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Graduation Day: Every Which Way to College: the Non-Traditional Routes

Kalia Richardson, News Editor
June 5, 2017
Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

One way ticket, please. When studying abroad, a single plane ride takes someone to anywhere they desire, leaving behind the American culture they’ve come prone to over the years. A journey so vast has a substantial purpose. For senior Fiona Stoerrdequeiro, home lies in Osnabrueck, Germany (Though born...

Exploring the female buzzcut trend

Exploring the female buzzcut trend

Kalia Richardson, News Editor
June 4, 2017
Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

Millie Brown. Binx Walton. Amber Rose. Cara Delevingne. Katy Perry. All these women have taken the daring action of mowing off their locks for a buzz. Buzzcuts as an emerging trend among women have undoubtedly left a mark on youth culture. Senior Elly Schnau underwent an experience that changed her...

Countdown to Graduation Day 6: Make your last summer count

Susan Aghedo, Copy Editor
June 2, 2017
Filed under Culture, LIFE

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 away, as well as family. Relationships are evolving on the shaky ground of long distance planning, or preparations to do otherwise...

Countdown to Graduation Day 5: Graduation Gift Ideas

Jenna Bondy and Cami Myers
June 1, 2017
Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

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. Here are a few quick and easy gift ideas for every graduation party you attend. Money: As generic and not personal as it...

Countdown to Graduation Day 4: Grad Week Playlist

Countdown to Graduation Day 4: Grad Week Playlist

Camila Myers and Mia Zaldivar
May 30, 2017
Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

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!...

Analyzing solo careers of former One Direction members

Brianne Guanaga, Photographer
May 23, 2017
Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

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...

Six Ways to Become a People Person

Brianne Guanaga, Photographer
May 15, 2017
Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

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,...

Previewing Rolling Loud Music Festival

Previewing Rolling Loud Music Festival

Brianne Guanaga, Photographer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

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 artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Future, A$AP Rocky, Travis Scott, Young Thug, Flatbush Zombies and many others. Rolling Loud recieved...

Caught up in the Smoke

Kalia Richardson, News Editor
May 1, 2017
Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

The Truth, a foundation that targets cigarette smokers, especially youth, works to stop smoking through ad campaigns, such as #finishit. Only, #vapelyfe and #chickswhovape appear to have a louder following. A new craze has risen on the surface as vape shops dominate the market, an update to the 20th c...

Palmetto’s New Babies

Brianne Guanaga, Photographer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

In late 2016, Early Childhood and Development teacher Michelle Uhle received a shipment of babies—robotic babies. The 11 dolls came with different difficulty levels for each of Mrs. Uhle’s classes based on the intensity of the specific class. For three years now, Uhle has negotiated with Miami-Dad...

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