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The Bachelor: what is next

Natalie Askowitz, Copy Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

Every season of the Bachelor and Bachelorette begins with host, Chris Harrison, announcing it as the most dramatic season yet, and Nick Viall’s season is no exception. With Nick being the first bachelor to have been a part of the franchise three times, the pressure is on. After coming in sec...

Nine apps that will make your life easier

Camila Myers, Insight Editor

January 17, 2017


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

Flixter: Flixter is for all movie addicts. This application will tell you everything you need to know about movies, from where the closest movie theaters are, to what movies are playing and when. The app is also linked to Fandango, so it offers critiques and reviews of the movie as well. My Fitne...

How to approach doing homework over the break

Mia Zaldivar, Design Editor

January 5, 2017


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

Despite winter break being a two-week break from school, teachers still assign homework. Many teachers believe giving homework over the break is necessary for students to remember what they learned over the year. In addition, some classes have a strict pacing guide in order to cover what will be on the...

Litmas tree

Olympia Rodriguez, Design Editor

December 25, 2016


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

Step 1: Gather your materials which include a bright array of lights, nails with an accompanying hammer and chalk for those of us that enjoy taking it to the next level. Step 2: Mark the key points in the formation of your tree (the chalk comes in handy with this step). Then, using caution, hammer a ...

How to throw the perfect Christmukkah party

Camila Myers and Mia Zaldivar

December 24, 2016


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

Ever wonder if there was a way to celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah at once? Well now you can! Here are a few steps for throwing the best Chrismukkah party ever. Step one: Invite all your friends, Jews, Catholics and all others, over on a certain day. Make sure it is not during Hanukkah or on Christmas...

‘Tis the Season holiday playlist

‘Tis the Season holiday playlist

Brianne Guanaga and Sydney Sancho

December 21, 2016


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

Although Jack Frost will not be nipping at your nose, this perfect holiday playlist will allow you to savor the festivities by an open fire. With classic artists like Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole, featuring jazzy twists and modern bops with Justin Bieber and Michael Bublé, this compilation of ico...

Perfect winter vacation destinations on a budget

Kalia Richardson, News Editor

December 18, 2016


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

              Make way. Winter break approaches, a break well-deserved in students’ eyes. Only how do they plan to end such an eventful year with a bang? Despite rising and falling prices, affordable vacationing is a viable option. Here’s why...

Open letter to our innocent self

Open letter to our innocent self

Carmella Jimenez, Senior Copy Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

              Dear innocent self, You roll around in a sea of wrapping paper, surrounded by siblings at home on Christmas morning. You watch the stockings slowly fill everyday and wonder what waits inside the Star Wars container of Princess Leia in your hand-sewn Winnie the Pooh stockings. Even the air se...

Are grades really that important?

Attila Dos Santos, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Culture, LIFE, Top Stories

The importance of grades weighs heavily on students anxiously asking themselves whether they are a failed test away from not getting into the college they want. Strong grades do offer greater chances of getting into certain colleges and also receiving award-based merit scholarships. This applies in p...

A review of The Weeknd’s Starboy

A review of The Weeknd’s Starboy

Roberta Nicastro, Senior Design Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, LIFE, Top Stories

Fans might stray from artists that experiment too much with their music, considering many listeners enjoy what consistently meets their expectations. An artist that publishes album after album with the exact same sound often gets repetitive and a bit tiresome though. The Weeknd’s latest album, “Starboy,” ...

Miami Art Week takes center stage once again

Miami Art Week takes center stage once again

Katharine Hsiao, Design Editor

December 3, 2016


Filed under Arts, LIFE, Top Stories

sMiami, a metropolitan city immersed in diversity, continues to host multiple festivals during the Miami Art week and throughout the year. The events provide an ideal occasion to spend family time during the upcoming holidays and gain more insight in the arts.         ...

Alexandra Pedroso, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016


Filed under DIY, LIFE, Top Stories

What is compost?  A decayed mixture of organic substances sums up compost. The process involves recycling organic materials to make a fertilizer. Composting also cuts down on large trash amounts left behind. Throwing some expired wine and fruit scraps together to fertilize a potted plant may be one of th...

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