Is Community Service Really Done Out Of The Goodness Of People’s Hearts? by Melanie Maestre

Simply put, the answer can be yes and no. It can vary from person to person, but when taking the majority into account, it can seem as if people are driven by making good impressions on their college applications. The amount of community service necessary to seem appealing to "good" colleges is on the rise. Not … Continue reading Is Community Service Really Done Out Of The Goodness Of People’s Hearts? by Melanie Maestre

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MLEC’s Hispanic Heritage Show

On Thursday, October 23rd, MLEC's auditorium filled with a crowd of colors and an explosion of song and dance. The much anticipated Hispanic Heritage show celebrated the culture of MLEC's majority - Hispanics.

Journalism Day at FIU 2014: A Day of Great Events

By Vivian Bermudez On Saturday, October 25, 2014, the annual Florida Scholastic Press Association Day (Journalism Day) took place at the Florida International University (FIU). Journalism Day brings students journalists from all over District 6 – Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High, MAST, Columbus High School and our very own MLEC students to name a … Continue reading Journalism Day at FIU 2014: A Day of Great Events

Ottawa, Canada Shooting Currently Under Investigation: Unknown Number of Suspects, says Police

By Nathalie Mairena When thinking of Canada, most people’s thoughts go to hockey, manners, and maple syrup. Canada is mostly seen as the place of peace but that status was disturbed today when and armed shooter shot a soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, the Canadian capital. The shooting took place mid-morning. The … Continue reading Ottawa, Canada Shooting Currently Under Investigation: Unknown Number of Suspects, says Police

Marvel’s New Wave of Diverse – Yet Controversial – Characters by Cesar Zafra

Marvel has decided to push the boundaries with their newest characters - the pattern of white man after white man with grand powers will break with the introduction of new heroes of other ethnic minorities and genders. Spiderman, one of Marvel’s most famous characters, has transformed from Peter Parker to Miles Morales: another teenage boy … Continue reading Marvel’s New Wave of Diverse – Yet Controversial – Characters by Cesar Zafra

Last Night’s Gubernatorial Debate by Daniela Morales

On October 15, 2014, the main debate before the 2014 Florida gubernatorial elections occurred. Republican candidate and current governor Rick Scott opposed Democratic candidate and former governor Charlie Crist - both of whom would appear on the ballot on November 4th, alongside Libertarian candidate Adrian Wyllie. The debate held at Broward College in Davie started off … Continue reading Last Night’s Gubernatorial Debate by Daniela Morales

While Ebola Is Rampant, There Are Bigger Issues by Gabriella Indart

Over 2000 victims have already been claimed by Ebola in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone, but throughout the world there is something spreading much quicker: Ebola hysteria. Currently, there have been efforts to gain a vaccine for the disease, but there are far deadlier diseases that are closer to home. Like many other diseases, … Continue reading While Ebola Is Rampant, There Are Bigger Issues by Gabriella Indart

$30 Million Reward Offered For Evidence Of Who Shot Down MH17 by Michan Walsh

German private detectives working for a mysterious donor are promising $30 million to whoever can provide evidence of the culprit responsible for the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster. This bounty of $30 million is already the highest offered in history, exceeding the $25 million offered for clues leading to Osama Bin Laden’s hideout. MH17 was … Continue reading $30 Million Reward Offered For Evidence Of Who Shot Down MH17 by Michan Walsh

Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Miami by Gabriella Indart

Although many see October to be the month of spooks and haunts, October is also the month of pink-pride. October is the National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and mothers, aunts, sisters, grandmothers, and even sons, will join together to support the thousands of woman struggling with breast cancer. Here in Miami, we take the opportunity … Continue reading Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Miami by Gabriella Indart

Florida’s Gubernatorial Race Comes Down To Hispanic Voters by Sana Chaudhry

With Florida’s governor Rick Scott and former governor Charlie Crist virtually tied, Hispanic voters in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties could determine who wins the state’s gubernatorial race. Such a close race is apparently a good enough reason to choose Hispanic running mates—one Republican and one Independent. In February, the Republican candidate Rick Scott … Continue reading Florida’s Gubernatorial Race Comes Down To Hispanic Voters by Sana Chaudhry