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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

Kanzki's Great-Grandfather, Herbert H. in his mug shots while being arrested by the German police during the Holocaust where he was then imprisoned in a concentration camp.

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...

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

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...

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