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Controversial Cuban Revolutionary Honored Overseas

Gemma Torras, staff writer

October 28, 2017


Filed under International, NEWS, Top Stories

On Oct. 9, 1967, Argentine-Cuban revolutionary leader Che Guevara was executed by the Bolivian army in Higuera, Bolivia. Fifty years later the anniversary of his death has been commemorated with a stamp in Ireland. This simple stamp sparked a large controversy among Cuban-Americans. Ernesto “Che” Guevara was a Marxist lead...

The Weekly Update with TM & BR Episode X: A Year in Review Edition

The Weekly Update with TM & BR Episode X: A Year in Review Edition

June 6, 2017


Filed under International, Local, National, NEWS, Top Stories

The Weekly Update is The Panther's flagship news program, broadcasted with an aim to recap the most important news of the week within the halls of Palmetto, locally, nationally and internationally. Co-anchors Thomas Martinez and Blake Rubenstein are rising seniors who hope to educate and entertain. Enj...

Macron Wins French Election

Allessandra Inzinna, Copy Editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under International, NEWS, Top Stories

The second run of the French presidential election took place on Sunday, May 7, with 39 year-old Emmanuel Macron elected as the next president of France. Macron defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen of the National Front Party. Macron has never held elected office and will become the youngest president...

Puerto Rico files for inevitable bankruptcy

Allessandra Inzinna, Copy Editor

May 4, 2017


Filed under International, NEWS, Top Stories

Puerto Rico sought a form of bankruptcy relief in federal court on May 3, the first time in history a state or territory of the U.S. has taken such measures. The territory built about $123 billion in debt, including $74 billion in bond debt and $49 million in unfunded pension obligations. The following...

Looking back at International Women’s Day

Allessandra Inzinna, Copy Editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under International, NEWS, Top Stories

On March 8, International Women’s Day, the Day Without Women strike occurred as a follow up to the Women’s March on Washington in late January. The strike encouraged women to take the day off from paid and unpaid labor, shop only at small women or minority owned shops and wear red in solidarity. Mea...

Makeup goes genderless

Jack Cruz-Alvarez, News Editor

February 17, 2017


Filed under International, NEWS, Top Stories

Last October, social media creator James Charles became the first male hired by Covergirl as an ambassador. He has been featured in ad campaigns for the company while maintaining a substantial social media presence in the beauty and makeup community. Does this development represent a detachment of makeu...

Aleppo makes the Syrian Civil War go global

Jack Cruz-Alvarez, News Editor

January 4, 2017


Filed under International, NEWS, Top Stories

Two weeks ago, the citizens of Aleppo, Syria took social media by storm as they posted their final messages during the Assad regime’s bombing campaign on the rebel-controlled eastern half of the city. After little coverage by Western news outlets, the Syrian Civil War came to the forefront of public...

Who is Marine Le Pen?

Allessandra Inzinna, Staff Writer

December 27, 2016


Filed under International, NEWS, Top Stories

Marine Le Pen is a French politician and and head of the National Front, a French political party founded by her father Jean-Marie Le Pen. Le Pen was born in Neilly-sur-Seine, France on August 5, 1968 as the youngest of three sisters. Growing up, her father’s political views strongly influenced her a...

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