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The Yellow Buses Going Green: Miami-Dade’s New Electric School Buses

Daniel Perodin, Feature Editor February 16, 2024

In recent years, as municipalities across the country push toward greener solutions, Miami-Dade County Public Schools purchased 75 electric buses and 20 electric school buses for its county-wide transportation...

Jennifer Crumbley Found Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter Over Oxford School Shooting

Ella Wehmeyer, Multimedia Photo Editor February 8, 2024

On Feb. 6, Jennifer Crumbley became the first parent in the U.S. to be found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for a mass shooting carried out by her son. On Nov. 30, 2021, Jennifer’s son, Ethan...

King Charles III Diagnosed with Cancer

William Albury, Multimedia Photo Editor February 7, 2024

On Monday, Buckingham Palace announced that King Charles III has been diagnosed with cancer at the age of 75 and is undergoing treatment. Charles ascended the throne in Sept. of 2022 following his mother,...

Appeals Court Denies Trump Immunity in January 6 Case

Brooke Wilensky, Opinion Editor February 6, 2024

On Feb. 6, a federal appeals court ruled that former President Donald Trump does not have presidential immunity from prosecution of criminal charges, related to his efforts to overturn the 2020 election...

Taylor Swift Announces New Album, “The Tortured Poets Department”

Eleanor Harris, Copy Editor February 6, 2024

On Sunday night, at the 66th annual Grammy Awards Ceremony, as Taylor Swift accepted the award for “Best Pop Vocal Album,” she made a special announcement. Swift wanted to thank her fans for all her...

Abortion Legislation Facing Florida Supreme Court Determination

Edie Carneiro, Sports Editor February 6, 2024

As of Jan. 5, a collection of abortion rights groups called Floridians Protecting Freedom has collected enough signatures to put a proposed state constitutional amendment to codify abortion rights on the...

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Initiative to Recruit Substitute Teachers

Ava Stuzin, News Editor February 2, 2024

As the 2023-24 school year kicked off, Miami-Dade County Public Schools introduced new requirements for substitute teacher eligibility.  Previously, substitute teachers were required to have completed...

President Biden Attends Campaign Fundraiser in Pinecrest, Raises $6.2 Million

Sara Paredes, Senior Copy Editor January 31, 2024

On Tuesday, Jan. 30, President Joe Biden visited the quiet streets of Pinecrest, Fla. to attend the  Finance Chair of the Biden Victory Fund and longtime donor, Chris Korge’s fundraiser, hosted in his...

New Rule Requires Parent Signature for Club Participation 

Anna Levitt, Copy Editor January 29, 2024

Halfway through the school year, students at Miami Palmetto Senior High have received a new requirement: a printed and signed parent permission slip for each school club and organization they participate...

New Hampshire Primary Results Explained

Brooke Wilensky, Opinion Editor January 28, 2024

On Jan. 23, Donald Trump won the Republican New Hampshire primary, and President Joe Biden won the Democratic primary. This was the first primary of the 2024 election cycle, an early indicator of who is...

What to Know About South Africa’s Genocide Case Against Israel

Sara Paredes, Senior Copy Editor January 25, 2024

On Jan. 12, following two days of debate over a case brought by South Africa’s representatives in the United Nations’ International Court of Justice, a hearing concluded the debate over Israel’s...

Donald Trump Wins Iowa Caucus by a Record-Breaking 30-Point Margin

Ella Wehmeyer, Multimedia Photo Editor January 23, 2024

On Jan. 15, former President Donald Trump set a record-winning finish at the Iowa caucus. Being the caucus with the lowest turnout in the last quarter-century, only about 110,000 votes were placed, making...

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