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Previewing the 2016-2017 Panther Basketball Season

Mia Zaldivar, design editor

November 26, 2017No Comments

Hungry for a state championship title, Palmetto boys varsity basketball has been preparing for this upcoming season.  After reaching the regional-semi finals last spring, following their district championship win, the team continued their training throughout the summer, playing over 100 games together, conditioning and improving their game. “My team and I have been in the weight roo...

Another Disappointing Year For The Dolphins

Benjamin Spiegelman, sports editor

November 22, 2017No Comments

And here we are again. It just seems to be a reoccurring theme with this Dolphins team that just hasn't been able to produce a quality team in the past 20 years. Every year, around this time, the Dolphins usually have a losing record and the conversation always seems to be tanking for a draft pick. With last year being an exception, the Dolphins are once again looking...

Back, In Familiar Fashion

Back, In Familiar Fashion

Thomas Martinez, online editor-in-chief

November 13, 2017No Comments

Bring on the national media hype, the bandwagon fans and most importantly, an ACC Championship and de-facto national quarterfinal against the Clemson Tigers: The U is back. ...

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Women’s Position in Tech World Improving

Gemma Torras, staff writer

November 26, 2017No Comments

Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates are known for their accomplishments of highly-esteemed work in the field of technology. In recent years, men have not been the only ones to rise in the technological world. Sheryl Sandberg, Susan Wojcicki and Safra Catz are women who today are some of the most successful people in the tech industry. In our day and age, women have been increasi...

Teacher-Coaches Cherish Added Responsibility

Mia Zaldivar, design editor

November 12, 2017No Comments

While some teachers leave their classrooms at 2:20, many also stay behind. These teachers that stay after dismissal say they find having after school roles rewarding. Head varsity boys basketball coach and P.E. teacher Marcos Molina has taught and coached at Palmetto since last fall. He came from Hialeah Gardens High School and before that, he coached college-level ...

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Halloween: Reloaded Playlist Available Now

Halloween: Reloaded Playlist Available Now

Olympia Rodriguez, print editor-in-chief

October 31, 2017No Comments

Get ready to dust off your brooms, for Halloween night has arrived. Filled with hauntingly fun and thematic tracks, Halloween: Reloaded brings you a selection of songs from motion pictures such as Return to Halloweentown, Twitches and Girl v. Monst...

Dance Away Homecoming Stereotype

Sabrina Catalan, copy editor

October 21, 2017No Comments

In the midst of a sea of couples chatting about their homecoming plans 24/7, it can become easy for some students to get swept up into the belief that they need to go to the dance with a date, as well. However, before they skeptically stare down their ticket and think of alternative ways to spend their Saturday night, students should wait and think. Are they really will...

Hoco Tips For Guys

Camila Myers, life editor

October 19, 2017No Comments

Every year when homecoming season comes around, many girls go crazy stressing themselves out about all the things they need to figure out to prepare for the day of the dance. The dress, the shoes, the jewelry, the hair, the makeup and so much more become responsibilities for girls to sort out. As girls frantically prepare, many boys sit and wonder why girls find the...

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Olivia Solomon, staff writer

December 4, 2017

You're running late for a meeting as your stomach growls, so you pull into the first fast food drive-through you see. Unfortunately, sometimes convenience wins over health. While the...

Allison Strasius, staff writer

November 26, 2017

Big assignments and projects are extremely daunting for any high school student. Phrases such as, “Research paper due next week!”, or “We’re starting a project!” instantl...

Annette Gonzalez and Garrett Livingston

November 7, 2017

Opinion Editor, Garrett Livingston, and Multimedia Editor, Annette Gonzalez, debate whether Apple Music or Spotify is more valauble to potential consumers. Garrett argues App...

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Ranking the 17 Best Halloween Movies of All-Time

Ranking the 17 Best Halloween Movies of All-Time

Olympia Rodriguez, print editor-in-chief

October 28, 2017No Comments

Scary Movie (2000) As a prototype of the iconic parody franchise, Scary Movie brings us a the marriage of Scream (1996) and I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) in a r...

Feeding Frenzy

Feeding Frenzy

Olympia Rodriguez, print editor-in-chief

October 19, 2017No Comments

We all know cannibals have essentially monopolized the entire “you are what you eat” philosophy, but are they taking over horror movies as well? In a post-The-Hills-Have-...

Welcome To The Fourth Wall

Welcome To The Fourth Wall

Olympia Rodriguez, print editor-in-chief

October 17, 2017No Comments

I vividly remember my first time stepping onto a film set: a makeshift school hallway, with lockers and doors leading exactly nowhere, and 3 all encompassing walls, conta...

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