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14 Days of Love Day 7: The Stigma Behind Opposite Sex Friendships

14 Days of Love Day 7: The Stigma Behind Opposite Sex Friendships

Annette Gonzalez, Multimedia Editor

February 7, 2019


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The emotions and obstacles that come with friendship are already complex on their own, but society adding on external pressures can make the relationship even more confusing. Best friends that are of the opposite sex live in a world of inescapable stigma that can often make or break a relationship. ...

14 Days of Love Day 2: The Changing Divorce Rates

14 Days of Love Day 2: The Changing Divorce Rates

Jack Meyer and Camilla Bondy

February 2, 2019


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Previous generations such as baby boomers or Generation X believed getting married was important. However, the past few years show that millennials do not care as much about getting married as previous generations, which has led to both marriage and divorce rates dropping. According to Psychology Tod...

Faces of Palmetto (VIDEO)

Annette Gonzalez, Garrett Livingston, Benjamin Spiegelman, Natalie Askowitz, Mia Zaldivar, and Allessandra Inzinna

January 7, 2019


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The Panther Online takes a closer look into the people featured in our latest issue: Faces of Palmetto.

In Memory of Alan An

Allessandra Inzinna, Senior Copy Editor

December 12, 2018


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On Dec. 1, 2018, senior Alan An passed away at the age of 18. An was known throughout the school as quiet in large groups, but funny with a dry sense of humor in individual conversations. “If you got him one-on-one, he was jokey,” pre-calculus teacher Cheryl Ruffin said. “He would be the first in...

Banned Juul Pods and Palmetto’s Anti-Vaping Campaign

Banned Juul Pods and Palmetto’s Anti-Vaping Campaign

Allison Strasius, Feature Editor

December 5, 2018


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On Nov. 13, Juul Labs announced their decision to retract and ban the majority of flavored pods from retail stores in an effort to curb current underage use. The creation of the Juul in 2015 came as a supposedly healthier alternative to smoking, as well as a method of quitting unhealthy smoking habits. ...

Being Raised Multicultural

Being Raised Multicultural

Olivia Solomon, Business Manager

December 2, 2018


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In previous decades, communities did not accept marrying and starting a family with someone of a different race, religion or culture. Relationships like this became thought of as taboo. However, these prejudices faded as society became more accepting over time, establishing America as more racially and...

Palmetto Teachers Trying Trends (VIDEO)

Jenna Bondy, Camilla Bondy, Garett Livingston, and Annette Gonzalez

December 2, 2018


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An Analysis of the Midterms

Allessandra Inzinna, Senior Copy Editor

November 26, 2018


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Around 113 million voters across America showed up to the polls in the 2018 midterm elections, pushing the turnout rates higher than seen in any midterm in half a century, according to the New York Times. “The turnout was a lot higher than we typically see in midterms,” AP U.S. government teacher Kennet...

Voter Suppression in This Past Election

Nicole Markus, Copy Editor

November 14, 2018


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The midterm elections have been anticipated for months, and the excitement surrounding voting and volunteering is at a high. However, in states like Georgia and North Dakota, voters are finding it difficult to be able to vote. In some instances, these voters were informed that their voter registration w...

Voting for Our Voices

Joanna Salvat, Life Editor

November 6, 2018


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In the past couple years, students participation in political discussions have significantly increased.  This year’s midterm elections begin on Nov. 6, where representatives for different states will be elected. Since the 2016 presidential election, the common dissatisfaction with current political decision...

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