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BREAKING: US and Turkey Reach Ceasefire in Syria

Jack Meyer, News Editor

October 17, 2019

On Oct. 17, Vice President Mike Pence announced that the Turkish government has agreed to a permanent ceasefire in Northern Syria. Pence — accompanied by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien — met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, seeking to reach a ce...

Homecoming Day 2: Disney Day

Homecoming Day 2: Disney Day

Jacob Grindstaff, Multimedia Editor

October 17, 2019

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How Palmetto Students Respond to Disaster

Kun Liu, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

Dissipated on Sept. 10, 2019, Hurricane Dorian is one of the most expensive tropical storms in history, which vanished resource of overall value of 8.31 billion. According to NASA, on Monday, Sept. 9, Hurricane Dorian  was a post-tropical storm after a mid-latitude weather front and cold seas altered its t...

Palmetto’s Thrift Store

Jacob Grindstaff and Gianna Hutton

October 14, 2019

Palmetto students challenge environmental issues with the innovative idea of creating a Palmetto thrift store. As part of the Lexus Eco Challenge — a scholarship competition where students develop a project to mitigate environmental issues — this year land and water, students in the solar course deci...

The Miami Dolphins are So Bad… That It’s a Good Thing?

Jack Meyer, News Editor

October 10, 2019

NFL fans constantly debate which team is the best. Some fans pick the New England Patriots, some go with the Kansas City Chiefs and some choose an entirely different team. But at least NFL fans can unanimously agree on one thing: the Miami Dolphins are the worst team in the NFL. It may just sound like...

Should Students Receive Mental Health Days?

Should Students Receive Mental Health Days?

Gemma Torras, Senior Design Editor

October 6, 2019

Suppose you wake up with a fever, scratchy throat and dribbling nose. You sit up in bed and are struck with a pounding headache. The assumption is you would stay home and call in sick. But if a student feels incredibly overwhelmed or  lackluster, he or she is still expected to attend school. Just like the...

Candidates Should Support Climate Activists

Candidates Should Support Climate Activists

Nicole Markus, Print Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2019

Donald Trump recently tweeted a sarcastic comment at Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old climate change activist, saying that she seemed like a happy girl who was very excited about the future. While this may seem like a sweet sentiment, the tweet came in response to Thunberg’s speech at the United Nations...

What Went Wrong with Team USA?

Jack Meyer, News Editor

September 25, 2019

In international tournaments, the United States usually dominates their opponents and find themselves walking away with gold medals. The US has placed in the top 3 of the last three FIBA World Cup tournaments, winning first place back to back in 2010 and 2014. However, this streak has come to an end,...

Which Sandwich is Better: Chick-fil-A or Popeyes?

Kun Liu, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

At 6 p.m on Aug. 25, the lines outside of Popeyes are longer than ever. After hearing the chicken sandwich is sold out, the customers inside become triggered, and the atmosphere outside becomes stiffer. They waited for, on average, an hour to order the food, and an extra half-hour if they wanted the ch...

Senior Advice to a Freshman

Senior Advice to a Freshman

Allison Strasius, Editor-in-Chief

September 23, 2019

Dear MPSH freshman,  Whether you feel comfortable and optimistic about the next four years or the absolute furthest thing from it, just hear me out.  Now I have to start with a disclaimer. I would feel safe betting that my freshman experience began different than most. Transitioning from a tiny pr...

2020 G7 Summit at the Trump National Doral Miami

2020 G7 Summit at the Trump National Doral Miami

Kate Stuzin, Copy Editor

September 21, 2019

On Aug. 26, the final day of the 2019 G7 Summit, President Donald Trump told reporters in Biarritz, France that he hopes to host next year’s meeting at the Trump National Doral Miami. Since then, much controversy over the location has arisen. Considering that Trump owns and profits from the golf resor...

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