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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

Senior Cecilia Campillo stands on the table and brings the protestors together as they shout chants on gun control. (photo courtesy of Brianne Guanaga)

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...

The Weekly Update on Feb. 16

The Weekly Update on Feb. 16

February 16, 2018

The Weekly Update is back! Ben and Allison anchor this week's edition, which features the latest details on the massacre in Parkland at Stoneman Douglas High, a review of the first week of the Pyeonchang Winter Olympics and details surrounding Drake's newest music video....

Tragedy In Parkland: What To Know About Stoneman Douglas Shooting

Olivia Solomon, staff writer

February 14, 2018

At 3 p.m. the Broward Sheriff’s Office answered to a call of an active shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Around 3:40, dismissal time, students and faculty heard sounds of gunshots coming, enacting an immediate code red lockdown.The faculty and 3,208 students enrolled at...

Panic in Paradise: The False Alarm That Shook Hawaii

Olivia Solomon, staff writer

January 25, 2018

On Jan. 13, residents of Hawaii woke up to an alert of a ballistic missile heading toward the island. The alert surfaced around eight a.m., interrupting all phones and television programs. The alert read: “Ballistic missile  threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.” ...

Palmetto Bay Bridge Proposal Sparks Debate

One of the many signs displayed around Palmetto Bay protesting the building of the bridge 

(sign depicted here was placed on 87th Ave.)

Allison Strasius, staff writer

January 23, 2018

A proposal to build a bridge over the Cutler drain canal on 87th Avenue continues to spark major controversy among Miami residents even 40 years after its initial proposal.   The bridge would join the ends of 164th Street and 163rd Terrace, with the goal of reducing the heavy traffic that ba...

To Be or Not To Be a Cuban Citizen

Brianne Guanaga, news editor

January 22, 2018

On Jan. 4, the Cuban government passed a law allowing the children of Cuban parents to obtain citizenship without requiring residency on the island. Because of Cuba’s climate, the increasing number of Cubans seem to flee to the U.S. to live in a free and economically-stable country, despite Obama’s end to the “wet f...

Palmetto’s Parking Problems Seek Attention with Imminent Construction

Sabrina Catalan, copy editor

January 21, 2018

The prospect of construction at Palmetto represents the idea of a more efficient school. One issue for students, parking, is seeking administrative attention with the arrival of new buildings on campus. Seniors Michael Fein and Drew Latta, members of The Educational Excellence School Advisory Coun...

School Renovation Kicks Off

Alberto Carvalho shares a moment with Dr. Larry Feldman.

Gemma Torras, staff writer

December 10, 2017

After five years of planning, the reconstruction of Miami Palmetto Senior High began with a kick-off ceremony Friday, Dec. 8. The renovation, part of the county’s General Obligation Bond Project, will incur $44 million in costs before its planned 2020 completion. The meeting included speeches by t...

Marines Appoint First Female Infantry Officer

Gemma Torras, design editor

October 18, 2017

On Sep. 25, 2017, the Marine Corps made history by appointing the first female infantry officer. The position entails leading and commanding the main land combat force for the Marines. The lieutenant, who has withheld her name, graduated with this honor in Quantico, Virginia. Of the 131 lieutenants that beg...

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