Humans of MLEC has Returned

By Elizabeth Gonzalez Last year, the project “Humans of MLEC,” inspired by Brandon Stanton’s “Humans of New York,” was created by high school students in the journalism strand. For this project, they dedicate time each week to interview the students and staff members attending Miami Lakes Educational Center (MLEC). https://twitter.com/HarbingerMLEC/status/788892591731380225 Each photo taken represents the … Continue reading Humans of MLEC has Returned

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Broadcast Meets Print: Stephanie Bertini Visits the Harbinger Newsroom

By Sabine Joseph This Wednesday, Stephanie Bertini, a broadcast journalist currently employed at NBC 6 News, walked into the journalism classroom at Miami Lakes Educational Center prepared with an audiovisual resume and powerpoint, ready to impart her knowledge on the future generation of journalists. Bertini began with a video that compiled her 10 year broadcast … Continue reading Broadcast Meets Print: Stephanie Bertini Visits the Harbinger Newsroom

Guest Speaker Jessica Weiss Comes to MLEC

By Luz Mosquera  Journalist Jessica Weiss from Univision News shared her experiences with travel and freelance writing with the journalism class of Miami Lakes Educational Center on Wednesday. Weiss’s journalism career began when she questioned what do as a history major and ended up in an internship at Washington D.C. writing for a small newsletter … Continue reading Guest Speaker Jessica Weiss Comes to MLEC

National Water Crisis: Flint and Beyond

By Valeria Bula Over two years have passed since the beginning of the Flint water crisis, where the drinking water of Flint, Michigan underwent lead contamination due to government negligence. Though much of the media coverage on the city has ended, it has remained a problem in the city to this day, leaving thousands of … Continue reading National Water Crisis: Flint and Beyond

2016 Fall Beauty and Fashion Trends

By Christine Romero  This year has come to be known as the throwback year for everything in fashion. The 90’s have made a reappearance in 2016 with trends such as dark color schemes, furs, plaid, and turtlenecks. Here are the year’s beauty and fashion trends to incorporate into this season’s attire: Furs Famous faces— Janet … Continue reading 2016 Fall Beauty and Fashion Trends

Rundown on the Second Presidential Debate

By Cesar Zafra The second presidential debate of the 2016 election took place yesterday at Washington University in St. Louis. This debate differed from the first in that it was held as a town-hall style debate, allowing voters to submit questions on issues they wanted the candidates to discuss. Republican nominee, Donald Trump, and Democratic … Continue reading Rundown on the Second Presidential Debate

Trump’s Remarks and a Party in Turmoil

By Carolina Espinal  The beginning of the 2016 presidential cycle introduced a gamut of Republican candidates that, over time, trickled out with the emergence of Donald J. Trump, a candidate appearing as a centrifugal force dividing the GOP. Questions about whether the Republican Party could replace its pick a month before Election Day have plagued … Continue reading Trump’s Remarks and a Party in Turmoil

Hurricane Matthew’s Effect on Florida

By Juanita Cardona Despite not knowing whether Hurricane Matthew would hit Florida or not, people began to prepare and evacuate in anticipation for the storm. After causing catastrophic disasters in the Caribbean, the Category Four storm moved north, drenching the state and causing the deaths of six Floridians.   Residents feared the storm, many paying … Continue reading Hurricane Matthew’s Effect on Florida

Things to do in case of a Power Outage

By Sarah Lemos Over a decade has passed since South Florida was struck by a hurricane with such great power, leaving citizens to scramble for emergency supplies and nonperishable food, but it’s not all woeful— whether or not you are lucky enough to keep power during the storm, there are some things you can do to … Continue reading Things to do in case of a Power Outage

Haiti and Cuba Devastated by Hurricane Matthew

By Ericka Miller At a Category 4, Hurricane Matthew tore through Haiti and Cuba, leaving it in ruins. The storm struck Les Anglais, Haiti’s southwestern tip, with winds going as fast as 145 miles per hour (mph) on Tuesday. Cuba was later struck, enduring 140 mph winds. The damage has not yet been fully investigated. … Continue reading Haiti and Cuba Devastated by Hurricane Matthew