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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

Countdown to Graduation Day 3: Graduation Speakers prepare for the big stage

Countdown to Graduation Day 3: Graduation Speakers prepare for the big stage

Mia Zaldivar, Design Editor

On June 5, 2017, Miami Palmetto Senior High’s graduating class of 2017 will become Panther alumni at the Watsco Center at the University of Miami. Nostalgia will satura...

May 29, 2017No Comments

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

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LIFE

Countdown to Graduation Day 6: Make your last summer count

Countdown to Graduation Day 6: Make your last summer count

Susan Aghedo, Copy Editor

As graduation stands a hairs width away, a care-free summer looms for many seniors. It is time to say the last true goodbyes--or see ya laters--to friends who will now be states ...

June 2, 2017No Comments

Countdown to Graduation Day 5: Graduation Gift Ideas

Countdown to Graduation Day 5: Graduation Gift Ideas

Jenna Bondy and Cami Myers

With graduation season comes the multiple graduation parties. Each year, many friends and relatives find themselves struggling to come up with gift ideas for these new alumni....

June 1, 2017No Comments

Countdown to Graduation Day 4: Grad Week Playlist

Countdown to Graduation Day 4: Grad Week Playlist

Camila Myers and Mia Zaldivar

With high school graduation less than six days, a time of reflection ensues. The jubilation of completing our biggest chapter academically awaits, and here's your playlist of background music as you make memories of a lifetime soon!...

May 30, 2017No Comments

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INSIGHT

Is this generation overly sensitive?

Camila Myers and Mia Zaldivar

This face-off was originally slated to be posted in our recently published issue of our publication but due to a printing error, the wrong article was published instead. Here is Issue 8's face-off, with Insight Editor, Camila Myers, arguing that our generation is too sensitive to criticism and Design Editor, Mia Zaldivar, presenting a counterargument. Yes: The curre...

June 6, 2017No Comments

Does Being an Athlete Help You Get Into Top Colleges?

Does Being an Athlete Help You Get Into Top Colleges?

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor

The application process, which can seem daunting, may be a little less frightening for star high school athletes. If a university wants to have successful athletics, they...

May 31, 2017No Comments

Countdown to Graduation Day 1: One More Wait

Countdown to Graduation Day 1: One More Wait

Morgan Elmslie, Senior Copy Editor

If someone more mathematically inclined than I multiplied and added all of the hours we’ve dedicated to school since, well, the womb, and subtracted all those convenient...

May 27, 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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