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Trump’s Staff: what it says about his presidency

Allessandra Inzinna, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

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


Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

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


Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

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


Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

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


Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

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

Palmetto students protest Trump’s election

Marlowe Starling, Feature Editor

November 10, 2016


Filed under Miami, National, NEWS, Palmetto, Top Stories

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


Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

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...

Road to Election Day series: Which 2016 presidential candidate should you vote for?

Alexandra Pedroso, Staff Writer

November 6, 2016


Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

With the election in two days, it’s getting harder and harder to decide who to vote for. Complete this quiz to help you choose, based on your personality. [polldaddy poll=9572534] [polldaddy poll=9572537] [polldaddy poll=9572538] [polldaddy poll=9572560] [polldaddy poll=9572561] [polldaddy poll=95725...

Worth the wait

Alec Lanzas and Thomas Martinez

November 3, 2016


Filed under National, SPORTS, Top Stories

Forget the billy goat. Forget Bartman. The curse has been broken. After 108 years of torment, the wait is finally over for The North Side. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in extra innings Wednesday night en route to a World Series title, their first since 1908. 108 years of heartb...

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