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A Tribute to Coach Kimberly Latshaw-Ortiz

Allison Gould, Ana Martinez, and Bella Martin February 26, 2021

Miami Palmetto Senior High School volleyball coach and physical education teacher Kimberly-Latshaw Ortiz was known for her unmatched strength and positivity throughout her battle with pancreatic cancer...

Behind the QAnon Conspiracy Theory

Angelina Astic, Copy Editor February 23, 2021

Known as a far-right pro-Trump internet conspiracy theory group, QAnon has served as a home to many extremists through online forums since 2017. After the Jan. 6 insurrection on Capitol Hill, the Department...

The History Behind Black History Month

Gianna Hutton, Design Editor February 21, 2021

February marks the celebration of Black History Month, a tradition founded in 1926. For many, this month serves as a period of reflection on their interactions with African American history over the past...

One Month of Biden’s Presidency

Bella Martin, Sports Editor February 20, 2021

Today marks one month since President Joseph R. Biden took the Oath of Office on the steps of the Capitol building and became the 46th President of the United States. During his first month in office,...

An Insider’s Guide To Wall Street

Angelina Astic, Copy Editor February 19, 2021

Since May 17, 1792, when the New York Stock Exchange opened in New York City, Americans have traded stocks in hopes of increasing their net worth  or, more recently, to contribute to their retirement...

The History of Presidents’ Day

The History of Presidents’ Day

Angelina Astic, Copy Editor February 15, 2021

Since 1885, the U.S. has designated a holiday in celebration of our leaders, both present and past: Presidents’ Day. The holiday, initially created to celebrate the close birthdates of Presidents George...

Parkland, Three Years Later: Where Are They Now?

Valentina Arias, Multimedia Photo Editor February 14, 2021

Three years ago, tragedy struck when Nikolas Cruz walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and opened fire. 17 people lost their lives that Feb.14 and many were injured. However, some students...

14 Days of Love Day 12: Same Pandemic, Different Love

14 Days of Love Day 12: Same Pandemic, Different Love

Isabel Lopez and Michael Angee February 12, 2021

Unconditional love for many friendships and romantic relationships were put to the test throughout quarantine and all of 2020. With more and more COVID-19 cases in the U.S., this pandemic provides people...

Photo courtesy of Hayley Paige Gutman.

Behind the Sparkle and Shine with Hayley Paige

Angelina Astic, Copy Editor February 11, 2021

When deciding what career to pursue, many choose to go down the more conventional path rather than a more uncertain one. This was not the case for Hayley Paige Gutman, whose love of fashion and design...

Join The Panther 2021-22

Join The Panther 2021-22

The Panther Staff February 10, 2021

Newspaper Application for New Staffers Due: April 16, 2021 Joining staff will require dedication and commitment.  Please apply both of these qualities to the assignment for your application. Attach...

14 Days of Love Day 10: A Guide to Astrological Compatibility

14 Days of Love Day 10: A Guide to Astrological Compatibility

Gianna Hutton, Design Editor February 10, 2021

While couples in love complement each other, conflict is bound to occur within relationships— from the ‘perfect couple’ to best friends. However, understanding a partner’s motivations through astrology...

14 Days of Love Day 6: The Importance of Consent

14 Days of Love Day 6: The Importance of Consent

Bella Martin, Sports Editor February 6, 2021

In any relationship, sexual or not, respect and communication make connections stronger and more intimate. Asking for consent when engaging in sexual activities shows respect for one’s partner and relationship...

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