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FIU’s Golden Promise

Jack Meyer, News Editor

January 29, 2020

In a world full of students plagued with financial problems, Florida International University (FIU) now offers a route for students that may face these issues. The plan, known as “FIU’s Golden Promise” guarantees to fully pay a student’s tuition and fees if they have an Expected Family Contrib...

New Entertainment to Expect in 2020

Allison Gould, Opinion Editor

January 28, 2020

As the new year kicks off, many artists and creators have implied that they will be releasing new music, television shows and movies in the coming year. An abundance of entertainment plans to come out, giving everyone something to look forward to. Below are just a few of the new releases coming out ...

Palmetto Welcomes Therapy Dogs

Palmetto Welcomes Therapy Dogs

Jacob Grindstaff and Gianna Hutton

December 11, 2019

MPSH PAWS and Biology Club welcome therapy dogs to their members on Dec. 11, 2019 to help students with stress relief, anxiety and to have fun!

Shipping Off to College

Lissette Martinez, Feature Editor

December 4, 2019

As seniors throughout the country apply to universities, some seniors consider studying  anywhere from community college to Ivy League universities, while others consider the remarkable new option of embarking on a cruise through Semester at Sea. This program works in conjunction with Colorado State...

Best After School Restaurants

Best After School Restaurants

Camilla Bondy, Design Editor

December 3, 2019

After a long day of nothing but school — and an early lunch at either 10:40 or 11:40 — grabbing a bite to eat does not sound too bad. While there are a variety of restaurants to choose from, some nearby options include Chicken Kitchen, Chipotle, Starbucks, Panera and  even Pinecrest Bakery. O...

Fun Recipes for Thanksgiving and Friendsgiving

Fun Recipes for Thanksgiving and Friendsgiving

Kristine Villarroel and Valentina Caceres

December 2, 2019

Amidst this holiday season, there is nothing better than spending time with loved ones, watching holiday movies, drinking hot cocoa and enjoying the weather. As special as other  parts of the season are, the holidays would not be the same without warm, sweet, and savory foods.  Junior Sofia Palac...

Plant-Based Burger Patties Trend More in Restaurants

Ana Martinez, Design Editor

December 1, 2019

In recent years, America has witnessed a rise in the consumption of plant-based meat products, made available by brands such as Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods. In light of this new trend, restaurants, grocery stores and popular food chains such as Burger King, Carl’s Jr., Qdoba, Subway, Del Taco an...

Palmetto’s After-School Snack Stand

Kate Stuzin, Copy Editor

December 1, 2019

A hidden gem at Palmetto, the snack stand — located right next to the gym — serves as a great place to grab a bite with friends. Though many people did not know about the snack stand in the past, it has seen an increase in popularity this year. The introduction of hotdogs to the stand has drawn ...

Super Pets: Dogs’ Heroic Actions

Super Pets: Dogs’ Heroic Actions

Katriona Page, Copy Editor

November 25, 2019

Pet-owners tend to agree on the many virtues of their animals: they are lifelong friends and loyal companions who help with bad days, loneliness and everything in between. Some pets, however, take it to the next level, by performing heroic deeds and risking their own lives to save both their owners’ an...

Welcome to the Miami Book Fair!

Welcome to the Miami Book Fair!

Kun Liu, Staff Writer

November 23, 2019

If you cannot remember the last time you saw a teenager reading a book, newspaper or magazine, you are not alone. In recent years, less than 20% of U.S. teens report that they read books, magazines or newspapers daily for pleasure, according to research published by the American Psychological Associat...

“Joker” is the Most Profitable R-Rated Movie

Kate Stuzin, Copy Editor

November 13, 2019

Despite all the gun violence related controversy prior to “Joker’s” release,Warner Bros. will have the last laugh, as the movie has become the most profitable R-rated movie of all time. Many suspected the movie would perpetrate gun violence in AmericaAccording to Forbes, “Joker” has grossed...

Eco-Friendly Tips

Eco-Friendly Tips

Gianna Hutton, Design Editor

October 17, 2019

Seventy-two percent of Americans view climate change as a moderate, serious or imminent threat, according to a 2018 poll conducted by Reuters. However, many students feel empowered through all the negative information that has keeps arising about the future climate. “I feel like the way students are dismisse...

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