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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 internationally. Co-anchors Thomas Martinez and Blake Rubenstein are rising seniors who hope to educate and entertain. Enj...

Miami Palmetto Senior High School Undergoes Lockdown

Jack Cruz-Alvarez, Online Managing Editor
June 5, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

Miami Palmetto Senior High School underwent code red lockdown on the morning of Monday, June 5th. The lockdown began between 7:30 and 8:00 a.m. and ended at 9:31 a.m., after lasting through a portion of first and all of second period. During this period no one was allowed to leave or enter the school’...

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...

A Briefing of Recent White House News

A Briefing of Recent White House News

Attila Dos Santos, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under Breaking News, NEWS, Top Stories

When the investigation on President Trump’s ties to Russia began to slowly narrow down, Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. The President accused Comey of failing to find the people responsible of the multiple leaks that have occurred, including the ones that led the Washington Post to suspect, in...

Standout Seniors honored with Passion For Life award

Olivia Solomon and Chloe Gallivan
May 10, 2017
Filed under Local, NEWS, Top Stories

Today, May 10, 2017, seven seniors were recognized for their constant positivity, school spirit, and friendly attitudes with the Passion For Life award. The Passion for Life award all started with the tragic death of Angel Diaz in 2007. Angel was a positive and spirited Palmetto panther who constantly...

Female Academic Competitors hurt by lack of Club Funding

Allessandra Inzinna, Copy Editor
May 9, 2017
Filed under Local, NEWS, Top Stories

Women make up just 13 percent of the industries of science, math, engineering and math. Most of the reasoning behind this comes from stereotypes placed on girls at a young age, leaving the chemistry sets to the boys and the dolls for themselves. According to Nature, female scientists still receive less payment than their similarly ...

Macron Wins French Election

Macron Wins French Election

Allessandra Inzinna, Copy Editor
May 8, 2017
Filed under International, NEWS, Top Stories

The second run of the French presidential election took place on Sunday, May 7, with 39 year-old Emmanuel Macron elected as the next president of France. Macron defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen of the National Front Party. Macron has never held elected office and will become the youngest president...

Puerto Rico files for inevitable bankruptcy

Allessandra Inzinna, Copy Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under International, NEWS, Top Stories

Puerto Rico sought a form of bankruptcy relief in federal court on May 3, the first time in history a state or territory of the U.S. has taken such measures. The territory built about $123 billion in debt, including $74 billion in bond debt and $49 million in unfunded pension obligations. The following...

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...

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