MLEC Pep-Rally: Mr. Parker shaves his Head for the Seventh Time, Celebrating Seven Years of A’s

MLEC's Mr. Parker shaves his head for the seventh time to celebrate seven consecutive years of being an A school. The local news channels came to cover the event, as well as the Pep-Rally that took place for the A's celebration. Channel 7 Coverage: http://www.wsvn.com/story/27989091/south-florida-students-give-principal-clean-shave Channel 4 Coverage: http://miami.cbslocal.com/video/11089537-celebration-at-miami-lakes-school-over-principles-promise/

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Snapchat Update Adds Discover Channel and Removes Best Friends

The changes made for Snapchat was received with mixed responses from users with the disappearance of the Best Friends lists, but was met with excitement over with the addition of Snapchat Discover. By Vivian Bermudez On January 27th, 2015, Snapchat released a new update for their app – both for Android and Apple products. The … Continue reading Snapchat Update Adds Discover Channel and Removes Best Friends

Fact Checking the SOTU

By Kaitlyn Pujols If you happened to be scrolling through your social media January 20th you would know that President Obama delivered his state of the union address. In this speech Obama did his fair share of cherry picking facts and exaggerating to shed a better light on his presidency. The fact that "more than … Continue reading Fact Checking the SOTU

The 2016 Race has Begun

By Elizabeth Martinez @emartinez98m As 2015 begins, the presidential race in 2016 has begun. For the Democrats, Hillary Clinton is the top pick, though she hasn’t officially announced her run. Pro-Clinton Super PACs, a political action committee which pools campaign contributions from donors and gives those funds to a campaign, are already collecting funds for … Continue reading The 2016 Race has Begun

Blank Space Review and Taylor Swift’s Empire

by Julissa Higgins Though personally acting a little too creepy for my taste in her new music video “Blank Space,” Taylor Swift successfully portrays the stereotype of the crazy-girlfriend, poking fun at how the media portrays her and so many other women who “obsess over the guys they’re dating.” In an interview with Yahoo music … Continue reading Blank Space Review and Taylor Swift’s Empire

Dick Cheney and CIA Torture Report

By Stephanie Brito On 9/11, almost 3,000 people died as a result of a terrorist attack on U.S. soil. It was the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history. 9/11 struck a chord with each and every American and continues to fuel dialogue about how to treat terrorists. Briefly after 9/11, George W. Bush, president at … Continue reading Dick Cheney and CIA Torture Report

Extremist Group Attacks the Press in France

By Christian Steiner Charlie Hebdo is a satirical magazine that makes fun of Christians, Jews, Muslims and themselves. Two extremists entered the building of the magazine company in Paris, France and open fired on those inside; it cost 12 employees their lives, with many more fatally wounded in what President Hollande is calling “a terrorist … Continue reading Extremist Group Attacks the Press in France

Impeaching Torres, Not Obama

By: Lessenitt Campos Every great presidency requires a strong, passionate leader with set skills to provide everything the people need. The president is an emblem. Those looking for an example look to their leader for guidance. “I really want to incorporate myself and be one with the class. I want them to know that they … Continue reading Impeaching Torres, Not Obama

Same-sex marriages will begin Jan. 6 in Florida

By Stephanie Brito Beginning this Tuesday, same-sex couples throughout Florida will be granted marriage licenses. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle of Tallahassee has been instrumental in clearing the way for gay couples through his announcement on New Year’s Day, requiring all clerks of court to issue these marriage licenses. On August 21, 2014, Judge Hinkle … Continue reading Same-sex marriages will begin Jan. 6 in Florida