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Golden showers reign as Trump era nears

Max Landy, Video Editor

January 12, 2017

US intelligence officials recently informed President Barack Obama and Donald Trump that Russia has made claims to hold personal and monetary information about the President-Elect. The information was not confirmed by US officials. According to CNN, Buzzfeed, The New York Times and The Wall Street Jou...

An overview of the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy

Allessandra Inzinna, Staff Writer

January 2, 2017

The Dakota Access Pipeline is 1172 miles long and 30 inches in diameter, enabling oil from North Dakota to reach major refining markets directly. In doing so, it would extend under the Missouri River, possibly contaminating the water supply and disrupting sacred burial grounds to the Sioux Tribe living...

Who’s in? (for dummies)

Who’s in? (for dummies)

Marlowe Starling, Feature Editor

December 31, 2016

The one-stop answer to all of your College Football Playoff questions For many of us sports fanatics, the most wonderful time of the year represents a glorious abundance of college football, with a seemingly unlimited number of bowl games and endless hype over the anticipated championship game in earl...

Trump’s Staff: what it says about his presidency

Allessandra Inzinna, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016

President-elect Donald J. Trump campaigned for outsiders and people who felt left out or forgotten in mainstream politics. People who lost their jobs to companies moving overseas voted for someone who championed the working class. He promised to drain the swamp of Washington insiders and elites, which appe...

Kellogg’s dumps Breitbart, Breitbart returns the favor

Susan Aghedo, Copy Editor

December 6, 2016

Kellogg’s has invoked the wrath of Breitbart. The food company and conglomerate that makes a variety of products from Special K to Pringles decided last week, alongside Target and Allstate, to cease its advertisements on the conservative, alt-right website. Kellogg’s stated it does not support Brei...

Melania Trump as First Lady

Allessandra Inzinna, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

Raised in a humble background, Melania Trump spent her formative years overlooking a river and factory chimneys in a concrete apartment under communist rule in what is now Nova Mesto, Slovenia. A childhood friend of Melania, Mirjana Jelancic, told the Associated Press that even as a child, Melania d...

Assessing Affirmative Action

Jack Cruz-Alvarez, News Editor

November 30, 2016

As seniors go through their application process for the next month, their minds fill with questions about the mystery that is the college application process. Every senior wants to have the perfect application, but colleges oftentimes use vague policies during their admissions process, making it harder...

How come the presidential polls were wrong?

Atilla Dos Santos, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016

On Nov. 8 the New York Times issued a poll proclaiming that 45.9 percent of voters sided with Hillary Clinton and 42.8 percent sided with Donald J. Trump. National polls on most news channels gave similar numbers on each candidate’s popularity. Yet in spite of these numerous predictions, Mr. Trump...

Palmetto students protest Trump’s election

Photos by Susan Aghedo.

Marlowe Starling, Feature Editor

November 10, 2016

A group of over 20 students gathered in the Miami Palmetto Senior High School Pawvillion today with signs - and voices - rallying against the results of Tuesday night’s election. Wednesday evening, proponents of the in-school protest circulated a flyer on Instagram, encouraging students to wear ...

What’s in store for our new First Lady or Gentleman?

Atilla Dos Santos, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

As all the attention in the closing days of this bumpy presidential election focuses on the two candidates, it may be fair to ask what Bill Clinton and Melania Trump would do as first gentleman and first lady if their spouse gets elected on Nov. 8. If Hillary Clinton wins the election, her husband would be the f...

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