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14 Days of Love Day 13: The Signs of a Toxic Relationship

14 Days of Love Day 13: The Signs of a Toxic Relationship

Joanna Salvat, Life Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under 14 Days of Love, LIFE, Top Stories

A lack of communication and trust Communication and miscommunication can make or break a relationship; the skill of open communication between two people builds a foundation of trust. According to the Huffington Post, poor communication is the #1 reason couples split up. In any type of relationship, whether romantic ...

The New Palmetto Meme Account

Olivia Solomon, Business Manager

February 12, 2019


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A popular phenomenon on Palmetto students’ Instagram feeds are meme pages. But rather than simply making fun of society, this Palmetto specific meme account targets the daily struggles and stressful situations Palmetto students face on a daily basis. The account highlights the overcrowded hallways,...

Mr. Panther 2019 Recap

Nicole Markus, Copy Editor

February 10, 2019


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Thirty-three contestants took the auditorium stage Thursday to compete in the annual Mr. Panther competition. The pageant features male contestants representing different clubs and honor societies at Palmetto, and always draws a huge crowd. Contestants spend 17 weeks practicing and learning various dances...

14 Days of Love Day 9: How to Survive a Bad Date

14 Days of Love Day 9: How to Survive a Bad Date

Allessandra Inzinna, Senior Copy Editor

February 9, 2019


Filed under 14 Days of Love, LIFE, Top Stories

Bad dates can deter people from ever wanting to attempt another potentially disastrous romantic venture again. But one disappointing date should not ruin one’s entire outlook on love. One might have to suffer through a few bad dates in order to find a good match, but there are a few simple ways to...

14 Days of Love Day 8: Valentine’s Day Promotions in Miami

14 Days of Love Day 8: Valentine’s Day Promotions in Miami

Allison Strasius, Feature Editor

February 8, 2019


Filed under 14 Days of Love, LIFE, Top Stories

The Valentine’s Day season is all about love, emotions and… promotions! Whether found at the mall or favorite restaurants, the deals pop up every passing day up until the holiday — especially rampant on Feb. 14 itself. In this guide, learn all of the great spots to find them!   K...

14 Days of Love Day 5: 7 Reasons to Love Palmetto

14 Days of Love Day 5: 7 Reasons to Love Palmetto

Benjamin Spiegelman, Online Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2019


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The Flexibility: At Palmetto, while there may be requirements regarding core classes that all students must take, there remains lots of flexibility in students’ schedules. Every student gets two electives when they come in as freshman and as students advance, the choices only grow. From Journalism ...

12 Things That Defined Palmetto in 2018

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

January 29, 2019


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For Palmetto students and faculty, 2018 had a lot of interesting moments and changes to the school. In celebration of the new year, the Panther decided to take a look back at what shaped 2018 here at Palmetto. IDs: This one was not a very popular one for students, but for the faculty, it became extrem...

The 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands

The 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands

Gemma Torras, News Editor/ Designer

January 23, 2019


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With the strum of a guitar and the pound of drumsticks, junior Paul Nameth’s annual Battle of the Bands will come again in early 2019. At the beginning of 2018, Nameth created a project that embodied his passions while also championing a good cause. He reached out to the Donna E. Shalala Music Reac...

Modern Teenage Problems

Nicole Markus, Copy Editor

January 21, 2019


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Modern teenage lives have changed fundamentally, and with that change comes struggle. In the 21st century, many social issues can cause problems for young people, especially teenagers, the lab rats for new changes in society. The effects on their mental health have become increasingly noticeable through...

Troupe 1298 and Their Awards

Troupe 1298 and Their Awards

Gemma Torras, News Editor/Designer

January 15, 2019


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As the holiday season approached, Drama Troupe 1298 won several Critics Choice Awards during the first two weeks of December. After many hours spent practicing, rehearsing and performing, the troupe won a duet act award, set design award and a group award. “Critics Choice is an award given by judge...

The Golden Globe Winners

Sophia DeAlejo, Life Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under LIFE

2019 holds a year full of surprises for upcoming films and television shows. 2018 left movie-goers with a constant flow of off-the-charts movies and tv shows.  The Golden Globes is an annual award ceremony celebrating and honoring remarkable films and tv show that were released throughout the year. T...

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