The Man We Should Believe In: Musings on the State of the Union by Karina Padron

There have been few moments when I have raced to my laptop, because I felt I had to write about something. It may seem strange that Tuesday nights seemingly run of the mill State of the Union was one of them. Five January’s ago this country was buzzing with hope, and filled to the brim … Continue reading The Man We Should Believe In: Musings on the State of the Union by Karina Padron

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Miami Dolphins hire Dennis Hickey – Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Director of Player Personnel – As Team’s New GM by Lessenitt Campos

After countless amounts of interviews and offers made, the Miami Dolphins have finally found their Buccaneer. Dennis Hickey - Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ director of player personnel - ended Miami's three-week long search for a new general manager by accepting the position this Sunday, January 26. Dennis Hickey joined the Bucs’ personnel department as a pro … Continue reading Miami Dolphins hire Dennis Hickey – Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Director of Player Personnel – As Team’s New GM by Lessenitt Campos

The Hi-Tech Generation: Children 5 and Under Already Owning Electronic Devices by Marissa Echeverria

When given her Minnie Mouse plushie, Sofia Eusse threw it aside so she would be able to use the computer that her father was using. Sofia, a 7 month-old baby, chose a gadget over the world’s favorite female mouse. In the small town of Juan de Acosta, Colombia, the children put tablets on their Christmas … Continue reading The Hi-Tech Generation: Children 5 and Under Already Owning Electronic Devices by Marissa Echeverria

The Core of the Matter: Florida Board of Education Discusses Florida Standards by Karina Padron

Tuesday morning, the Florida Board of Education convened to discuss the renaming and revamping of the Common Core. “It is true to say that these are Florida Standards and not just the Common Core,” Pam Stewart, the Florida Commissioner of Education said commenting on the 60 new standards and 30 clarifications that were added to … Continue reading The Core of the Matter: Florida Board of Education Discusses Florida Standards by Karina Padron

The 2014 Miami National College Fair is set to take place at the Doubletree Miami Mart Airport Hotel & Convention Center, on Sunday, February 9, 2014. Parents and students are encouraged to meet and converse with over 200 participating college and university representatives from across the country.

Florida State Board of Education Meeting at MLEC by Alejandra Mendoza

The atmosphere buzzed as educators poured into Miami Lakes Educational Center’s auditorium, wondering what action items would be approved. The Florida State Board of Education meeting was hosted by board members Gary Chartrand, John R. Padget, Ada G. Armas and the newest member to the board, Rebecca Fishman Lipsey. Also sitting in on the board … Continue reading Florida State Board of Education Meeting at MLEC by Alejandra Mendoza

Countdown to Sochi: The Excitement & Worries Coming from the 2014 Winter Olympics by Lessenitt Campos

A brand new year has begun, meaning the 2014 Winter Olympics is just around the corner. With the closing of the US Olympic Trials, the excitement and worries coming from the athletes are providing mixed feelings and rising concern for the upcoming Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Team USA announced its 25-man Olympic Hockey Team roster … Continue reading Countdown to Sochi: The Excitement & Worries Coming from the 2014 Winter Olympics by Lessenitt Campos

Umarov Challenges Russia as They Prepare for the Winter Olympics by Gabriella Indart

While Russia prepares for the quickly approaching Winter Olympics it seems a villain has risen to the occasion to stomp their efforts. Doku Umarov, leader of an Islamist movement within Russia, has raised eyebrows with the increase in mass bombings as the date for the Winter Olympics being held in Sochi creeps closer. Last June, … Continue reading Umarov Challenges Russia as They Prepare for the Winter Olympics by Gabriella Indart

The Case of the Missing Garden by Daniel Saiz

The garden behind Miami Lakes Educational Center's 5th building was set up with pest proof wood, a nice bench to its side, and the pride of the ecology club. If other students haven't noticed, the garden, as well as the bench, both of which were located next to the big shady tree, have been gone … Continue reading The Case of the Missing Garden by Daniel Saiz

Doctors Overprescribing Medicine by Marissa Echeverria

Austin Boxe, a linebacker for the University of Oklahoma, was found dead after an accidental overdose on pain-killers, which were found in his body during the autopsy.After a study was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it was revealed that one in 20 people have been prescribed pain-killers for non-medical purposes. Some … Continue reading Doctors Overprescribing Medicine by Marissa Echeverria