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Why Does ICE Continue to Lose the Trust of Citizens?

Medical neglect by ICE towards immigrants throughout the years has shown a repulsive manner of the way these people are treated.

Gabriela McGrath Moreira, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

Scandal after scandal, the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement has lost the trust of the people. From separating children from their families to the horrible conditions at Detention centers and now forced sterilization of women, ICE has proven to be a monstrosity. Did you know that ICE...

Extreme Conditions: the Climate Crisis in the United States

As the world continues to battle COVID-19, climate change has not stopped and many are starting to suffer the consequences.

Gabriela McGrath Moreira, Staff Writer

October 14, 2020

As the treacherous wildfires sweep through the western part of the United States and massive storms form all over the Atlantic Ocean, it is important to note that extreme weather is not normal and it is an evident sign that our environment is suffering. This new reality that we are witnessing is not...

Trump Continues to Downplay COVID-19 after Testing Positive

Even after contracting the deadly COVID-19 virus, Trump seems to still not understand that him downplaying it will only make the pandemic worse in the United States.

Mia Cabrera, Staff Writer

October 10, 2020

After news spread on Oct. 2 that President Trump had been infected with COVID-19, many were in shock that one of the few people adamant about the virus not being serious contracted it. With him experiencing the virus first hand, there were high hopes that he would begin to acknowledge the seriousness...

Should We Cancel Cancel-Culture?

Cancel culture, a toxic social media phenomenon, needs to be canceled itself.

Mia Cabrera, Staff Writer

October 9, 2020

Although fame may have its perks, it also has its downsides, leaving celebrities with practically no privacy. Everything a public figure does or says gets put under the spotlight to be analyzed by their millions of fans. While some celebrities stay “unproblematic”, others do not and become the targets...

Trump’s Taxes: The Signs of A Failed Businessman

The New York Times released a very long overdue article on Trump's tax returns this past week.

Lucia Chico, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

With less than 40 days until election, The New York Times published an extensive investigation unveiling President Trump’s tax records, which many Americans have wanted to see since his first presidential campaign. Since the campaigning stage of his late political career, he has not released his t...

Are Conspiracy Theories a Threat to Lives and Democracy?

QAnon believer found in Trump rally crowd.

Lucia Chico, Staff Writer

October 7, 2020

Social media began as a tool to keep in contact with friends, family and old colleagues. It was an incredible creation, giving people a new way to share their daily life and opinions. In recent years, however, social media companies have unfortunately been engulfed by competition and the need for profit...

The Climate Crisis

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Rafael Sans, highlights newsmagazine contributor

October 5, 2020

With the climate crisis in the world considerably worsening, the time left to save the planet is gradually getting shorter. Record unstable temperatures, increased pollution and the degradation of aquatic habitats have been widely spoken about by various news sources in recent years. As the situation ...

Dear Breonna Taylor: A Letter

This past Saturday, a peaceful protest was held in Downtown Miami, to stand in solidarity with Breonna Taylor and her family as the police officers involved in her murder have not been charged for it.

Lauren Gregorio, Opinion Editor

October 3, 2020

Dear Breonna Taylor, I am appalled by the behavior that has been bestowed on your name. To give a little back story on her case for those of you reading, she was a phenomenal EMT working round the clock to save lives. On Mar. 13th, 2020, officers Jonathan Mattingly, Brett Hankison and Miles Cosgrove...

Should the Notorious RBG Be Replaced So Soon?

Donald Trump wants to immediately fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's spot with a woman who is against all of the views she held.

Leidi-Di Salcedo-Urena, Staff Writer

October 1, 2020

On Sep. 18, 2020, the American people were saddened and heartbroken by the news of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing. Also known as RBG, she was a Supreme Court justice who was a fierce feminist and LGBTQ+ ally. She aided in the legalization of gay marriage under the Obama administration and despite her...

Wildfires Blaze Western States

A piece of burning debris, such as the one pictured, could easily cause the same wildfires seen in western states due to their dry climate.

Massimo Aguila, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

With all of the chaos that has occurred this year, it seems as if the Australian forest fires back in January were centuries ago, many believing that would be the last time there would be news of such devastating blazes. However, these enormous wildfires here in our very own nation have stolen headlines...

Welcoming the Class of 2024

Welcoming the Class of 2024

Arianna Hoyos, Staff Writer

September 10, 2020

The rush of walking into high school on your first day as one leaves their middle school years behind, the embarrassment that comes with getting lost the halls and asking seniors about how to get somewhere and making it to class late- these are just a few of the emotions freshmen encounter during their...

Is K12 Worth the Hassle?

As everyone was scrambling to make it to class on time, the majority of students were not able to access the K12 platform that the County wanted to use.

Abigail Felan, Staff Writer

September 9, 2020

With the first day of school bringing new students, teachers and technology, it is understandable that there would be some struggles with the start of virtual learning. For teachers, the start of school meant learning how to use and teach on completely new software that differed from the user-friendly...

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