Cheap Oil Isn’t Good After All

By Juanita Cardona It can be hard to believe that reduced oil prices don’t mean the economy is doing well, on the contrary, it can signify that the global economy is in trouble. According to CNN, when economies are booming a lot of oil is consumed. Concerning the United State’s economy, this can affect us … Continue reading Cheap Oil Isn’t Good After All

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Prepare Your Taste Buds for Cinnamon Bun Oreos

By Daniel Saiz Whether you like to twist them, dunk them, or just straight up chomp on them: people all over the world have enjoyed Oreo cookies for years. For over a century, new flavors of Oreos have been created: from China’s Green Tea Oreos to America’s Red Velvet Oreos, it’s no lie that Nabisco … Continue reading Prepare Your Taste Buds for Cinnamon Bun Oreos

The World is Gray but the Oscars are White

By Christian Steiner  The only injustice superior to that of Leonardo DiCaprio never receiving an Oscar is the misrepresentation (or lack thereof) of minorities in Hollywood. For the second year in a row the Academy is being accused of whitewashing the Oscars. No nominee (actor, director, writer) is from an ethnicity that isn’t white. Spike … Continue reading The World is Gray but the Oscars are White

The End of an Era: Obama’s Last SOTU Address

By Daylin Delgado On January 12, 2016 President Barack Obama gave his final State of the Union address -  the speech that would play over the sentimental montage at the end of the Obama movie. Obama walked into the room and greeted everyone with an inviting smile. He admitted that the expectations for what we … Continue reading The End of an Era: Obama’s Last SOTU Address

North Korea’s Nuclear Test

By Dru Barcelo As of January 6, North Korea has claimed - for the now fourth time since 2006 - to have tested a hydrogen bomb. Governments around the world are stirring up, begging the question of, “Did  it actually happen?” “This test is a measure for self-defense the D.P.R.K. (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) … Continue reading North Korea’s Nuclear Test

Proposed Alternative to FSA Testing

By Alexandra Reboredo Florida lawmakers have been searching for ways to improve state testing after last year’s incident regarding servers and general dissatisfaction with the tests. Although they won’t eliminate end-of-course testing, they’ve considered an alternative: students choosing between different kinds of standardized tests instead. The Florida Standards Assessment was implemented to replace the FCAT. … Continue reading Proposed Alternative to FSA Testing

President Obama’s Plan on Gun Control

By Nathalie Mairena Following each mass shooting, whether it be Sandy Hook or the more recent San Bernardino attack, Obama has addressed the nation, voicing his sympathy for the family and calling for a change in gun control laws in the United States. This Tuesday, Obama announced his plan to reduce gun violence in America … Continue reading President Obama’s Plan on Gun Control