Allergic to WiFi

By Veronica Rarick Marine Richards, a french woman, was given about $700 a month disability based on her allergy to Wifi and any other technology that creates an electromagnetic field. So cell phones and TV’s and laptops and microwaves and metal plumbing (yes, they have a current) and power lines can cause symptoms relating to … Continue reading Allergic to WiFi

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Rejection Sucks: Here’s How to Deal With It

By Juanita Cardona Thank you for your interest in being a part of our upcoming fall semester. Unfortunately, it is with regret that I write to inform you that we are unable to offer you a position in our upcoming freshman year at [insert university name here]. After waiting anxiously for that small envelope, or … Continue reading Rejection Sucks: Here’s How to Deal With It

NFL Concussions: Why We Choose to Forget Them

By Angelie Yglesias With the beginning of February draws the end of the cornerstone of American culture: football. With Super Bowl 50 passing overhead, another, darker figure in football hovers -- concussions. Countless articles, studies, and research papers have been made: cementing the link between a game that encourages ramming heads against each other with … Continue reading NFL Concussions: Why We Choose to Forget Them

FIU Plans to Relocate Youth Fairgrounds

By Melissa Ricardo Florida International University plans to expand its main campus onto 64 of the 87 acres of Youth Fairgrounds. In order to do this, they will have to relocate the Youth Fair to a piece of land that is equal to or larger in size compared to its current location. FIU plans to take … Continue reading FIU Plans to Relocate Youth Fairgrounds

Humans of MLEC

Inspired by Brandon Stanton’s "Humans of New York", “Humans of MLEC” will be an attempt to get to know the people that work to run Miami Lakes Educational Center. These are their stories.

Defense Stuns Offense at Super Bowl 50

By Lessenitt Campos A massive showdown between old-school and new-school shined some light on the meaning of being a team. A game is not won by a quarterback, but by the support system it carries. The Denver Bronco’s defense played reckless, making the Carolina Panthers’ offense uncomfortable. After being the NFL’s leader in takeaways and … Continue reading Defense Stuns Offense at Super Bowl 50

Equating the Field by Revolutionizing College Admissions

By Edysmar Diaz-Cruz As I walk through the halls of Miami Lakes Educational Center (MLEC), students with dark circles and thick AP review books clutched in their arms all become one monotonous wave of anxiety, depression, self-doubt and everything a teenager shouldn’t be experiencing in the prime of their youth. The pressure to “make something … Continue reading Equating the Field by Revolutionizing College Admissions

“Normal” Weather: A Thing of the Past

By Veronica Rarick Weather, for the most part, is predictable --normal-- but that's starting to change. “Normal weather” is becoming a thing of the past, and it's because of society. We have set records that aren't meant for us - or anybody - to break, giving cause to El Niño and hot temperatures, delayed snow/too … Continue reading “Normal” Weather: A Thing of the Past

Iowa Caucus

By Lessenitt Campos Monday night’s caucus was filled with high turnouts and high stakes. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas claimed victory over Republican frontrunner Donald Trump, while the Democratic nominees were left in a “virtual tie” by the end of the night. Senator Ted Cruz started at the back of the pack in September, appearing … Continue reading Iowa Caucus