Boston Strong in Fenway Park by Lessenitt Campos

After placing last in the American League East in 2012, the Boston Red Sox made an outstanding comeback under rookie manager John Farrell. Last night, the Red Sox were able to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals during Game 6 of the 2013 MLB World Series, bringing back the World Series trophy to Massachusetts for the … Continue reading Boston Strong in Fenway Park by Lessenitt Campos

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Air Pollution Is Deemed a Carcinogen by Maria Sanchez

For years a secret killer has been attacking us, posing a threat to our health and causing lung cancer. According to recent research, the very air we breathe is working against us. Before the International Agency for Research on Cancer declared that air pollution was a carcinogen, major components – such as the burning of … Continue reading Air Pollution Is Deemed a Carcinogen by Maria Sanchez

Album Review: A Day To Remember – Common Courtesy by Amanda Delgado

Ocala natives A Day to Remember are right back at it again with their latest record, Common Courtesy. Despite a lawsuit against their record company, Victory Records, the pop punk/post hardcore band managed to self-release their album back in October 8th, just as they promised fans. For the last decade, ADTR’s genre has been difficult … Continue reading Album Review: A Day To Remember – Common Courtesy by Amanda Delgado

Netflix is the New TV by Julissa Higgins

Ever since the birth of Netflix, it seems that the world of television has changed. The million dollar question, however, is if this will continue to get more and more popular and whether or not online television will mean the reincarnation of classic television as we know it. What is most fascinating is how recently … Continue reading Netflix is the New TV by Julissa Higgins

Where’s the Party At? by Rosaly Casanueva

When you’re a teenager Halloween seems too childish of a holiday without egging or teepeeing a house, but it’s a night that can turn into lots of fun! Whether you’re going to a party or trick-or-treating with friends, there is plenty to do for Halloween. Haven’t decided what you’re going to be for Halloween yet? … Continue reading Where’s the Party At? by Rosaly Casanueva

The Lumineers Concert Review by Elizabeth Martinez

The indie-folk quintet, The Lumineers, stepped out on the Sunset Cove Amphitheatre’s stage for their first concert in Miami on Sunday, October 20. Everything from the suspenders, plaid button downs, barefoot piano solos, and fedoras, to the vintage gold chandeliers onstage expressed their homespun folksiness. The Denver-based band has released only one self-titled album and … Continue reading The Lumineers Concert Review by Elizabeth Martinez

Florida Tragedy Leads to Rising Concern About Cyberbullying by Sana Chaudhry

On Monday, two girls from Lakeland, Florida-ages 12 and 14 were arrested for aggravated stalking after the death of 12 year old Rebecca Sedwick, a girl who committed suicide last month. Officials say that the two girls had repeatedly cyber bullied Rebecca. After her suicide, one of the girls even wrote this on Facebook: “Yes … Continue reading Florida Tragedy Leads to Rising Concern About Cyberbullying by Sana Chaudhry

Miami-Dade and the Teachers’ Union Reach a Deal on Raises by Carina Vo

On October 14, the United Teachers of Dade (UTD) and the Miami-Dade school district came to a tentative agreement on teachers’ raises, which will start at $1,100 and range up to $2,500, as promised by Governor Rick Scott. The $70 million deal, planned to be ratified on October 30, will give teachers a 6.5 percent … Continue reading Miami-Dade and the Teachers’ Union Reach a Deal on Raises by Carina Vo

Mavericks is Free and a Great Success by Ruth Reyes

Launched yesterday, October 22nd, after the San Francisco Apple event, the update can be downloaded by all Macintosh users through the App Store for free. “We want our customers to have our latest software,” said Chief Executive Tim Cook, to explain the surprising occurrence. With over 200 hundred new features, the software has been highly … Continue reading Mavericks is Free and a Great Success by Ruth Reyes

MLEC’s Harvest Fest by Alejandra Mendoza

Zombies, witches and ghosts were all searching around for that perfect scream, while superheroes, monsters, and villains broke it down on the dance floor. There’s nothing quite like the feeling at MLEC’s biggest event of the year. On Friday, October 18th, MLEC students and their friends got the first taste of the Halloween season as … Continue reading MLEC’s Harvest Fest by Alejandra Mendoza