ICYMI: The 25th Annual American Music Awards

By Luis Mila  The 25th annual American Music Awards opened with an amazing performance with, as Jamie Foxx announces, “two of the world’s most powerful voices,” P!nk and Kelly Clarkson, who sang R.E.M’s “Everybody Hurts”. More performances were held at the arena by the nation’s favorite performers, among them were Shawn Mendez, Christina Aguilera, Lady… Read More ICYMI: The 25th Annual American Music Awards

Hollywood Is Now All About Sexual Assault

By Abigail Rosales  Since mid-October, sexual assault allegations have risen in the Hollywood world, as the famous celebrities we all know and love have spoken out about being harassed and assaulted. It all started on Twitter, on October 15th, when actress Alyssa Milano began the hashtag #MeToo and it began trending. The purpose of this… Read More Hollywood Is Now All About Sexual Assault

Twitter Increases Word Count, Amongst Other Things

By Ericka Miller Twitter is rapidly going through quite a few changes. Tweet word count, for instance, has been limited to 140 characters per tweet since the app’s launch in 2006. In September of this year, Twitter launched an experiment by doubling the word count for selected users to test if they stopped “cramming” their… Read More Twitter Increases Word Count, Amongst Other Things

ICYMI: MLEC’s 2017 Homecoming Pep Rally

By Rozany Guzman This year's Homecoming Pep Rally was hyped and a perfect way to kick off Spirit Week! #MLECSpiritweek @HarbingerMLEC pic.twitter.com/GEwNeXryZQ — Rozany Guzman (@rozany_guzman) November 10, 2017 The Miami Lakes Educational Center student body had been sitting on pins and needles waiting for the Pep Rally to begin, a mix of many different… Read More ICYMI: MLEC’s 2017 Homecoming Pep Rally

Developing: Powerful earthquake in Iraq kills at least 140 in Iran

By Valeria Bula  On Sunday, November 12, 2017, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes in the Iraqi city of Halabja, near the Iraq-Iran border, killing dozens in Iran, according to Iranian officials. #Breaking : The ratio reach to M 7.2 – 32km SSW of Halabjah, Iraq #earthquake #Kurdistan #Erbil #Helebce pic.twitter.com/m3ebx8ZBB7 — Rawand M Azeez (@rawand_aziz)… Read More Developing: Powerful earthquake in Iraq kills at least 140 in Iran

Football Talk: Miami Blowout No. 3 vs. Notre Dame in Renewed Rivalry Matchup

By Andres Cruz  Last Night, The Miami Hurricanes annihilated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, 41-8. The Decades long rivalry dates back to the late 1980s, when the outcome of each game against each other resulted in a large rise or drop in ranking for both sides. Together, numerous fights that would break out on the… Read More Football Talk: Miami Blowout No. 3 vs. Notre Dame in Renewed Rivalry Matchup

A Teacher’s Perspective: Does History Truly Repeat Itself?

By Luz Mosquera Over the years history has changed in several ways. As new generations rise, some conflicts burn out while others are still fervently present. After political tension and countless wars, many believe the government has indeed changed for the worst. Meanwhile, many others see improvement. Most, if not all, of the student body… Read More A Teacher’s Perspective: Does History Truly Repeat Itself?

One Year of Trump’s Presidency: What’s the Damage?

By Devin Dubon Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the day where all of America watched with bated breath as the election results came in and it became apparent that republican nominee Donald Trump would become the President of the United States. Controversy has followed Trump throughout his presidency, but has he lived up… Read More One Year of Trump’s Presidency: What’s the Damage?