The Panther

It’s worth the struggle

It's worth the struggle

Allessandra Inzinna and Carmella Jimenez

February 23, 2017

This is the extended version of the Feature story off of our recently published Love & Sex issue. Overcoming social expectations, bracing for new challenges or overcoming cultural differences are just a few factors in the struggle to maintain romantic connections during the four years most students spen...

Burning the flag: a sign of civil unrest

Susan Aghedo and Allessandra Inzinna

December 9, 2016

The First Amendment is sacred to the foundation and continuation of the United States of America as a free nation. The ability to petition the government, to declare personal ideals through small and large protests is considered a fundamental value of American democracy. Burning the American flag is on...

A letter from the Online Editor-in-Chief: The dawn of a new age in Cuba

Thomas Martinez, Online Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2016

Fidel Castro has died. Finally. The 90-year-old man was the former president and leader of a nation whose people developed intense feelings toward him. The charismatic and egotistical man behind the scrawny beard single-handedly wrote a chapter in the history of communism, reshaped his nation’s foreign...

Why do high school students struggle with their confidence?

Sydney Sancho, Life Editor

November 22, 2016

Many believe high school cultivates self-discovery and self acceptance. Yet through the eyes of students, these four years do the opposite. For many teens high school acts as an environment where students are compared by their academic level, physical appearance and social relationships. From the...

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