Football Players After the Game by Christian Steiner

"Players always say the football field is a safe haven, that you can go there and block everything else out. But what do you do when that's gone and you have to deal with life? It can be a double-edged sword. I tell people all the time that you can retire from football. You can't … Continue reading Football Players After the Game by Christian Steiner

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Joe Dimaggio Gets a Visit from Santa by Maria Vasquez

On the day before Christmas Eve, the children at Joe Dimaggio receive an early visit from Santa Claus and one of his elves.  Not only do the children get a warm hug and hello, but they get gifts! Hope for Autism United for Soccer Foundation set out to find donations from local parks, churches and … Continue reading Joe Dimaggio Gets a Visit from Santa by Maria Vasquez

We Are Malala by Sana Chaudhry

Malala Yousafzai has received international recognition that most of us will never know at the age of 16. She wasn’t in a film or a popular music video. Malala took a bullet to the face when she fought against the Taliban and its oppression of women and girls in Pakistan. Her survival alone is phenomenal. … Continue reading We Are Malala by Sana Chaudhry

The Showdown: iPad Air v.s. the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 by Marissa Echeverria

Tablets are all the rage now. Nobody can deny how practical they are. These devices offer portability and versatility; they are must haves on your Christmas lists. When choosing a tablet, you have to choose the one that is better for your needs. The two new major tablets on the market right now are the … Continue reading The Showdown: iPad Air v.s. the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 by Marissa Echeverria

MLEC Celebrates 7th Year of Being an ‘A’ School by Maria Vasquez

A big congratulation to MLEC’s Jaguars! Not only does MLEC have the highest high school graduation rate in the region, but it is an ‘A’ school for the seventh time in a row according to data released by the state.The last pep rally of 2013 was held last Friday in the gymnasium in celebration of … Continue reading MLEC Celebrates 7th Year of Being an ‘A’ School by Maria Vasquez

What Art Basel Was All About by Stephanie Brito

Throughout December 5-8th of 2013, locals and tourists from across the globe entered the labyrinth that was Art Basel: the biggest art festival of the year.Artists and art collectors alike displayed their collections at the Miami Beach Convention Center during the event. Collections consisted of anything from photography to paintings to sculptures to even projections.Art … Continue reading What Art Basel Was All About by Stephanie Brito

Ms. Hernandez, Teacher of the Year by Elizabeth Martinez

To Ms. Raquel Hernandez, teaching high school was just another opportunity to enhance the minds of students. However, to the administration at MLEC, and to her fellow colleagues, Ms. Hernandez was a force of nature. Her excitement to teach and constantly push students to exceed their boundaries not go unnoticed, and she was named the … Continue reading Ms. Hernandez, Teacher of the Year by Elizabeth Martinez

Deferred But Not Dejected: What to do After Being Deferred from an Early Choice College by Karina Padron

“It ain’t over ‘till the fat lady sings.” I don’t know who this fat lady is, and why she has so much control over all major life decisions, but I do know that it “ain’t over” ‘till it’s over. This year, bright-eyed, bushy tailed seniors applied Early Decision and Early Action to their “dream” schools, … Continue reading Deferred But Not Dejected: What to do After Being Deferred from an Early Choice College by Karina Padron

The Invisibility Cloak Becomes A Reality by Michan Walsh

Remember all those times you sat in class and daydreamed about all the wonderful and terrible things you could do if you had the superpower of invisibility? Those fantasies are fiction no longer: The invisibility cloak is real.Engineers led by Professor George Eleftheriades at the University of Colorado have constructed a scalable, thin invisibility cloak … Continue reading The Invisibility Cloak Becomes A Reality by Michan Walsh

Places To Go During Winter Break by Marissa Echeverria

The sound of jingle bells, children caroling, and dreidels spinning against the floor are heard around neighborhoods. It also means winter break is about to commence. Some of us are going out of town and others are staying local this break. If you’re not having a white Christmas, here is a list of ten things … Continue reading Places To Go During Winter Break by Marissa Echeverria