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Cheap cuisine to fit any diet

Maxwell Landy, Video Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

In the world of a high school student, money is necessary. While everyone wants to look the best, people also want to eat well. Not wanting to spend their allowance or hard earned money, the struggle to find affordable places to eat proves tough. Around Pinecrest, there are many places to grab a bite,...

Five must-have hair oils

Sydney Sancho, Life Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

In the beauty community, oils have received a bad reputation. Beauty ideals condemn natural oils often, promoting products intended to volumize and mattify hair. Yet the constant depletion of natural oils can wreak havoc on hair follicles. The absence of hair oil leads to an absence of moisture which...

Recapping Ultra Music Festival 2017

Recapping Ultra Music Festival 2017

Maxwell Landy, Video Editor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

With roots in the underground of the music industry, EDM has evolved into a staple in the mainstream. Starting as small performances on the beach, Miami has been a hub of the music genre. Ultra Music Festival, commonly referred to as UMF, occurs annually in March. It sells three day passes to the concert...

Assessing the cultural obsession with butts

Assessing the cultural obsession with butts

Chrystal Peterson, Print Editor-in-Chief
March 26, 2017
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

From Nicki Minaj to Jennifer Lopez, the obsession over butts has exploded in the last 10 years-- a cultural obsession to get the hourglass shape ending in a round behind. A revolution from the typical chest enhancement, butt enhancements were originally fattened by silicone implants and are more desired t...

The art of binge-watching

Mia Zaldivar, Design Editor
March 25, 2017
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

A common practice in today’s era consists of curling up in bed completing TV shows on Netflix. Binge-watching has become a prevalent hobby, with more streaming services becoming easily accessible such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Enduring a tough week at school and staying up until 12 a.m. every night due to...

Who is Kimberly Bryant?

Who is Kimberly Bryant?

Alexandra Pedroso, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

Kimberly Bryant, the founder of Black Girls Code, impacted many young women of color with her program. Black Girls Code’s mission is to train one million girls of color to code from the ages 7 to 17 by the year 2040. Bryant believes that the lack of black women in STEM fields is not due to a l...

Celebrating Ta-Nehisi Paul Coates

Celebrating Ta-Nehisi Paul Coates

Kalia Richardson, News Editor
February 27, 2017
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

To thrive in the crime ridden streets of Baltimore is equivalent to facing the elements of crime: guns, fists, knives, crack, rape and disease, according to the activist, educator, and American writer Ta-Nehisi Paul Coates who strongly advocates for African American rights. Coates hard roots developed on ...

Adjusting to stress as teenagers

Adjusting to stress as teenagers

Brianne Guanaga, Photographer
February 27, 2017
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

In high school, it seems almost impossible to live a balanced life while maintaining close to perfect grades, extracurriculars and your social life. As we get closer to leaving the doors of high school and comfort, we get more and more anxious with the growing difficulty of obstacles in life, which causes...

A complete list of the 89th Annual Academy Awards’ predicted winners

A complete list of the 89th Annual Academy Awards’ predicted winners

Annette Gonzalez, Staff Writer
February 26, 2017
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

The 89th annual Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel will broadcast on Sunday, February 26th and features 24 categories. This year’s nominees include familiar faces like Natalie Portman, Ryan Gosling and Viola Davis and some more recent actors like Lin-Manuel Miranda. The event will take place at th...

Black History Month’s 21st century public figures: Jesse Williams

Black History Month’s 21st century public figures: Jesse Williams

Sofia Brand, Photographer
February 25, 2017
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

Behind the scripts and cameras of the Grey’s Anatomy set, Jesse Williams takes part in his community as an activist. Williams, known for playing a Dermatologist on the hit television series Grey’s Anatomy, also plays an important role as being the youngest member of the board of directors at The A...

How to have a peaceful breakup

Inez Laborn, Staff Writer
February 19, 2017
Filed under Culture, Life, Top Stories

Lets just start by saying this: not every relationship goes swell and those relationships often end with a bad breakup. Although, the action of breaking up with someone can feel difficult. Breaking up can be very simple. When you are breaking up with someone, DO NOT and I repeat DO NOT do so over te...

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