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SPORTS

The Most Significant Injuries to Your Fantasy Team

Blake Rubenstein, print managing editor

After drafting their interpretation of a ‘perfect team,’ fantasy football team owners shake their heads at the unavoidable, yet devastating, injuries that have already occurred shortly after the beginning of the 2017 NFL season. Through just three weeks of football (excluding the Packers and Bears who played a Week 4 game on Thursday,) many of the most highly anticipated...

October 1, 2017No Comments

Panthers vs Cavaliers (9/22)

Panthers vs Cavaliers (9/22)

Highlights and moments from Panther football's 33-30 win vs out-of-conference Coral Gables, a highly contested double overtime game.

September 27, 2017No Comments

Tis The Season: Fantasy Football Outlook

Camila Myers and Benjamin Spiegelman

Each year around September, football season starts and right along with it, comes fantasy football. It overcomes team owners and becomes the main topic of conversation from 7:20 to 2:20. Drafts begin and the rest of the world cuts out. As an avid fantasy football participant myself, this time of year is taken very seriously. In some leagues, the winnings can climb ...

September 5, 2017No Comments

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FEATURE

Crossing the Boundary

Virginia Boone, multimedia editor

She shuffles down the school hallway, head low and shoulders hunched as she grips onto the straps of her worn JanSport backpack, lugging around recently assigned textbooks and homework. Her attempts to go unnoticed each day harvest the reward of attending a quality school and fulfilling the academic dreams her parents have for her. Dreams that could not be achieved if ...

September 27, 2017No Comments

Countdown to Graduation Day 3: Graduation Speakers prepare for the big stage

Mia Zaldivar, Design Editor

On June 5, 2017, Miami Palmetto Senior High’s graduating class of 2017 will become Panther alumni at the Watsco Center at the University of Miami. Nostalgia will saturate the seats as several notable speeches will be presented that morning. Following Palmetto graduation traditions, speeches from Student Council President, Jonathan Roth, Senior Class president, Natalia...

May 29, 2017No Comments

ICYMI: Former U.S. Surgeon General urges Palmetto students to combat e-cigarette usage

ICYMI: Former U.S. Surgeon General urges Palmetto students to combat e-cigarette usage

Marlowe Starling, Editor-in-Chief of The Panther

On Thursday, May 18, the U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy walked down the aisle of the Miami Palmetto Senior High auditorium amidst a roar of applause from students ...

May 21, 2017No Comments

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LIFE

After Irma: How To Prepare Better Next Time

After Irma: How To Prepare Better Next Time

Olivia Solomon, staff writer

 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. ...

October 9, 2017No Comments

Beauty Industry Capitalizes on Connectivity

Allison Strasius, Staff Writer

The beauty industry has evolved incredibly, and makeup in particular is now one of the most popular forms of self-expression. “When I was around three, my mom’s best friend sold makeup, and I would steal mascara and blue eyeshadow,” sophomore Daniella Rouco said. “I’d put it on, and ever since then, I became fascinated with how makeup lets you express yourself.” Rouco...

September 29, 2017No Comments

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OPINION

Does Removing Confederate Statues Hinder our Historical Education?

Mia Zaldivar, design editor

Educational institutions implement history classes as a mandatory requisite to evade mistakes people have made before us. Within the past year, the controversial topic of removing confederate statues has come into query. Beginning in 1619, the first Africans came to the U.S. in the Virginia colony, laying the foundation for the next 200 years, wherein the U.S. economy...

October 9, 2017No Comments

Is the iPhone X Worth the Price?

Jack Cruz-Alvarez and Alexis Garcia-Ruiz

Yes: Jack Cruz-Alvarez Apple surprised many at their last product launch event when they revealed not one, not two, but three new iPhones. The most impressive of these new models was the iPhone X (which is pronounced “iPhone Ten” contrary to popular belief). The phone includes a variety of new features that Apple customers have been waiting for, including better cameras, bette...

September 28, 2017No Comments

Does Palmetto Push Too Many AP Classes?

Olivia Soloman, staff writer

Before entering high school, students are told about Advanced Placement classes and their importance. But, they are not the best option for everyone. Beginning in 1955, the College Board created AP classes which were intended for high schoolers to experience college level courses and challenge themselves. Most students use it as an opportunity to attain credit toward their c...

September 28, 2017No Comments

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BLOGS

Leap of faith

Leap of faith

Remy Farkas, Editor-in-Chief of The Panther

We have reached the final quarter of the final year of high school. These last nine weeks consist of countless decisions and a sense of excitement combined with nostalgia. The t...

March 31, 2017No Comments

Thomas Perez: A Disappointing Appointment

Thomas Perez: A Disappointing Appointment

Attila Dos Santos, Staff Writer

If boredom and stale, unsuccessful politics had a face, it would be that of former Labor Secretary under President Obama and newly appointed leader of the Democratic party ...

February 27, 2017No Comments

TPP #3: Anti-semitism or anti-Trumpism?

Attila Dos Santos, Staff Writer

Here we are again, going over yet another accusation on President Trump; only now he is not a fascist but an anti-semite. This allegation arose after a wave of threats towards Jewish communities and buildings spread throughout the U.S. The count keeps climbing, with over 50 threats on 54 Jewish communities since the beginning of the year, according to the JCC Associatio...

February 23, 2017No Comments

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