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BREAKING NEWS: City of Miami Passes a Climate Emergency

Nicole Markus, Print Editor-in-Chief

November 24, 2019

On Nov. 21, 2019, the city of Miami underwent a climate emergency after months of protests and pressure from local youth activists, including some at Miami Palmetto Senior High School. The largest one occurred on a day of global climate strikes, where dozens of Palmetto students missed school to atten...

Breaking News: New Information on Alabama Abortion Law

Nicole Markus, Print Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2019

In May 2019, Alabama passed a controversial abortion bill which aimed to ban abortions in all cases, with a few exceptions, according to CNN. In Georgia, lawmakers introduced the Fetal Heartbeat Bill in May 2019, which served to ban abortions after the six-week pregnancy mark. Other states soon followed suit, passing l...

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...

The Amazon is Burning

The Amazon is Burning

Gianna Hutton, Design Editor

September 5, 2019

Burning for more than three weeks, the Amazon Rainforest needs saving, or one of our major oxygen sources will cease to exist. Four times the size of Alaska, the Amazon plays a key role in resisting climate change and serves as a vital carbon sink, according to the Washington Post. On Tuesday, Brazilian...

Palmetto Has No Official School Walkout Planned for Columbine Anniversary

Palmetto Has No Official School Walkout Planned for Columbine Anniversary

Jack Cruz-Alvarez, online managing editor

April 19, 2018

According to administration officials and student organizers, Palmetto has not planned an official walkout on Friday, April 20 in support of stricter gun control measures. The National School Walkout movement has organized walkouts in protest of gun violence in schools across the country to begin at 10 a.m....

Students Walk Out, Show Solidarity For MSD

Students Walk Out, Show Solidarity For MSD

Allessandra Inzinna, feature editor

March 15, 2018

Joining thousands of walkouts across the nation, around 2,500 of Palmetto’s students walked out at approximately 10:00 AM today to pay tribute to the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. After attendance was taken the beginning of third period, students were dismissed building...

Rejecting Roundup

Allison Strasius, staff writer

March 12, 2018

The current spraying of the chemical weed killer Roundup around the perimeter of the school has recently prompted backlash from some students at Miami Palmetto Senior High School. Drew Latta, a senior, is spearheading the campaign to end the use of Roundup on school grounds. “Roundup is one of the...

Activists Teach Palmetto Students How To Protest Effectively

Activists Teach Palmetto Students How To Protest Effectively

Jack Cruz-Alvarez, online managing editor

March 7, 2018

Though Palmetto’s February 21 walkout against gun violence did not go as she had planned, freshman Nicole Markus thinks that next week’s protest on March 14 at 10:00 a.m. will run much more smoothly. “I am extremely hopeful about this protest because I truly believe that everyone has it in the...

ICYMI: The Weekly Update For The Week of Mar. 2

March 3, 2018

In this week's news, Carvalho stays, Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods end ties with the NRA and the Oscars are just around the corner. Enjoy!

Memoirs of an Eagle

Olivia Solomon, staff writer

February 27, 2018

The experiences and stories from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting After gunshots tore through the air at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, the lives of the students, teachers, families and Americans were forever changed. 17 families are now one member short. Stude...

The Weekly Update (Week of Feb. 23)

The Weekly Update (Week of Feb. 23)

February 23, 2018

In this week's edition of the Weekly Update, Ben and Mia recap nationwide student protests and their impact in the wake of the Stoneman Douglas shooting. They also delve into the U.S. women's hockey team's historic gold medal victory and explore the discovery of a historic item in Texas. Enjoy!...

Students Walk Out In Response To Stoneman Douglas Shooting

Students Walk Out In Response To Stoneman Douglas Shooting

Annette Gonzalez, multimedia editor

February 21, 2018

On Wednesday, February 21, a crowd of students gathered around the pawvillion to protest against gun violence. The event was planned out on social media and took place not only at most public schools and some private schools in the Miami-Dade and Broward counties, but also nationwide. Amongst the cro...

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