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Earth Day, Day 7: Celebrating Our Earth

Earth Day, Day 7: Celebrating Our Earth

Isabel Wilder, Copy Editor

April 21, 2019


Filed under FEATURE, Top Stories

April 22 is Earth Day — a day dedicated to the planet and a day that serves as a reminder that humans must take action towards protecting the Earth. The holiday has existed for almost 50 years, but its origins remain widely unknown to younger generations. A result of grievances such as increasing amoun...

Earth Day, Day 6: Climate Change…Are We In Hot Water?

Earth Day, Day 6: Climate Change…Are We In Hot Water?

Sydney Campbell and Camilla Bondy

April 20, 2019


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Climate change reflects the major differences seen in weather patterns over an extended period of time. Many today debate whether humans cause climate change or if weather patterns actually change naturally. One type of climate change that currently affects the Earth is Global warming. According t...

Earth Day, Day 5: National Park Week

Earth Day, Day 5: National Park Week

Olivia Solomon, Business Manager

April 19, 2019


Filed under LIFE, Top Stories

Beginning on Sunday April 20, the National Parks across America join together to celebrate their beauty and promote going outside with National Park Week. Kicking off the event on Saturday, every park in the country offers free entrance.  Additionally, this week creates awareness and encourages do...

Earth Day, Day 4: Miami Underwater

Earth Day, Day 4: Miami Underwater

Jayden Woodfall, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


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Miamians love a nice a day at the beach and it could be hard to imagine the option not being there for them. However, it could be time to start seriously considering an alternative weekend excursion. With the noticeable rise in sea levels, Miami residents may not have their adored beaches to go ba...

Earth Day, Day 3: How Does Palmetto Counteract Climate Change?

Earth Day, Day 3: How Does Palmetto Counteract Climate Change?

Gemma Torras, News Editor/ Designer

April 17, 2019


Filed under LIFE, Top Stories

Sustainability. A word most people know too well and hear too often. “In simple terms, sustainability is a consideration of the delicate environment in everyday life,” Student Council Environmental Outreach Chair, Chloe Wilson said. “For instance, using a reusable water bottle or a lunch bag, r...

Earth Day, Day 2: Politicians, Time to Step It Up On Climate Change

Earth Day, Day 2: Politicians, Time to Step It Up On Climate Change

Nicole Markus, Copy Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Top Stories

Climate change discussions in the government of multiple countries around the world highlight just how much people want climate change action. Those discussions, however, are not due to the willingness of politicians to adapt to change when needed. Any and all climate change action should remain att...

Earth Day, Day 1: Toxic Fashion

Earth Day, Day 1: Toxic Fashion

Allison Strasius, Feature Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under LIFE, Top Stories

In the wake of greater global environmental awareness, like the recent widespread banning of plastic straws, even in the Pinecrest community, another movement seems underway: reform of the fashion industry. “I have heard the term toxic fashion, usually referring to the external issues that the ...

Maddie Cakes; Mom and Daughter Bakers Fighting Childhood Cancer

Maddie Cakes; Mom and Daughter Bakers Fighting Childhood Cancer

Olivia Solomon, Business Manager

April 9, 2019


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  On Oct. 31, 2018, Melissa Nunez received news that her once healthy four year old daughter, Maddie, now was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Since then, Maddie’s life plays out according to a strict chemotherapy treatment plan that changes every month. But for her and her fami...

Women in Sports

Women in Sports

Jane Heise, Copy Editor

April 4, 2019


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

The wage gap between men and women in sports remains highly disputed throughout the high school, collegiate and professional levels. According to NPR, a lawsuit filed by the U.S. women’s soccer team against U.S. Soccer on the basis that they earn lower wages due to gender discrimination has caught the pub...

The Conspiracy Behind Chuck E. Cheese Pizza

The Conspiracy Behind Chuck E. Cheese Pizza

Nicole Markus and Chloe Gallivan

March 8, 2019


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Chuck E. Cheese remains as a well-known source of childhood entertainment and fun. Recently, however, the popular chain has received a lot of backfire for a multitude of things, including their beer policy and their pizza. Inside Edition published an investigation focused on their beer policy and the limitations regarding it. They said that Chuck E. Cheese did not follow their two beer per person limit,...

How to Dress For a Job Interview

How to Dress For a Job Interview

Lindsey Solomon, Copy Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under LIFE, Top Stories

The way a person dresses for their job interview can leave a major impact on not only a future boss, but on the company or business as well. When attending work everyday, one presents a message about themselves and a business based on what they wear. When walking into a job interview, a future employer...

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