Fidel Castro’s Death Prompts Mixed Reactions

By Robyn Forbes Former Cuban leader Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was born 90 years ago and died five days ago on November 25, 2016. The news broke in the United States early on Saturday morning and brought many Cuban-Americans a sense of freedom and long overdue justice. Hearing that their once oppressor was dead prompted … Continue reading Fidel Castro’s Death Prompts Mixed Reactions

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Clinton’s Fall: How It Happened

By Valeria Bula  Since her defeat on Nov 9, 2016— after a long, controversial and weary campaign— the Clinton campaign, as well as her supporters, have been quick to point fingers as to why a once thought sure-fire win, ended in a loss. The blame is placed upon several factors ranging from the media to … Continue reading Clinton’s Fall: How It Happened

Donald Trump Settles Trump University Lawsuits for $25 Million

By Sarah Lemos Trump University, an American money-making education company that ran a real estate training program from 2005 to 2010, co-founded by President-elect Donald J. Trump, was recently brought into the public’s awareness due to several scandals. Despite Trump University’s claim that it offered “graduate programs, postgraduate programs, doctorate programs,” it wasn’t a university … Continue reading Donald Trump Settles Trump University Lawsuits for $25 Million

#BoycottHamilton: The Boycott People Are Mocking And Where It Started

By Daylin Delgado “We’re all here sharing a story of love. We have a message for you sir, we hope that you will hear us out,” Brandon Dixon, who plays the role of Aaron Burr in the musical Hamilton, addressed Vice President elect Mike Pence on November 18, 2016. Hamilton: An American Musical is a … Continue reading #BoycottHamilton: The Boycott People Are Mocking And Where It Started

Trump’s Triumph: How Nations Around the World are Reacting to Trump’s Victory

By Sabine Joseph The victory of Donald J. Trump in the 2016 election has been met with both protest and praise in the United States but considering how important foreign relations are to maintaining order in the U.S. and around the world, it is necessary to listen to how other countries are reacting to the … Continue reading Trump’s Triumph: How Nations Around the World are Reacting to Trump’s Victory

A Trump Presidency: Unrest and Protest

By Alexandra Reboredo  After November 9, when votes were counted and it was reported that Trump won President-elect of the United States, people made sure their voices were heard, spreading positive and negative messages alike. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, there have been over 200 incidents of hateful harassment and intimidation since Election … Continue reading A Trump Presidency: Unrest and Protest

A Recap of MLEC’s Spirit Week and Homecoming Dance

By Juanita Cardona For many students, Homecoming week is the most exciting week of the year— for a whole week, students get to dress up and skip out on uniform to show off their school spirit. This year, Homecoming week at Miami Lakes Educational Center started off with Twin Day. Best friends, siblings, and even … Continue reading A Recap of MLEC’s Spirit Week and Homecoming Dance

Marvel’s Latest Release: Doctor Strange

By Dru Barcelo Every Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movie has the traditional action scenes, explosions, and character conflicts. This year however, Marvel has added new elements to its universe with the release of Doctor Strange— the main character is a man whose power is based on brilliance and magic rather than brute strength. Compared to … Continue reading Marvel’s Latest Release: Doctor Strange

Obama’s Last Reach for Voters in South Florida

By Valeria Bula The days have been counting down to the moment in which the next President of the United States is elected. Now, Election Day is tomorrow and Clinton and Trump are hosting the last of their rallies and supporters remain animated, participating in campaigns and rallies to support their candidate. Among those prominent … Continue reading Obama’s Last Reach for Voters in South Florida