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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...

Panthers Seek To Clinch 8A District 16 Friday

Benjamin, Spiegelman

October 31, 2017No Comments

Back on top. As of this week, the Palmetto Panther football team sits atop 8A District 16 after Southridge lost to South Dade last Friday. However, to clinch the title, the Panthers must defeat the Coral Reef Barracudas on the road in their homecoming game on Thursday night. The Barracudas, due to their 2-6 record, do not have a chance of winning district but will...

Panthers Struggling to Bounce Back

Virginia Boone, multimedia editor

October 15, 2017No Comments

With a large amount of talented youth and a new head coach, the Florida Panthers are planning to take the ice by storm this hockey season. After a disastrous 2016-17 season, the Panthers are attempting to repair the team after dealing with the firing of popular head coach Gerard Gallant and missing the playoffs by 14 points. Currently, the team sports a 2-2 record after fal...

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FEATURE

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 ...

After Irma: Moving On

After Irma: Moving On

October 15, 2017No Comments

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LIFE

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...

After Irma: How To Prepare Better Next Time

After Irma: How To Prepare Better Next Time

Olivia Solomon, staff writer

October 9, 2017No Comments

 Following the recent destruction of  this year’s hurricane season, many are left wondering what the important things to do are before, during and after a hurricane. ...

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OPINION

Which Music-Streaming Service Is More Worth It: Apple Music Or Spotify

Annette Gonzalez and Garrett Livingston

November 7, 2017No Comments

Opinion Editor, Garrett Livingston, and Multimedia Editor, Annette Gonzalez, debate whether Apple Music or Spotify is more valauble to potential consumers. Garrett argues Apple Music is superior and Annette believes Spotify is more worth its price. Enjoy! Apple Music: Music streaming was first introduced into the mainstream in 2005 with the creation of Pandora R...

Think Twice Before You Juice

Allison Strasius, staff writer

November 7, 2017No Comments

Juice cleanses, pinr juice fasts, are among the numerous diets and fads of today, consisting of drinking nothing but fruit and vegetable juices from as short as a few days to multiple weeks. This can be done at home, or through the ordering of juice packages: shipments of a set of juices meant to be consumed over a set amount of time. Those who decide to follow this rigorous die...

Are Horror Movie Getting Better or Worse?

Chloe Gallivan and Came Myers

October 24, 2017No Comments

Why Horror Movies Are Getting Better (Chloe Gallivan): As technology has improved dramatically with cameras and visual effects over the last few decades, the remakes of classic horror films are becoming increasingly popular in the 21st century. The horizon for horror movies has expanded throughout the years as box-office numbers increase and plot lines thicken. “I...

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BLOGS

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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