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Day 6: Opposites Attract: Fact or Myth?

Day 6: Opposites Attract: Fact or Myth?

Chrystal Peterson, Design Editor

February 6, 2016


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It is true when they say opposites attract. Elizabeth Rosario, an outgoing, social and Czech mix, and Dylan Solomon, a “lone wolf,” stay at home and Miami born are the perfect example. Elizabeth and Dylan first laid eyes on each other in seventh grade. They both went to the zoo, accompanied b...

Day 5: Palmetto teachers learn to love

Day 5: Palmetto teachers learn to love

Roberta Nicastro and Carmella Jimenez

February 5, 2016


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Patty and Ned Valois In 1965, thirteen year-old Patty Clarke met Ned Valois as she laced up her roller skates to go out into the two-house expanse of the undeveloped Coral Gables area. Ned was one of Patty’s brother’s jerky friends, twenty years old at the time. She paid no attention to th...

Day 4: A single’s guide to Valentine’s Day

Day 4: A single’s guide to Valentine’s Day

Katharine Hsiao, Design Editor

February 4, 2016


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The time when couples in relationships look for gifts in cliched red wrapping paper and exchange gushing I love you’s has come. There are numerous ways to avoid being miserable when single on Valentine’s Day. According to a survey taken by The Bureau of Labor Statistics,  more than 52 percent Am...

“All In” for community service

Blake Rubenstein, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016


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In 2004, as a way to raise money and awareness for CCDH (an organization which assists the developmentally handicapped), Palmetto Middle School student Michael Grey created a poker tournament. After Grey graduated from MPSH in 2009, brothers Brian and Jay Morrison took over the tournament to continue...

Day 3: 5 things to do with your date on Valentine’s Day

Day 3: 5 things to do with your date on Valentine’s Day

Sungho Son, Design Editor

February 3, 2016


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Golfing: Golf and Sundays are a perfect combination. Put on your polo shirt and khaki shorts. Show her how to hold the club and impress her with your hole-in-one shots. Go to the range and see who can hit the farthest. Drive around the grassy hills in golf carts and end the day with a takeout lun...

Day 2: Is our generation more focused on sex rather than relationships? Yes

Day 2: Is our generation more focused on sex rather than relationships? Yes

Morgan Elmslie, Design Editor

February 2, 2016


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If sliding into DMs is the new first date and half-drunk hook ups mean as much as an emotional bond, why would one put a ring on it when they can just call it a night? This generation glorifies sex. With anyone. Sex is no longer a sacred connection shared between two lovers who are committed to eac...

Day 2: Is our generation more focused on sex rather than relationships? No

Day 2: Is our generation more focused on sex rather than relationships? No

Emma Seckinger, Print Managing Editor

February 2, 2016


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In an era where a swipe to the right can lead to a no-strings-attached hookup, chivalry may seem dead. In fact, chivalry may seem buried so far below ground that its chances of ever seeing daylight again decrease faster than the Kardashian name appears in a headline. Just because the days of giv...

Day 1: Theories of Attraction

Day 1: Theories of Attraction

Victoria Arguelles, Online Managing Editor

February 1, 2016


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  Similar to common drugs, attraction has its street names. Crushes and feels (short for feelings) both refer back to one thing: being drawn to another person. Whether sentiments consist of solely physical attraction, emotional attraction or a combination of the two, love is a fundamental human att...

Palmetto’s National Honor Society packages food to feed children

Remy Farkas, Feature Editor

January 30, 2016


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Over 150 people of all ages from all over Miami came together at the Miami-Dade Fairgrounds, Friday, to pack thousands of meals for children across the world. Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) is a non-profit Christian organization dedicated to feeding starving and malnourished children in 70 developing countries throughout the glob...

6 things you never knew you needed

Remy Farkas, Feature Editor

January 23, 2016


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1. French Fry Cup Holder You just grabbed your meal from the fast food window and you can smell and see the grease of your fresh French Fries in the paper bag, and you get the urge to just grab a fry. All of the sudden your fries have spilled all over your car. The greasy mess immediately makes you lose...

Palmetto is No Place for Hate

Katharine Hsiao and Susan Aghedo

January 21, 2016


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Many people, including some students at Palmetto, harbor prejudices and cling to stereotypes they hold towards certain groups of people, because of their race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or even hair color. No Place for Hate is working to remove prejudice from interactions between stude...

Do you have affluenza?

Remy Farkas and Maxwell Landy

January 8, 2016


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