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The Weekly Update with TM & BR Episode X: A Year in Review Edition

The Weekly Update with TM & BR Episode X: A Year in Review Edition

June 6, 2017
Filed under International, Local, National, NEWS, Top Stories

The Weekly Update is The Panther's flagship news program, broadcasted with an aim to recap the most important news of the week within the halls of Palmetto, locally, nationally and nationally. Co-anchors Thomas Martinez and Blake Rubenstein are rising seniors who hope to educate and entertain. Enjoy and...

Countdown to Graduation Day 2: Picking your major based on passion vs. potential income

Countdown to Graduation Day 2: Picking your major based on passion vs. potential income

Alec Lanzas, Sports Editor
May 28, 2017
Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

Many consider choosing a college major to be the first step toward a career path. Over the years, there has been constant controversy over whether majors should be chosen based on passion or potential of a higher a salary later in life. There is, however, no denying the fact that certain majors often...

Trump Administration drops Michelle Obama’s Eating Healthy Initiative

Trump Administration drops Michelle Obama’s Eating Healthy Initiative

Attila Dos Santos, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

During the Obama administration, then-First Lady Michelle Obama implemented an initiative to introduce healthier standards for food distributed in public schools across the United States. Part of her Let’s Move campaign, its goal was to reduce the rate of child obesity in the country and ensure all...

Flynn offers to testify if granted immunity

Natalie Askowitz, Copy Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

In a statement on March 30, former National Security Adviser, General Michael Flynn, offered to testify in front of a congressional investigative committee, if in return, he is granted full immunity for his testimony. General Flynn was an advisor to the Trump presidential campaign and served as the president's...

Palmetto Trump supporters share their thoughts on the country

Palmetto Trump supporters share their thoughts on the country

Susan Aghedo, Copy Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

Donald Trump was once a billionaire real estate mogul who made a cameo in Home Alone 2, hosted Celebrity Apprentice and generally stayed to himself. Then he announced his candidacy and shot to even greater popularity—and newfound infamy. He created two conflicting flocks with his unfiltered words an...

Transgender boy wins girls state wrestling championship

Transgender boy wins girls state wrestling championship

Kalia Richardson, News Editor
March 20, 2017
Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

Mack Beggs, 17-years-old transgender boy from Cypress, Texas faced controversy after winning the University Interscholastic League Class 6A Girl’s National Wrestling championship Feb. 25. Opinions diverge between whether or not it was fair for Beggs to compete against the girls. Consider this. Beggs, i...

Trump tax returns finally released to the public

Trump tax returns finally released to the public

Atilla Dos Santos, Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

On Tuesday March 14, MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow received part of President Trump’s 2005 tax returns. Pulitzer Prize winner and tax issues specialist David Cay Johnston who frequently writes opinion pieces for USA Today, the New York Daily News and others, received the returns earlier that same day i...

Obamacare replacement proposal

Obamacare replacement proposal

Attila Dos Santos, Staff Writer
March 13, 2017
Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

Last week, the White House released its new plan to repeal and replace Obamacare with Trumpcare. The bill will keep the more popular parts of Obamacare while modifying or completely changing other parts of it. Similarly to Obamacare, the proposal allows children to be covered by their parents’ insuran...

Evaulating the new Trump travel ban

Evaulating the new Trump travel ban

Attila Dos Santos, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017
Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

On March 6, President Trump signed his newly updated and revised travel ban, which replaced the previously suspended and highly controversial one. The ban’s revisions promise transparency and fairness while upholding the First Amendment right, specifically protection from religious persecution. The...

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