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The Long Legacy of Sexual Abuse in the World of Women’s Gymnastics

The Long Legacy of Sexual Abuse in the World of Women’s Gymnastics

Denise Vaque, Design Editor October 18, 2021

Disclaimer: This article contains topics that could be sensitive for some readers.  The 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta marked a turning point in the world of women’s gymnastics. For the first time...

The Top Latino MLB Players

Eitan Greenberg, Copy Editor October 18, 2021

Baseball has existed since the Civil War in the mid-1800s. While it started off as a sport that only Americans played, it spread to Latin America in the early 1900s. When Major League Baseball became more...

NCAA to Use March Madness Branding for Women’s Tournament

Amy-Grace Shapiro, Feature Editor October 17, 2021

This season, March Madness branding will be used in the Division I Women’s basketball tournament.  After last year's controversy surrounding the disparity between the men’s and women’s tournaments,...

18 Former NBA Players Arrested Due to Health Care Scam

Michael Angee, Sports Editor October 10, 2021

18 former National Basketball Association players are facing charges of defrauding the league’s health and welfare benefit plan out of about $4 million.  Federal authorities explain that the players...

Miami Heat Releases COVID-19 Fan Safety Protocols for Games at FTX Arena

Ava Stuzin, Multimedia Photo Editor October 8, 2021

On Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, the Miami Heat announced that preseason will begin at FTX Arena with a full capacity of 19,600. Masks are mandatory for all fans, including fully vaccinated attendees. No...

What to Look Forward to in the NFL 2021-22 Season

Ryan McKean, Multimedia Photo Editor September 18, 2021

The NFL season made its debut on Thursday, Sept. 9, with the Dallas Cowboys Tampa Bay Buccaneers game kicking off the new season. The game did not disappoint, with the Buccaneers coming out on top, 31-29.  Experts...

18-Year-Old Emma Raducanu Wins First Grand Slam Title

Samantha Elkins, News Editor September 17, 2021

On Saturday, Sept. 11, Emma Raducanu won the U.S. Open at Arthur Ashe Stadium, making history while doing so.  Raducanu entered the competition as a qualifier, meaning she had to win 3 matches in qualifying...

Formula One Race Heads to Miami in 2022

Sydney Campbell, Senior Design Editor May 27, 2021

The Formula One race heads to Miami starting in 2022 with a 10 year Miami Grand Prix deal. The race is located on a 3.36 mile loop that wraps around the Hard Rock Stadium with 19 corners and three long...

Briseida Acosta, Coach Juan Moreno, and Paige McPherson at the Peak Performance Miami training center.

Tokyo Olympics 2021: How Athletes And Coaches Are Preparing

Michael Angee, Design Editor May 25, 2021

The 2021 Tokyo Olympics  became one of the many events affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.  Athletes, coaches and many athletic organizations across the world paused their athletic activities in late...

Sofia celebrates her success atop the state champion block.

Sofia Elia: The High School Track Superstar

Samantha Elkins, Multimedia Video Editor May 24, 2021

Miami Palmetto Senior High brought home four first place medals and one State Championship trophy thanks to junior Sofia Elia’s outstanding achievements at the track and field state championships...

Preview of the NBA Playoffs

Camilla Bondy, Multimedia Video Editor May 21, 2021

For 74 years now, the National Basketball Association has had games take place all over the U.S. Teams from almost every state compete for the final victory in the playoffs. Before COVID-19 started,...

Mrs.Gibson and the girls tennis team smiling with their states trophy.

Photo courtesy of Mia Sorrentino

Palmetto Tennis Team Wins Second Place at State Finals

Valentina Arias, Multimedia Photo Editor May 20, 2021

This year, the Miami Palmetto Senior High School girls’ tennis team made it to the state championship finals and won second place. The motivation, dedication and hard work that the players and coach...

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