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How CTE continues to be treated

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor

The sport of football has gained the reputation of being violent and has always been dominated by muscular men. One of the main characteristics in football is the act of tackling, which can lead to many concussions. The disease Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy is the consequence of repeated blows to the head in sports like football. When CTE was discovered by the Nigerian-...

May 28, 2017No Comments

Panthers win the Class 9A Regional Championship

Panthers win the Class 9A Regional Championship

Thomas Martinez, Online Editor-in-Chief

Survive and advance, they did. Panther baseball beat the Coral Gables Cavaliers in the Class 9A regional finals at Coral Reef Park today, 3-1, to advance to next week’s...

May 23, 2017No Comments

FACEOFF: Should Bandwagon Fans be Left Alone?

FACEOFF: Should Bandwagon Fans be Left Alone?

Thomas Martinez and Benjamin Spiegelman

INTRO: Bandwagon fans are commonalities at all college and professional sporting events. They are here to stay too. But, should they? While many argue that they should be ...

May 19, 2017No Comments

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FEATURE

ICYMI: Former U.S. Surgeon General urges Palmetto students to combat e-cigarette usage

ICYMI: Former U.S. Surgeon General urges Palmetto students to combat e-cigarette usage

Marlowe Starling, Editor-in-Chief of The Panther

On Thursday, May 18, the U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy walked down the aisle of the Miami Palmetto Senior High auditorium amidst a roar of applause from students ...

May 21, 2017No Comments

A student’s dream to attend West Point is achieved

A student’s dream to attend West Point is achieved

Sabrina Catalan

On May 10, 2017, Justin Ortiz, a senior at Miami Palmetto Senior High, accepted his certificate of appointment from the United States Military Academy at West Point. It was...

May 10, 2017No Comments

ICYMI: The Panther Voice offers faculty the spotlight

ICYMI: The Panther Voice offers faculty the spotlight

Alexandra Pedroso, Staff Writer

On Tuesday April 18th, Palmetto Senior High’s teachers sang on stage and performed for our entertainment. The event was sponsored by the class of 2018 and amused all t...

April 20, 2017No Comments

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LIFE

Analyzing solo careers of former One Direction members

Brianne Guanaga, Photographer

It was the year 2010 and the X-Factor was fairly a new television show. Fast forward two years later, the same five teenage boys who once performed in front of three judges, went on to win third place on the X-Factor and form the biggest boyband in the world.. In 2015, One Direction earned the title for the only band or artist that got No.1 on the charts for their first...

May 23, 2017No Comments

Six Ways to Become a People Person

Brianne Guanaga, Photographer

For teenagers who do not necessarily define themselves as a “people person,” it seems rather difficult to express or communicate with strangers or even acquaintances in social situations. No matter how much we try to feel comfortable around a group of people, it seems as if we fail to communicate, always thinking of the different ways to quietly exit a room without...

May 15, 2017No Comments

Previewing Rolling Loud Music Festival

Previewing Rolling Loud Music Festival

Brianne Guanaga, Photographer

From May 5-7, the biggest names in Rap/Hip-Hop are going to be in the City of Miami for the hip-hop music festival, Rolling Loud. The lineup for the three-day event includes...

May 4, 2017No Comments

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INSIGHT

Debunking the Myths about Community Colleges

Annette Gonzalez, Staff Writer

Community colleges such as Miami Dade are commonly looked down upon by many people for their generous acceptance rates and relatively affordable nature. Despite the many benefits and seemingly convenient characteristics of these schools, they go on surrounded by stigmatization and remain associated with stupidity and lower quality education by those brainwashed by the...

May 24, 2017No Comments

The Inaccurate Portrayal of Mental Health in Television

Kalia Richardson, News Editor

Every case is different. The chances of an individual morphing into a reptilian like beast with rhinoceros tusks and abducting young girls, presents an unlikely case. With reference to the recently released movie “Split” the main character experiences 23 personas as a result of Dissociative Identity Disorder. The hit Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” features a fictional...

May 14, 2017No Comments

AP Season: How Important is it to pass AP Exams?

Kalia Richardson, News Editor

As we arrive into the months of April, May and June, springing swiftly into end of the year exams, tensions rise and palms sweat. This buildup of emotions equates to the dreaded AP exam: a wasteful series of procedures that may not even ensure passing to begin with. Consider the uncomfortable situation: glued to a wooden chair for three hours hypnotized by the vivid white...

May 6, 2017No Comments

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BLOGS

Leap of faith

Leap of faith

Remy Farkas, Editor-in-Chief of The Panther

We have reached the final quarter of the final year of high school. These last nine weeks consist of countless decisions and a sense of excitement combined with nostalgia. The t...

March 31, 2017No Comments

Thomas Perez: A Disappointing Appointment

Thomas Perez: A Disappointing Appointment

Attila Dos Santos, Staff Writer

If boredom and stale, unsuccessful politics had a face, it would be that of former Labor Secretary under President Obama and newly appointed leader of the Democratic party ...

February 27, 2017No Comments

TPP #3: Anti-semitism or anti-Trumpism?

Attila Dos Santos, Staff Writer

Here we are again, going over yet another accusation on President Trump; only now he is not a fascist but an anti-semite. This allegation arose after a wave of threats towards Jewish communities and buildings spread throughout the U.S. The count keeps climbing, with over 50 threats on 54 Jewish communities since the beginning of the year, according to the JCC Associatio...

February 23, 2017No Comments

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