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A Look at the Pinecrest Councilmember Seat 3 Election

Photos courtesy of Laura McNaughton (left) and Shannon del Prado (right).

Nicole Markus and Kate Markus

September 23, 2020

On Nov. 3, elections for Pinecrest Village Council seat three will take place.  The two candidates, Laura McNaughton and Shannon del Prado, both live within Pinecrest zone three, which qualifies them for the position. Although the candidates both represent zone three, all of Pinecrest can vote in...

National Suicide Prevention Month: You Are Not Alone

Ana Martinez, Design Editor

September 23, 2020

Sept. marks the start of Suicide Prevention Month, where individuals unite to promote suicide awareness, learn about the symptoms of depression and reach out to others.  A range of health conditions can cause suicide: mental disorders, mood disorders or clinical depression.  Suicidal thoughts can affe...

New Train Station Project in Wynwood

Amy-Grace Shapiro, Multimedia Photo Editor

September 21, 2020

On Aug. 26, the Wynwood Business Improvement District (BID) proposed spending an estimated $2 million in support of a new train station in Wynwood that would also service Midtown, Edgewater, Miami Design District, upper Eastside, Miami Shores and North Miami residents. The railway station would tenta...

The Significance of the 1619 Project

The Significance of the 1619 Project

Valentina Caceres, Senior Multimedia Editor

September 20, 2020

In Aug. 2019, on the 400th anniversary of the start of American slavery, American journalist Nikole-Hannah Jones created The New York Times Magazine’s ongoing initiative titled “The 1619 Project.” The project aimed to reform the curriculum taught in U.S. History classrooms by teaching it from ...

What’s Going On With TikTok?

Jane Heise, Print Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2020

The White House announced Friday morning that they have reached a conclusion on the Aug. 6 executive order banning two Chinese-owned apps, “TikTok” and “WeChat,” from all U.S. app stores. The first to go will be “WeChat,” a social media and communications app, beginning on Sunday, Sept. 20....

Art Basel Canceled for 2020

Isabel Lopez, Multimedia Photo Editor

September 17, 2020

The pandemic strikes yet another annual event: Art Basel is canceled for Dec. 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Switzerland and Hong Kong, Art Basel's other locations, have canceled for the same reason. The next annual event in South Florida aims to take place on Dec. 2 to Dec. 5, 2021.  Establi...

The Story Behind “Stand with Sophie”

Cristele Moztarzadeh, Copy Editor

September 16, 2020

Sophie Long’s story, which sparked the hashtag #StandwithSophie, highlights the long-standing issue of child sexual abuse in America. On Sept. 2, a video surfaced on the internet which shows Sophie, a nine-year-old girl, refusing to go home with her mother and stepfather. In the video, Sophie accuses he...

The Legacy of Chadwick Boseman

Sofia Vinueza, Business Manager

September 14, 2020

Chadwick Boseman was an actor who brought joy to many people all around the world. Known for his presence in The Black Panther, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War and 42, he brought the characters he portrayed to life and made connections with his audience. After being diagnosed with colon cancer four...

Summer 2020 Bucket List

Summer 2020 Bucket List

Ana Martinez, Design Editor

May 19, 2020

Due to COVID-19, people have had to cancel or delay their summer plans, forcing  them to stay  home for summer break. Although staying at home for two months may seem like a bore, Miami has many new experiences available for residents. As restaurants and offices begin to open up, many hope to get back t...

Best Takeout/Delivery Spots in South Florida

Camilla Bondy, Design Editor

May 18, 2020

Due to the current pandemic, restaurants offering many different types of food have switched from sit-down service to providing take-out and delivery. Having the ability to take-out or have food delivered provides an easy way to have an at-home meal with less clean up after, too. One restaurant t...

Ideas for Mother’s Day 2020

Ideas for Mother's Day 2020

Sydney Campbell, Senior Design Editor

May 9, 2020

Mothers: the women who know us like no other, the women who instill the values that we will keep for the rest of our lives, and the women who created us and continue to care for us until the very end. Let us be honest — they deserve the world! Mother's day is the one day of the year strictly dedica...

How to Keep Healthy Relationships during Lockdown

Sydney Campbell, Design Editor

April 20, 2020

Due to COVID-19, quarantining has become the new “normal.” Romantic relationships instantly became “long-distance,” friendships became virtual and outside interactions came to a halt. How do you keep your relationships strong when you might feel isolated and alone? Below are a few ways.  Whet...

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