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In case you missed it: Bruce Jenner

Megan Martinez, Business Manager

May 11, 2015

Thirty-nine years ago, Bruce Jenner earned the title of "World's Greatest Athlete", at the 1976 Olympic Games. With his infectious smile, charming personality and ability to slay his Soviet rival in a decathlon during the Cold War, Jenner became a real-life superhero for America. Because these games...

Sheppard herds in a new era of music

Roberta Nicastro, Co-Culture Editor

May 6, 2015

Sheppard, an Australian indie pop band, prepared for take off and are now skyrocketing into a world of obsessed fans and fame. A group of six lovable misfits: three siblings, George, Amy and Emma Sheppard balanced out with three unrelated band members- Michael Butler, Jason Bovino and Dean Gordon. Siblings...

Palmetto Women’s Union embraces the new “F” word

Palmetto Women’s Union embraces the new “F” word

Agnes Bartha, Staff Writer/Photographer

May 6, 2015

In room 1001, the Palmetto Women’s Union dedicates monthly meetings to gender empowerment  discussions at the guidance of founder, junior Claire Zuo and sponsor, biology teacher Ms. Ann Nelson. Though the group centers topics around feminism and society’s treatment of women, boys take advantage...

Curriculum 101

Curriculum 101

Sophia Carrillo, Design Editor

May 1, 2015


Renzi: four boys and a dream

Agnes Bartha, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015

Chris Garzon, Danen Reed, Christopher Villasmil and Claudio Perez have formed an alternative rock band known as Renzi, making appearances to share their music with the community. Renzi recently showcased their music at the Helen Witty Gala and a performance at Bloomingdales, along with Palmetto’s very...

Relay for a reason

Relay for a reason

Jessica Rolnick, Staff Writer/ Photographer

March 3, 2015

This past Saturday, around 40 book-themed teams along with participants from the Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay and Cutler Bay areas came together at Evelyn Greer Park to raise money for the American Cancer Society. The event honored survivors of the disease and remembered those who lost their lives in the...

A tournament to remember

Samantha Rosen, Editor-In-Chief

February 19, 2015

Leaving a hole in many hearts after his death in 2009, Alexander Standiford’s memory continues to live on throughout his Pinecrest community. Better known as Zander, Z, or No. 33 on the Palmetto High School basketball court, “3’s For Z,” an annual three-point basketball-shooting contest, hon...

Locked up

Brooke Ortiz, Staff Writer

February 12, 2015

Millions of people visit zoos and aquariums annually to gaze at creatures locked in paddocks or enclosures. Zoo Miami, a well-known local attraction, experienced the death of giraffe Fezzik this past November. Suffering joint instability, veterinarians at the zoo sedated Fezzik to examine him. However,...

Meet The Vamps debut album

Roberta Nicastro, Co-Culture Section Editor

February 4, 2015

The Vamps -- a clean-cut, British pop band comprised of lead vocalist Bradley Simpson, lead guitarist James McVey, bassist Connor Ball and drummer Tristan Evans. The 2014 release of their debut album, Meet the Vamps, has the potential to transform them into the next teenage music stars. Formed after ...

Cell Phone Signal Hotspots

Sungho Son, Art Director

January 23, 2015

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