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South Florida Oceans are in Deep Trouble!

Florida's Key Biscane Beach  is one of the many affected by the red tide of algae.

Mark Snyder, Staff Writer

August 15, 2018

Florida Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency on Monday, Aug. 15, due to a rapid accumulation of algae in the water system known as the red tide. Caused by algal blooms, the 'red tide' is when certain types of algae become so numerous that they discolor coastal waters and give them a red...

Controversial Mosquito Fumigations

When it comes to fumigations of mosquitoes, Miami-Dade has a budget of ten million to control the populations of mosquitoes. In some areas, mosquitoes have gotten so intense that people have implemented small drones.

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

May 6, 2018

As the days get hotter, and summer nears, mosquitoes swarm the Southern United States. This has resulted in years of complaining from neighborhoods due to irritating bites and the never-ending groups of accumulating insects in certain areas: these mostly pertain to rainy areas, specifically Miami-Dade....

Floods Along East Coast

Flooding throughout Miami Beach makes driving difficult.

Olivia Pelaez, Staff Writer

October 12, 2015

Over the past few days Miami Beach has experienced severe flooding, with some areas reporting more than ten inches of water. Experts believe the flooding is due to unusually high tides. Although Miami Beach has implemented a pump system in many areas to help stop the flooding, some of the aims do not...

Tropical Storm Erika Possibly Headed Towards Florida

No matter how little a storm you should always be prepared!

Catherine Healy, Business Manager

August 26, 2015

As of Aug. 26 Tropical Storm Erika is currently 120 miles east of Lesser Antilles, which is less than 1,500 miles from South Florida. In order to reach Florida it needs to survive through the Eastern Caribbean which is easier said than done. Its predecessor of a few days, Tropical Storm Danny, dissipated...

South Florida Holiday Getaways

Stilitsville is a beautiful location, perfect for a peaceful getaway.

Robert DeDonatis, Staff Writer

December 21, 2014

With the holiday season approaching quickly, everything can get a bit hectic. So, taking a nice and calm vacation close to home may be the perfect holiday escape. Here are some relaxing South Florida holiday getaways that can make your winter break the best one yet! The Keys: No list of soothing places ...

Rotary Art Festival

The festival brought over 150 diffrent artists together.

Camilo Bacca, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014

On February 22, the South Miami Rotary Art Festival celebrated art in its many forms at Sunset Mall in front of the movie theater and between Red Road and US 1. The festival lasted from 12:00 PM all the way to 6:00 PM, even though some exhibitors stayed behind longer. It featured an extraordinary variety...

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