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Prom 2017: Preparation and Reflection

Kalia Richardson, News Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Events, Features, Top Stories

As the countdown to schools’ end takes flight, seniors take their last major event to great measures. In preparing for prom, the dress comes first. While dress prices normally range in the triple digits, senior Samantha Fitzgerald conveniently finds an overwhelmingly low price on top of limited tim...

Palmetto Class of 1967 takes a stroll down memory lane

Palmetto Class of 1967 takes a stroll down memory lane

Natalie Askowitz, Jack Cruz-Alvarez, and Marlowe Starling
March 28, 2017
Filed under Events, Features, Top Stories

Gray skies loomed over the Miami Palmetto’s entrance on Mar. 3, but that did not stop the Palmetto Class of 1967 from showing their pearly whites in bright smiles. In a spur-of-the-moment decision, the few alumni able to reconvene in Miami decided to plan a reunion, resulting in an inevitably...

Jen Namoff: Fulfilling a legacy

Jen Namoff: Fulfilling a legacy

Marlowe Starling, Feature Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under Events, Features, Top Stories

Co-founder of Soffer/Namoff Entertainment Jen Namoff once found a safe haven in room 118 at Palmetto; now she leads the busy life of a highly acclaimed Talent Manager and Producer in the Big Apple. Over the phone, I hear an automated female electronic voice requesting change. “Sorry,” she says. ...

ICYMI: 2017’s Miami Film Festival

ICYMI: 2017’s Miami Film Festival

Alexandra Pedroso, Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under Events, Features, Top Stories

From March 3 to March 12, creative filmmakers from all over the world shared their films at Miami Dade College’s annual Miami Film Festival, where judges honored their work in a variety of competitions. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation provided the winner of their competition, the Knig...

A recap of the Muslim myth and perception Afternoon Lecture

A recap of the Muslim myth and perception Afternoon Lecture

Inez Laborn, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Events, Features, Local, Top Stories

Psychology Club held their monthly lecture was held in the media center about Islam yesterday, Feb. 23. Junior Karelis Martinez decided that this lecture should be held and heard. “I always had a lot of sympathy towards the culture,” Martinez said. “I found it unfair how people were oppres...

It’s worth the struggle

It’s worth the struggle

Allessandra Inzinna and Carmella Jimenez
February 23, 2017
Filed under Features, In-depth, Top Stories

This is the extended version of the Feature story off of our recently published Love & Sex issue. Overcoming social expectations, bracing for new challenges or overcoming cultural differences are just a few factors in the struggle to maintain romantic connections during the four years most students spen...

A recap of Mr. Panther 2017

A recap of Mr. Panther 2017

Alexandra Pedroso, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under Events, Features, Top Stories

In front of a screaming crowd, twenty shirtless Palmetto boys strutted around the auditorium stage, competing for the Mr. Panther title. The boys came on stage with a dance choreographed by four variations girls, who stated that in practice they had a hard time paying attention. The danced to “Gre...

One last feast

One last feast

Alec Lanzas and Remy Farkas
October 19, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Onesies, plaid pajama pants and robes strutted into the gym for the annual senior breakfast this morning. Seniors walked into the gym, checked their backpacks and got in the long line for breakfast. Once students made it through the line, they set up their blankets and pillows in front of a large blo...

Convergence

Convergence

Marlowe Starling, Feature Editor
October 10, 2016
Filed under FEATURE, Features, Top Stories

Two alumni Palmetto wrestlers cross the borders of friendship throughout their lives, and it started with the craving for competition The Lightweight Kevin Pedersen lives each day with his past and Christ in mind. He served in the military and became the highest award-winning Drug Enforcement Ag...

Day 7: What everyone should know before applying to college

Day 7: What everyone should know before applying to college

Annabel Sanz, Feature Editor
May 31, 2016
Filed under Archive, Features, Top Stories

From the time freshmen walk through the gates on their first day of a seemingly endless four years, reminders of the college admissions process are relentlessly reinforced each day. If high school is the game, then a college acceptance is the prize at the end. Winning this prize, though, often comes...

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