Istanbul Terror Attack Leaves 41 Dead

By Juanita Cardona On a quiet Tuesday night, as passengers waited to board their flights in the third busiest airport in Europe, three terrorists attacked the arrival halls and a nearby parking lot in Istanbul. The terrorists used gunfire and explosives, killing 41 people and leaving 239 injured. Of those killed, 14 out of the … Continue reading Istanbul Terror Attack Leaves 41 Dead

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Two Views: Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump

By Carolina Espinal  The 2016 presidential election will be considered both a defining moment and a turning point in United States history with future policy-making that will affect Generation Y, or Millennials, more than any other election before. Presumptive Democratic and Republican nominees, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s stance on issues will be landmarks in … Continue reading Two Views: Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump

A Weekend of Horror Spurs National Debate

By Alexandra Reboredo When one pictures Orlando, the first thing that comes to mind is amusement parks, great weather, and perfect vacation getaways. This past weekend, however, shook the Sunshine state—and the nation—to its core as bloodshed overwhelmed the local community. On Friday afternoon, the 22-year-old singer who made her name on NBC’s “The Voice,” … Continue reading A Weekend of Horror Spurs National Debate

Orlando Massacre: Over 100 people shot; 50 dead

By Veronica Rarick On Sunday, Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, became the scene of the largest massacre in American history. The gunman, Omar Mateen, a U.S born citizen, carried an assault rifle and a pistol into the club at around 2 a.m. and began shooting, killing 50 people and injuring 53. Mateen was shot … Continue reading Orlando Massacre: Over 100 people shot; 50 dead

Muhammad Ali: Float Like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee

By Veronica Rarick “I never talk about boxing. It just served its purpose. I was only about eleven or twelve years old when I said ‘I’m going to get famous so I can help my people,’” said Muhammad Ali in 1988 during an interview with the New York Times. Muhammad did both in his lifetime: become … Continue reading Muhammad Ali: Float Like a Butterfly, Sting like a Bee

How to Make the Most of Your Senior Year on a Budget

By Laura Romero Rising seniors, now that junior year is over, it’s time to start preparing for senior year: class events, college applications, and scholarships. The last year of high school will be overwhelming, exciting and definitely very expensive. Here’s how to make most of your senior year on a budget: Don’t Attend Every School … Continue reading How to Make the Most of Your Senior Year on a Budget

New Uniform at MLEC

By Maria Vasquez MLEC’s administration is implementing new school shirts with hopes to unite all the academies at MLEC. The shirts were designed by WunderThought, a company created by current Cambridge and Health Seniors, Sebastian Salas and Erick Rivera. The shirts will be predominantly black with white patches and will have the school’s logo as … Continue reading New Uniform at MLEC