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FACEOFF: In-Person vs Virtual AP Exams

Isabel Lopez and Cristele Moztarzadeh May 18, 2021

Virtual AP Exams (C.M.) From the beginning, the COVID-19 pandemic has created many obstacles for students. Because of this, Miami Palmetto Senior High School students have the option of taking certain...

Colonial Pipeline Shuts Down After Cyber Attack

Michael Angee, Design Editor May 15, 2021

 The Colonial Pipeline system provides about 45% of the fuel for the east coast. The company recently underwent a ransomware attack and got temporarily shut down.  The hacking of the Colonial Pipeline...

These signs were left in the front of the school for all teachers to see once they walked onto campus for teacher appreciation week. Photo courtesy of Linda Dwyer.

Palmetto’s Teacher Appreciation Week

Angelina Astic, Copy Editor May 15, 2021

This year, from May 3 to May 7, Miami Palmetto Senior High School and other schools in the district celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week. Even with the COVID-19 pandemic, Palmetto’s PTSA and families...

Instagram Adds New Pronouns Feature

Ana Martinez, Online Editor-in-Chief May 13, 2021

A May 11 update to the social media site Instagram now allows users to input their pronouns in a specific place on their profile, rather than in their bio. Users can now choose from a variety of pronouns,...

Underclass Awards Night

Amy-Grace Shapiro, Multimedia Photo Editor May 12, 2021

On May 9, Miami Palmetto Senior High hosted their 2020-2021 Underclassmen Awards night. The ceremony, streamed via YouTube, started at 6:00 p.m. The nominated students received an invitation through an...

FDA Authorizes Pfizer Vaccine for 12-15 Year Olds

Samantha Elkins, Multimedia Video Editor May 12, 2021

On Monday, May 11, the FDA approved BioNTech and Pfizer’s request for 12 to 15 year olds to receive the vaccine on an emergency-use basis. The FDA may make an official announcement as early as Thursday,...

Famous Faces: Why Outsiders Should Be Encouraged To Discover Their Roles in American Politics

Angelina Astic, Copy Editor May 11, 2021

The U.S. has seen its fair share of politicians who say they can do it all. Campaigning on promises for real change, usually focused on a plethora of fiscal and social issues, many Americans place their...

Dear American Liquor Industry: Stop Commercializing Cinco de Mayo

Gianna Hutton, Senior Design Editor May 10, 2021

Every year, millions of Americans flood to nearby bars to drink as many margaritas as humanly possible in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. The U.S. liquor industry has spearheaded the disturbing commodification...

Broadway Set to Return This September

Kate Stuzin, Managing Editor May 6, 2021

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday that Broadway can reopen at 100% capacity starting Sept. 14. Show ticket sales may officially begin today. The Broadway League plans on releasing...

Panther's Glimpse Into the New Art Wing

Panther’s Glimpse Into the New Art Wing

Samantha Elkins, Multimedia Video Editor May 2, 2021

Check out the Panther's latest video featuring a tour of the Palmetto art wing!

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