Yoselin Rimada: Finding the Beauty in Uncertainty 

By Kelly Sanchez The Powerpuff Girls taking on fun adventures, the horses in My Little Pony talking to each other, and the fluorescent Steven Universe crystals were some of nineteen-year-old Yoselin Rimada’s childhood treasures and inspirations for her caricatures.  Rimada, a student in the Digital Arts strand at MLEC, loved art as a kid. It … Continue reading Yoselin Rimada: Finding the Beauty in Uncertainty 

Yes. Freedom of Speech Still Has Consequences.

By Kymani Hughes  The 92nd Academy Awards were held on March 27, 2022, but one event took center stage that night — the slap heard around the world. During the ceremony, comedian Chris Rock compared Will Smith's wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, to G.I. Jane, a headstrong woman who serves in the United States Navy.  However, … Continue reading Yes. Freedom of Speech Still Has Consequences.

The First of Many: Judge Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson Gets Approved

By Ajmaanie Andre  After the announcement of former Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement back in January of this year, Ketanji Brown Jackson was announced as a nominee for Associate Justice by President Biden.  Jackson was born in Washington, D.C., and raised in Miami, Florida. According to the Washington Post, there were many differences that made Jackson’s … Continue reading The First of Many: Judge Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson Gets Approved

College Acceptance Story: Alanii Vargas, a Rising Star 

By Kelly Sanchez  Alanii Vargas was only a kid in middle school when she discovered her love for acting. Vargas lived for the thrill of being onstage.  Her upbringing was anything but easy. She didn’t have many people she could rely on growing up, making it hard for her to believe in herself and see … Continue reading College Acceptance Story: Alanii Vargas, a Rising Star 

The Popular Vigilante: The Batman Review

By Sofia Palomino The good-hearted vigilante has taken many forms on the big screen and has returned to roam the streets of Gotham through Matt Reeves’ rendition. From the start, there is a dark tone established, with the film beginning deep in the shadows of a subway. Reeves had a difficult task when trying to … Continue reading The Popular Vigilante: The Batman Review

The ReVe Festival Continues: ‘Feel My Rhythm’ Review

By Sophia Garcia As one of the oldest active girl groups in the K-pop scene, Red Velvet have made a name for themselves. Since their debut in 2014, the group has made headlines. The members— Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, Joy, and Yeri— have all had various activities outside of the group (and music) in the past … Continue reading The ReVe Festival Continues: ‘Feel My Rhythm’ Review

M-DCPS’ Project UP-START

By Fabiha Faruque In the drive to secure equality in education, the Miami-Dade County Public Schools — the nation’s fourth largest district — realized that the clock is ticking.  So, the locals and administrators took matters into their own hands and established a program that will narrow the academic disparities divided by financial deficiency in … Continue reading M-DCPS’ Project UP-START