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MPSHS Alumnus Nikki Fried Elected Chair of Florida Democrats

Daniel Perodin, Staff Writer March 22, 2023

South Florida native, Nikki Fried won the election for Chair of the Florida Democratic Party on Feb. 25, contributing to a continuously accomplished career in Florida politics.  Nicole Heather Fried,...

Miami Beach Implements Curfew after Spring Break Shootings

Mia Shields, Design Editor March 22, 2023

As a popular vacation spot, Miami Beach draws in thousands during the spring break season, often stirring up chaos and upheaval in the city.  On March 17, a fatal shooting occurred, leaving one dead...

Taylor Swift Releases Four New Songs the Night Before Her Tour

Samantha Elkins, Print-Co-Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2023

On March 16, singer-songwriter Taylor Swift released four re-recorded songs as part of her endeavor to recreate most of her discography.  Two of the re-recorded songs, “Eyes Open (Taylor’s Version)”...

Pinecrest Referendum Fails 

Samantha Elkins, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2023

On March 7, Pinecrest’s proposed Charter Amendment Referendum failed as voters decided to keep the current voting system. The referendum required a simple majority vote, and with a 52.92% voter turnout,...

The Fight and Resistance Over the Willow Project

The Fight and Resistance Over the Willow Project

Jasmine Judge, Business Manager March 14, 2023

This morning, President Joe Biden approved the widely disputed Willow Project on the petroleum-rich lands of Northern Alaska. The oil project, proposed by ConocoPhillips — a company that has previously...

The UK Faces Nationwide Vegetable Shortages

Emilia Haus, Multimedia Photo Editor March 14, 2023

Within the past few weeks, British shoppers have faced a lack of vegetables in supermarkets nationwide. Some of Britain's largest supermarkets, Tesco and Asda, have limited tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers...

Losing Pixie Dust: Gov. DeSantis Rids Disney of its Self-Government 

Gabriella Alvarez, Copy Editor March 10, 2023

On Feb. 27, Gov. Ron DeSantis officially signed a law stripping The Walt Disney Company of its self-governing district. The appointed five board members will supervise municipal services, such as fire...

Knaus Berry Farm Owner Rachel Knaus Has Passed Away

Gabriella Alvarez, Copy Editor March 6, 2023

On March 5, a post via the farm’s Instagram account announced that Rachel Knaus, owner of South Florida’s Knaus Berry Farm, passed away. Previously, on Feb. 17, Knaus and her husband were assaulted...

Every Vote Counts: Looking into the 2024 Election

Daniel Perodin, Staff Writer February 24, 2023

While this year is not titled an election year in the sense that no major state or federal elections will take place, local initiatives still make an appearance. However, 2023 will encounter extensive...

Buffalo Market Shooter Sentenced to Life in Prison

Eitan Greenberg, Sports Editor February 22, 2023

On May 14, 2022, white supremacist Payton Gendron transformed a predominantly Black community in Buffalo into a crime scene. Gendron, the man accused of murdering 10 people at a mainly Black market...

The FHSAA Votes Against Female Student-athletes Menstrual Cycle Reports

Valentina Arias, Multimedia Photo Editor February 18, 2023

As of Feb. 9, the Florida High School Athletic Association voted against female student-athlete requirements to fill out the menstrual cycle questions on the physical examination form. Earlier this...

One Dead And Three Injured After Shooting At El Paso Mall

Ava Stuzin, News Editor February 16, 2023

On Feb. 15, an anonymous suspect opened gunfire around the food court inside the Cielo Visto Mall in El Paso, Texas killing one and injuring three. The shooting was reported at 5:05 p.m., and within...

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