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A Blast From the Past

A Blast From the Past

Joanna Salvat, Life Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Top Stories

The 80’s and 90’s are coming back stronger than ever. Whether it be through old fashion styles or revitalizing elements from 80’s shows and movies, people find ways to integrate old pop culture into modern life. Netflix’s recent shows like The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (2018-) and Strang...

The Mind of Shane Dawson

The Mind of Shane Dawson

Nicole Markus, Copy Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Top Stories

Shane Dawson has just over eighteen and a half million subscribers on his Youtube channel, a video sharing platform that has been around since 2008. As a Youtube creator for over a decade, he is estimated to make up to 10.8 million dollars a year, according to SocialBlade, a website that provides statist...

Exclusive Q&A With College Admission’s Officers (FAQ’S)

Camila Myers and Benjamin Spiegelman

October 16, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, Top Stories

With application deadlines creeping closer and closer, we interviewed both the Florida International University and Florida State University admissions directors to get many common questions regarding the college application process answered.   Is a B in an AP class weighted the same ...

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 Seven Hour Football Game

The Seven Hour Football Game

Nicole Markus, Copy Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

On Sep. 9, the one year anniversary of Hurricane Irma hitting Miami, officials delayed the Dolphins game for over four hours because of weather. At approximately 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, the Dolphins began their first game of the season at home in the Hard Rock stadium, against the Titans. Showers had alre...

7 Ways to Relax Before Exams

7 Ways to Relax Before Exams

Allison Strasius, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Top Stories

Throughout the hectic, anxiety-ridden season of end of the year exams, teachers recommend that students find ways to relax to better their performance. That being said, here are 7 ways to relax and preserve the little sanity you have left!    Study Selectively.   Let’s face it: ...

Inside the Darkroom: Photography Class Profile

Inside the Darkroom: Photography Class Profile

Sabrina Catalan, copy editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under FEATURE, Photoessay, Top Stories

The tapping of a pen on a desk, the flipping pages of a textbook, the ringing of a bell, the bustling in the hall. Take in a breath, and it starts all over again in a slightly different seat. At times, high school may seem like a monotonous routine. Thus, creative electives, such as photography,...

Cellular Complications

Gemma Torras, design editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Editorial, OPINION, Top Stories

In today’s day and age, students are surrounded by constant growth and advancement in the latest technology. Every few months, Apple releases a new product, such as the recent iPhone X. As our technological world advances, our attachment to technology increases. However, in this fast-paced iPhone-centr...

#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...

On the Air, Unaware!

Olympia Rodriguez, print editor-in-chief

April 24, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, The Fourth Wall, Top Stories

1998: The year of Google’s inception, the final episode of Seinfeld and, most notably, Peter Weir’s The Truman Show. Starring Jim Carrey as the hopelessly missguided Truman Burbank, Weir eloquently frames a television show within a movie translating themes of deception, entrapment and self-awareness ‒ or th...

Supreme Leader Bezos

Olivia Solomon, staff writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Editorial, OPINION, Top Stories

 In 1995 when Amazon.com was first launched to the public, the world questioned whether it would survive. Fast forward 22 years and that question has altered to whether the world can survive without it. Since its creation, Amazon has multiplied in its services and essentially monopolized.  Amazon continu...

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....

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