth...

An In-Depth Analysis of the Delicacies and Disgraces Featured on Thanksgiving Menus

An In-Depth Analysis of the Delicacies and Disgraces Featured on Thanksgiving Menus

Natalia Rodriguez and Alexander Yagoda

November 28, 2017


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Thanksgiving is the best American holiday, and that is a matter that is not up for contention. In fact, Thanksgiving is so important that Congress has declared it an official national holiday that is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November every year. Many people argue that the reason Thanksgi...

Trump’s Tweet Reviews

Trump’s Tweet Reviews

Alexander Yagoda and Emily Simon

November 27, 2017


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In honor of Twitter doubling their maximum character count to a grand 280 characters, it is best to reflect on the great tweets that have been blasted to the general public through this now infamous platform. Donald J. Trump, also known as the 45th president of the United States, has little hesitation i...

The Zombie Frappuccino: Better Left for Dead

The Zombie Frappuccino: Better Left for Dead

Emily Simon, Features/ Student Life Editor

November 3, 2017


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Our Rating: F Anxious to spend my Starbucks gift card, I entered the franchise determined to try a new cult beverage: the Zombie Frappuccino. As I waited in line to order, I questioned whether I should really spend the free drink that I had earned on a fad that would probably underperform my expe...

Students With School Spirit

Students With School Spirit

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


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This week from Monday to Thursday students have been demonstrating their school spirit with different daily attires. On the four days of the week, students participated in color wars, western day, and a "blast from the past" day. On the last day of the week, it was a seniors-only day, were our upperclassmen...

Soft or Hard Shells? Let’s Taco ‘Bout It

Soft or Hard Shells? Let’s Taco ‘Bout It

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


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As with any developed nation, the United States is a broiling pan of different ethnicities and cultures, especially so in Miami. One of the most well known of these cultures, especially where food is concerned, is the Mexican culture. The most popular food item of that culture, at least in the U.S.,...

Ben & Jerry’s vs. Whip n’ Dip

Ben & Jerry’s vs. Whip n’ Dip

Alexander Yagoda, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


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In the local area of Coral Gables and Miami, two ice cream shops have shown clear dominance in most others in popularity, these being the massive, multinational, Vermont-based ice cream chain Ben and Jerry's and the friendly neighborhood ice cream parlor Whip n' Dip. This article will be comparing them...

The Unicorn Frappuccino: Yay or Neigh?

The Unicorn Frappuccino: Yay or Neigh?

Mia Galex, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


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Our Rating: C By now, you have probably heard of Starbucks's limited edition drink, the Unicorn Frappuccino.  It has taken the coffee world by storm and received both criticism and praise for its unique taste. There is no doubt that the drink, which debuted on Wednesday, gets its name from it...

CrashCourse: A Study Tool

CrashCourse: A Study Tool

Olivia Pelaez, Reviews Editor

March 7, 2017


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Our Rating: A+ Whether cramming for an upcoming test or curious to learn about something new, CrashCourse is a great channel to check out on YouTube. Created by brothers John and Hank Green in 2012, their aim is to educate students in different topics they might be studying at school. Their introducti...

Board Games 101

Board Games 101

Kelsy Pacheco, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017


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As children, we didn't have the technology we have now growing up. Instead, we invented card games and played with an infinite amount of board games. Some of the board games that haven't lost their flare include: Cluedo/Clue: Our Rating: B- In the classic game of WhoDunIt? The players act as detectives...

The Ebb and Flow of the Memeconomy

The Ebb and Flow of the Memeconomy

Thomas Harley, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


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Memes, in the past decade, have directly grown in popularity with the expansion of both the internet and social media. Scroll through any teenager's Instagram feed, and a flurry of captioned photos involving comedic pop culture references will begin to appear. These memes often take controversial topics...

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