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THINX masters the Art of Period Proofing

Carmella Jimenez, Copy Editor

April 3, 2016

In a quiet classroom, she sharply zips open her backpack, hoping that no one will notice. She grabs it and buries it in her hoodie’s pocket as she stumbles to the front of the classroom to ask for permission to use the restroom while keeping her eyes locked toward the floor, hoping any stains on the...

Taking a glimpse at the future

Sungho Son, Design Editor

January 15, 2016

Held in January each year at the Las Vegas Convention center, the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) gathers attention from technology enthusiasts that want to experience products before they release. The CES show's reputation as the world’s largest electronic and technology event has attracted major companies...

Keeping tabs on technology

Morgan Elmslie, Staff Writer

October 25, 2015

Beginning in 2014, Miami-Dade County started a district wide initiative to go paperless with their Digital Convergence Plan. With this plan, the county hopes to initiate a relevant and engaging curriculum that coincides with the constant advances of technology. However, the plan has spurred controvers...

Bowl bound

Ryan Trout, Online Sport Editor

April 15, 2015

History Bowl tests both the knowledge and speed of students. With up to four students participating in each team, the battle of brains can best be described as a studious shootout. Each student has a buzzer with which they buzz in first to take a shot at the correct answer. The team with the most cor...

Not putting the brakes on safety

Sungho Son, Art Director

April 14, 2015

Forty years ago, designers created concept cars like these. As time pass and machinery advances, the safety of the cars proportionally progresses. From the improvement of airbags to integration of motion sensors, engineers constantly add new cutting-edge technology to revised performance to take ...

No longer down and dirty

Brooke Ortiz, Staff Writer

March 5, 2015

Most people flush the toilet and never think about the waste again. However, in January and February of 2015, researchers at Arizona State University and Bill Gates, along with engineer Peter Janicki, revealed to the world potential uses for sewage sludge. Microsoft tycoon Bill Gates funded the develop...

Tired of being tired

Brooke Ortiz, Staff Writer

February 26, 2015

Juggling homework, clubs, sports and personal recreational time, high school often denotes a lack of sleep. A study reported by the Sleep Foundation revealed that 85 percent of adolescent students receive less than eight and a half hours of sleep on school nights despite the recommendation of nine to...

Gadget and Gizmos: Microsoft Hololens

Gadget and Gizmos: Microsoft Hololens

Grant Gassman, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

Microsoft Hololens is a sleek, flashy headset with transparent lenses. Looking through the heatset, one can see 3D objects floating in midair, virtual screens on the wall and your living room covered in virtual characters running amok. Hololens will track your movements, watch your gaze and transform...

The beneficial dogma of owning a pet

The beneficial dogma of owning a pet

Sophie Carrillo, Co-Features Editor

February 9, 2015

The well-known saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away- ” holds true in many cases. Now, the “apple” can be replaced with something else -- pets. Over the past 25 years, research has shown countless health benefits to owning a pet. Pets for the youth Researcher James E. Gern, a pedi...



Ryan Trout, Online Sport Editor

January 28, 2015

Twitter uses text. Instagram uses photos. Phhhoto uses GIFs. A GIF is a moving picture, not exactly a video, but somewhere in between. With GIFs, Phhhoto achieves a special dynamic. The repeated frames employ a subtle sophistication that could only be attributed to a more advanced app. Phhhoto surrounds...

The new magic of Marvel: The Marvel Experience

Remy Farkas, Co-Report Editor

January 26, 2015

Climb like Spiderman or crawl through lasers with Black Widow as part of your training as a Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division (S.H.I.E.L.D) recruit  to help save the world with Marvel’s greatest heroes. Join Captain America, She-Hulk or even Iron Man as you journey...

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