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Bill Cosby Gets His Sentence

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

October 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Years after his crimes, Bill Cosby is now in prison. The former comedian, lovingly dubbed as “America’s Dad” before his crimes were revealed, was sentenced to three to ten years in prison for sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004. It took a long time to get to this point with Bill Cosby ...

The Testimony that Gripped a Nation

Nicole Markus, Copy Editor

September 30, 2018


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Dr. Christine Blasey Ford took to the stands on Thursday morning, and it seemed as though every person in America watched as she testified. She set the stage for the nature of the proceedings with an extremely emotional opening statement, expressing her fear of testifying. During Ford’s opening sta...

Breaking Down the Kavanaugh Hearings

Nicole Markus, Copy Editor

September 26, 2018


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June 27, 2018: Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court. Kennedy was considered to be the swing vote between the four liberal and four conservative leaning justices. Kennedy often blocked liberal attempts for gun control, however he supported LGBTQ+ and abortion right...

Why is Our Car Insurance So Expensive?

Why is Our Car Insurance So Expensive?

Jane Heise, Copy Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Top Stories

When buying a car, the added expenses pile up, including insurance. For those living in Florida, insurance prices add to a hefty cost. According to the latest statistics put together by the website Insurance, the state of Florida sits at the fifth most expensive state for car insurance. This poses a...

The Cohen and Manafort Convictions–Explained

Allessandra Inzinna, Senior Copy Editor

September 10, 2018


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  On Aug. 21, Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort--two major associates of President Donald Trump--received convictions of extensive federal crimes, which suggest serious implications for both themselves and the president. Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign manager, was found guilty of crime...

#WhereDoWeGoFromHere

#WhereDoWeGoFromHere

Allison Strasius, staff writer

April 25, 2018


Filed under National, NEWS, Top Stories

Friday, April 20, marked the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre, a shooting that killed 15 people at Columbine High School in Colorado. In remembrance, Student Council and Psychology Club collaborated along with various Palmetto administrators creating the opportunity to answer the question, “Wher...

Palmetto Has No Official School Walkout Planned for Columbine Anniversary

Palmetto Has No Official School Walkout Planned for Columbine Anniversary

Jack Cruz-Alvarez, online managing editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, NEWS, Top Stories

According to administration officials and student organizers, Palmetto has not planned an official walkout on Friday, April 20 in support of stricter gun control measures. The National School Walkout movement has organized walkouts in protest of gun violence in schools across the country to begin at 10 a.m....

Students Walk Out, Show Solidarity For MSD

Students Walk Out, Show Solidarity For MSD

Allessandra Inzinna, feature editor

March 15, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, NEWS, Top Stories

Joining thousands of walkouts across the nation, around 2,500 of Palmetto’s students walked out at approximately 10:00 AM today to pay tribute to the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. After attendance was taken the beginning of third period, students were dismissed building...

Rejecting Roundup

Allison Strasius, staff writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, NEWS, Top Stories

The current spraying of the chemical weed killer Roundup around the perimeter of the school has recently prompted backlash from some students at Miami Palmetto Senior High School. Drew Latta, a senior, is spearheading the campaign to end the use of Roundup on school grounds. “Roundup is one of the...

Activists Teach Palmetto Students How To Protest Effectively

Activists Teach Palmetto Students How To Protest Effectively

Jack Cruz-Alvarez, online managing editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, NEWS, Top Stories

Though Palmetto’s February 21 walkout against gun violence did not go as she had planned, freshman Nicole Markus thinks that next week’s protest on March 14 at 10:00 a.m. will run much more smoothly. “I am extremely hopeful about this protest because I truly believe that everyone has it in the...

ICYMI: The Weekly Update For The Week of Mar. 2

March 3, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, NEWS, Top Stories

In this week's news, Carvalho stays, Walmart and Dick's Sporting Goods end ties with the NRA and the Oscars are just around the corner. Enjoy!

Memoirs of an Eagle

Olivia Solomon, staff writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, NEWS, Top Stories

The experiences and stories from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting After gunshots tore through the air at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, the lives of the students, teachers, families and Americans were forever changed. 17 families are now one member short. Stude...

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