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Earth Day, Day 7: Celebrating Our Earth

Earth Day, Day 7: Celebrating Our Earth

Isabel Wilder, Copy Editor

April 21, 2019

April 22 is Earth Day — a day dedicated to the planet and a day that serves as a reminder that humans must take action towards protecting the Earth. The holiday has existed for almost 50 years, but its origins remain widely unknown to younger generations. A result of grievances such as increasing amoun...

Earth Day, Day 6: Climate Change…Are We In Hot Water?

Earth Day, Day 6: Climate Change…Are We In Hot Water?

Sydney Campbell and Camilla Bondy

April 20, 2019

Climate change reflects the major differences seen in weather patterns over an extended period of time. Many today debate whether humans cause climate change or if weather patterns actually change naturally. One type of climate change that currently affects the Earth is Global warming. According t...

Maddie Cakes; Mom and Daughter Bakers Fighting Childhood Cancer

Maddie Cakes; Mom and Daughter Bakers Fighting Childhood Cancer

Olivia Solomon, Business Manager

April 9, 2019

  On Oct. 31, 2018, Melissa Nunez received news that her once healthy four year old daughter, Maddie, now was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Since then, Maddie’s life plays out according to a strict chemotherapy treatment plan that changes every month. But for her and her fami...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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