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Miami’s Phase Two Reopening: Is it Worth It?

Indoor Dining is starting to come back as we approach Labor Day. This may lead to detrimental consequences such as a spike in cases.

Gabriela Moreira, Staff Writer

September 7, 2020

The past few months have been a stressful time for Floridians as we saw a spike in Coronavirus cases statewide which caused cities like Miami to become one of the global epicenters. Only recently have we been able to finally bring down the curve. Nevertheless, that does not mean precautions put in place...

Hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 Cure: Up for Debate

A debate has sparked in the U.S. as politicians and medical experts contest the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine as a form of treating or preventing Coronavirus cases.

Audrey Lezcano, Staff Writer

August 24, 2020

Finding a cure or treatment for the Coronavirus has become a pressing matter over the past few months. Scientists and medical professionals are still searching for ways to create a vaccine or treatment for this virus. As a result, the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients and even possibly...

Live and Learn: The NBA Bubble

The NBA season continues in Orlando as the leagues use of practical principles allow the eyes of the country back on basketball.

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

August 23, 2020

On March 11, the National Basketball Association correspondent Shams Charania reported Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert had tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. Shortly after, the NBA was suspended with no clear resumption date in sight.  That night may have been the first true wake-up call for many...

COVID-19 Impacts CAF&DM Publications

Virtual summer production week began Monday, August 10 for the Highlights staff via zoom. They are training in their staff on how to write for each section, of their magazine, photography, ethics and more. They are also working on their first issue of the school year.

Isabel Donner, Staff Writer

August 12, 2020

With the onset of COVID-19, many changes have come about, most being especially prevalent when it comes to school. The Communication Arts, Film and Digital Media academy, specifically, has experienced a great amount of upheaval with the loss of ability to meet in person. This year, the CAF&DM publications...

Have Our Leaders Done Enough to Help Stop the COVID-19 Spread?

Currently, masks are not mandated by Florida Governor DeSantis. However, it is vital to continue wearing them in public places because this simple activity is highly effective in lessening the spread.

Lauren Gregorio, Opinion Editor

July 22, 2020

Coronavirus has been the center of discussion all over the world. What started out as a small outbreak in Wuhan, China has transformed into a global pandemic. From wearing masks out to staying six feet apart, these precautions have become the new normal. In an attempt to mitigate the situation, lead...

Would Reopening Schools in the Fall be a Wise Choice?

The White House blocked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from testifying on reopening schools  in front of Capitol Hill lawmakers.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

July 22, 2020

As of July 2020, the state of Florida has surpassed 300,000 COVID-19 cases, quickly becoming the United States' epicenter of the virus. The surge of cases is due to many citizens refusing to wear masks with many also ignoring social distancing rules. The growing amount of individuals who do not believe ...

Ana Font Donates Masks To Those In Need

Ana Font has spent most of her free time creating masks to donate.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

May 25, 2020

The shortage of masks caused by the coronavirus has left those in need distressed. Many essential shops are not permitting people to step foot in unless they are wearing protective gear, this may be a challenge for those who have not gotten the chance to buy any type of masks. Sophomore Ana Font realized...

Stephanie Duque: Making Masks for Frontline Workers

Stephanie Duque wearing one of her first masks she made.

Allison Cajina, Staff Writer

May 25, 2020

Sophomore Stephanie Duque has taken it upon herself to make her own masks due to shortages of them around the nation. With COVID-19 spreading rapidly throughout Florida, citizens have purchased or taken most surgical masks available in stores and hospitals which inevitably affected those who were not...

COVID-19 Panic Fuels Racist Sentiments

A mixture of fear and ignorance during the Coronavirus pandemic has brewed intense feelings of racism towards Asians.

Sofia Cruz, Staff Writer

May 10, 2020

The outbreak of Coronavirus has generated fear amongst citizens of the world. Unfortunately, much of this fear and uncertainty has been transformed into xenophobic tendencies towards minority groups of immigrants. The brunt of these negative emotions has mainly been absorbed by Asians, particularly the...

Meat Shortages Predicted Due to Covid-19

Meat shortages are predicted to occur due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

May 5, 2020

As South Dakota and other major meat-producing states struggle to combat Coronavirus, their factories are being forced to shut down due to the high infection rate amongst its workers. This closing has and will create a food shortage of unknown size, euthanize a large amount of livestock and potentially...

Is Now the Time to Reopen Florida’s Beaches?

As Coronavirus continues to spread throughout the world, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has decided to let cities open up their beaches this past week.

Nataly Leiva, Staff Writer

May 3, 2020

On April 17, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis began reopening beaches and parks in Jacksonville as more states have decided to loosen restrictions enforced during this pandemic. DeSantis stated that Florida municipalities have the authority to open up its beaches as long as people practiced social distancing...

What Should You Be Doing During Quarantine?

The Game of Life is one of the many board games you can play with your family during this tough time.

Audrey Simon, Staff Writer

April 26, 2020

As of right now, the world is on pause due to the worldwide spread of the Coronavirus. People have been forced into the confinement of their homes until further notice, and schools have been closed indefinitely. This has caused people to get a little restless after spending almost a month now in quarantine....

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