Hope for Autism United for Soccer Foundation by Maria Vasquez

“Our program,” explains Oscar Amuz, the founder of Hope for Autism United for Soccer Foundation (HAUSF), “not only teaches fundamental soccer skills, but also fosters self-confidence, team-building, and sportsmanship.”HAUSF was created in 2013 and inspired by another autism organization, Angels Reach Foundation. Oscar took his love for soccer and children and combined it to create … Continue reading Hope for Autism United for Soccer Foundation by Maria Vasquez

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The Cooling Climate Isn’t So Cool by Christian Steiner

We all know about global warming and the poor icebergs melting away into oblivion. We were also told it was mostly our fault for burning fossil fuels that emit greenhouse gases. However, most of us have yet to hear about the world-wide phenomenon that is global cooling.And yes, it’s still our fault.Global cooling originates in … Continue reading The Cooling Climate Isn’t So Cool by Christian Steiner

How to Choose the College Right for You by Sana Chaudhry

By mid-April, college acceptances will be in and hopefully, MLEC seniors will be pleased with the outcome. If they’ve been accepted to their choice college, then the decision is easy; done deal! Sometimes, however, the choice college doesn’t make the list of options and it’s hard to choose which one to attend.If you’re not sure … Continue reading How to Choose the College Right for You by Sana Chaudhry

LGBT Discrimination in Schools by Stephanie Brito

In the United States, a majority of citizens support same-sex marriage. Americans between the age of eighteen to twenty-nine, both Democrat and Republican alike, support same-sex in greater numbers than those older than thirty, according to Gallup and Pew Research.However, this doesn’t mean that LGBT students across the U.S. are free from discriminating policies and … Continue reading LGBT Discrimination in Schools by Stephanie Brito

One Year Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing: The Lives of the Survivors Now by Lessenitt Campos

It has been a year since the Boston marathon bombing killed four and injured over 250 runners and bystanders. Since then, the city of Boston has recovered and the lives of individuals hurt by the bombing seem to be improving. Rebekah Gregory and her husband Pete DiMartino began dating just over a year before they … Continue reading One Year Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombing: The Lives of the Survivors Now by Lessenitt Campos

4/20’s Blazing Origins by Gabriella Indart

As April begins, the hype about the 20th begins to blaze across the nation. This popular day in uneventful April is a where countless of teenagers shout “Blaze it!” throughout schools and many observances are held within parks where people can celebrate cannabis also known as marijuana. It all began in San Rafael, California 1971 … Continue reading 4/20’s Blazing Origins by Gabriella Indart

MLEC’s Election Results by Stephanie Brito

Every year, MLEC’s walls are covered with campaign posters during election season, urging onlookers that ‘it’s time for change’ or to ‘vote for me.’ This year, like previous years, was intense. Candidates, despite having less time to campaign, went all out to get voters: from passing out sugary snacks to giving out things for people … Continue reading MLEC’s Election Results by Stephanie Brito

Why Flying Should Be The Least of Your Worries by Julissa Higgins

The Malaysia flight 370's disappearance has left the world on edge. 239 people here one second, gone the next. Among the biggest questions involving the case is "How does that even happen?" What's most disconcerting, especially for the families of those on board, is that there are no answers. We do not know what caused … Continue reading Why Flying Should Be The Least of Your Worries by Julissa Higgins

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review A 9/10 Must See by Christian Steiner

Say goodbye to colorful, explosive, mindless, superheroes and say welcome to the new era of dark and gritty political thrillers starring the vilified Robert Redford. The soon to be retired Chris Evans stars as Captain America for the time. And it is most definitely his best job yet. The mostly stoic hero has never been … Continue reading Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review A 9/10 Must See by Christian Steiner

Florida Governor Rick Scott Supports Immigrant Friendly In-State Tuition by Elizabeth Martinez

Republican Governor Rick Scott supports a senate proposal allowing some undocumented immigrants to pay in-state college tuition rates because it addresses one of his top legislative priorities: preventing state universities from raising tuition rates above those set by the Florida legislature. The bill is immigrant friendly, which could help with his bid for reelection and … Continue reading Florida Governor Rick Scott Supports Immigrant Friendly In-State Tuition by Elizabeth Martinez